RAMADAN BELLY BLUES?

I hear ya, with all the delicious fried foods of piyajus, pakoras and jilapis over a month’s time, it’s easy to get a little carried away… Here are some small changes you can incorporate in your daily life EAT MORE FIBRE! It’s pretty simple, all the jilapi and yummy fried iftar foods need some help…

10 Reasons To Incorporate Ghee Into Your Diet

1.     IT’S PACKED FULL OF FAT-SOLUBLE VITAMINS (A, D, E, K) Fat-soluble vitamins are absorbed with fat and stored in the gastrointestinal tract — and they are essential to maintaining a healthy metabolism and required for so many different biochemical processes within the body. Vitamin A and E have been shown to act…

Guest Post: Bangaliana for Noboborsho by Shohana’s Gourmet

INGREDIENTS Koi Fish Paturi 2 pcs koi fish 4 tbsp onion paste ½ cup diced onion 1/2 cup deshi mustard oil 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp kashmiri red chili powder ½ tsp cumin powder ½ tsp coriander powder 5-6 pcs green chili salt to taste 1 tsp fresh lime juice 6-8 pcs lau pata…

Guest Post: 4 Step Recipe – Nehari

Brought to you by Arshi’s Kitchen. Ingredients: 1 kg beef or mutton shanks (large pieces) 1 kg bones and bone marrow 2 tbsp ground garlic salt to taste 2 medium onions (chopped) 10 to 12 black peppercorns 2 tbsp chilli powder 2 tbsp coriander powder: 1 tbsp white cumin 1 tbsp fennel seeds 1 tbsp ginger…

Guest Post: 4 Step Recipe – Beef Shorshe Tehari

Brought to you by Zuzu’s Sweet & Savory. Ingredients: 1kg beef (cut into small cubes) 1kg rice (soaked in water for 1hr) 1 cup sliced onion ½ cup sliced onion- for rice 2 tbsp mustard seed powder 1½ tbsp fenugreek powder 4 tbsp garam masala powder 2 tbsp ginger and garlic paste ½ cup yogurt…

Guest Post: 4 Step Recipe – Paneer Tikka

Ingredients: 250 gms Fresh Paneer from Paneer Factory Dhaka 1 tsp Tikka Masala Powder 2 tbsp Tok Doi 1 tbsp Lime Juice 1/2 tsp Ginger Powder 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp Salt (to taste) 1 tbsp Mustard Oil 10 Wooden Skewers 1 tbsp Ghee Instructions: Step 1: Take the fresh…

Guest Post: Ultimate Chocolate Mudcake by SkylaCakes

This Ultimate Chocolate Mudcake by SkylaCakes is silky smooth and unbelievably moist. Don’t miss it at Jete Chao presents Cookups’ Bakers’ Street where you can find SkylaCakes along with other amazing bakers from Cookups and their goodies. This cake is made for chocolate lovers and is at its’ decadent best when paired with some fresh…

10 Favourite Dishes on Cookups so far – Editor’s Choice

When we started Cookups, we were pretty confident that we would find a lot of talented home Cooks but as everybody’s offers kept pouring in, we realized that we had no idea about the sheer scope of their talent. The fact that Cookups allowed us to sit at home, in our pajamas and have a…

Guest Post: Summer Mango Cream Tart by Sugar Rush

This Summer Mango Cream Tart by Sugar Rush is the perfect seasonal slice of heaven and it will be available at the “Jete Chao? presents Cookups Night Bazaar” for everyone to enjoy! A perfect Mixture of Sweet, Crumbly, Zesty tang, you must try to make your own version at home! To learn more exciting recipes…

Guest Post: CurlyWholeWanky’s Paleo Beef Stew

Bio: When she isn’t slaving away as a CSE student, Anika Farha can be found slaving away in the kitchen. The only thing these two have in common is how passionate she is about both. From faincy salmon dinners to chicken and beef bone broth, find her and her yummy, healthy delicacies on IG @curlywholewanky, on Cookups, and now…

The Not-So-Nice Nicoise

Salads. They are always a pain-in-the-ass to transport or make ahead of time. But given my recent weight gain after the Vietnam trip (my god, the street food!), it had to be done. We had some cans of tuna lying around so I decided to go with a Nicoise Salad. The Nicoise originally hails from…