Pakistani Potato Cakes

Pakistani Potato Cakes

I've never imagined I would post a Pakistani recipe on my blog, but here it is. Living in overseas as an expat offers me many wonderful cultural experiences. I live in Malaysia; one of the beautiful SE Asian countries where so many cultures intertwine. My family got to know a Pakistani family here and learned a lot about their culture and "the Food". Fouzia, a Pakistani mother of three young handsome boys and an amazing cook, showed me how to make chicken biryani, butter chicken, chapati, ...

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Jjajangmyun, the Korean-Chinese noodles with black bean paste

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Before the McDonald landed in Korea, or Pizza Hut invaded with Bulgogi pizza to change the taste buds of Korean children from kimchi pancakes to pizza, there was a noodle dish called "Jjajangmyun". Jjajangmyun used to be the all time Korean kid's favorite food. At least to me, it was. The dish was known as the special treat to the children when they had done something really good; like getting an A in their school report or finishing their piano lesson to a certain level. It is a nostalgic ...

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Korean Potato Salad

Korean Potato Salad

Honestly.., there is nothing Korean about it in this Potato salad. Then why do I call it Korean? Well..., because I had this kind of potato salad only in Korean restaurants and I always loved it. Velvety smooth mashed potatoes with crunch vegetables and hint of sweetness coming from the honey and raisins, this Korean Potato Salad was just perfect to top on my toasts for a simple lunch. ...

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Pan Fried Potatoes with Green Beans

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I must be either a very simple minded or a extremely boring person. How could I feel so happy for a single potato...? I had one potato lounging on my counter and a handful of green beans that I wasn't sure what I was going to do with. I was hungry and I wanted to EAT them both.., so I put them together. What a JOY-ous day! I was quite happy how they turned out. ...

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Pan Fried Potatoes, how to save a lonely potato

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  Have you ever felt that you are mostly unnoticed among multitude? You feel like there's nothing special about you that makes you stand out. You just don't have that talent, the look, the charisma, or whatever that Mr/Mrs Perfect has... Or you do have something but no one seems to be interested in? So, you feel down..., discouraged? Well, think again! Each of us has amazing potential to become someone whom we are dreaming of... And sometimes... the ugliest duckling can turn into ...

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