Have you ever wondered how living in a picturesque little village in Pakistan would be, especially when it comes to the culinary delights it has to offer you.
As it happens, one enterprising chef, 33-year-old Mubashir Saddique, gives you a glimpse of life in his native rural setting in Shahpur, complete with salivating little delicacies that one can create even in a village.
And what better way to capture the sights, sounds, and experience of him making his dishes, than by capturing and uploading videos of him over at YouTube. You can see it all, and can’t help but feel ravenous as he carefully prepares his dishes.
The kicker? His YouTube channel Village Food Secrets has already attracted a gigantic fan following. Imagine this, a villager in Pakistan leveraging the wonders of mobile technology and social media to reach thousands of people every day.
With 519,879 subscribers already, Saddique serves up videos of recipes that he recreates for his fans. Do you want to know how to bake a pizza in a remote village in Pakistan? He’s got you covered:
His page is replete with such nifty little culinary hacks for travelers. No wonder he’s gotten the kind of traction that many YouTube vloggers dream of.
Here you can see Saddique making some mouth-watering seekh kabab with common ingredients that you can find at his native village:
Remarkably, his cooking reality show is littered with recipes on how to make everything from desserts to a quick fix snack.
About Mubashir Saddique
He wasn’t always a chef. And things weren’t as easy for him before he launched his channel online.
Saddique worked as a production manager at a plant that manufactured football, all the way to Sialkot. He remembers how it used to take him an hour and a half to reach work from Shahpur to Sialkot every day. Thanks to the success of his cooking show online, he doesn’t have to work at the plant anymore.
As amazing as it sounds, Mubashir told media outlets that this idea of starting a cooking channel wasn’t motivated by money, at least not from the outset. He was more concerned with sharing his famous ‘centuries-old’ recipes with the world. He just started with his cellphone camera to record videos, and the rest, as they say, is history.
For more on Mubashir Saddique and his daily dalliances with culinary masterpieces, check out his YouTube channel here.
Source and Images: Dawn