By laying emphasis on sharing of food in fellowship, Arab and Iranian influences revolutionised simple Indian food. The influence is palpable in much of what India eats today
At a time when a vitriolic political campaign to define what India eats is intensifying, let’s not overlook the wisdom in celebrating India’s diverse food palette.
The complex history of the dining habits, etiquette, and preparations of food in Avadh showcases the mingling of civilisations, yet we now live in reactionary times
The “kuzhi-appakaaral” qualifies without exception as the most remarkable kitchen utensil ever made in the history of implements and put to the most salubrious of uses
Eighteen days after Pehlu Khan was attacked in Alwar, the family assembled at Jantar Mantar for a dharna. They are yet to receive any word of assurance from the centre or the state government
Shibu Kumar Tripathi Delhi
My recent trip to Gujarat was largely uneventful except for all the fafdas (some crazy shaped puffs made of gram flour) that I had during my road journey to Surat from Ahmedabad. Every time I would tell my driver Ratanbhai that I wanted to have tea and a little bite - he would park the car at the nearest fafda place. I wanted to have an omelette and told him so, but I could not have committed a bigger blasphemy in his eyes. He made a dirty face and told me that it was not available on this highway and its consumption was generally not encouraged!
With a gamut of food delivery apps flooding the market, Swiggy emerges as the disputed king of food delivery
Nikhil Thiyyar Delhi
Himachal Pradesh is a place one returns to, again and again, with the same delight and astonishment as the first time
Ratna Raman Yol
Oranges, with their juicy segments and tangy zest, can be savoured not only as fruit but also as chutney and pickle
Ratna Raman Delhi
For an answer to the packaged food crisis, we need look no further than our own cuisine
Ratna Raman Delhi