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Holiday Cooking!

Holiday Cooking!

December! The most magical time of the year! Regardless of how the weather is, December is still all about comfort food and fine desserts. Christmas is the time

Temple Foods

Temple Foods

For hundreds of years, researchers, scholars and theologians have been hotly debating the identity of Soma, a sacramental substance that is frequently mentioned

Food in Mythology

Food in Mythology

In ancient mythologies, everything is a gift of the Gods. Even the knowledge of food production is thought to occur by divine intervention. Examples appear cros

A Clarified Taste

A Clarified Taste

Ghee is formed when cow’s or buffalo’s milk is boiled and strained. It is clarified butter. The word, ghee, was first recorded in English in 1665 and derive

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The Courtly Pulao

The Courtly Pulao

If any dish can be said to be the foundation of a cuisine, it is pulao for the Mughal repertoire. It has a fascinating history and can dominate the dinner table

Brain Foods

Brain Foods

Can’t find your keys, again? Wondering why you headed to the pantry for? It could be a momentary memory loss or multitasking has made the brain fog a little.