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Here are 3 reasons you will love bone broth!

As its name suggests, bone broth is a broth that’s made by simmering bones in water, resulting in a gorgeous liquid that’s full of flavour and a ton of health benefits. Making a bone broth at home is simple enough–you immerse bones and some aromatics like whole vegetables and spices […]

LICIOUS BECKONS THE FUTURE OF MEAT

Bengaluru: In the first of its kind innovation, leading Bengaluru fresh meat and seafood start-up Licious has unveiled its state-of-the-art cryogenics facility in a bid to preserve its top-secret gourmet recipes locked up for the posterity. The brand is calling it the flavour-bank, keeping its choicest gourmet recipes made with fresh […]

Fresh Meat vs Freshly Cut Meat

Fresh meat will always win the quality war.

Once upon a time, the only place you could buy meat was at the butcher’s. Then, frozen meats began to appear in supermarkets. While that certainly made things easier, it also kicked off debates about the quality of fresh v/s frozen meat. Purists still wanted their meat freshly-cut, right in […]

The Perks of Being a Pescetarian

Pesce…What? Or who?? Pescetarian-comes from the Italian word ‘Pesce’ meaning Fish. Add that to a traditional Vegetarian diet and you get a Pescatarian diet-a Nutritionist approved diet that you’re sure to love! Ask why? For starters, celebrities like Ariana Grande and Ellen DeGeneres are patrons. And we’re sure you’re never […]

Daab Chingri – Delectable Prawns That Cook Themselves

Bengal isn’t just a place, it is the abode of everything creative in the field of arts, music and food exploration. The cuisine of this ancient state is different, with many special ingredients and spices going into cooking and flavoring the food. ‘Maache-Bhaate-Bangali’, is a popular term that summarises the […]

Why Chilled Meats Are The Best

Chilled meats rule, frozen ones don’t. Period. To start with, ever tasted meats or seafood that tasted, well, tasteless? They were likely frozen! And frozen meats/seafood never quite taste the same as fresh ones. Technically speaking, meats are best chilled in temperatures between 0-4 deg C. Freezing happens in temperatures […]

Oh, Fish! You Deserve Some Alone Time

Humans are so darn finicky about privacy, we have an entire law dedicated to it! We are ardent about human rights. We raise our voices at the slightest violation of our rights. But hey, wait a minute. Have we ever spared a thought for respecting the rights of animals? Agreed, […]

Meat Buyers’ Logic

The past few days have been quite worrisome for meat-eaters in India with the advent of the banning of Illegal slaughterhouses in North India. The intention behind this ban is up for contention but we cannot deny that this would bring about order to the current unorganised sector that is […]

My free range trip

The Ride I was in an auto-rickshaw on my way to a dinner with friends on a rather hectic ‘city’ evening. The driver and I struck a conversation, as most of us do when caught in the doldrums that is Bangalore traffic. Our general dissatisfaction of city-life became the crux […]