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Whatcha Eatin’? Middle Eastern Food
1 week ago

Whatcha Eatin’? Middle Eastern Food

I’ve grown up eating Middle Eastern food at restaurants and parties because it’s my family’s favorite cuisine apart from our own Pakistani food. I was very familiar with the usual …
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Whatcha Eatin’? Cameroonian Food
3 weeks ago

Whatcha Eatin’? Cameroonian Food

Although African cuisine in general has been significantly influenced by centuries of colonialism, it still remains fairly unique compared to other cuisines in neighboring continents and countries. This episode, I …
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Whatcha Eatin’? Brazilian Food
1 month ago

Whatcha Eatin’? Brazilian Food

My knowledge of South American cuisine is, unfortunately, quite limited and mostly consists of what I’ve seen in pop culture and other forms of media. However, when I was approached …
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Pakora: Deep-fried vegetables
3 months 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 vegetable snack and …
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Military food: Meals ready to eat
3 months 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 serve the last …
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Nordic dinner: simple but delicious
4 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, I realized that …
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Wagashi:  Japanese sweets
4 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 with simple fruits and nuts, …
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Momo: Nepali dumplings
5 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 only try momo, …
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Nuclear spicy noodles: We tried it so you don’t have to
5 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 I’d be trying …
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Durian: The world’s smelliest fruit
6 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 spiky fruit with …
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