Three Indian virtual food communities launched during the pandemic

Three Indian virtual food communities launched during the pandemic

Simple Recipes for Complicated Times Founded by Peter Griffin Where: Facebook When: March 2020 As early restrictions of the pandemic were being put in place in 2020, writer and journalist Peter Griffin says many people like him “who had never had to cook, were suddenly having to fend for themselves”. When he found himself asking … Read more

How Nivaala helps preserve heirloom recipes with zines and cookbooks

How Nivaala helps preserve heirloom recipes with zines and cookbooks

The recipe journal and an art print illustrated by Shawn D’Souza | Photo Credit: Shruti Taneja Recipes from chefs and home cooks, photo essays and anecdotes, and a pack of heirloom produce. If this is your idea of the perfect gift, Shruti Taneja is your go-to person. The 34-year-old founder of Delhi-based Nivaala (mouthful, in … Read more

The pan-Asian Oriental Kitchen at the Hyatt Regency in Thiruvananthapuram takes gourmets on a flavour trip

The pan-Asian Oriental Kitchen at the Hyatt Regency in Thiruvananthapuram takes gourmets on a flavour trip

Spicy Ebi Tempura Maki (left) and cream cheese maki served at The Oriental Kitchen, Hyatt Regency, Thiruvananthapuram | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Prawn sushi covered with cooked vinegared rice roll, wrapped in nori (toasted seaweed sheets), and served with gari (pickled pink ginger), wasabi and soy sauce is one of the highlights of the pan-Asian … Read more

The Chef: How the Kitchen Can Heal and Help You Love Food Again

The Chef: How the Kitchen Can Heal and Help You Love Food Again

By Douglass Williams, as told to Champ Clark I was diagnosed with Crohn’s when I was 16. We knew something was wrong. At first, they thought it was appendicitis, but the doctors at Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia rightly identified it as Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s is an inflammation of the intestines, and mine was smack in … Read more

How to Stock a Heart-Healthy Kitchen

A well-stocked kitchen is essential for a healthy heart. But you don’t need to run out and buy expensive gadgets and gourmet food to eat in a heart-healthy way. The best way to achieve hassle-free meal prep is to ensure you’ve got a fridge and pantry filled with simple, healthy staples. This way, you can … Read more

Jagan-Modi meet in Delhi: What’s cooking in Andhra kitchen? A look at politics in key southern state

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has sparked off fresh speculation about his YSR Congress party joining the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) with two high-profile meetings in two weeks. Jagan Mohan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday after having met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on September 23-24. The meetings have … Read more