News

News

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Restaurant Review: Lahore Karahi

IN THESE gloomy economic times, diners are looking for feel-good food that is reasonably-priced and friendly service to lift their spirits. Lahore Karahi...

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...

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...

US phenomenally thirsty for wine: experts

THE US wine market, already the world's biggest, still has "phenomenal" potential for growth if handled with care, US wine professionals said this week...

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...