Food & Recipes

Food & Recipes

Let toks be the only thing sour! Tok recipes to turn frowns upside down

Whether you are sipping on a chilled glass of mango cooler or savouring the rich flavours of fish roe in a sour gravy, these recipes promise to transport you to the heart of Bengali cuisine.

2d ago

Rupali ilish: Mastering the art of cooking hilsa

Delve into the rich culinary heritage of Bengal with delectable dishes featuring the prized hilsa fish. Using a tantalising blend of spices and then cooked to perfection, these recipes promise an unforgettable taste of tradition allowing you to experience the essence of Bengali cuisine in every savoury bite.

3d ago

A couple’s journey from office desks to street food cart

The couple – Emu Akter and Fasiur Rahman, married for six years – started this business not out of necessity but out of passion for the food they cook.

4d ago

Cooking up memories: Food that remind of mother's love

Whether it's the taste of your grandmother's signature kachki macher chorchori, or a steaming pot of tehari prepared by your mother, the taste is tied to emotions and specific moments in time, making nostalgia hit hard. 

1w ago

The healthiest diet around: Exploring Japanese cuisine

With an emphasis on unprocessed and fresh food, Japanese food can boast as one of the healthiest dietary choices in the world. Modern Japanese cuisine features all sorts of ingredients.

1w ago

Say no to French Fries? Which foods to eat and to avoid this summer

Beat the summer heat by opting for a diet that keeps you cool and energised. These dietary changes not only help regulate body temperature but also prevent dehydration and bloating, ensuring you stay healthy and refreshed all summer long.

2w ago

How to jazz up your regular lemonade in two minutes!

Lemonade is one of our go-to summer essentials this year, and although the original recipe is delicious as it is, here are 5 ways you can jazz it up, that too in under 2 minutes!

2w ago

Light and delicious: Shrimp recipes for summer

Summer brings with it clear skies and dazzling sunshine, but more often than not, it also alters our taste preferences. Light, zesty, and herby recipes seem to taste better when the sun’s up and shining. Thus, here are 4 shrimp recipes to try for you this summer, so that you may savour delicious food while you beat the heat!

1m ago

A tale of two polaos: Ilish and Kaju polao recipes

Dive into a culinary adventure that’s as rich in tradition as it is in taste, just in time for your Eid meal prep! First up, we’ve got the Ilish Polao, a dish that’s a love letter to the monsoon-fed rivers of Bangladesh, where the silver hilsa fish turns a simple meal into a feast for the senses. Then, we switch gears to the regal Kaju Polao, where each bite is a crunchy, nutty surprise that promises to add a dash of opulence to your dining table.

1m ago

Inviting children over for Eid? Try out these delicious recipes!

Often the most discerning critics, children can present a challenge when it comes to meal planning, especially during festive occasions like Eid. To ensure your celebration is a culinary success, it's essential to craft dishes that appeal to their tastes.

1m ago

Soupy Korean Kimchi Noodles: A fusion delight

Imagine a bowl of those perfectly spicy, raving with the flavour of Kimchi, garnished with your favourite treats. Ready to make this lip-smacking bowl? Come on, let's cook!

1m ago

Achar chronicles: From sun-drenched rooftops to digital marketplaces

For different people, the word achar — the South Asian term for pickles — evokes different memories. Some revel in the memory of seeing their mothers or grandmothers sitting in the courtyards with jars of achar.

1m ago

Eid recipes all around the world

If you are looking beyond polao and korma for the Eid-day luncheon, the following recipes will serve as blessings. Curated especially for you, the recipes come from diverse sources — from Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and beyond. So, let the flavours go soft on your palate as we present these recipes from around the world.

1m ago

Fruitful delights: Easy-to-make recipes to round out your meals

Dive into a culinary journey that’s as refreshing as a dip into a cold pool on a hot day with these delectable recipes that promise to beat the heat. Whether you’re looking to impress guests at your Eid get-together or just indulge in some homemade comfort, these recipes are your ticket to a deliciously authentic experience.

1m ago

Feast fit for Eid: Quinoa recipes that nourish and impress

Indulgence meets healthy eating this Eid. The following quinoa recipes promise to tantalise your taste buds while keeping your wellness goals intact. Quinoa (keen-waa) is a versatile superfood that can take centre stage in our kitchen.

1m ago

No oil, no problem: Delicious air fryer recipes for busy foodies 

With the joy and blessings of the holy month also comes the constant worry about what to make for iftar, and Eid.

1m ago

Sweet spreads and childhood memories: A Nutella nostalgia trip

Experience the delight of Nutella with easy recipes that transform your quick snack into a luxurious treat. Indulge in chocolatey pancakes, a microwave mug cake, or banana paratha rolls, all featuring the rich taste of Nutella.

1m ago

Discovering authentic Bangladeshi cuisine with Alec Paterson in London

Alec Paterson is the CEO of Dotlines Food, which is a part of the parent company Dotlines. The company has three startups that are currently active, ranging from curries, teas, and most notable, pickles. As it stands right now, his main aim is to bring the rich and undoubtedly extravagant Bangladeshi cuisine to the competitive food culture of London.

2m ago
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