Food

Of Pune, Hostel Life, Ganesh Festival, Memories and Cookies

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Spread the love           Sarika walks down the memory lane, this autumn – like every other year. She tells us about her Pune days in a hostel, 13 years ago. A 10-day Ganesh festivity, rush of memories and the cookies that she had then. She makes the cookies to travel back in time, in the weekly column, […]


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Okra Masala: A Yummy Health Food

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Spread the love           Okra is known to help in with disease like asthma, diabetes, liver disease, breast cancer and Alzheimer’s. This vegetable curbs hunger and provides strength. It is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, it helps fortify bones, while also improving your eyesight. We make okra in many ways. The most common is fried […]


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Three Reasons Injera is Aptly Savoured by the Ethiopians

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Spread the love           Injera, the flatbread with a small honeycomb-like structure made out by fermentation of teff flour, is a traditional food served with meat and vegetable savoured by Ethiopians and Eritreans. This African delicacy not only is highly nutritious but is a symbol of harmony as the family and friends share this big tempting bread […]


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Sumptuous Keema Alu Mutter

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Spread the love           Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares the recipe of keema alu mutter, a sumptuous and protein-rich main dish, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Our Friday evening meal is often something we all look up to. It is the day to unwind and relax. I love a glass of wine and a […]


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Soya Chunks and Kidney Beans, a Protein Rich Vegetarian Delight

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Spread the love           While cooking, Anumita often puts different things together, adds spices and comes up with an entirely new recipe. She decided to marry the two proteins, soya chunks, and kidney beans, with chopped mushrooms to create a texture and taste which could be had with rice or roti. Here’s the recipe, in the weekly […]


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No Bake Jhatpat Chocolate Cake

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Spread the love           Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares a no-bake jhatpat chocolate cake recipe, in the weekly column. She recalls her childhood in Venezuela and the cake that her mother made for them – she had learnt it from her friends. The memories and stories associated with food makes it magical. A Different Truths exclusive. A […]


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When Life is Like a Jalebi, Eat it!

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Spread the love           Caught amongst a busy schedule with too many things going around, Sarika, a teacher-mother-wife found that her life was more like a Jalebi, a yummy, crispy sweet. She decided to make and eat it. She shares the recipe of the round-round-round-stop sweet, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It’s been some […]


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Three Reasons You Should Enjoy Mangoes to This Summer

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Spread the love           Ritambhara tells us three benefits of eating mangoes to our heart’s content, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It’s summer and the “King of fruits” is delightedly savoured by us all. More than 1000 varieties of mangoes are grown across the world, out of which 283 are found in India. Apart […]


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Yummy-n-Wholesome Sandwich Time

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Spread the love           Anumita, our Managing Editor, tells us how to make a yummy and wholesome sandwiches, fast, for lunch, in the weekly column. A Different Truths exclusive. Few days of summer is mine to share with my younger son, who is fast growing and would be leaving home soon. The favorite time during my busy […]


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The Enchanting Journey of Coffee from Ethiopia to the Rest of the World

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Spread the love           Ruchira documents the journey of coffee, from the arid tracts of Ethiopia to Yemen and Turkey. It then reached Europe and the USA. Coffee is not just a drink. It came to be known as the beverage of the intellectuals. In England, coffee houses were nicknamed ‘Penny Universities’. Read more in the weekly […]


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