Raja Rasoi aur Anya Kahaniyan: How a food show that mixes politics and poetry gave me lifelong travel goals
"I write and produce a food show myself, so it’s hard for me to watch something in the same genre without feeling an aftertaste of jealousy and the sort of mild anger that someone out there is doing something you want to do better than you are."
Incentives, subsidies, tax credits: Here's what Trade Promotion Council wants from Union Budget 2022
Budget 2022-23: TPCI has demanded input tax credits, subsidy for testing in food sector, funds for setting up manufacturing plants and interest subvention scheme for MSMEs in this year's budget.
How extending my palette to beyond Bollywood helped me undo my stomach's inherent patriotism and vegetarianism
It took me years to realise I never took to meat because I barely saw it on the big screen. It wasn’t until I moved to Mumbai that I discovered a world outside Bollywood – and vengeful vegetarianism.
Films as diverse as Aamis and Moonlight use food as a tool to express intimacy, than just an exercise in sustenance
At its heart, Aamis is a film about the different ways we express intimacy: the ways we discover little nuggets about ourselves and others through the food we choose to put in our mouths and on our plates.
How village cooking channels on YouTube blend the traditional and the modern, my simple past with the digital future
During lockdown, when many of us were cooped up at home and in front of our computers, this was an escape into the world we had left behind. A world we never thought we would have to stay away from.
The study shows that mice on a calorie-restricted diet with 21 hours between meals lived about half a year longer than mice who ate as much as they wanted at any time of day.
UN food system summit hoped to tackle problem of world hunger, provoke the ire of experts and anti-hunger groups
“The food systems summit has categorically failed,” committee member Michael Fakhri. “The summit’s organizers have ignored people’s daily struggles. And who’s benefited from this agenda? Corporations."
Video of mango ice cream chaat topped with cheese goes viral on social media, leaves people disgusted
In the latest video, mango ice cream is mixed with chaat, finishing off the dish by sprinkling cheese on it. The video of the recipe went viral and left several social media users feeling disgusted.
The image, shared on Twitter and other social media websites, features two tall glasses filled with milk, generously topped with Maggi.
The 15-second clip shows someone injecting freshly made gulab jamuns with Old Monk.
One in three Afghans do not know where their next meal will come from while more than half of all children under five are expected to become acutely malnourished in the next year, said UN chief Antonio Guterres.
Paris Hilton and the art of clueless cooking: Netflix show exploits the star's culinary skills — or lack thereof
With no prior cooking experience, Paris Hilton hosts a cookery show on Netflix. "Seeing people without culinary experience make mistakes, she said, creates intimacy with the viewer, especially for the average home cook."
A bleeding industry: Pandemic brings devastation, and a few opportunities, to the pop-up food experience
Pop-up experiences, entirely dependent on in-person events, now face uncertain times ahead.
Multiple studies have shown that replacing animal meat with plant-based or 'fake' meat alone can cut down the risk of heart-related diseases, blood pressure, cancer, and diabetes.
Jam or jelly; yam or sweet potato? Brette Warshaw's latest is a guide to food differences for the curious and confused
The book emerged from a newsletter Warshaw started in 2018 which addresses the differences between all kinds of things, like how sea lions and seals are not the same and why balconies are not terraces. It started with a simple question.
AIIMS doctors call for front of pack labelling, scientific limits on sugar, salt and fats in junk food
If we want to control the diabetes epidemic in India, we have to actnow, the doctors said, adding that diabetics are likely to be at a greater risk of fatalities from COVID-19
MasterChef Australia judges Jock Zonfrillo, Melissa Leong, Andy Allen talk about their individual journeys on the show
In an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Jock, Melissa, and Andy talk about their experiences and observations as mentor-judges in the MasterChef kitchen, and what it takes to make a mark in the competition.
The Indian market was ranked at number 11 in terms of contribution to Nestle's global revenue in 2020.
Economic crisis was the prime reason for hunger for 40 million, compared with 24 million in 2019 and the pandemic has exacerbated vulnerabilities.
From burgers to ice-cream, new book details origin and folklore associated with foods loved by children
Author Kim Zachman also collected facts on nutrition and health, and included simple recipes and a single science experiment on how to extract iron from fortified cold cereal.