November, 2014

  • 28 November

    FoodLense: The İstanbul-Berlin Döner Wars

    Turkish dish the döner has carved out a place for itself in modern German cuisine. It has surpassed the hamburger in Germany's fast food sector. Despite its Turkish roots, some people think the döner made in Germany is better than those made in Turkey.

  • 26 November

    FoodLense: The Star of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Traditional foods are a large part of Thanksgiving celebrations, which includes turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. But making a delicious turkey remains central to the tradition. Here is one recipe to add taste to your Thanksgiving dinner table.

  • 13 November

    FoodLense: The Story of Harisa to Haleem

    Haleem, nihari and biryani are robustly rustic, and before they were refined to lavishly lay on the table of royalty in the subcontinent they were cantonment foods; fit to feed the Army battalions.

  • 2 November

    Turkish Delight: Baked Eggplant Kebab

    The Turkish city of Gaziantep is known for its eggplant kebab which is normally made on grill and tastes even better. But this one is also extremely good.

October, 2014

  • 26 October

    Almost Afghan! Roasted Salmon With Dill and Cilantro

    Landlocked Afghanistan may not have salmon on top of its national cuisine, but improvisation in recipes can give the fish a unique Afghan flavor.