Food

Indian Thali: Riot of Flavors and Tastes


 It is like putting the sample of the whole menu in one place If you are an Indian, you probably know the different Indian Thalis found across the geography of India. If you are a visitor, you need to know that there is no single Indian Thali. Each region of India has its own version...

How to balance out excess salt in food


If there is no salt in the vegetable, then the food has no taste. But many times it happens that due to lack of experience while preparing the vegetable, people put more salt in the vegetable. In such a situation, the whole taste of the food gets spoiled and then people do not even...

How to Pair Pasta with Sauce


From short and tubular to long and curvy, pasta has many unique forms. While in Italy it’s customary to follow regional pasta and sauce pairings, you can also marry each shape with the perfect sugo by following a few simple guidelines. TUBOLARE: Tubular pasta With its hollow centers, tubular pasta is perfect for capturing a variety...

War in Ukraine threatens Global Food Supply


Other big grain-producing countries like the US, Canada, and Brazil are facing drought By Yaduvendra Mathur In these confusing and challenging times, news of Sri Lankan nationals including children fleeing to the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on fishing boats to escape hunger caused by acute shortages of fuel, food, and medicines, points towards a...

Kesaria Thandai


Ingredients  15 almonds 2 tsp aniseed 2 tsp poppy seeds 8 cardamom pods 12 tsp sugar 2 tsp peppercorns 2 tsp cumin seeds 300 ml water 400 mil milk 4 tsp crushed ice Saffron - a pinch Method  Grind all the spices with the almonds separately. Blend together in a large bowl and add water, milk and saffron. Strain through muslin cloth until the liquid is smooth...

Food for Sleep that helps you unwind


Sleep is important for a body to recover and repair the damages that occur internally or externally. It is important for our physical and mental health. Sleep deprivation may cause difficulty in making decisions, may affect your daily performance, irritability, and slower reaction time. Some of the food helps you sleep better. Melatonin is the...

Rajbhog Hicksville celebrating 20 years of spreading sweetness in the community


By Parveen Chopra Rajbhog Hicksville is celebrating 20 years of successfully serving the community. Talking to The South Asian Times,  Sheetal Talati, its owner, says they are celebrating a milestone; it is a big achievement in itself to survive for so many years in any market these days. She plans an event with dignitaries, patrons...

‘More than failure be afraid of not trying your best’


This is a classic chicken and egg situation: a son seemingly sets out to cure his mother of her obsession with "saas-bahu" soaps on TV and focus on her culinary skills but instead finds his own feet as an entrepreneur! Munaf Kapadia, founder of the hugely successful The Bohri Kitchen (TBK), clarifies that “it really...

8 veg foods that pack more protein than even a steak

Post Date: October 1, 2020

If you were asked whether a steak or a can of chickpeas contains the most protein, you’d probably choose the steak without a second thought. But you’d be wrong. While the recommended 3-ounce serving size of steak packs 21 grams of protein, a measly cup of chickpeas contains a whopping 39 grams. With that in mind, making...