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Cooking time: 15 mins Serving: 6-8 people

No Chinese meal is complete without at least one rice dish, this is a quick and easy recipe for egg-fried rice, it’s an easy dish to take to picnics, eat on its own or as   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 15 mins Serving: 2 people

Again, this is one of the lovely Chinese with a Pakistani touch, ever popular in Pakistani restaurants and easily re-created in the home. Stage 1 Puncture each chicken piece with a fork, wash with cold water and   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 15 mins Serving: 4 people

If I say this is the most favourite, very favourite, the favourite dish of my family you will get the correct idea about the popularity of this dish. Again I learnt this in a very   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 35 mins Serving: 6-8 people

Chinese with a touch of Pakistan! I actually took classes in Lahore, Pakistan to emulate the dishes served in the Chinese restaurants in Lahore. I have travelled the world over, tried many Chinese connotations but   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 30 mins Serving: 10 people

Recently my cousin was over from Ireland and as usual, we were discussing recipes, she said she makes this sure hit halwa, so as per usual I was intrigued.  She explained the process to me verbally   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 25 mins Serving: 6 people

We have been making Kofta (Meatball) curries from the time of the Mughal empire in India, recipes have been evolving over time and there is always a new one around the corner!  My mum is always looking   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 10 mins Serving: 6 people

Another of the lovely food memories from my younger days growing up in Mombasa.  The joy of walking home from Mbheni Primary School with friends, passing by hawkers with Achaari, Vitumbua, Sour potatoes near Mbheni Bazaar. Buying these   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 12 mins Serving: 10 people

When we were growing up in Kenya, our mothers took pride in feeding us and our guests homemade snacks.  Popat as my mum called these, were one of the salty snacks and went down a   Read More ...

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Cooking time: 25 mins Serving: 5 people

Bhun is a Pakistani cooking technique in which ingredients are fried until the oils separates.  Onions, ginger, garlic, tomatoes and spices are fried in hot oil, until they have formed a paste. It is different from   Read More ...

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Cooking time: Prep time 10 mins Serving: 6 people

I had a wonderful trip to visit family in California in the Summer of 2013, my family there are all really good cooks, one of the salads I learnt from them was this Raw Mango   Read More ...

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