Food For Thought

The Perks of Being a Pescetarian

Pesce…What? Or who?? Pescetarian-comes from the Italian word ‘Pesce’ meaning Fish. Add that to a traditional Vegetarian diet and you get a Pescatarian diet-a Nutritionist approved diet that you’re sure to love! Ask why? For starters, celebrities like Ariana Grande and Ellen DeGeneres are patrons. And we’re sure you’re never […]

Daab Chingri – Delectable Prawns That Cook Themselves

Bengal isn’t just a place, it is the abode of everything creative in the field of arts, music and food exploration. The cuisine of this ancient state is different, with many special ingredients and spices going into cooking and flavoring the food. ‘Maache-Bhaate-Bangali’, is a popular term that summarises the […]

Why Chilled Meats Are The Best

Chilled meats rule, frozen ones don’t. Period. To start with, ever tasted meats or seafood that tasted, well, tasteless? They were likely frozen! And frozen meats/seafood never quite taste the same as fresh ones. Technically speaking, meats are best chilled in temperatures between 0-4 deg C. Freezing happens in temperatures […]

Oh, Fish! You Deserve Some Alone Time

Humans are so darn finicky about privacy, we have an entire law dedicated to it! We are ardent about human rights. We raise our voices at the slightest violation of our rights. But hey, wait a minute. Have we ever spared a thought for respecting the rights of animals? Agreed, […]

Meat Buyers’ Logic

The past few days have been quite worrisome for meat-eaters in India with the advent of the banning of Illegal slaughterhouses in North India. The intention behind this ban is up for contention but we cannot deny that this would bring about order to the current unorganised sector that is […]

My free range trip

The Ride I was in an auto-rickshaw on my way to a dinner with friends on a rather hectic ‘city’ evening. The driver and I struck a conversation, as most of us do when caught in the doldrums that is Bangalore traffic. Our general dissatisfaction of city-life became the crux […]

Why meat is every woman’s superfood

A woman’s health is intrinsically tied to what she eats on a daily basis. Eating meat in moderation has huge benefits and a direct impact on a woman’s health, helping achieve significant balances that will help you handle every day like a superwoman! Why meat for women? We function best eating […]

For the love of heat

Spicy food more often than not is the gourmand daredevil’s lifestyle choice. Whether it is the sweat-inducing Habaneros, the grim and scorching Carolina Reaper or the veritable fire breathing Bhoot Jolokias, when it comes to the true aficionados of the ‘righteous hot’ the mouths don’t care about the math. Cultures […]

The Comeback of Fat

This decade has seen technology revolutionise our life. It also hosts one of the most controversial switches in our healthy diet. In the past FATS were considered the monsters of ill health. Today FAT has been re-instated as a champion for better health and the burden of ill-health has been […]