To separate caste from something so crucial as food and present it as if it were a life-choice is to ignore a wider social context in which the food …
Between the Stoves
A personal reflection on how food and love are dialects of the same tongue.
Who Invented Jollof Rice? Senegal Beats Ghana and Nigeria to the Title
Nigerians and Ghanaians have all claimed authorship of Jollof rice. But a new book points out that the “Senegality” of this dish is established by the reference to “Jolof”.
When ‘Rahul’ Woke Up To The Plight Of Food Delivery Workers, Courtesy An AI Bot
What happens when an AI bot imagines the plight of delivery workers?
Noma to Close: Why It’s So Hard To Run a Sustainable Innovation-Focused Restaurant
Continually innovating disrupts processes that make it difficult for restaurants that champion it to be consistent and efficient.
Italy’s Pasta Row: A Scientist on How To Cook Spaghetti Properly and Save Money
Many Italians would disagree but there are ways of cooking pasta and saving energy.
Why Some Like It Hot: The Science of Spiciness
Human attraction to spicy food makes us an anomaly amongst mammals. Chilli is one of the most popular spices in our cuisines, but how the affinity for chilli appeared …
Cooking for Friends
The poet paints a picture for those who take pleasure in cooking.
My Mother’s Kitchen Bustles with Secrets, Tadkas and Solidarity
An essay about women like my mother, who have spent about half of their lives in kitchens because they had to.
Gujarat: OBC Students Refuse to Eat Midday Meals Prepared by Dalit Woman
According to the principal of the school, several meetings have been held with school authorities and the parents of the students. However, the latter have remained adamant about their …