FOOD

  • From 'rogan gosht' to 'gajar ka halwa': 10 traditional Indian dishes that are best enjoyed during the winter season 7 hours 11 minutes ago

    You know winter has arrived in India when you see heaps of groundnuts being sold on every street. Winter season in India is the best time to gorge on sweets and dishes dripping with ghee because you can always hide the kilos you pile up beneath the many layers of...
  • Junk food brands using Facebook to target young people 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Sydney have shed light on the digital marketing strategies of energy dense, nutrient-poor food (EDNP) brands to teens...
  • Watch: 'You can tell this is a lot more pure'! This is what happens when two Dutch pranksters serve McDonald’s to organic food experts 6 days ago

    We all have that one friend who can 'just tell' by taking a bite of a food if it's free range, or organic or gourmet. Food snobs have had their comeuppance before, but not as hilariously as this. Two Dutch pranksters cut up and rearranged a range of Mc Donald's...
  • Permanent solution on food security in WTO rules is must: India 6 days ago

    United Nations: In a stern message, India has told the UN General Assembly that developing countries must have the freedom to use food reserves to feed the poor "without the threat of sanctions" and a permanent solution on food security with necessary changes in WTO rules is a must. "The issue...
  • Watch: Baby Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi for help October 21, 2014

    Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but they haven't been successful. Twisha's mother appeals to PM Narendra Modi to come forward and help and shower his blessing on baby...
  • Mission Twisha: Mother collects Rs 2 crore for treatment of daughter born with incomplete food pipe October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries...
  • Mission Twisha: Mother appeals for help for 4-year-old daughter born with an incomplete food pipe October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Baby Twisha is less than 4 years old but has already undergone 20 surgeries as she was born with an incomplete food pipe. The operation costs Rs 7.5 crore, so CNN-IBN Citizen Journalist is making an appeal to people to come forward and donate so that Baby Twisha...
  • From 'achaar ke aloo' to potato tarts and salads: 10 delicious potato dishes you may not have prepared using the humble vegetable October 20, 2014

    The essential ingredient of Indian curries, it is hard to imagine Indian dishes without potatoes. Potato wafers, French fries and potato salads have been the other areas that have exploited a potato's talent. However, there's a lot more you can do with a potato!The humble vegetable and its potential for...
  • India-born scientist Rajaram awarded World Food Prize October 17, 2014

    Washington: India-born Mexican scientist Sanjaya Rajaram has been presented with the prestigious World Food Prize 2014 for his agricultural research that led to a remarkable increase in world wheat production building on the successes of the Green Revolution. "It is a collective achievement, rather than that of a single person," Rajaram...
  • Four days after Cyclone Hudhud, many in Visakhapatnam still struggle without power, food, water October 16, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: It has been four days since cyclone Hudhud hit the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastline and though the worst is over, the damage and destruction has been massive, especially in and around Visakhapatnam. Villages around the city are still without power and people are struggling for food and water. Thirty-five-year-old...
  • Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says food inflation under control, promises reform October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: India has brought inflation under control and is committed to food market reform to achieve low and stable price rises, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday after wholesale inflation dropped a near five-year low. Wholesale prices rose 2.38 per cent on year in September, its slowest pace since October...
  • States get 6 more months to roll out food security plan October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre gave six more months to state governments to implement the landmark Food Security Act that give legal entitlement to highly subsidised foodgrains to two-thirds of the country's population. The food law, which came into force in July last year, was to be implemented by state governments...
  • Ebola outbreak 'running' ahead of world's response: UN official October 4, 2014

    United Nations: Terming the spread of the Ebola virus an "unprecedented situation", a top UN official said that despite best efforts, the outbreak is "running" ahead of the world's response to curtail it and funding for the international response is also lagging. Despite best efforts, "the (Ebola) virus is running faster...
  • From Mangsher Singara to Nimki and Roshogullas: 10 Bengali food items you have to try during Durga Puja October 1, 2014

    Durga Puja kicks off the festive season in style with the most important element of Indian festivals - food! From Shukto to Macher Jhol, a Bengali meal is a delight for a hardcore foodie. It's not just the fish and curries though, the syrupy roshogullas and sandesh ensure your meal...
  • Hawaiian crew makes 1,126-pound of loco moco; eyes Guinness World Record with this Hawaiian rice dish September 30, 2014

    Honolulu: A group is claiming a world record for a popular Hawaii dish, after putting together a massive bowl of rice, hamburger, eggs and gravy. Chef Hideaki Miyoshi of Tokkuri Tei restaurant and volunteers at Sunday's Fifth Annual Rice Festival assembled a bowl of loco moco that weighed 1,126 pounds. Loco moco...
  • Pact on food security, trade facilitation to go hand-in-hand: PM Modi September 30, 2014

    New York: Ahead of his meeting with US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made it clear that agreement on food security and trade facilitation will have to go hand-in-hand. "Agreement on food security and trade facilitation will have to go hand-in-hand," Modi said while addressing the Council...
  • Food map will help investors find right locations: Harsimrat Kaur Badal September 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Union Minister for food processing industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday said her ministry had created a district-wise 'food-map' to help investors find best locations to set up plants. Speaking at industry body ASSOCHAM's sixth international summit on food processing, agri-business and dairy here, Badal said, "When I took over...
  • Photos: Finally the recipe of the greatest food ever has been revealed. Say hello to 'Pepperoni Pizza Cake' September 29, 2014

    Those generous people at Pillsbury have shared the recipe for the greatest food ever invented. "How can you not smile when you take a look at layers and layers of pizza? I had so much fun making this layered Pepperoni Pizza Cake with my family, and it's already been requested...
  • Four foods to help increase muscle tone September 27, 2014

    London: Most of the population think that a combination of cardio, strength and resistance training is essential for your toned physique, but so are good nutritious meals. When working toward better muscle tone, it's very important to get the right nutrients into your diet. If you haven't given your body the...
  • Controversial fingerprinting machines to weed out smugglers rolled out in some Venezuelan stores to combat food scarcity September 27, 2014

    Caracas: The Venezuelan government has started to fingerprint shoppers at some state-run supermarkets, in a plan to combat food scarcity which has been derided by some consumers weary of shortages. Shoppers have struggled for more than a year to find basic goods including powdered milk and cooking oil, as well as...
  • Food inflation can be curbed by halting wastage: Harsimrat Kaur Badal September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Strengthening of backward and forward linkages will help in controlling the food wastage, which is estimated at over Rs 40,000 crore, and also aid in curbing inflation, Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Thursday. "The food wastage plays a very important role in inflation. Because of wastage, market...
  • Narendra Modi asks Pepsi, Coke to blend fruit juices in fizzy drinks September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said multinational cola giants PepsiCo and Coca-Cola should help augment fruit sales for Indian farmers by adding fresh fruit juices to their fizzy drinks. "Millions of people buy Pepsi and Coke. I have asked these companies if they can put five per cent...
  • Kheers, pakoras and parathas: 11 delicious 'vrat' dishes that can help you get through Navratri fasts September 24, 2014

    Navratri is here and so is that time of the year when you have to take the vegetarian route. The festive season is synonymous with sweets and Indian delicacies, but there are a few important ingredients that are going to be missing in your food - onion, garlic, and chicken....
  • PM Modi inaugurates mega food park in Tumkur, Karnataka September 24, 2014

    Tumkur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a mega food park in Tumkur, Karnataka on Wednesday. The park has been developed with the support of the Ministry of Food, state and central governments. Future Group's food park is first of its kind in India with the group investing about Rs 250...
  • Photos: Meet Idlii Man, Samosa Boy, and Jalebi Woman: Artist creates delicious Indian Superheroes inspired by India's most loved food items September 21, 2014

    Indian artist Rajkamal Aich has made a series of Indian superheroes. But these are superheroes with a difference. In a typical Indian foodie's books, samosas, jalebis and idlis are already superheroes. Rajkamal Aich picked up his pen and brought these superheroes to life as the Samosa Boy, Jalebi Woman, and...
  • Soon order food of your choice through SMS onboard train September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon you can order meals of your taste through SMS while travelling on a train as Railways is launching a mobile phonebased service in a move to offer multiple catering options to passengers. The SMSbased service, part of the ecatering service, will be launched on September 25 in a...
  • Gobi manchurian, Singapuri chowmien and chicken lollipop: 10 SinoIndian dishes that must be added to Chinese President Xi Jinping's dinner menu in India September 18, 2014

    The President of China Xi Jinping was treated to a private dinner at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence yesterday. There were folk programmes with the traditional Gujarati 'garba' dance to entertain the Chinese President and the first lady of China Peng Liyuan. The dinner menu reportedly had over 100 dishes,...
  • The largest 'roti' in the world weighs 64 kg! 20 unusual food related Guinness World Records that are hard to beat September 15, 2014

    Did you know the largest 'naan' in the world weighs 9.5 kg? The Guinness World Records have seen unusual large morsels of food and beverages in the last six decades. There have been recordbreaking hot dogs and slices of meat that have left people amused. The record book soon became...
  • Living It Up: Food Allergy, a problem that can be life threatening September 13, 2014

    More than 200 million children world over have food allergies, according to World Allergy Organisation. CNNIBN, in its latest episode of 'Living It Up', talks about ways to keep children away from such risks. ...