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biryani

Make quick & easy biryani for a delicious Eid meal


Biryani. Biryani used to be something which I only ever saw on restaurant menus. I would be very confused when I ordered it and received vegetable curry and vegetable rice! I never understood what biryani was then! Anyway, a few decades later and I know now that biryani is a rice dish! A very tasty rice dish! I am posting…

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Plate of two different shaped date cookies on a white plate

Happy Eid if you are celebrating


A very late in the day blog post! I will post a new recipe soon but I’ve been very busy! Have a look at these delicious traditional Eid Kulicha… These are all delicious pastries filled with a soft lightly spiced date paste. You can find the recipe here. Please drop me a comment below and let me know if my…

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Plate of two different shaped date cookies on a white plate

Traditional Kurdish Kulicha for Eid


Traditional Kurdish Kulicha for Eid Kulicha is traditionally made to celebrate Eid. Well people, today, Friday 31st July 2020 is Eid so if you fancy making these over the weekend, you’d be well in keeping with tradition! These traditional Kurdish Kulicha for Eid, can of course, be made at any other time too! There are many many different variations you…

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Firni – a traditional rice pudding


Firni or phirni is a rice pudding recipe which one of my Bengali friends always makes for Eid celebrations. She uses a traditional recipe which was handed down from her mother, who used the recipe handed down from her mother. It is still Eid now – it started yesterday (Tuesday), and we were invited to dinner, and how fortunate was…

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