delicacy

Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa


August 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With the marine delicacy Hilsa, without which the Bengali platter is incomplete, being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Hilsa selling at Rs.1,000-1,500 in Bengal, prices to continue soaring


August 8th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The monsoon delicacy Hilsa, without which a Bengali platter is never complete, has been selling between Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,500 and a state minister says the silvery ... Read more...

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Two pieces of jumbo sandesh for new president!


July 25th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Two jumbo-sized sandesh - a sweet delicacy from Bengal - made of cottage cheese and chocolates have been flown to New Delhi for the country's ... Read more...

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Chinese man raises 6,000 crocodiles


July 10th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A farmer and entrepreneur in China has built the largest private crocodile farm in the country that raises around 6,100 crocodiles.Yao Shaojun, from Funing city in ... Read more...

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3,600 crocodiles rescued in China


July 7th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Around 3,600 smuggled Siamese crocodiles have been saved by police from being served as exotic dishes in China's Guangxi Zhuang region, Xinhua reported Saturday.Veterinarians provided medical ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China mulls shark fin ban at official banquets


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Shark fin soup, considered a delicacy and a social status symbol in China, may no longer be served at official banquets as Beijing plans to issue ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TRPs blamed for social messages going awry on TV


May 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just a few years ago, television producers found a new recipe to make successful shows - social messages garnished with melodrama and entertainment. The delicacy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir enjoys litti-chokha in Patna


April 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 25 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, on his way to Varanasi to attend the wedding Wednesday of Rajeev, son of Ram Lakhan aka Nathuni, the auto-driver who ... Read more...

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Special Mardi Gras food items


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For those who will be taking active part in the Lent, the Mardi Gras is an important day because it will be the last time that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Definition: What are Paczkis?


February 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Due to their similarities, Paczkis are often referred to as doughnuts and vice versa but there is a slight difference between the two. Over the years, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bird nest delicacy could cause cancer


December 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) A delicacy made from the nest of cave swift, a species of bird that builds its nest from its saliva, may cause cancer, China's quality watchdog ... Read more...

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UK store sells out of reindeer pate


December 20th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vegetarians International Voice for Animals started a campaign to draw support against grocery store Harvey Nichols for its reindeer pate. The campaign though seemed to have backfired ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ten firemen were needed to release man who had a ring stuck on him


November 28th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It took ten firefighters to free a man who had a ring stuck on his manhood. The delicacy of the issue meant the firefighters had to wait ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

At least 30 feared dead after bridge collapses in northeastern India


October 30th, 2011 - 1:52 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 30 people, most of them children, are feared to have been killed after a suspension footbridge collapsed in northeastern India on Saturday, local media reported.The ... Read more...

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Two held with pangolin skin worth Rs.9 mn


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Oct 22 (IANS) Two people were arrested here with 144 kg of pangolin skin worth Rs.87 lakh that was being smuggled to China via Myanmar, custom officials said ... Read more...

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Scottish chef creates Venison ice cream


October 4th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Scottish restaurant has come up with the first venison ice cream in the world. The chef who is responsible for the invention says he got ... Read more...

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Mughal era broth evolves in old Delhi bylanes (Feature)


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) It was originally a morning meal for the poor. Rich in texture and weighty on the stomach, the meaty Mughal era broth called nahari used ... Read more...

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Jaya Rathore explores heritage weaves for bridal line (With images)


August 18th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Kolkata-based designer Jaya Rathore, who takes inspiration from Indian art and craft, has once again gone back into time by using heritage weaves and embroideries ... Read more...

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Today is Chocolate Day


July 7th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 7th of July has been set aside as the Chocolate Day. The day has been set aside to celebrate the discovery of the sweet ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Burger weighing 777 pounds sets new record


July 5th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alameda, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new record for the biggest hamburger has been entered into the Guinness Book of Records. The new burger weighs 777 pounds. The previous record holder ... Read more...

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Pak detains 11 for questioning over Osama presence in Abbotabad


May 5th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar/Abbottabad/Washington, May 5 (ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agencies and military authorities have reportedly detained eleven persons for questioning on Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's presence in Abbottabad.According to the New York ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bunnies, birds and other Easter egg makeovers! (With Images)


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The classic Easter egg - oblong, coloured, sugar-coated symbol of new life - has got an innovative makeover this year! Bakers and chocolatiers have introduced ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Scottish butcher claims his ‘Devil’s Sausage’ is world’s hottest


April 16th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16 (ANI): A Scottish butcher has claimed that his "Devil's Sausage" is the world's hottest.The "Devil's Sausage" is so hot, its creators at Rendalls Quality Butchers in Raploch, Stirling, wear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stallion semen at Kiwi Wildfoods festival will leave one ‘raring to go’


February 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): A food festival in New Zealand is offering visitors shots of stallion semen, which is said will leave the drinker with as much zest as the animal for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heston Blumenthal Serves Worm Pizza To Kids In Hospital


February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heston Blumenthal, the chef best known for his weird but tasty culinary inventions, tried out something completely different once more, and yet again, his experiment turned ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Texas restaurant to forgo plan to serve lion-meat tacos after threats


January 26th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A restaurant in Arizona has decided to give up its plan to serve lion-meat tacos, and cited safety concerns and following threats from angry protestors as the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man’s best friend bred for meals 10,000 years ago


January 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Man's best friend - the dog - was surprisingly bred for meals some 10,000 years ago.While this may not shock people in Korea where dog meat is a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mangalore exports chicken feet to China, Vietnam


December 29th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Harish NayakMangalore, Dec.29 (ANI): Export of chicken feet to China and Vietnam have increased in Karnataka's Mangalore city as the countries relished these feet.In India, chicken feet are considered a ... Read more...

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Paltrow hates Christmas cake


December 28th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't eat traditional British Christmas cake because she can't stand the thought of consuming a treat cooked months before.The "Shakespeare in Love" star was introduced ... Read more...

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Who Is Sharing Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfee’ With Ranbir Kapoor?


December 13th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Initially, the role was offered to Asin and then to Deepika Padukone. Asin did not accept because of money issue and Deepika had obvious reasons, for the male lead!  Anurag saw ... Read more...

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Safe sex ‘Sexmas Survival Guide’ message enrages Church


November 28th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Church leaders in Scotland have hit out at a government plan to change Christmas into 'Sexmas' for a safe sex campaign over the holidays.The Scottish Government is set ... Read more...

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French fast food chain launches foie gras burger for just 5 euros


November 27th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A fast food chain in France has launched a limited-edition foie gras burger for just 5 euros.The product is believed to be very expensive but a favourite Christmas ... Read more...

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McDonald’s McRib success pleases the company


November 19th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) McDonald’s McRib is now available throughout America. The McRib is a sandwich with pork that has been re-formed to look like a rib.The McRib has until ... Read more...

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Train station vending machine in China offers live crabs!


November 4th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): A train station vending machine in China is offering its commuters a different kind of snack - live crabs.The Dazha hairy crab, which is a popular delicacy in ... Read more...

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Truffles’ sex lives unravelled, may be affordable now


November 1st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the secretive sex lives of black truffles, which may help make the delicacy more affordable.Prized by chefs worldwide, the tuber is notoriously expensive - ... Read more...

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