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Chicken and Waffles

As it’s National Fried Chicken Day today, I have decided to tackle the American Deep-South favourite Chicken and Waffles. Inspired by my visit to New Orleans, this recipe will redefine the way you look at Fried Chicken. Super juicy, luscious Chicken with a spicy crust combined with a crisp waffle and maple syrup, it’s a […]

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Hill Farm Finest – Halal Prime Aberdeen Angus Beef

#TeamHaloodieFoodie joined up with the wonderful people at Halalgems.com to visit Hill Farm and sample some amazing prime Aberdeen Angus Beef! http://hillfarmfinest.com/     Perfect Sunday Roast: From the talented Devine Delights https://www.instagram.com/devine_delights/ 18 hour Smoked Brisket with www.halalgirlabouttown.com

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Team Haloodiefoodie’s guide to Istanbul, Turkey

Stoke Newington has a thriving Turkish community, and with its grand domed mosques, it’s coffee shops selling freshly baked Anatolian delicacies, and it’s traditional Turkish Hamaam tucked away in a side street, I sometimes feel as if I’ve been transported to Turkey itself. I’ve been to Istanbul once before, and during the Autumn half term Team Haloodiefoodie […]

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Exclusive Interview at Brioche Burger

Prior to the Launch of Brioche Burger 2, Walthamstow. Team Haloodiefoodie spoke exclusively to Restaurateur Farhad Chowdhury and new head chef Florent Fabulas.  

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Haloodiefoodie Beyti Kebab LIVE

Haloodiefoodie Beyti Kebab and Grilled Onion Salad with Pomegranate Molasses dressing was recorded live for The Best Halal Burger Group on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/halalburgers/ Pomegranate Molasses dressing 2 tablespoons Pomegranate Molasses 1 tablespoon Fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon sumac Salt to taste The weather was really temperamental and the video quality suffered. The recipe for my […]

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Demystifying Kacche Ghosht Ki Biryani

Today I will tackle biryani; a grand mughal dish which has caused many an experienced home cook to shiver in dread. Biryani is cooked on special occasions: Eids, Walimas, Aqiqahs, dinner parties etc. I’ve come to understand that not all biryani’s are the same. There are two main cooking methods: Kacche Ghosht Biryani: partially cooked rice is […]

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Searing the perfect steak: Haloodiefoodie style

Do you have problems cooking the perfect steak? Are your steaks always overcooked, dry and chewy! I saw a article by Craig ‘Meathead’ Goldwyn about the afterburner method, which involves searing at super high temperatures (400°C+). Meathead’s Afterburner technique achieved a wonderfully caramelised crust, yet a super moist and juicy ‘pink’ centre. Additionally he only used a […]

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Unravelling the Secret of the perfect Gourmet Burger.

Growing up in a fast developing halal scene, I had my fair share of burgers and doner kebabs. The £2 burger and chips craze came, stayed for a while and went… The era of mechanically retrieved, horse DNA infused beef Quarter Pounders is dead. People are now craving for a new breed of burger. They query […]

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HaloodieFoodie’s Adana Kebab Live

Adana Kebab are a staple in many of Stoke Newington’s numerous Turkish Mangal (BBQ) and Ocakbasi (Open Grill)  Restaurants. The delightful smell of grilled meats have made me drool even when walking to pray at the famous Aziziye Mosque. (Most challenging during our summer fasts). The fact that this place of worship has a Mangal restaurant and […]

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Mark-Et, Antalya, Turkey

  During my recent visit to Turkey, we visited Antalya bazaar. The men of the household very quickly decided to make a strategic retreat and leave our wives to the insane bartering of the market.  Whilst Mrs Haloodiefoodie happily spent our hard earned cash, my thoughts turned to the picture a friend posted  of his KFC Triple Zinger Burger!  After […]

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