Bikram Giri: Restaurants have two options—to close or inject enough funds to keep afloat
Chef Giri shares how he got into cooking, his view on the state of the country’s foodservice industry and what it will take for businesses to get through the lockdown.
Butter-free chocolate chip cookies with wholemeal wheat flour
No butter? No white flour? No problem. You might not even tell the difference with these atta-based cookies.
Rikikur: The Sherpa potato pancake
It's traditionally eaten at breakfast, but it's good for all times--especially now, with everyone locked inside.
These muffins are a great way to use up leftover, overripe bananas.
They're just like gherkins, or pickles, and they're super easy to whip up.
Easy as pie, but chock full of Oreos
Take the favourite cookie and soup it up with icecream, to make yourself a 'pie' the entire family will enjoy.
Savoury pancakes with potatoes
Pancakes don't always have to be sweet, they can be savoury. When they are, they're the perfect lunch.
Super-easy peanut butter cookies
These are the perfect accompaniment for your afternoon cup of tea--they're completely customisable too.
Bake-free lime slice
This is a simple and easy treat to whip up, without an oven or too many ingredients--plus, you can customise it as you wish.
Keeping busy with baking
As the entire country collectively twiddles its thumbs, looking for things to do during the lockdown, some are taking online baking classes, following a global trend of online cooking tutorials.
Perfect for leftover rice: Comforting congee
This is a time when we should not only be making sure we’re looking after ourselves and others, but a time when we should be resourceful in the kitchen.
Hantakalis, it’s time for a hiatus
Given all that’s happening, Hantakali is prudently refraining from going out to review any restaurants this week and is instead looking back on a year of eating.
Five lemon-based drinks you should try this season
Beat the summer heat by hydrating yourself with these easy mocktail recipes.
Annamaya: Colours you can taste, with spectacular views
Annamaya is a cafe with a perfect view, a chilled vibe and dishes more colourful than its panorama, but how does it taste?
Lake to plate in Pokhara
Using local fish, one small restaurant is doing its best to maintain food practices and traditions.
Authenticity comes at a price
Kotetsu has long reigned over Kathmandu’s Japanese dining scene, and its competitors still seem to be lagging behind.
A leading edge in a new realm of Nepali knives
Heritage Knives has predictably honed its trade with the khukuri, but is treading new ground with its made-in-Nepal chef’s knives.
Some things just don’t mix
Yum Yum Cafe in Jhamsikhel is one of the latest restaurants on the block, but how does it fare compared to the rest of the pan-Asian fare?
All about pork
For a restaurant that is apparently for sale, Noyoz delivers decent eastern Nepal-style food at a reasonable price point.
OR2K is still going strong, 20 years on
OR2K might be vegetarian and filled with elephant-pants wearing tourists but it does good food that is hearty and healthy.