Food, my thoughts, Pakistan

Reviving lost tradition 

A good neighbourhood is about sharing moments of happiness and grief, helping each other and of course sharing great food. I have lived among the neighbours who have always been so hospitable and close. Infact, I used to eat at a neighbour’s, almost daily, as their daughter was my childhood friend. Those were the time when guests & neighbors were considered blessings than burden. People used to respect the fact that sharing meals is a source of spreading happiness.

Similarly, I have a neighbour family friend who used to bake yummy cakes and pizzas and share with my family like regularly. As a thank you note, the foodie boy was treated with delicious Karhi, Biryani, Baisan ki roti, haleem (made by mom) occasionally. This oldie goldie ‘mohalla’ (neighbourhood) system was kinda blessing and had kept people united for ages. Not to forget the fact that I grew up in a neighbourhood having cross-sect families, but no dispute ever. Unity and tolerance had been the keys to that strong bond.

What made me share these stories from my childhood diaries is the latest Shan Foods TVC that has stirred the right chord and won millions of hearts across the world. Sharing food among neighbors is Sunnah and falls under Huqooq-ul-Ibaad. The lively TVC revolves around the concept of keeping friendly relations with neighbors especially when a family is a total foreigner and wants to hang out, at that moment the idea of sharing food came as an ice breaker. 


It is an undenying fact that Pakistani culture is a mix of rich heritage, cross nationalities and vast traditions wherein brand like Shan foods is reviving the long lost tradition of mohalla system and educating people to share happiness through sumptuous food made with pure love. It turned out as a breath of fresh air and made so many hearts nostalgic giving them a strong thought to refresh this beautiful tradition and pass on happiness among their neighbors.

TVC Link: https://www.facebook.com/ShanFoods/videos/1486931798023848/

#shanfoods #KhaanaWithParosi #OSTShan 

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Pizza Pockets – Your Ideal Meal!

Who doesn’t love those piping hot servings of pizza when the hunger strikes?! We all do, right? 

Pizza Hut, one of the largest international food chains in the world and also a pioneer within the pizza industry, has launched Pizza Pockets. Upon hearing the news, I got myself a pizza pocket deal right away which included two pizza pockets, two soft drinks and regular size of fries. 



The meal was served fresh and on time, pizza pockets appeared to be quite a handy and ideal wrap filled with chicken, fresh vegetables, creamy sauce and hot melted cheese. The serving size was filling as I had to stop right in the middle but the craving was still on!

So, I think that this new meal would be a happy one for school/college goers as well as can be a great partner for office people as they can always have it while working, traveling and to kick off hunger pangs during office hours. It’s light on your pocket as well as your tummy! ūüėÄ 

#MealOnTheGo #PizzaPockets

Order @ http://www.pizzahut.com.pk or Call 111-241-241 

Food, Pakistan

Food Safari – Online Food Treat

Foodpanda has been too caring and generous, like always, as it brings authentic and mouth-watering “desi” cuisines on Pakistan Day holding Pakistan Online Food Safari (POFS) campaign with over 100 food restaurants offering up to 50% discount!


(Note: #POFS deal is valid from 23rd-26th March 2017)

So, having dozens of food eateries option in front of me, I was too confused to decide what to order since each eatery offers amazing discounts and delicious food of course! 

My hunt game stopped at Kashif Foods (located at Gulshan-e-Iqbal) which is quite famous for its Singaporean rice and biryani among other food items. So I ordered a family platter of Singaporean rice (which serves 4-5 people). The food arrived hot and fresh via foodpanda – my all time saviour for online food delivery!


Since my family and me couldn’t resist the tempting aroma, we just devoured the platter in minutes, that was sufficient for 4-5 persons as it said. Quality, quantity and taste was up to the mark and got 10/10 from every person who tried it at home. And the best part was, it was pretty light on pocket – cost me Rs700 only. They offer a large family platter as well which would serve 7-8 persons supposedly. 

So, get these yummy deals by simply ordering away from foodpanda (http://foodpanda.pk) and let them take care of your hunger cravings!

Because foodpanda is super convenient and reliable!

Food, General, Pakistan

Chatkhaar Chilli Garlic Sauce

Chatkhaar is Pakistan’s most premium brand for sauces, chutneys and pickles made in 100% olive oil. It offers a diverse range of exotic sauces, pickles and chutneys to tantalize one’s taste buds and takes your taste buds to an amazing journey adding a life-time experience to your dining occasions.

The most exciting and essential part of Chatkhaar’s products is olive oil which is rich in antioxidants, especially vitamin E. Additionally, Olive oil lowers the levels of total blood cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and triglycerides.

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Currently, Chatkhaar’s range of sauces include, Arabian¬†Garlic Sauce, Chilli Garlic Sauce, Sweet Chilli Sauce, Portuguese Peri Peri Sauce, Honey Mustard, ¬†Morrocan Harissa, ¬†African Hot Chilli Sauce, ¬†Mango Chilli Sauce.

Chilli Garlic Sauce turns out to be the perfect choice if you’re planning to enjoy a yummy pasta dish or authentic Italian cuisine.¬†It is a¬†refreshing combination of garlic, tomato and chilli powder that¬†unleashes a new level of flavor in your plate. You could make as many combinations as you want – from fast food companion to dietary salads to mouth-watering lasagna/pasta, chilli garlic sauce is the answer. It is, no doubt, an impeccable treat for sensitive yet adventurous taste buds. So, get your shelves stocked up with Chatkhaar’s Chilli garlic sauce today and give yourself an unforgettable treat at your dining tables!

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