Pakistani cuisine

As Corona spreads, Refugees Hit the End of the Road on the Balkan Route

Stray dogs walk the dirt road to the migrant camp in Velika Kladuša, Bosnia, on the border with Croatia. Passed a precarious bridge, a canine shelter is visible first. Puppies cover the trail, obstructing cars as they trot along obliviously. There are ten kennels with roofs and space to roam, but dozens of dogs lie around outside.

Prison drug smuggling ploy skewered

A woman was being questioned on Saturday after allegedly attempting to smuggle drugs into Attica's high-security Korydallos Prison.
The drugs were hidden in a package for her son, an inmate at the facility, which contained kebabs and frozen meat.
The package was intercepted on Friday afternoon during a visit to the penitentiary by the woman.

Marinade paste withdrawn from shelves after glass found

Greek food authority EFET on Tuesday issued a warning and a ban against a specific batch of a marinade paste product that was found to contain slivers of glass.

The ban is directed specifically at Lot Number 811170 of the Pasco Tandoori Marinade Paste that comes in a 270 gram jar, with a best-by date of 30.11.2021.

'Kebab well' at Saudi consul's house in focus over Khashoggi murder: Istanbul police report

According to the Turkish police report, there is a third well at the Saudi consul's residence in Istanbul, which is heated by natural gas or wood to some 1,000 Celcius degrees. It is normally used to cook kebab on the tandoor, a clay or metal lid over the well to hold the meat.

From Tandır to Tandoori

In this column I once wrote a recipe for “hindi tandır,” which is turkey tandoori. It was a piece on Thanksgiving inevitably tackling with the etymology of turkey and how as a country we got doomed with being forever associated with that American bird