Khatoon's Kitchen

Khatoon’s Kitchen

Khatoon Gulamani is 81 years old Ismaili lady originally from Dar es salaam, Tanzania, East Africa. Born to Indian parents, she has been married and lives with her husband and family in the United States, for the last 15 years. Before moving to the United States, they lived in Toronto, Canada. They have three sons…

Eating the Mediterranean way – NEJM article shows it will help you live -to Savour It All – longer

Eating the Mediterranean way | Savour It All

via Karen Anderson of calgaryfoodtour – Excerpt: This post will examine what the mindful choice to eat in a more Mediterranean fashion might look like for a land-locked Albertan. I’ll also include a few articles that provide the evidence of why this really is a great strategy for living a longer and healthier life. Nutrition…

Nutrition Centre: UK National Recipe Competition 2010 winner’s profile — Fareen Nanji

The Aga Khan Health Board for the United Kingdom held a National Recipe Competition in that was launched at the National Sports Festival in May 2010. In October, the winners were announced on The Ismaili Nutrition Centre. Feizin Amlani spoke with the winners about what distinguishes their cooking styles and motivates them in the kitchen.…

Khoja Khana – by Daulat Rajwani

There are several food experts who say that Khoja cuisine is the best Mughlai cooking of all. It is the flavoursome meaty food of the Mughals with some interesting Gujarati influences. An exotic mixture of culinary styles. Delicately flavoured meat, fish and chicken dishes cooked with locally grown herbs and piquant home-ground masalas. Simple and…

The success of two sisters: Nana’s Kitchen and Hot Sauces

With Nasim‘s talent in production and management and Shelina‘s expertise in business and marketing, both sisters opened their doors to Nana’s in 2000 out of a 700 sq ft restaurant in Burnaby B.C., which was eventually converted solely into a plant to manufacture their sauces. Both sisters worked diligently, beating the bushes for exposure. Nasim…

Ismaili Recipes at Treat a Week Blog

Samosas are wildly popular among Indians and are commonly served as appetizers or snacks. They are also loved by non-Indians, which makes them a good item to serve in mixed crowds, even with relatively unadventurous eaters. Who doesn’t like deep fried stuffed pastry? In the Ismaili community, we make samosas that are relatively small (3-4…

United Kingdom: Cookery classes inspire new interest in cooking traditional foods

Compiled by Farah Williamson – 2 November 2009 – TheIsmaili.org – Recognising that a younger generation of Ismailis in the United Kingdom are less likely to know how to cook traditional foods, members of the Youth Cultural and Social Network — a committee of the Ismaili Council for the United Kingdom’s Youth and Sports Portfolio…

Cookbook by Roshan Hirani and Simon Daley

Simon, a keen self-taught home cook and curry addict, fell in love with his Indian mother-in-law’s cooking the first time they met 11 years ago. Together, they have now produced a book revealing her culinary secrets and irresistible dishes. Cooking With My Indian Mother-In-Law includes traditional dishes inspired by his in-laws’ Gujarati roots in India,…

Outspoken journalist tells food tales | TheStar.com

Political `battler’ reveals her more loving nature In England, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is an opinionated commentator on race, human rights, multiculturalism and politics. But right now she’s using the more loving language of food to tell her stories. The Settler’s Cookbook: A Memoir of Love, Migration and Food, details Alibhai-Brown’s mental and physical journey as an…