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India orders safety checks on Nestle’s Maggi noodles

  INDIA'S food minister on Wednesday (June 3) ordered safety checks on Nestle India's Maggi instant noodles after regional food inspectors said the test batches...

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...

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...

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 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...

In the land of milk and honey, Israelis turn vegan

NANA Shrier, owner of the stylish Georgian restaurant Nanuchka in downtown Tel Aviv, shocked Israel's culinary world when she removed all animal-based products from...

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...

Dutch saltwater potatoes offer hope for world’s hungry

A SMALL field on an island off the Netherlands' northern coast promises one answer to the problem of how to feed the world's ever-growing...