Hajrah Hammad

  • Pastries and pies intimidate the best of home cooks around the world. I shied away from making piece because of an unknown pastry-phobia myself. What needs to be realized is that pastry isn’t a difficult skill, it is just the right ratio of ingredients and a few tips and tricks. Here is a ...

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  • Beating the heat in Lahore’s burning markets is a difficult task to get away with without an ice cold drink. I was walking my way through the busy streets of Liberty market happily having already bought khussas and bangles when a wave of heat hit my head, along with the already blistering ...

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  • Pizza Originale... Plot 27, First Floor, Liberty Square, F-11 Markaz, Islamabad, Pakistan Backstory: The love of a good cheesy pizza grows inside a foodie every day. A long (very long) time ago the only option available was Pizza Hut’s thick crust American Pizza with a good enough crispy ...

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  • Traditions are perhaps the most wonderful part of our Eid celebrations but do you really want to treat your guests to the typical chana chaat, fruit chaat, dahi bhallay menu? I know I get tired of the same thing everywhere I go. Add one of these scrumptious and innovative snacks on your cooking ...

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  • For decades we have been consuming pakoras by the kilo every Ramadan. The necessity of a plate of these fried goods, whether made with potato, spinach, onion, eggplant or capsicum, is felt in every household. But honestly, aren’t pakoray a little too overrated? Of course they are delicious, ...

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