Monthly Archives: August 2011

Free Cooking Class: How to Make White Chicken Stock

What on earth is white chicken stock?

I know… it may sound weird… it did to me at first. I mentioned to The Chef that we should do chicken stock for the next cooking class, since this is such a major ingredient and a super taste booster in lots of recipes. His response: “White or brown?” I was stumped.

Of course, what came next was a lesson that explained the difference between white and brown stocks, which was pretty cool enough to share with you.
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Big celebration, small waistline… dining out for Iftar

For fasting Muslims, Ramadan is a holy time of reflection and spiritual grounding. Fasting becomes a way to purge sins and, sometimes, even bring bodies into greater health.

In the spirit of sharing and caring, the love flows from Muslims to non-Muslims, and the Iftar table symbolises not only the breaking of bread after fasting, but 
also an invitation into a sacred custom.

When invited to an Iftar, you cannot decline, save for being confined to a hospital bed or being away from the country.  An invitation to break fast should be cherished and held with utmost regard.

For more from Kari’s weekly column WHEN HUNGER STRIKES in the Khaleej Times, click here.