• Mon, Feb 19, 2018
  • Restaurant Review: Dine like the Maharajas amid a riot of colours

    Updated: Feb, 18, 201808:45 AM

    Food, apart from people, forms a very important component while describing any place and it’s often a reflection of its topography coupled with the socio-historical culture. And Rajasthani food, much...
    Restaurant Review: Dine like the Maharajas amid a riot of colours
    While a trip to Rajasthan to soak in its true flavours may definitely be worth it, you could get a taste of the same at the recently opened restaurant Royalasthan. We decided to do just that, and trust us, you’ll come back wanting more of it. As we entered the eatery, we were welcomed by a riot of colours. The interiors are bright with yellow and orange dominating the colour palate, while Rajasthani puppet dolls and tiny trinkets adorn the shelves. Everything, from the wall art, intricately painted marble tiles and neatly crafted wooden tables, is a celebration of what the state has to offer. Chemmal Manian, the owner, adds that even the kitchen masalas and the staff are from Jaisalmer. As we settled down for our meal, we skimmed through the menu which offers foodies an array of options. And yes, if you thought Rajasthani food was largely...
  • Wok up a storm in the kitchen Wok up a storm in the kitchen
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201807:45 AM

    Chinese New Year, that was ushered in on February 16, is celebrated over a period of 15 days. It’s also a time when the community reunites over food. And we Indians relish this cuisine to no end.

  • A humble yet flavourful and comforting treat A humble yet flavourful and comforting treat
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201807:30 AM

    It was 10 years ago, late in the night. We were travelling down a dusty path to reach my native village in Thanjavur. I had promised my friends a taste of village life, living in a traditional village...

  • Culinary Tales: Learning the tricks of Anglo-Indian cooking Culinary Tales: Learning the tricks of Anglo-Indian cooking
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201807:15 AM

    My first experience in the kitchen was when I was five years old. I remember it like it was yesterday. We have always been a family of foodies and experiments were something that was of second nature....

  • Celeb Chef: ‘Nothing like namma ooru biryani’ says Aishwarya Rajessh Celeb Chef: ‘Nothing like namma ooru biryani’ says Aishwarya Rajessh
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201807:00 AM

    National Award-winning actress Aishwarya Rajessh in a quick chat shares her food and cooking tales with us

  • How to steep the perfect cup of tea? How to steep the perfect cup of tea?
    Updated: Feb, 17, 201804:54 PM

    Making tea may seem a simple and easy task but to brew the perfect cup, one needs to take care of some key details.

  • Ultra-processed food may increase risk of cancer Ultra-processed food may increase risk of cancer
    Updated: Feb, 16, 201804:04 PM

    Increasing consumption of ultra-processed foods such as packaged baked goods and snacks, fizzy drinks, sugary cereals and reconstituted meat products, may possibly raise the risk of developing cancers...

  • Eating yogurt may reduce risk of heart diseases Eating yogurt may reduce risk of heart diseases
    Updated: Feb, 15, 201802:49 PM

    Higher intake of yogurt may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease among hypertensive men and women, a new study suggests.

  • Special Valentine's Day recipes to impress your significant other Special Valentine's Day recipes to impress your significant other
    Updated: Feb, 14, 201805:04 PM

    If you haven't made the reservations for a romantic dinner, it is time to get into the kitchen and cook up a special meal for your loved one.

  • Being vegan good for environment: Study Being vegan good for environment: Study
    Updated: Feb, 13, 201807:31 PM

    Are you planning to go vegan very soon? That's good news for our home planet as a new study claims that a diet high in fruit and vegetables is better for the environment than one rich in animal...