Rukiya Abbas, a professional caterer and passionate home cook, invites viewers to learn her down to earth recipes in Food diaries. Rukiya Abbas shows how cooking her personal style of Pakistani, American, Italian, Chinese and Indian can be elegant and yet approachable. Enjoy unique family specialties like steak royal, strawberry cheesecake pots, Aloo Paneer pops and home made donuts with cinnamon.
Afghanistan has a wide varying terrain allowing for many different crops. Afghan cuisine is largely based upon the nation's chief crops: cereals like wheat, maize, barley and rice. Accompanying these staples are dairy products (yogurt, whey), various nuts, and native vegetables, and fresh and dried fruits; Afghanistan is well known for its grapes. Afghanistan's culinary specialties reflect its ethnic and geographic diversity and has similarities with neighboring Iran,Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan. It is similar to cuisines of the Middle-East and Central Asia and the South Asian Subcontinent. Khana Pakana is the source for authentic Afghani Recipes, Afghani Food, and Cooking Techniques from Afghanistan.