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Interiors + Home Decorating with Amazon | ARISTOS

Amazon.com is all about convenience. Many of us do not think of it as a go-to for home decor, but our contributing editor shows us how you can elevate your space - so easily and simply - as she set out to decorate her new apartment in NY!

Tulum Guide | ARISTOS

The most obvious option, and definitely the best. Tulum's waters are turquoise, clear, and so so so stunning. Take the afternoon to explore Tulum's multitude of Cenotes (basically swimming holes similar to lagoons), perfect for snorkeling, diving, and swimming.

Mexico City Guide | ARISTOS

Mexico City, aka Ciudad de Mexico aka CDMX, is quickly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations, and with good reason; it's rich in culture, has a thriving art scene, and is home to some of the most incredible restaurants and cafes.

Best Practices for Optimal Skin | ARISTOS

Dead skin sitting on the surface of our skin is one of the main reasons our skin might look dull or uneven. Including a biweekly exfoliation in your skincare regime is the best way to ensure your skin is looking its best + brightest - always.

9 Sneakers For Anyone | ARISTOS

A wardrobe staple no matter the season, sneakers offer an unparalleled level of diversity. Some eccentric, some loud, and some purely functional; here's our roundup of classic sneaker styles that work for any style or purpose.

Modern Foodie Gift Guide | ARISTOS

Best gifts for foodies, people who like to cook, modern foodie gift guide, small business and people of color businesses to buy from for holiday gifts for her, for him, in 2020. Kitchen tools, books, and unique food gifts.

See Sareh Nouri Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Finding the perfect wedding dress can be an exciting-but daunting- task, especially when you're envisioning a feminine look that still feels modern. Luckily, Sareh Nouri's wedding dresses strike that perfect balance, with streamlined silhouettes and luxe fabrics that help brides-to-be score a look that's both of the moment and elegant.

See Marchesa Notte Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Marchesa Notte is the ideal choice for a feminine, fashion-forward bride. Striking the perfect balance between delicate and modern, it's no surprise Marchesa Notte wedding dresses are the first choice for so many fashionable brides looking for a lightweight gown with dreamy, romantic details.

See Temperley London Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

If you're planning a boho-luxe or vintage-inspired wedding and are looking for the perfect dress to match, look no further than Temperley London. Trendy yet timeless, Temperley London wedding dresses strike a balance of luxurious embellishments and an overall carefree aesthetic.

See Dana Harel Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Here's the designer's latest collection to hit the bridal runways. Calling all cool-girl brides: Up-and-coming wedding dress designer Dana Harel is one you're going to want to watch. Harel's wedding dresses are a contemporary dream, with a collection that mixes both minimal and glam styles so there's a dress for every fashion-forward bride out there.

See Nouvelle Amsale Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

The modern wedding dress is almost impossible to define. Described by many different characteristics, it's a truly subjective concept, but one thing is for certain: Most people consider wedding dress designer Amsale Aberra to be its inventor.

Yuca Fries Are the Crispy-Fluffy Childhood Treat I Constantly Crave

The only thing better than a good recipe? When something's so easy to make that you don't even need one. Welcome to It's That Simple , a column where we talk you through the process of making the dishes and drinks we can make with our eyes closed.

Kuku Paka

This version of the classic East African-Indian chicken curry will help you see your broiler in a whole new light. Kuku paka, an East African-Indian dish that's traditionally made with charcoal-grilled chicken in a spiced coconut milk sauce and served over rice, is comforting, sweet, creamy, and well-balanced.

Karak Chai

Karak chai is a style of masala chai that translates from Hindi to "strong tea." It's rich and creamy thanks to evaporated milk and is usually made with fewer spices than masala chai. Recipes vary family to family and some may include saffron. This version is adapted from my cookbook, .

Mandazi (Mahamri)

This East African snack is fluffy, and hollow on the inside, mildly sweet in flavor, and crisp on the outside. (If that sounds to you like the best parts of French beignets and American old-fashioned doughnuts combined into one, delicious bite, then you're right).

TV Was Off-Limits During Ramadan, With One Exception

For Muslims all over the world, the month of Ramadan is a time of deep spiritual reflection; we fast from dawn until sunset and attempt to exclusively enjoin in good by maintaining clean minds.

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Spicy Beef Kebab Rolls Recipe on Food52

Kebab rolls are a classic snack popular in India and Pakistan and eaten year-round, especially often during the month of Ramadan. These ultra-convenient kebab rolls are a perfect meal to eat on-the-go, but are just as welcome eaten around the table.

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Interiors + Home Decorating with Amazon | ARISTOS

Amazon.com is all about convenience. Many of us do not think of it as a go-to for home decor, but our contributing editor shows us how you can elevate your space - so easily and simply - as she set out to decorate her new apartment in NY!

Tulum Guide | ARISTOS

The most obvious option, and definitely the best. Tulum's waters are turquoise, clear, and so so so stunning. Take the afternoon to explore Tulum's multitude of Cenotes (basically swimming holes similar to lagoons), perfect for snorkeling, diving, and swimming.

Mexico City Guide | ARISTOS

Mexico City, aka Ciudad de Mexico aka CDMX, is quickly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations, and with good reason; it's rich in culture, has a thriving art scene, and is home to some of the most incredible restaurants and cafes.

Best Practices for Optimal Skin | ARISTOS

Dead skin sitting on the surface of our skin is one of the main reasons our skin might look dull or uneven. Including a biweekly exfoliation in your skincare regime is the best way to ensure your skin is looking its best + brightest - always.

9 Sneakers For Anyone | ARISTOS

A wardrobe staple no matter the season, sneakers offer an unparalleled level of diversity. Some eccentric, some loud, and some purely functional; here's our roundup of classic sneaker styles that work for any style or purpose.

Modern Foodie Gift Guide | ARISTOS

Best gifts for foodies, people who like to cook, modern foodie gift guide, small business and people of color businesses to buy from for holiday gifts for her, for him, in 2020. Kitchen tools, books, and unique food gifts.

See Sareh Nouri Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Finding the perfect wedding dress can be an exciting-but daunting- task, especially when you're envisioning a feminine look that still feels modern. Luckily, Sareh Nouri's wedding dresses strike that perfect balance, with streamlined silhouettes and luxe fabrics that help brides-to-be score a look that's both of the moment and elegant.

See Marchesa Notte Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Here's the designer's latest collection to hit the bridal runways. Haifa Wøhlers Olsen/@haifaphotography Marchesa Notte is the ideal choice for a feminine, fashion-forward bride. Striking the perfect balance between delicate and modern, it's no surprise Marchesa Notte wedding dresses are the first choice for so many fashionable brides looking for a lightweight gown with dreamy, romantic details.

See Temperley London Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

If you're planning a modern bohemian wedding and looking for the perfect dress to match,look no further than Temperley Bridal. Trendy yet timeless, Temperley London wedding dresses strike a seemingly unattainable balance of luxurious details and an overall carefree aesthetic. Temperley Bridal's Fall 2021 collection pairs feminine details with classic silhouettes to deliver an elevated and enchanting ensemble.

See Dana Harel Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

Here's the designer's latest collection to hit the bridal runways. Calling all cool-girl brides: Up-and-coming wedding dress designer Dana Harel is one you're going to want to watch. Harel's wedding dresses are a contemporary dream, with a collection that mixes both minimal and glam styles so there's a dress for every fashion-forward bride out there.

See Nouvelle Amsale Wedding Dresses From Bridal Fashion Week

The modern wedding dress is almost impossible to define. Described by many different characteristics, it's a truly subjective concept, but one thing is for certain: Most people consider wedding dress designer Amsale Aberra to be its inventor.

Yuca Fries Are the Crispy-Fluffy Childhood Treat I Constantly Crave

The only thing better than a good recipe? When something's so easy to make that you don't even need one. Welcome to It's That Simple , a column where we talk you through the process of making the dishes and drinks we can make with our eyes closed.

Kuku Paka

This version of the classic East African-Indian chicken curry will help you see your broiler in a whole new light. Kuku paka, an East African-Indian dish that's traditionally made with charcoal-grilled chicken in a spiced coconut milk sauce and served over rice, is comforting, sweet, creamy, and well-balanced.

Karak Chai

Karak chai is a style of masala chai that translates from Hindi to "strong tea." It's rich and creamy thanks to evaporated milk and is usually made with fewer spices than masala chai. Recipes vary family to family and some may include saffron. This version is adapted from my cookbook, .

Mandazi (Mahamri)

This East African snack is fluffy, and hollow on the inside, mildly sweet in flavor, and crisp on the outside. (If that sounds to you like the best parts of French beignets and American old-fashioned doughnuts combined into one, delicious bite, then you're right).

TV Was Off-Limits During Ramadan, With One Exception

For Muslims all over the world, the month of Ramadan is a time of deep spiritual reflection; we fast from dawn until sunset and attempt to exclusively enjoin in good by maintaining clean minds.

Spicy Beef Kebab Rolls Recipe on Food52

Kebab rolls are a classic snack popular in India and Pakistan and eaten year-round, especially often during the month of Ramadan. These ultra-convenient kebab rolls are a perfect meal to eat on-the-go, but are just as welcome eaten around the table.

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