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Chocolate Milkshake

The best thing about making chocolate milkshakes at home is that you can add as much ice cream and chocolate as you’d like.

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Spicy Chicken Noodles

This is a quick, easy and spicy noodle dish you can prepare in no time. Feel free to swap out the veggies for anything you have on hand.

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Rose Haluvidhaa

Agar agar flavoured with rose syrup. It's very yummy; especially when chilled.

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Chocolate Biscuit Pudding

We Maldivians sure love our layered biscuit puddings & this recipe creates an intensely chocolaty one.

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Chicken Stew

This creamy chicken stew is quite comforting. Serve it with some toasted bread for a feel good meal.

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Pineapple & Chicken Fried Rice

This is a sweet, sour and spicy fried rice. You can skip the chicken or even use canned tuna instead.

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