Members of the British-Pakistani community want Prince William and Kate Middleton to indulge in biryani on their visit to Pakistan. A video uploaded on the British High Commission in Pakistan’s twitter handle people giving their meals tips to the Duke and Duchess. Shahbaz Hussain, tabla player and music artist, desired the Duke and Duchess to try ‘paaye’, the favorite food of Lahore. Shaista Gohir, chair of Muslim Women’s Network UK, suggested they try Punjabi ‘anda paratha’ and ‘chai’ (tea), which is considered a famous breakfast dish in Pakistan. Shahid Khan, a music producer, said, “they [The Royal couple] must truly find a accurate spot for biryani!”
Stand-up comedian Shazia Mirza said they should try maghaz (brain of a cow, goat or sheep served with gravy). “I understand it sounds aweful however you may’t get that in England.” She stated maghaz is a delicacy in Pakistan, and even though she’s a vegetarian, she nevertheless eats it when she’s in Pakistan. Some people, however, talked about that the couple can’t have biryani in the event that they don’t go to Karachi. “This is the only area that has genuine biryani,” one person said. Others told the Duke and Duchess to stay faraway from any road meals. “Karachi is in the center of a dengue epidemic, the royals should be cautious.”
British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew re-tweeted the video and wrote: “an excellent biryani appears to be getting the most votes.”
Drew has in advance shared his love for Pakistani food by means of tweeting images and videos of him cooking ‘gaajar ka halwa’, round ‘rotis’ and ‘daal’. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will adopt an legit visit to Pakistan between october 14 and 18 at the request of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Their trip will largely focus on showcasing Pakistan as it’s far nowadays – a dynamic, aspirational and forward-looking nation. “From the capital Islamabad to the colourful town of Lahore, the mountainous geographical region within the North, and the rugged border areas to the West, the visit will span over 1000km, and will soak up Pakistan’s wealthy way of life, its diverse communities, and its stunning landscapes,” read the statement. Their Royal Highnesses’ programme will even cover how communities in Pakistan are swiftly responding and adapting to the consequences of climate trade. They are looking forward to building a lasting friendship with the people of Pakistan, the statement added.