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Food

Wine-loving France follows British lead on storing best wines

IN WINE-LOVING France, owners of fine bottles have ironically adopted a practice started in neighbouring Britain that helps ensure the old French adage, "life...

INAUGURAL ASIAN RESTAURANT AND TAKEAWAY AWARDS LAUNCHES NATIONAL NOMINATIONS

A host of MPs, celebrities and key members of the Asian restaurant and catering fraternity were on hand to launch the inaugural Asian Restaurant...

Indian tax officials raid Gupta family properties

Indian tax officials Tuesday raided several properties belonging to the Gupta brothers over alleged money laundering, officials said, as the politically-connected business family faces...

Mealworms, algae make a tasty dish at London fest

INDIA Knight and Danny Jack use meal worms, algae, tree sap and homegrown flowers in a delicious spread served in a tree house to...

Rajah Spices launches its delicious new range of Heat & Stir Dals

A delicious dal is a cornerstone of Asian households and nothing quite comes close to tucking into a hot dal with rotis, chapatis or...

India regulator says no change in Maggi noodle recall despite Goa’s OK

MAGGI noodles remained subject to a recall order in India after the country's federal food safety regulator declined to change its stance on the...

In India, remote villages hold fast to food traditions

THE northeastern Indian region of Meghalaya is rich in native food traditions. Sandwiched between Bangladesh and Bhutan, and with Myanmar to its east, Meghalaya...

Indian researchers cook up low-fat ghee

SCIENTISTS in India have developed a low-fat version of ghee that cuts the cholesterol content by 85 per cent in a move that could...

In France, kebabs get wrapped up in identity politics

IN A COUNTRY whose national identity is so closely connected to its cuisine, France  has seized on a growing appetite for kebabs as proof...

Brewer recreates old Belgian beer found in shipwreck

A FINNISH brewery has recreated a Belgian beer from bottles that sank 170 years ago on a merchant ship in the Baltic Sea, giving...