What six eminent women ate

Laura Shapiro’s book reveals, language of food, using six famous women through the culinary prism eyes of food and cooking including what they ate and reveals their attitudes towards food.  William Knight, Philosophy professor, was editing Dorothy Wordsworth’s diaries for publication in 1897, and got exasperated with several petty details that popped up in her…

Lychee the silent killer

In the city of Muzaffarpur in Uttar Pradesh with the increase in temperature several children woke up with a loud cry in the morning and had to rush to the hospital as they started having seizures and slipped in to deep coma. According to scientists a mystery illness that killed over 100 children a year…

Must eat foods

  Eat more cooked carrots as they release more nutrition than eaten raw and carrot juice increases the availability of carotenoids by 600 per cent. Chillies stimulate endorphins ( feel-good chemicals in the brain and speeds up heart rates and gets you sweating which mimics the feeling of being aroused. Aphrodisiacs   Oysters loaded with…

Pavlova – an adventure in the Kitchen waiting to happen

The classic recipe:- 6 egg whites 250 gm caster sugar 1 tsp cornflour 1 tsp white whine vinegar 300ml double cream 100g Greek Yoghurt 350-500 g soft summer fruit – blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, kiwis etc Use a sparkling clean metal or glass mixing bowl – any grease traces on it will ruin your work.  All…

Mars recalls their chocolate in 55 countries

Mars one of the largest privately owned businesses in the US which had a global sale of £23.43bn ($33bn) last year, recalled chocolate products in 55 countries after pieces of plastic were found in a Snickers bar in Germany. After a customer in Germany found the bits of red plastic in a Snickers bar in 8th January…

Japan to get the World’s first gold KitKat

Nestle Japan is offering a new gold-leaf covered Kit Kat bar for £15 , $23 per stick and it goes on sale in Japan later this month to satisfy chocolate lovers who wants the best and money is not a object. The Golden Kit Kat will sell for¥2, 016 Japanese Yen per finger. The unique…

Celebrating Street Food in India

  For the foodies who love to savour a wide variety of street foods, India is one of the best destinations. Indian street foods are cheap yet tasty. Traversing through north to south in India you would find that each state has a unique dish which is relished by all food lovers. Street foods are…

World biggest beer producers brew up a merger deal worth £ 70bn

Miller and Bud  the world’s two biggest beer producers are set to merge after SABMiller accepted an increased takeover offer of £44-a-share, from rival Anheuser-Bush InBev. AB InBev, the world’s largest beer maker, approached  SABMiller, the world’ second-largest beer maker, with an offer to buy the company. The acquisition of SABMiller would be the biggest…