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How ancient India cooked – The Hindu

How ancient India cooked - The Hindu

Late Yeshwant Nene, founder of the Asian Agri-History Foundation, had often rued how, despite being one of the oldest civilisations, nothing much is documented about India’s agricultural history. The Foundation was his initiative to contribute to the documentation and dissemination of the vast agricultural knowledge in the country. The same ...

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The Michelin Star Indian restaurant in Macau

The Michelin Star Indian restaurant in Macau

When the Michelin Guide Hong Kong and Macau recognised The Golden Peacock at The Venetian Macao in the first few months of its opening with one star, it triggered a wave of interest. In December 2018, senior chef Justin Paul and his team of 15 celebrated receiving a Michelin star ...

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Serve chilled, with love – The Hindu

Serve chilled, with love - The Hindu

“My grandmother’s,” says Radha Bhatia, when asked about her favourite lassi. “She made it with so much love and it reflected in her food.” Radha, in her recently-released book Lassis of India: Smoothies with a Twist (Om Books International), put together 74 recipes, 57 of which are ‘lassis with a ...

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This temple festival near Madurai is all about Biryani

This temple festival near Madurai is all about Biryani

Over 4,000 kilos of mutton and chicken biryani were cooked and distributed as ‘prasad’ at the 84th edition of the annual festival at Muniyandi Temple in Vadakkampatti village, near Madurai. Slow and steady, cooks the Biryani: Sealing the flavours of spices, the cauldrons are closed with lids atop which hot ...

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The way you place orders at these restaurants are now multifaceted

The way you place orders at these restaurants are now multifaceted

The speech and hearing-impaired may not be able to enjoy the music that we do, they may not be able to express the taste of a dish in as many words as we do, but they can certainly express it, in their own way. Their vocabulary seems limited but not ...

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Baked chips is not really healthy

Baked chips is not really healthy

Chips — of all flavours and colours — have been my one vice. In my battle with the bag, I wondered whether there was a healthier, but just as tasty, alternative. The consumer’s belief in ‘less fat equals healthy’ is what companies selling products in the snack space rely on, ...

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Plating up in style – The Hindu

Plating up in style - The Hindu

JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru now has a guest chef – Chef Raphael from Sydney Marriott Harbor. He is here as part of the Australian food promotion, which is on at the hotel’s ALBA restaurant. A French native, Raphael, is also the Chef de Cuisine at Silvester’s, which recently won a ...

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Spreading Sushiya – The Hindu

Spreading Sushiya - The Hindu

I was looking up food on the net. The focus was on good delivery places in the neighbourhood. That was when I chanced upon a place called Sushiya. It had an outlet in Laxmi Nagar (phone number: 9312444086) and the menu was interesting. It had sushi, teriyaki and sashimi. The ...

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Arcot food fest at Kangan, Westin Mindspace, Hyderabad

Arcot food fest at Kangan, Westin Mindspace, Hyderabad

As you walk into Kangan at Westin Mindspace, the ambient lighting and the ceiling-high rows of golden and glimmering bangles across the walls set the mood for an evening worth the languid dining experience. Arcot food festival Curator Chef Abdul Quddus Where Kangan, Westin Mindspace Cost ₹3599 plus taxes When ...

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A chat with Marco Pierre White

A chat with Marco Pierre White

Chef Marco Pierre White has longed to come to India, as he feels he has a “spiritual connect with India”, so when he stepped out at Mumbai airport, it was a dream-come-true moment. “I did not have any expectations about India, so I felt the full emotional impact. I saw ...

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