Vritti Bansal
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Food nerd. Senior sub-editor, DailyO.

POLITICS

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Saying no to bacon is now going to get as hard as quitting smoking

The power that food has over communities shouldn’t be underestimated.

POLITICS

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Ban on Maggi? Too little, too late

Besides its quick preparation time, the instant noodles permeated into Indian minds as an object of emotional attachment.

LIFE

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[Kitchen insider]: How to get that filter coffee right

Bean decoction, milk, froth, and more bean decoction — this is how it's done.

POLITICS

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#BeefBan all you want. Can't mess with Goa, Kerala and the Northeast

It seems obtrusive to tamper with the way a particular cuisine has managed to establish itself - almost like culinary vandalism.

LIFE

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Why shopping for tea and coffee online is better than buying at a store

Websites that retail tea and coffee offer more variety and fresher produce than market shelves.

LIFE

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ART & CULTURE

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Five Hollywood films that trace stories of emotional abuse

In the pandemonium about rape and physical domestic violence, emotional abuse in intimate relationships often gets trivialised.

LIFE

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[Food porn]: Hot soups for the fading winter soul

Cold days will be gone soon. Make the most of the remaining season with these wholesome, steaming bowls.

LIFE

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[Food porn]: Seven essentials to lose weight and look beautiful

High fibre, no sugar, lots of vitamin C, E, and omega fatty acids - food that will shrink your waistline and make your skin glow.

LIFE

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8 foods to beat your hangover blues

Be it to soak up the alcohol or rehydrate, these treats make getting out of bed the next morning worthwhile.