Irfan Husain

EPICURIOUS: SMOKING FISH

A magical alchemy takes place when salt and wood smoke combine with fi sh. The warm smoke cooks the fish gently... Published Jan 19, 2020 08:28am

Who’s in charge?

We’ve been reduced to a country that has to rely on handouts. Updated Jan 18, 2020 07:52am

Wag the dog

What country better than Iran to serve as a punching bag? Updated Jan 11, 2020 11:37am

Identity & ideology

Surely we can rise above our day-to-day prejudices. Published Jan 04, 2020 07:17am

Fight for survival

Perhaps this award will encourage women’s writing. Published Dec 21, 2019 07:11am

The perfect storm

The ballot is being replaced with the bullet and the baton. Published Dec 14, 2019 06:54am

A changing world

As the nature of warfare changes, so does the nature of diplomacy. Updated Dec 07, 2019 08:53am

EPICURIOUS: BINGEING ON MEAT

The best way to cook karrhai gosht is to use only the best quality meat or chicken with mild spices to enhance its Published Dec 01, 2019 07:23am

Is honesty enough?

Now even a senior secretary fears NAB’s shackles. Updated Nov 30, 2019 07:49am

Ground zero

We are inhaling some of the foulest air on the planet. Updated Nov 23, 2019 08:07am

‘V’ for vendetta

Nasty tendencies remain part of a person’s character. Published Nov 16, 2019 07:13am

EPICURIOUS: HUNTING GAME

The season for shooting pheasant and partridge has started in England. Fancy quail for dinner? Published Nov 03, 2019 07:11am

Straight to hell

Just consider how many thousands Baghdadi slaughtered. Published Nov 02, 2019 07:05am

A deafening silence

The ummah’s response to the Uighurs’ plight is puzzling. Updated Oct 26, 2019 07:57am

The ninth betrayal

There is a saying that the mountains are the Kurds’ only friends. Published Oct 19, 2019 06:58am

Taxing times

It is estimated that only one in 200 Pakistanis pays income tax. Published Oct 12, 2019 07:00am

This gun for hire

Saudis have pushed some 20m Yemenis close to death. Published Sep 28, 2019 07:05am