taste buds

Prawn on toast, cheese burgers light up iftar in Pakistan


August 5th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Gone are the days when an iftar meal in Pakistan would consist of the traditional fruit-chaat, chick peas, dates and sherbet. Now, chicken schezwan, prawn on ... Read more...

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Beware: Fresh look of vegetables could be due to hazardous chemicals


July 26th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The soft, shiny red exterior of tomatoes or the lush, green texture of peas and leafy veggies might tempt one's taste buds and their "freshness" might ... Read more...

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Bengal’s ‘Gobindo Bhog’, ‘Tulaipanji’ rice for Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) West Bengal's 'Gobindo Bhog' and 'Tulaipanji' varieties of rice are all set to tickle the taste buds of the athletes at a three-day food fest ... Read more...

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There’s more to Italian food than pizzas, pastas


June 4th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) After delighting food lovers with mouth-watering cuisines from across the globe, FOX Traveller will now tantalize your taste buds with the Italian Food Safari."The much-awaited ... Read more...

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Mothers’ eating habits influence kids’ taste buds


May 31st, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Mothers fond of drinking or having junk food must watch out, as their children keep on monitoring such habits and can go on to adopt them ... Read more...

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Mumbai, a city that never stops eating!


May 21st, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Mumbai knows no boundaries! If the city doesn't sleep, it doesn't stop eating either. While jostling one another in the overcrowded streets, Mumbaikers love to savour ... Read more...

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Hoping to get my taste buds kicking in India: Fatboy Slim (Interview)


May 4th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) He is set for his maiden performance in India and hopes to party the evenings away, but British musician Norman Quentin Cook aka Fatboy Slim, ... Read more...

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Kerr works hard on her figure


February 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr's svelte figure is to die for. But she reveals it takes her a lot of hard work to maintain it, especially after giving ... Read more...

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Scientists establish fat as sixth human taste


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the sixth basic taste that our tongues can detect -- fat -- after sweet, sour, salty, bitter and savoury. A team in ... Read more...

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Two-month campaign to boost Rajasthan tourism


December 13th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A two-month campaign that will tour 22 Indian cities showcasing Rajasthan's food and culture to further boost the states' tourism was launched here Tuesday. 'Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Pregnant Jessica Simpson’s crazy cravings


November 10th, 2011 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Jessica Simpson says pregnancy is affecting her taste buds and she craves for certain foodstuff "like a crazy person".The singer-actress is currently expecting her first child ... Read more...

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China chaat, pomfret roast rock Chittaranjan Park’s food platter


October 4th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) China chaat to pomfret roast and chicken Afghani to the Lebanese shawarma - fusion food is pushing new cross-cultural frontiers on the festival platter of ... Read more...

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Whiff of curry wafts over Helsinki with 30 Indian restaurants


September 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 25 (IANS) With over 30 South Asian restaurants, the aroma of curries and tandoori fare has become commonplace in this Finnish capital with eateries like Gandhi, Namaskaar and ... 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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A gastronomic treat for Messi and co.


September 1st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) From spaghetti to pasta, pork to beef - the Argentine soccer team led by football magician Lionel Messi will be spoilt for choice. The Hyatt Regency ... Read more...

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Kids risk ill health, shorter life with too much salt


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Health experts in Britain have warned that the processed foods and sauces at the heart of the nation's diet are actually fuelling a dangerous daily overdose ... Read more...

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Chomping on cheese and chilli delights in Bhutan


April 29th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Thimphu, April 29 (IANS) Fancy some long, slit chillies cooked to creamy perfection with cheese? Or a combination of trotter, chillies and garlic? Then Bhutan is the place you are ... Read more...

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Now, a virtual reality system that can fool your taste buds


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created a virtual reality system that works with smell and sight to manipulate users' perceptions of the taste of a cookie.Takuji ... Read more...

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Sweet or sour? More kids losing their taste


April 19th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) Some children aged between eight and 12 are losing their taste buds, which is contributing to childhood obesity. Study author David Laing, professor of neuropsychology at ... Read more...

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Shahid promotes vegetarianism in new PETA ad (With Images)


April 11th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who was voted Bollywood's sexiest vegetarian by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), will be seen urging people to turn ... Read more...

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Mary Poppins’ ’spoonful of sugar’ may not be best way for medicine to go down


March 30th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Taking bitter liquid medicines or drinking diet beverages may soon become a more pleasant experience thanks to a new compound that blocks taste buds' ability to detect bitter ... Read more...

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Chronic ear infections make kids fatter


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seoul, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Korean scientists have reported that children suffering from ear infections weigh heavier than their healthy pals. The researchers also found that children with ear infections have less ... Read more...

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Brits rate Bacon sandwiches as their favorite tasty pleasure


March 15th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that a bacon sandwich hits the spot of the most delightful taste sensation like nothing else.Britons were asked to rate the foods that ... Read more...

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Here’s why Guinness tastes better in Ireland than anywhere else on earth


March 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Scientists, who conducted tests to find out the effects Guinness has on people's taste buds, have found that the drink tastes better when drunk in Ireland.Experts from the ... Read more...

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How our taste buds know that sugar is sweet


March 8th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research has attempted to find out how taste cells detect sugars.The study by Monell Center and collaborators could lead to development of strategies to limit over-consumption."Detecting ... Read more...

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Mother’s milk define kid’s taste


February 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Mothers wanting their children to eat greens should consume plenty of vegetables themselves while breast feeding, new research says. Scientists have discovered that babies' taste buds are ... Read more...

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Making foodies at Delhi’s first restaurant week (Eating out with IANS)


February 4th, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) They soak in the plush settings, gently enquire about the right way to eat their sushi and then tuck right in! If the idea was to ... Read more...

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From a Punjab kitchen, these sweets, snacks have travelled far


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A business formula that originated three decades ago in the kitchen of a homemaker is creating a buzz in international markets. What is more, it counts ... Read more...

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Combat The Chill With Best-Rated Light Beers


January 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Winter goes incomplete without a mug of beer. Where in summer, many feel, beer tastes like poison almost burning the system, during winter, it tastes nothing ... Read more...

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Study Says Babies Need More Than Just Breast Milk


January 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team of experts recently announced that feeding only breast milk to babies is not sufficient to ensure that they have a healthy diet. The researchers ... Read more...

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Babies Need More Than Breast Milk, Study Reveals


January 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers recently came up with a new view in sharp contrast to the existing guidelines when they said that feeding only breast milk to babies for ... Read more...

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Best-Rated Light Beers For A Chilled Winter Evening


January 15th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nothing like spending a chilled evening with friends and a mug of chilled beer. There are many people who not only love drinking them but also ... Read more...

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Got the munchies? Try Oakland prof’s savoury cannabis recipes!


December 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 8 (ANI): Trying unusual cuisines isn't really a bad idea for those who like to tickle their taste buds with different foods.A California cooking teacher, who has been experimenting ... Read more...

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Food fables: Eatables have a story to tell


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Food was once a good word. It symbolised fulfilment, nutrition and well-being. But when did it all change? When did we become such guilt-ridden ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey craves for fruit


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey is pregnant with her first child and her taste buds have gone for a toss these days with a craving for fruit.The singer, married to ... Read more...

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