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Insomnia Kitchen

Need a solution for those late night munchies? Insomnia Kitchen to the rescue! If you’re in Lahore, you can have fresh, delicious meals delivered to your doorstep at any time of the night.  Whether it be a Nutella crepe that...


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Do “comfort foods” really provide comfort in moments of sadness?

The usual therapy  when experiencing a heartbreak either involves shopping till you drop or binge eating that Ben n Jerry’s tub of ice-cream that you love so much, surrounded by Kleenex in front of a movie which will most li...



Ramadan health benefits

The Benefits of Fasting During Ramadan

Article by Mariam Malik Fasting, if done correctly can really benefit you in medical terms. ‘Done correctly’ is to emphasize that pesky cravings for fried food must be avoided and a deep focus should be on having fruit or g...


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Battle of the (Halal) Burgers!

Article by Rida Naeem Route seven, near Tysons Corner, has caused quite the dilemma for those seeking to find halal burgers. With the recent opening of Elevation Burger in Tysons Corner Mall and the ever famous, Burger Seven, a...


 
 
 
 
 
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Eat-a-Boo

Eat-a-boo is the first of it’s kind to be launched in Pakistan, a restaurant for kids to eat and be entertained!  Owned by renowned actor Faisal Qureshi, Eat-a-Boo is a place he opened while keeping his own children in mind ...



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HALIBUT KEBABS WITH FRESH HERB SAUCE (SAUCE RECIPE ADAPTED FROM BON APPETIT)

Ingredients: For the sauce: 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 clove garlic ...


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SRI LANKAN MASUR DAL with TAMARIND, CURRY LEAVES & COCONUT MILK

  Ingredients 1 cup masur dal, washed 5 cups water {Please Note} Start with less water like 3 cups and then you can add more. Not all red lentils(masur dals) are alike} 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 2 small...



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To Diet or Not to Diet?

Should you really “eat for two” when you’re pregnant? It is easy to gain weight for most women during pregnancy and therefore not surprising when women say they are eating for two. Sure, craving nutella crepes, ice cream ...


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Hair Care 101

Most of us straighten, blow dry or curl our hair pretty often without realizing that constant heat and styling can leave it significantly damaged, dry and dull.  Here are some tips to keep your hair strong, shiny and healthy t...


Eggplant Recipe

Bagara Baingan (Eggplant)

Ingredients: 1 large eggplant 1 inch chunk of tamarind 1/2 cup hot water 1/4 cup olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 tsp garlic-ginger- jalapeno paste 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 ...