Author: Olivia Newsnish

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Kuttu atta cookies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup kuttu ka atta 1/2 cup powdered sugar ¼ cup almond powder ½ tsp cardamom powder 1/2 cup desi ghee, pinch of sendha namak (rock salt), water as required. Method –...

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Syria regime in new offensive as Putin blasts US

BEIRUT: Russia said Thursday its warplanes had eased back on air strikes in Syria as regime forces press a widening ground offensive, while President Vladimir Putin criticised Washington for not cooperating over the conflict....

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Australia makes record illegal tobacco seizure

Australia’s border protection agency has made its largest ever seizure of illicit tobacco in a single operation. Members of the Australian Border Force (ABF) intercepted 71 tonnes of tobacco in three shipments, Border Protection...

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Weak Barbie sales hit Mattel results

A fall in the sales of the Barbie doll has hit earnings at the US toymaker Mattel. Net income at the company fell to $223.8m (£145m) in the three months to September, down from...

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China now has more billionaires than US

BEIJING: Communist China has overtaken capitalist United States in the richie rich list with 596 billionaires to America’s 537. The stunning jump has taken place in the last one year — spurred by the...

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Trump, Carson threaten Republican debate boycott

WASHINGTON: Republican US presidential frontrunner Donald Trump and the candidate who is hot on his heels on Thursday threatened to boycott their party’s next televised debate over its “ridiculous” format. Trump and Ben Carson...

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US explores deal to limit Pakistan’s nukes

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is exploring a deal with Pakistan that would limit the scope of Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, the fastest-growing on earth. The discussions are the first in the decade since one of...

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Cinnamon-Honey Creme Brulee Recipe

Ingredients 3 cups thickened cream 1 cup milk 4 cinnamon sticks 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup caster sugar 9 large egg yolks 1/2 cup caster sugar, extra Methods to Prepare: Bring...

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Pumpkin Farrotto Recipe

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup white wine (optional) 1 1/2 cups whole farro (not pearled) 4 cups unsalted vegetable stock 1 can (15 oz)...