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Feeling blue? Green tea may help, study shows

ELDERLY people who drink several cups of green tea a day are less likely to suffer from depression, probably due to a “feel good”...

The world in a teacup: Paris show digs into brew’s roots

IT CAN BE green, black, white or red and, after water, is the most widely consumed drink on the planet.   Tea as we know it...

Despite recession, Indian food remains a hit in UK

RECESSION may have hit the £3bn ($5bn) Indian restaurant industry in the UK, but Britons continue to be hooked on their favourite spicy curry...

More fresh fruit deters diabetes; juice boosts risk

EATING more whole fresh fruit, especially blueberries, grapes, apples and pears, is linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, but drinking more...

Healthy eating out

A RESTAURANT set up by an Indian entrepreneur in London has been adjudged the best healthy-eating UK restaurant by the BBC. Indali Lounge in central...

New York foodies in grip of ‘Cronut’ craze

SOME hungry customers began queuing outside the pastry shop around 3.30 am. Others managed to keep their taste buds at bay for a few...

Restaurant review: Bengal Cuisine

DO NOT BE FOOLED by the name; Bengal Cuisine is not your typical Brick Lane offering. This is apparent from the moment you...

Britain’s Indian curry comes home in Kolkata

BRITAIN’S version of the curry has come full circle in Kolkata, the city that claims to be where it all began, and which is...

British food ‘no longer a turn-off for tourists’

FOREIGNERS have for decades branded British food bland and unhealthy, but a new survey today suggested the country’s culinary reputation is changing - although...

Santa takes gourmet dinner to Japan nuclear evacuees

WHEN Santa arrived at a school hosting children who fled Japan’s nuclear disaster, he brought the usual presents, but he also bore something a...