Food

No Bake Jhatpat Chocolate Cake

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita, 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 major part […]

When Life is Like a Jalebi, Eat it!

Reading Time: 4 minutesCaught 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 time that […]

Three Reasons You Should Enjoy Mangoes to This Summer

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara 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 from being […]

Yummy-n-Wholesome Sandwich Time

Reading Time: 2 minutesAnumita, 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 schedule, the […]

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

Reading Time: 5 minutesRuchira 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 column, exclusively […]

Seductive Chocolate: A Befitting Food of the Gods

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe antiquity of chocolate may be traced back to nearly 4,000 years ago. The Cacao tree from which chocolate is derived is an evergreen tree growing naturally in the tropical wilderness of the Americas. Its seeds, the cocoa beans, are used to make cocoa mass, cocoa powder, and chocolate. Did you know that cocoa and chocolate – which perpetually exude an aura of mystery, […]

Delicious Maacher Kaliya: A Fish Delicacy in a Bengali Home

Reading Time: 3 minutesMaacher Kaiya is a fish delicacy in a Bengali home. Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares the recipe, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Geography has a vital influence on the food habits of the people. I hail from Bengal, and one side of that state in India had a beautiful coastline and many […]

Beguni and Aam er Chatni: The Perfect Companion to Khichuri – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the second part of Bengali comfort food, Anumita, our Managing Editor, shares the recipes of Beguni and Aam er Chatni, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. With the comfort food of khichuri, there is a need for its favorite side dishes. Salty Beguni and sweet Chatni make the perfect combination.   All […]

Khichuri: The Perfect Comfort Food – I

Reading Time: 3 minutesOur Managing Editor, Anumita, shares the finger-licking recipe of Khichuri, Bengali style, in the first part of her two-part article, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. It was raining the night before. The grey sky and the incessant drumming of the water droplets on the roof were creeping into my conscious mind. The […]

A Journey from Being a Nonveg to a Vegan and Healthy, Light and Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Reading Time: 3 minutesSarika shares her journey from being a nonveg to a vegan, the challenges, and acceptance. She shares the recipe for healthy, light and fluffy vegan pancakes, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. What is life without change? People change a lot over the years. We change localities, places, houses, and sometimes even names, […]