Government to introduce new food standardisation norms (With Images)

September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government will further strengthen food safety in the country by introducing standards regulations to bring quality of Indian food items at par with international ... Read more...

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Pallavi Jaikishan goes traditional at LFW

August 4th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan's collection made a grand opening at the 13th Lakme Fashion Week commencing here Friday, with the line displaying traditional wear for women ... Read more...

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Nature my kitchen, fusion my passion: Chef Malhotra (With Images)

January 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Caviar goes bananas. An exotic starter, where caviar is served on fresh creme fraiche banana chips! Papaji's Abba Pie, which is a cheese pie is ... Read more...

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Revolution, jewellery and food for thought (IANS Books This Week)

October 21st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A serious offering of non-fiction promises to tickle not just the grey cells but also the palates of readers this weekend. 1. Book: "Revolution Highway"; Written ... Read more...

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Horsemeat, Australia’s latest export to tickle aficionados’ palates!

September 22nd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 22 (ANI): While selling horsemeat in Australia can land one in trouble, the country has however been exporting more than 40,000 horses for consumption overseas.One restaurant was forced to cancel ... Read more...

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Himachal trout goes to Delhi - for Games!

September 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Trout from Himachal Pradesh is being snapped up in large numbers by organisers of the Commonwealth Games as well as hotels and restaurants in Delhi where ... Read more...

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Cleft-lipped Assam boy US-bound - for surgery and smile

September 21st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Sep 21 (IANS) Hassem Ali, a small- time shoe vendor in an Assam village, thinks Allah has not been kind to his family. His son Nur was born ... Read more...

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Queen hilsa reigns over Kolkata palates (Eating Out With IANS)

September 10th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Narayan Tapadar Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) As the monsoon drenches Kolkata, hilsa, the silvery delight of a fish that tantalises Bengali palates, is firing the imagination of chefs at restaurants as ... Read more...

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Kids eat more fruit ‘when it looks good’

May 5th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Want to make your kid eat more apples, strawberries and grapes? Well, then try to make the fruits look good.A new study, published in journal Appetite, studied nearly ... Read more...

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Blue Peter fans to donate gowns for charity work in India

October 21st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 21 (ANI): BBC show Blue Peter has requested its viewers to turn unwanted T-shirts into operation gowns and donate it for a charity work in India.The programme has joined hands ... Read more...

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New super-fast train has a dash of artistry too

September 19th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The new super-fast Duronto Express, launched from here Friday, is not just another train but also an experiment with colour palates - its coach design is based ... Read more...

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Indians find Gordon Ramsay’s curries ‘bloody c***’

April 5th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has been given a thumbs down after disappointing foodies with his curries in India.The 'Hell's Kitchen' host has been filming the Indian series for ... Read more...

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Cleft lip and palate: Genes more important than thought

March 9th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): After comparing 500,000 snippets of human DNA, scientists at the University of Bonn have found that people with cleft lip and palate are frequently found to have ... Read more...

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Dont eat cheeseburgers if you want to help fight global warming!

February 17th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): If cheeseburgers is what you love to gorge on, then youre probably not an eco-friendly person, as they are among the most climate-unfriendly foods imaginable, as is ... Read more...

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Rushdies 2-month-old Manhattan restaurant runs into recession

January 25th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 25 (ANI): Just two months after its opening, Sir Salman Rushdies Manhattan restaurant has run into trouble after being bitten by the ongoing recession, according to reports.The Booker prize-winning ... Read more...

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The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food

November 1st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Written by Judith Jones. Jones writes about her years when she edited some of America's most important cookbooks. Judith proved herself a master of both in her memoir The Tenth Muse: My ... Read more...

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Mizoram children with cleft lips to get their smiles back

October 8th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Oct 8 (IANS) A US-based charitable medical mission called the Smile Train has taken an initiative to bring smiles to children with cleft lips and palates in Mizoram. The Smile Train ... Read more...

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London, New York, get set to savour northeast Indian delicacies

August 2nd, 2008 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The West may be high on tikka and tandoori, but here come meat with bamboo shoot, cooked wild herbs, banana stems and more. Dishes from India's ... Read more...

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Epilepsy drug likely to aggravate birth defect risks

July 22nd, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) An epilepsy drug taken alone or along with other epilepsy drugs during pregnancy may aggravate birth-defect risks, according to a new study. Studies have shown that topiramate increases ... Read more...

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Haldiram comes to London… bhujias anyone?

July 2nd, 2008 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, July 2 (IANS) After decades of feeding insatiable Indians with its savoury bhujiya snacks, Halidram is coming to London with plans to open a chain of its ubiquitous ... Read more...

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Cricket bowls over Toronto city

May 27th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Ontario (Canada), May 27 (ANI): Cricket has become a booming passion in Canadas Toronto District. School cricket is big in the area, as about 150 schools in the Greater Toronto Area offer ... Read more...

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Poor man’s ‘dhaniya’ conquers British palates

May 4th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
London, May 4 (IANS) Once unknown in these parts, the humble coriander - or 'dhaniya' as it is known in India - has been named Britain's best-selling herb. The plant has pushed ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet conquers European Union bureaucracy

February 25th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, Feb 25 (DPA) Rudderless and impoverished - their government has collapsed while their economy is lagging - Italians have little to cheer about these days. But there is one thing that ... Read more...

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