News

News

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...

Humble snack goes gourmet in Spain’s tapas revolution

LONG taken for granted as a mere bar snack, Spain's humble tapas has graduated from the neighbourhood cafe to the realm of haute cuisine. Inspired...

Fast-food restaurants target US kids, study shows

FAST-FOOD restaurants are stepping up efforts to market themselves and unhealthy food products to children and toddlers with television ads, websites and even their...

Foie gras or caviar? Ice creams to surprise the tastebuds

FRENCH chef Philippe Faur believes his delicacies are more than just desserts. He dares to make savoury ice cream. His caviar, foie gras and Roquefort...