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New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): Ever since our prehistoric ancestors stumbled upon the joys of accidentally cooked food, there had been no let-up in inventions of implements that reduce the drudgery in the kitchen. The art and science of cooking have explored new horizons with gadgets a
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New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): The war in Ukraine has sent the oil prices sky rocketing and clouds are gathering on the middle eastern horizon of oil wars in near future. This has distracted our attention from the other oil crisis that is brewing and will impact the lives of many India
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New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): It was at the turn of this century that Dickson Despommier an American microbiologist and Malaysian architect Ken Yeang jointly coined the term 'Vertical Farming'. What they proposed was an ultra-modern way of urban agriculture. Simply put, it meant stacking
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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): It was almost three decades back when India heard the footsteps of artisanal handcrafted hundred per cent naturally preserved 'fruit conserves'.
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New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that it was tea that spawned the British Empire. To pay for Chinese tea the British grew opium and exported it to China and till they started growing tea in India and Ceylon ( Sri Lanka) they depended on the Chinese produ
New Delhi [India], May 7 (ANI): Some things never go out of fashion. A passing fad, a fleeting vogue may distract us for a while but then the classics reclaim their throne. This is what seems to be happening in the food world with 'retro' registering a strong emerging trend. If architectu
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New Delhi [India], April 28 (ANI): Just before the world was paralysed by the pandemic, iconic restaurants were making way for resto-bars. Economic reforms had made a variety of drinks and imported food items available and waves of globalisation lapping our shores were creating ripples of
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New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): Those who keep a sharp focus on the food scene have observed that fermented foods are at the confluence of two powerful trends - at the intersection of two huge trends, the demand for increasing demand for natural foods and immunity-boosting superfoods.
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New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): The COVID pandemic has all but destroyed international tourism and one knows not how long it will be before the jet-setting globe trotters will be able to visit their favourite watering holes and savour local delicacies again. However, as disrupted supply
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New Delhi [India], March 31 (ANI): For almost five hundred years Indians have chilled out with Kulfi in the summer season. Legend has it that the frozen dessert was created to please Emperor Akbar and the recipe is mentioned in contemporary texts like Ain e Akbari and Akbarnama that descr
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New Delhi [India], March 23 (ANI): Climate change has upset the cycle of seasons. Summer now arrives much earlier than it used to, hitting us harder than it used to. Suddenly we are drained of energy, appetite is sluggish and the throat parched. The Flames of Forest and Laburnum are yet t
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New Delhi [India], March 15 (ANI): There was a time when almost everyone in India ate out of a thali. The word derives from thaal, a large circular tray, and has some connection with thal/sthal--a place. This is where food was traditionally 'placed' for consumption. It was a paatra (literall