Strand: M A N D I RESTAURANTS

We take a look at some of the most interesting foodie trends in town.

Mandi is the traditional cuisine of the Arabian peninsula, where, for generations, the one-pot dish of meat and rice was slow-cooked underground, with a combination of spices. The dish, typically eaten shared from an oversized platter, is seeing something of a resurgence in restaurant circles, being recreated in different avatars, whether it’s as a food court outlet, or in a five star hotel — opening up the cuisine to the uninitiated. According to F a y e z All Nusari, owner of Mandilicious, «there are around

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Secrets of the Uzbek pilaf.

The taste of this Uzbek pilaf is impossible to forget, and the process of its preparation is more like magic than cooking. Each region has its own version of the food, and their own tricks and secrets are in almost every family. Yes, that really there!

The Uzbek chef — «Oshpaz» literally translates as «a specialist in cooking pilaf.»

] Ancient cities of Tashkent, Samarkand and Bukhara, May Kyzylkum desert with huge fields of flowering scarlet poppies, the legend of Tamerlane charming aromas of spicy Asian Spice Bazaar — all of Uzbekistan.

For centuries, the country passed through the Silk

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Family Kitchen

I have always said that one of the things I absolutely love about living in Asia is the food.

Yes, we marvel at the wonderful markets and produce in Europe, argue the irrevocable supremacy of cuisines like French and Italian, and stand impressed at the accessibility to almost anything in the United States. But for this humble island girl, nothing quite compares to the unapologetically brazen and fresh tastes of Asian cuisine.

I’ve heard people bemoan the lack of “good ingredients” here. Okay, that may be the case if you’re trying to put together an authentic Mexican chili or Spanish

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A VEGE TALE

VEGETARIAN FOOD IS MAKING A COMEBACK AND GAINING POPULARITY AS WE BECOME MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT HEALTHFUL EATING.

BILLY LAW SHARE HIS FAVOURITE RECIPES.

What’s special about the abacus dish?

The Abacus Beads is a classic Hakka dish consisting of tiny chewy dough balls made from yam (or taro) that resemble the abacus seeds of the traditional Chinese calculating device. It is surprisingly underrated; not many people have heard of this dish until it made a comeback a few years ago, and it has since become a must-order dish at Hakka restaurants.

Hakka cuisine is generally known for its earthiness and

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As in Belarus popularize national cuisine?

Currently in Minsk, as indicated in almost all the references and websites in 108 cafes and restaurants Belarusian cuisine. But there where you can experience true Belarusian national dishes and does not reach the 10-ka, says Mikhalina Emelyanov, columnist "restaurant" Internet portal "Relax.by":"Restaurant" Kamenica "positioning themselves as kitchen ON. Their very good cook, she has experimented with recipes really work ON times, but there are many imperfections and much difficulty. There are more dishes belongs to European cuisine, and less — to the state. Food "Cleanup" as is "Belarusian and European cuisine." book for yourself some national dish of Belarus,

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As in Belarus popularize national cuisine?

Currently in Minsk, as indicated in almost all the references and websites in 108 cafes and restaurants Belarusian cuisine. But there where you can experience true Belarusian national dishes and does not reach the 10-ka, says Mikhalina Emelyanov, columnist "restaurant" Internet portal "Relax.by":"Restaurant" Kamenica "positioning themselves as kitchen ON. Their very good cook, she has experimented with recipes really work ON times, but there are many imperfections and much difficulty. There are more dishes belongs to European cuisine, and less — to the state. Food "Cleanup" as is "Belarusian and European cuisine." book for yourself some national dish of Belarus,

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Authorities are struggling with satellite dishes

Bureaucrats say that over 10 years have regulations that define the rules for the establishment of true complex devices.There is a decision of Minsk City Executive Committee March 10, 1994 № 164 "On regulation of private placement of antennas, television programs of artificial earth satellite."Document list caused avenues and streets, where it is forbidden to install the antenna on the facades of houses. And at the moment only it came to ordering, employee says "Minsk city television networks" Sergei Nikoliuk:"Just out of the main streets clean plates, so as not to spoil the appearance of buildings. Currently being renovated facades

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Kitchen as part of the national idea

He 42 years old, after school and army lives and works at home. Member of the BPF. Currently deputatstvo fighting for the House of Representatives with the governor of Vitebsk Vladimir Andreychenko.Yaroslav told that already currently in the midst of the team’s mottos competitor hears the main stability — cup and Škvarka Belarusians have! In turn, the emperor Bernikovich says: This idea is not entirely a cult — it prymityvizue Belarusians civilization as 20 people-first century.That’s why next week the public editor ordered reporters the freedom to cook certain subjects aimed at transmitting on "Kitchen as part of the national

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Chinese cuisine Olympians already pall?

I can not say for sure, or cherished Olympiad hosts foreign visitors dishes of their state cuisine. But what "victims" of Chinese secrets are ordinary tourists — the fact. It is certainly not about the dogs, which, incidentally, in the districts of Beijing can meet quite often. Sabachatsina as before in the ban. On the days of the Beijing supermarketse happened to meet a fan out of Kiev. Company Ukrainians alive their intentions to open a discussion purchase everyday goods for dinner — sausages, olives, pickled garlic. They expressed great doubts about the appropriateness of Chinese goods in the Slavic

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Puffer fish habitat expands?

March 23, 2013. According to the publication Slobodna Dalmacija, poisonous fish was caught off the coast of the floor (Croatia). As is known, area habitat fugue is quite wide — it extends from the southern coast of China to the eastern islands of Oceania, as well as from the northern coast of Australia to Japan. But in the waters of the seas surrounding Europe, representatives of this kind never noticed.

It remains entirely unclear how fish, belonging to this family, blowfish, was able to get into the Adriatic sea. The study of this issue is now occupied by scientists

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