Flavours

Karimeen from the backwaters of Kerala flavoured by the sweetness of the freshwater and saltiness of the seawater, smeared in garam masala,  shallow fried in coconut oil with 2 table spoons of ginger past,  1 table spoon of red chilli powder and black pepper powder, 1 table spoon of lemon juice and half a table…

Aaray Collective wins the Turner Prize for Irish pub with banners

Array Collective, a Belfast-based activist group have won the prestigious Turner Prize 2021, after they beat four other collectives to take the £25, 000 prize money. Their works,  a mock Irish pub adorned  in banners supporting reproductive rights and protesting against conversion therapy. The Judges praised the group for highlighting social and political issues in…

Inflation rises to 4.2 per cent

UK inflation rate rises at highest in a decade at 4.2 per cent in October, amid fears over Covid recovery. Th jump, driven largely by rising fuel and energy costs, which puts further pressure on households across the UK. Demand for gas is pushing up energy prices worldwide, recovering from Covid pandemic. The shortages of…

Connection between Colonial Exploitation and Climate Change

Amitav Ghosh finds the origins of our contemporary climate crisis in Western colonialism’s violent exploitation of human life and the natural environment. The Nutmeg’s Curse, traces our contemporary planetary crisis back to the discovery of the New World and the sea route to the Indian Ocean. He argues that the dynamics of climate change today…

All that glitters is not gold

Only in New York you can indulge  in gold dusted French fries. Serendipty3 in Manhattan, New York recently made it to the Guinness World Records  by cooking up the ultimate cheesy French fries – Crème de la Crème Pomme Frites valued at $200 USD, by creative chef Joe Calderone, and Corporate executive chef. Fredrick Schoen-Kiewert…

Spoon full of sugar could cost lot more

Nany-state scheme would cost shoppers £4.8billion a year according to John O’Connell head of the  Taxpayer’s alliance who said “ This is yet another case of middle-class meddling that will hit the poorest families hardest”. The processed food market is valued £200 billion and the food and drink service sector is close to 70 billion.…

Morrisons’ share price leaps to 28 per cent on takeover offer

Morrison’s shares closed at 228p on Monday, just below the 230p-a-share proposed by Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Morrisons’ share price has surged 28 per cent  after a US private equity firm CD&R made an offer to buy the Uk’s fourth largest supermarket group  which has 500 stores and employs 118, 000 people, for £5.5 bn.…

Jeff Bezos the $189bn man who adopts on two Pizza team policy

Bloomberg Journalist, Brad Stone, charts a revelatory and definitive portrait of Jeff Bezos, the Amazon founder’s journey to become the world’s richest man and Amazon’s expansion exponentially, inventing novel products like Alexa and disrupting countless industries. Its workforce quintupled in size ad its valuation has soared Lowell over a trillion dollars. Jeff Bezos who once…

Organic spices empowered by Women

India, the world’s largest producer of consumer and exporter of spices, produces 75 of the 109 varieties of spices listed in the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) exported £2.64bn worth of spices in 2020 alone. Orco (organic condiments), New-Delhi-based claims to produce hand-round organic and natural spices, founded by Pragya and marketed by her daughter…

Fancy drinking your Coca-cola from paper bottle

Coca-Cola is to test a paper bottle as part of a longer-term bid to eliminate plastic from its packaging entirely and has set a goal of producing zero waste by 2030. The Paper Bottle Company or PABOCO is a Danish firm behind the innovative development of the paper-based container, 100  per cent recyclable,  which is…