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Creamy Tomato Chicken Pasta

This creamy tomato pasta comes together quite easily and comes with a bit of heat.

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Baked Chicken Pasta

This baked chicken pasta recipe is spicy and cheesy, flavoured with onion, garlic, tomato, bell pepper, chilli and oregano.

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Valhomas Kulhi Riha

Serve this super easy smoked tuna curry with some fresh Maldivian flat bread roshi.

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Honey Cake

This honey syrup soaked honey cake is deliciously soft with subtle hints of ginger and orange. And you can really taste the honey in it because the cake is sweetened only with honey.

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Bis Cutlets

Here we have the recipe for one of our favourite hedhikaas, Bis Cutlets, or Bis Cutlas if you prefer to spell it that way.

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Crumpy French Toast

These Crumpy French Toasts are filled with Crumpy Dark Chocolate Spread, coated with an egg and milk mixture, toasted in butter and then coated again in a cinnamon sugar mixture.

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