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Meet Mr. Mirwais

Our friend Mr. Mirwais helps us out occasionally. He is from a good family from Medan-Shahr, near Kabul, in Afghanistan. And he walked to England. Well, it wasn’t quite that simple, of course. He fled his homeland to escape the … Continue reading

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Afghan Spiced Rice with Mung Beans: Maash Palao

To serve 2 As rice and mung beans are two of Afghanistan’s favourite ingredients, there are quite a number of recipes involving the pair of them. One such is ketcheree: short grain rice cooked up all stickily with garlic and … Continue reading

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