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Makkuse: A local luxury brand with authentic Nepali taste

Makkuse: A local luxury brand with authentic Nepali taste

- by Sangita Shrestha

A variety of chocolates and pastries are seen flooding our market though we have our own array of authentic sweets having unique taste and are produced locally. Among them are Gundpak and Pustakaris, which are considered favorite sweets and are our own culinary tradition.

Thailand serves up cannabis cuisine to happy customers

Thailand serves up cannabis cuisine to happy customers

- by Reuters

“Giggling bread” and “joyfully dancing salad” aren’t the usual dishes on a menu in Thailand, but one eatery is hoping its cannabis-infused cuisine can lure foreign tourists and take the taboo out of the recently legalised leaf.

Sweet delicacy Yomari and its recipe

Sweet delicacy Yomari and its recipe

- by Sangita Shrestha

Traditionally, Yomari is a sweet delicacy (stuffed with Chaku and Sesame seed) cooked in the Newah community to celebrate Yomari Punhi that falls on the full moon day of Thinla, the second month of the Newari calendar. The festival usually falls in November/December and this year it has fallen on December 30. Yomari which is translated as a favorite bread item is not only a comfort food but is also nutritious which helps to keep one warm. So, it’s an apt food for winter.

Chef Santosh Shah flaunts Dhaka topi

Chef Santosh Shah flaunts Dhaka topi

- by Republica

Nepali Chef Santosh Shah who has made it to the top 4 of the grand finale round in the ‘BBC Master Chef Professionals 2020’ competition tweeted his happiness about being able to wear Nepali Dhaka Topi on Wednesday.

'Owatta': COVID-19 forces closure of Tokyo neighbourhood ramen joint

'Owatta': COVID-19 forces closure of Tokyo neighbourhood ramen joint

- by Reuters

After a hectic day dishing up almost 200 bowls of ramen during a non-stop seven-hour service, Yashiro Haga’s small shop is finally quiet. The 60-year-old takes a moment to himself after bowing goodbye to his final customers, two women Haga has known since elementary school.

The sweet taste of Lakhamari

The sweet taste of Lakhamari

- by Republica

The Newah community is rich in culture and festivities. Lakhamari is one of the most popular sweets used in various religious occasions and celebrations.

Make a pizza Margherita like an Italian. Here’s how.

Make a pizza Margherita like an Italian. Here’s how.

- by Associated Press

The Margherita is the undisputed heavyweight champion of pizza. It’s the pizza that any pizza chef would order to get the measure of a new pizzeria because there is nothing to hide behind; no snazzy flavors to mask the quality of your ingredients, dough and skill with the oven. Here is Thom Elliot and James Elliot’s recipe from their new book, “Pizza.”

Mini Mexican Chicken Meatballs: Recipe

Mini Mexican Chicken Meatballs: Recipe

- by Republica

Juicy chicken meatballs are hard to resist for any meat lovers. If you are one of those meat lovers, then mini Mexican chicken meatballs will surely blow your mind. These baked meatballs make an incredibly delicious appetizer or a perfect make-ahead meal starter.