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Pakora: Deep-fried vegetables
2 weeks ago

Pakora: Deep-fried vegetables

This weekend, we traveled down to the campus dorms to whip up a little something for ourselves to try — pakoras and chai. Pakoras are a deep-fried …
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Military food: Meals ready to eat
1 month ago

Military food: Meals ready to eat

Two weeks ago, I thought military food was bland, tasteless and solely there to provide ample calories and nutrients for soldiers at war. While military food does …
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Nordic dinner: simple but delicious
2 months ago

Nordic dinner: simple but delicious

Coming from a Pakistani family, I was always used to the heavy spices and extravagant flavors of my home country’s dishes. After trying a traditional Nordic dinner, …
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Wagashi:  Japanese sweets
2 months ago

Wagashi: Japanese sweets

The Japanese truly know how to make incredible desserts. I had the opportunity to try traditional Japanese desserts known as wagashi.

Wagashi were originially made …
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Momo: Nepali dumplings
3 months ago

Momo: Nepali dumplings

It’s one thing to eat a dish completely different from that of your culture, but it’s another to create it yourself. I was fortunate enough to not …
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Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to
3 months ago

Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to

When my news editor, Emaan Bangash, first approached me about joining her recently-established Chew Crew, I was enthusiastic. When she excitedly told me that the first food …
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Durian: The world’s smelliest fruit
3 months ago

Durian: The world’s smelliest fruit

The durian has been on my bucket list to try for years. Call me overdramatic for putting a fruit on my bucket list, but this extremely intimidating …
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