Shaheda Yesmin | The Daily Star
  • Shaheda Yesmin

    President, Women’s Culinary Association

  • Tasty winter soups

    To make soup, combine all the ingredients and seasoning; simmer for 1 hour on low heat. Remove froth time to time, and discard the bones.
  • For ones with a sweet tooth

    Wash black rice in several changes of water and then cover with fresh water. Leave to soak for 30 minutes. Drain the rice and add 4 cups or 1 litre fresh water.
  • Beefy tales

    For the beef, rub thick sweet soya sauce all over the meat. Heat a little oil in a pan and seal the pot on all sides. Place in a deep braising dish. Pound garlic, ginger, coriander root and onion to a paste.
  • Cooking up the best of offal

  • Companion condiments

    You have guests coming over for Eid dinner, and all the food is set and ready to be served. You know the food is good, but you feel like something is missing, and you are not wrong. Good food only becomes great food with the help of dips and sauces, and with these dips and sauce recipes, you can be sure to rule the table this Eid.