Food For Thought

Fishing Ban

How to enjoy fish during the yearly fishing ban.

It’s that time of the year again. The fishing ban. If you’re an ardent seafood lover, you probably dread this season, but the annual fishing ban is essential to marine life.   Every year, the Indian government imposes a ban on fishing from seas and oceans. This ban is usually […]

Here are 3 reasons you will love bone broth!

As its name suggests, bone broth is a broth that’s made by simmering bones in water, resulting in a gorgeous liquid that’s full of flavour and a ton of health benefits. Making a bone broth at home is simple enough–you immerse bones and some aromatics like whole vegetables and spices […]

Fresh Meat vs Freshly Cut Meat

Fresh meat will always win the quality war.

Once upon a time, the only place you could buy meat was at the butcher’s. Then, frozen meats began to appear in supermarkets. While that certainly made things easier, it also kicked off debates about the quality of fresh v/s frozen meat. Purists still wanted their meat freshly-cut, right in […]

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 […]