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  • Abu Dhabi-based Nikita Gandhi wins 'MasterChef India 4' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: After 11 gruelling weeks of innovative vegetarian cooking and 67 episodes of high-intense drama, 21-year-old Nikita Gandhi, an Indian based in Abu Dhabi, bagged the winner's golden chef coat and Rs.1 crore (Rs.10 million) on 'MasterChef India 4' here on Sunday. Born in Ahmedabad, the young and vibrant food aficionado...
  • 'MasterChef India 4' finale: About star power, humour and not bursting into tears 1 week ago

    Since the 'MasterChef India' series premiered, the reality show has conquered TV ratings. And the show's fourth season, despite featuring pure vegetarian food items, was successful at sustaining viewers' interest and emerged one the most watched TV show this year. As expected the show, which kicked off amidst huge hype,...
  • Chef's Recipe: Tamra Signature Chocolate Dessert March 24, 2015

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • Akshay Kumar to host 'MasterChef India 4' finale? March 24, 2015

    Mumbai: If all goes as planned, Bollywood's 'Khiladi' Akshay Kumar will reportedly host the grand finale of TV reality show 'MasterChef India 4'. The actor judged the first season of the Indian adaptation of the internationally popular format as well. "The makers are in talks with the 47-year-old to join the finale...
  • Chef's Recipe: Beans Poriyal March 19, 2015

    Not fond of beans? Try it in a different way, the one our chef suggests. But before we share the recipe with you, you ought to know a little more about the term 'Poriyal'. 'Poriyal' refers to dry curries prepared in Tamil Nadu, and are an integral part of a...
  • Chef's Recipe: Galouti Gol Gappa March 18, 2015

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • Chef's Recipe: Chicken Wings March 17, 2015

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • 'Flavours from Home', a treat for home chefs in Mumbai February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: From Sindhi, Gujarati and Parsi to Goan, East Indian, Maharashtrian, North Indian and more -- as many as 20 home chefs will participate in a Flavours of Home, a one-of-a-kind home chefs mela here Sunday. To be held at the Westin Woods, The Westin Mumbai Garden City in Goregaon East...
  • Sanjeev Kapoor: I am proud and honoured to cook for the Dabbawalas January 27, 2015

    Mumbai: Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who treated the famous Dabbawalas -- known for delivering tiffins to over 200,000 customers across Mumbai everyday -- to a special lunch, says their work begins where his work as a kitchen king ends. "I only make food but the other part of my job is...
  • Pakistan chef talks about cuisine diplomacy at food summit December 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Having picked up the 'rasogolla' as a signature culinary item from this part of the country, celebrated Pakistan chef from Karachi Mohammad Arif advocates cuisine diplomacy between the two neighbours. "Bowled over by the 'pyaar' of the people here, in Bengal. As we keep coming for the third successive year...
  • Watch: How to make a French Yule Log this Christmas December 25, 2014

    It is Christmas and CNN IBN's Megha Mamgain is getting us the most sumptuous cakes that go with the Christmas tradition. She learns how to make a French Yule Log from a French Chef. ...
  • The food show: Renowned chef Viraf Patel shares his cooking secrets December 21, 2014

    In this edition, Co-owner and chef of 'Cafe Zoe' Viraf Patel shares his cooking secrets. Viraf makes scrambled eggs, pizza and strawberry popsicle for the viewers. ...
  • Simple vegetarian meals for Narendra Modi in Nepal August 3, 2014

    Kathmandu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday had simple vegetarian meal prepared by an Indian chef for lunch in Kathmandu after his arrival on a twoday official visit. "He (Modi) likes to have simple vegetarian foods like nan roti, dal and vegetables," a chef said. His dishes were specially prepared under the...
  • Watch: Can chicken consumption lead to slow poisoning July 31, 2014

    In an interview with CNNIBN, CSE chef Sunita Narain said that chicken had to be kept in the farm for 35 days before being consumed so that the antibiotics could be flushed out. This practise is not observed in India. Thus, chicken consumption can lead to slow poisoning as well...
  • Executive Chef at Renaissance Mumbai shares his recipe of haleem July 29, 2014

    Executive Chef at Renaissance Mumbai Sandeep Pande shares his recipe of haleem with CNNIBN. It is the festival of Eid and good food is the best way to celebrate it. ...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Humshakals', 'Chef' June 21, 2014

    This week on Now Showing, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Saif Ali Khan and Riteish Deshmukh starrer Humshakal's and Jon Favreau 'Chef'. He also speaks to actors Sidharth Malhotra and Shraddha Kapoor about their forthcoming movie 'Ek Villain'. ...
  • 'Chef' review: This surprisingly fresh film will have you drooling into your popcorn June 20, 2014

    Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofa Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey, Jr. Director: Jon Favreau There's not a lot by way of story in Iron Man director Jon Favreau's 'Chef', but this is nonetheless a pleasant comedy that'll have you drooling into your popcorn, then rushing...
  • Chefs should be business savvy June 20, 2014

    Chennai: A successful chef is one who not only whips out lipsmacking dishes but who is also business savvy, a fivestar hotel chef says. "Cooking good food is one part. The other part is that a chef should have good business sense to wow a guest without losing sight of the...
  • Robert Downey Jr. designed posters for his upcoming release 'Chef' June 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Robert Downey Jr. is not just a wonderful actor and filmmaker, but also a creative person, who loves to experiment and put together interesting pieces on the computer. He did the same for the posters of his forthcoming film "Chef". A graphic designer at heart, he extended a proposal...
  • Raj Singh named Chef-de-Mission of India's CWG contingent April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Wrestling Federation of India Secretary General Raj Singh was on Friday named Chef-de-Mission of the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow in July-August. International shooter Raja K Sidhu will be the deputy chef-de-mission, the IOA said in a release. Sidhu is also one of...
  • It's time to 'Cook it up with Tarla Dalal' again November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: In a bid to pay a tribute to India's first celebrity chef Tarla Dalal, who died here earlier this week following a cardiac arrest, videoondemand service SonyLIV.com has revived her popular cookery show 'Cook it up with Tarla Dalal'. 'Cook it up with Tarla Dalal', aired on Sony Entertainment Television,...
  • Sanjeev Kapoor may feature in a movie called 'Master Chef' October 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who has made a mark for himself on the small screen, may soon be seen in a fullfledged role in the movie 'Master Chef'. Shuja Ali will direct the film. "I want to make a complete foodbased film and I have approached Sanjeev Kapoor. Sanjeev really...
  • World Chefs: Anand Gaggan's progressive Indian cuisine October 8, 2013

    Anand Gaggan began cooking to avoid classrooms but one subject the Kolkata native embraces is science. After leaving school in India, Anand cooked in the kitchens of some of Asia's best hotels before studying with the research team at Spain's famed El Bulli restaurant where he learned to physically and chemically...
  • US: Chef who cooked his wife gets 15 years in jail March 23, 2013

    Los Angeles: A chef who told police he cooked his wife's body in boiling water was sentenced on Friday in Los Angeles to 15 years to life in prison for seconddegree murder. But in a new twist, he told a judge the story, which could have been a script for...
  • Celeb chef Sanjeev Kapoor makes his acting debut February 20, 2013

    Mumbai: After putting his dancing skills to test on a TV reality show, celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor will be soon making his acting debut with two films 'Lunch Box' and 'Super Nani'. 'Lunch Box' is directed by Anurag Kashyap's protege Ritesh Batra and stars Irrfan Khan, Nawazuddin Siddique and Nimrat Kaur....
  • Snapshot: Lisa Ray back with Top Chef Canada season 3 February 12, 2013

    The gorgeous Lisa Ray is back on small screen. The actress will soon be seen hosting the third season of Top Chef Canada. She made her small screen debut as the host of the show in 2012. Lisa announced the news of her joining the third season of the show...
  • Padma Lakshmi: Cleansing juice behind toned body January 16, 2013

    London: Modelactress Padma Lakshmi says a glass of cleansing juice is the secret behind her healthy and toned figure. The 42yearold host of 'Top Chef' has uploaded personal recipes to her official blog, which she called 'a few healthy habits', reported Daily Mail. "Before each meal, I drink a tall glass...
  • Sachin Tendulkar says he is good at prawn masala November 2, 2012

    Sachin Tendulkar the chef reveals his cooking passion. ...
  • Google doodles Julia Child's 100th birthday August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Google is honouring American chef, author, and television personality Julia Child on her 100th birth anniversary on Wednesday, August 15, with a doodle on its home page featuring a table full of food items, including a cake, fish and turkey, arranged in a way to form the letters...