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LIFE

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  5-minute read
Food, Ilish, Bengali Cuisine, Hilsa

Hilsa is a grossly overrated and overpriced fish. Forget what Bengalis say

Yes, Hilsa tastes good. But have you seen the sheer amount of tiny little bones that this treacherous fish comes with?

VARIETY

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  5-minute read
Mother's cooking, Home food, Cooking, Food

How Corona era snatched the joy of home-delivered food

That cooking is an essential life skill, never quite cut through to me before these few months. It was almost as if another life began for me during the lockdown.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Literature, Music, Food, Mahabharat

Abiding power of soul-stirring art

Nations may boast good economics, but if the citizenry hasn’t found its artistic calling, they are incomplete.

LIFE

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Bakr eid, Food, Eid dishes, Eid 2019

Eid ul zuha: This ‘salty Eid’ is all about food and more

Eid ul zuha or Bakr Eid is a day marked with slow-cooked savoury meat dishes and fluffy naan, rotis.

LIFE

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Eid food, Eid Ul Fitr, Eid, Food

Watch: Eid's iconic dishes

Eid is synonymous with Biryani.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Food, Election, Police

Poll Police: 'Low rank cops are told to stand in the sun for hours. Our duty is such, we can't even take loo breaks'

These police officers have to stand for more than 18 hours on a poll day, till the EVMs reach the polling centre. Away from their homes for a month, they wish for fresh cooked food. And some shade.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Food, Sweets, Gujiya, Holi 2019

Why you must eat the gujiya this Holi!

According to popular beliefs, the gujiya belongs to the Bundelkhand region of our country. But it's certainly travelled far beyond that!

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Health, Food, Spices, Clove

Clove brings out India’s special connection with spice. And with love

Clove was toothache cure in mother’s kitchen, mystery and delight added to kahwa tea. There is a lot more to this aromatic than meets the eye.

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Health, Garlic, Mint tea, Apple

15 easy foods that can help save you from pollution

Some foods can greatly help cut the harm done by exposure to severe pollution down. Here's the list.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Life, Food, Ashwagandha, Moon milk

Wow! The West discovers 'moon milk' and it’s just our good old ashwagandha

While you in India are sipping chamomile tea, hoping for a good night’s sleep, the West is going gaga over its newly discovered moon milk.