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Dosa, anyone? Tosai Anna Nagar gives you 99 varieties

From being a breakfast staple to a food trend, dosa has come a long way. While many Chennaiites love the new flavours, many prefer its old version.

19 Feb 2018

Freshly baked bread and brownie cake
Casting the net wide

Social media chefs discover new ways to promote their creations and brands. They reveal versatile methods that go beyond the kitchen to attract followers and gain admirers.

17 Feb 2018

Lukhmi, the Mince Stuffed Hyderabadi Savoury

The Hyderabadi cuisine has a variety of scrumptious snacks, and Lukhmi, the flaky savoury stuffed with spicy minced meat is definitely one of them.

17 Feb 2018

Bringing Bangkok to the streets of Hyderabad 

The Street Food festival at Sheraton Hyderabad Hotel and this one promises to bring the streets to life with authenticity.

17 Feb 2018

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Esplanade: Fishy affair with Bengali flavours

Have an early dinner at Esplanade that is hosting a fish festival

17 Feb 2018

Do you like your tea black, green or purple?

Three Bengalureans are trying to revive teas that Indians once had before the British Raj decimated them.
They are starting with the purple tea made from a tropical flower.

17 Feb 2018

Le Royal Meridien chef Vasu Dev shows flavours from the land of Rajputs

Chef Vasu Dev, executive chef, Le Royal Meridien, belongs to an army background and that plays a major role in his passion for food

14 Feb 2018

Being vegan has given me a burst of energy: Divya Sathyaraj

As a young girl, Divya Sathyaraj was a poor eater. She always nibbled away at her food.

14 Feb 2018

Tomatoes, Love at first bite

If you want healthy tomatoes, it is best to start with healthy seeds that you can get from a known source of organic seeds

13 Feb 2018

Robot barista named 'Sawyer' makes a coffee at Henn-na Cafe, meaning 'Strange Cafe' in Japanese, in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. | AP
This cafe in Tokyo has robots making coffee

The robot named Sawyer debuted this week at 'strange cafe' in Tokyo's downtown business and shopping district of Shibuya.

13 Feb 2018

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the best cook of them all

Syed A Fatir Hussain was crowned the Freedom Cookery King 2017 for his dish “Sheer” and  Ajay Kiran Pakala, who made Drunken Chicken, and Kumar Pamnani, who prepared Khoya Khoya

13 Feb 2018

Ofir Food Fest: A trailblazing food journey

Food enthusiast Aysha Mahmood and her friends organised Kerala’s first multi-community food fest

12 Feb 2018

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No more 'chai and sutta'! Drinking hot tea can increase risk of esophageal cancer

Smokers and drinkers should avoid hot tea, as, according to a study, it can increase the risk of esophageal cancer. 

12 Feb 2018

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Narendra Modi not a fussy eater, cooking for him a pleasure: Sanjeev Kapoor

Kapoor, who cooked for Modi during his visit to the UAE, said the prime minister is open to trying different dishes as long as they have no meat, poultry or eggs in them.

11 Feb 2018

Family opens store to promote Sankethi cuisine

Gojjuavalakki, a spicy-sweet snack made from puffed rice,  is a signature dish of Sankethis.

11 Feb 2018

Add hues of black to your plate for healthy living

From detoxification, a healthy heart to improving digestion, eating black meals comes with its advantages, say experts.

06 Feb 2018

Grilling up a feast

Two decades on, The Great Kabab Factory at Radisson Blu Plaza near Delhi airport continues its gastronomical journey

03 Feb 2018

A worker at Vinayaka’s kitchen
Traditional cooking transcends

Food industry has grown all over the world, yet community cooking for big events is still an art of its own in India.

03 Feb 2018

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Persia on Your Plate

Ever had rice-less biryani? Try this biryani or beryani from the authentic Persian menu curated by chef Anaida Parvaneh in SodaBottleOpenerWala at the month-long food promotion.

02 Feb 2018

Pani puri
Lip-smacking flavours of the world in Chennai's Taj Club House

It’s not just idli, dosa and pongal that dominate menus in the city anymore.

02 Feb 2018

Clay Pot Chicken with five spices and mushrooms

Anthony Huang, executive chef, Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel, talks about versatility and richness of mushrooms.

02 Feb 2018