Three years after opening my dream restaurant, I was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. I was 29 years old.
Bradford’s first mithai shop was opened in 1964 by Abdul Rehman, a Pakistani migrant working in the city's textiles mills. Other shops soon followed and today, Bradford is a sugary haven of laddu and gulab jamun.
"It’s startling how little people know about Partition. The largest immigration of human movement across two countries took place and thousands lost their lives."
Numra Siddiqui scoured the food stalls of Karachi and her own family recipes in search of the ultimate bun kabab—the “desi burger” made with sweetened bread and slow-cooked beef.
The head chef at Condesa in Copenhagen shows how you can transform this tasty AF vegetarian curry into a dip sauce and an 'Indian quesadilla.'
“Growing up in Birmingham, there wasn’t much in terms of a food scene. I think people are slowly clocking onto it now. People are opening their own restaurants. There’s way more going on.”
Handball court pizza parties, Guyanese juice spots, the best falafel in NYC, and an impromptu flute performance at a Pakistani restaurant make this the single best episode of food television shot in New York City—we're calling it.
For Muslims restaurant workers observing the religious fast, being surrounded by delicious food is a challenge. “It’s the smell of biryani that makes it tough,” says Umar Farooq Mirza of Glasgow’s Yadgar restaurant.
Sea buckthorn is widely coveted in Michelin-starred kitchens like noma, but people in northern Pakistan, where the orange and red berries grow like wildfire, couldn't care less—even if it does make a delicious and healthy jam.