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Pakistan’s crippling economic crisis: Is the country going the Sri Lanka way?
Explainers

Pakistan’s crippling economic crisis: Is the country going the Sri Lanka way?

Pakistan’s dire economic situation just keeps getting worse with reports of its forex reserves being at the lowest in nearly a decade. There is food inflation and an energy crisis, and debt is rising. Now, some are worried Islamabad might go the Colombo way

Holy Smoke! What is ‘dragon’s breath’ the Indonesian street snack that is injuring children?
Explainers

Holy Smoke! What is ‘dragon’s breath’ the Indonesian street snack that is injuring children?

Dragon’s breath is a cereal puff infused with liquid nitrogen that produces smoke-like vapour from the nose and mouth after it is eaten. It’s a viral trend that teens in Indonesia have taken to and it is causing stomach burns and food poisoning

Eat This: How food is used as a powerful weapon in political protests
World

Eat This: How food is used as a powerful weapon in political protests

Food has long been a rich, diverse, and complex medium for protest. And as the climate crisis collides with the cost-of-living crisis, it appears to be more potent than ever

In Deborah Madison’s kitchen: What is the recipe for healthy and sustainable food
Opinion

In Deborah Madison’s kitchen: What is the recipe for healthy and sustainable food

As a woman who has helped America develop a taste for vegetables, Madison shares her thoughts about complex issues like food politics, rural America, vegetarianism, etc.

Pongal 2023: Five traditional recipes that can be prepared with little effort
Lifestyle

Pongal 2023: Five traditional recipes that can be prepared with little effort

Sakkarai Pongal is one of the main attractions during Pongal and is prepared on the second day

Besan cheela, oats and more: 5 diabetes-friendly meal options for kids
Lifestyle

Besan cheela, oats and more: 5 diabetes-friendly meal options for kids

Cucumbers, bell peppers, celery and broccoli can be cut into small pieces, and thus they can become excellent choices for snacks

‘Tis the season for burglaries: How to keep your house safe during the festive season
World

‘Tis the season for burglaries: How to keep your house safe during the festive season

Houses around the holidays are often full of Christmas presents, so there is a lot of new merchandise to attract burglars. And sometimes people break into houses in order to steal food and other necessities, or items to give as gifts

Wary of the Christmas bulge? Here's what you can do to not gain weight during the holidays
World

Wary of the Christmas bulge? Here's what you can do to not gain weight during the holidays

Christmas is here and many suffer anxiety about gaining weight. To keep off the kilos, one should make a resolution to develop a new, positive relationship with food

Christmas 2022: Six appetisers for your celebration
Lifestyle

Christmas 2022: Six appetisers for your celebration

Paneer naanza is a cheesy and crunchy paneer pizza with a twist where we use naan instead of a regular pizza base

Are you a picky eater? Blame your DNA
Lifestyle

Are you a picky eater? Blame your DNA

Taste is a dealbreaker when it comes to deciding what to eat, diet plan or not. Yet our understanding of what makes food taste good is limited. A new study has explored how genes and biological processes influence which foods we find irresistible

Talking Turkey: Why is this bird the main dish on Thanksgiving?
World

Talking Turkey: Why is this bird the main dish on Thanksgiving?

Almost nine out of 10 Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving, whether it's roasted, deep-fried, or cooked in any other way. However, it has more to do with how Americans celebrated the holiday in the late 1800s than it does with which bird the Pilgrims ate while celebrating their bounty in 1621

Food for Thought: What cooking and gathering for feasts reveal about human evolution
World

Food for Thought: What cooking and gathering for feasts reveal about human evolution

Cooking food marked more than just a lifestyle change for our ancestors. It helped fuel our evolution, give us bigger brains — and later down the line, became the centrepiece of feasting rituals that brought communities together

From Yogurt to Fruits: Five foods to eat after knee replacement surgery
Lifestyle

From Yogurt to Fruits: Five foods to eat after knee replacement surgery

Yogurt consists of healthy bacteria, which is unlikely to cause nausea after surgery. It consists of zinc and protein, which promote healing

From Stuffed grilled sandwich to Chicken Salad Wrap: 5 recipes to make with leftovers
Lifestyle

From Stuffed grilled sandwich to Chicken Salad Wrap: 5 recipes to make with leftovers

Since in Indian households, Chapatis are abundantly available and their absence would be terrible at our dinner tables, but when the extra ones are left in casseroles, one often tends to give it to someone or sometimes even wastes them

Chhath Puja 2022: 5 recipes to cook for the festival
Lifestyle

Chhath Puja 2022: 5 recipes to cook for the festival

Green chickpeas or hara chana is usually eaten in winter. It is one of the prasads made during the festival and is made by sauteing the channa in ghee with green chillies and cumin seeds

Diwali 2022: 5 must-have foods for festive celebrations
Lifestyle

Diwali 2022: 5 must-have foods for festive celebrations

‘Pyaz Ke pakode’, are made with onions, gram flour and spices. These deep-fried crispy and spicy snacks will surely be liked by everyone

World Food Day 2022: History, significance and more
World

World Food Day 2022: History, significance and more

Worldwide, about more than 80 percent of the poor reside in rural areas and are mostly dependent on agriculture and natural resources for their living.

Watch: 'Idli ATM' machine in Bengaluru leaves internet stunned
India

Watch: 'Idli ATM' machine in Bengaluru leaves internet stunned

The process is very swift and the idlis are packaged in recyclable containers

Bangalore man finds samosa with name of stuffing mentioned on it, see photos
India

Bangalore man finds samosa with name of stuffing mentioned on it, see photos

Bakliwal ordered the samosas from Samosa Party, according to the comment section where the shop authority thanked him for sharing it

From Besan Sheera to Chicken Soup: 6 foods to eat during fever
Lifestyle

From Besan Sheera to Chicken Soup: 6 foods to eat during fever

Khichdi is a wholesome meal that is also a very good fever food. It is very easy to make and even tastes very good