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A peek into Pakistani culinary culture

A peek into Pakistani culinary culture

Food of a certain area or people is like a window to their culture. Taste buds are developed with the food cooked by mothers at home and people tend not to forsake the tastes they develop in their younger days. Home food can rightly be called an expression of a certain culture.

Europe’s vegan debate intensifies – What side are you on?

Europe’s vegan debate intensifies – What side are you on?

There’s a huge vegan debate dominating the news agenda this week, and this week the European Parliament will hold a significant vote to attempt to end this controversial topic.

Food Magic: Turmeric and black pepper

Food Magic: Turmeric and black pepper

There’s genuine food ‘magic’ that can be achieved with the right combination of certain ingredients. While many of you are aware of which foods complement each other as a food pairing…what I want to discuss with you this week is slightly different, a little more specific…but incredibly powerful.

Johnson accuses EU of plotting food 'blockade' on UK

Johnson accuses EU of plotting food 'blockade' on UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has accused the European Union of threatening to tear the UK apart by imposing a food ‘blockade’ between Britain and Northern Ireland, throwing new fuel on the fire of simmering Brexit talks.

Tesco unveils 16,000 jobs as online food sales surge

Tesco unveils 16,000 jobs as online food sales surge

Tesco will create 16,000 permanent UK jobs to meet a coronavirus-fuelled surge in online grocery demand, the supermarket giant said Monday in a boost for the country's embattled retail sector.

Inspection of food outlets continues

Inspection of food outlets continues

The Umm Slal Municipality's Health Control Department, carried out 866 inspection tours at various food establishments within its jurisdiction during May.

Qatar’s efforts to raise strategic stock of food commodities: ValuStrat

Qatar’s efforts to raise strategic stock of food commodities: ValuStrat

Qatar’s agreements with some 14 food companies signed last month to raise the State's strategic stock of food commodities, are considered sufficient to cover demand for a year, according to researcher ValuStrat.

MME penalises 10 errant food outlets

MME penalises 10 errant food outlets

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) announced that it has penalised 10 food establishments in different areas in Doha city for storing or preparing foodstuff in unsanitary conditions.

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

Soaring onion prices spark anger in Bangladesh after India ban

A ban on onion exports by India has caused shortages, soaring prices and widespread anger in neighbouring Bangladesh, where the pungent bulb is used in almost all aspects of the national cuisine.

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran's foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to deny ordinary Iranians access to food and medicine, and said the move was a sign of US desperation.

Residents urged to make healthy food choices during Eid

Residents urged to make healthy food choices during Eid

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Reem al-Saadi, director of dietetics and nutrition, has reminded the residents about the importance of making healthy choices during Eid Al Adha.

'New investment in food central to economic diversification'

'New investment in food central to economic diversification'

New investment in food and agriculture is a central part of Qatar’s overarching strategy to diversify the economy, Hassad Food CEO Mohamed Badr al-Sadah said ...