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Farumas Riha

This reef fish curry is spicy and yummy. Feel free to use any reef fish you have on hand.

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Magnum Pudding

A vanilla flavoured biscuit pudding with thin layers of grated dark chocolate.

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Githeyo Boakibaa

The delicious ghee cake that's topped with fried onions and sea almonds.

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Kulhi Baipen

Kulhi Baipen is local rainy day comfort food. It’s spicy, it’s salty and it’s filling; so what more can you ask for?

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Banbukeylu Hithi

Banbukeylu Hithi is a really mild and slightly bitter breadfruit curry that's great with both rice and roshi.

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake with pineapple slices and a yummy layer of caramel on top.

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Co-shared kitchen for home food businesses

Business Center Corporation announce plans for a co-shared kitchen facility.
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Breadfruit in Maldivian cuisine

We write about the versatile breadfruit.
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Restaurants to open on July 1

Restaurants and cafés in Male’ City to finally reopen for dine-in services on July 1.
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Tuna Can & Rice Recipes

These tuna can & rice recipes are budget friendly and filling.
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