Veganism is the hottest food trend in Israel

Amira, a housewife belonging to the Druze community, is busy chopping vegetables in her home in Dalyat el Carmel, a serene and quaint town in the Carmel mountains near Israel’s Haifa city. It takes her about an hour to roll out five vegan Middle Eastern dishes which are fresh and healthy. Veganism has gained popularity in Israel and is a growing trend. Most of the ingredients used by Amira are there in an Indian kitchen and this came to me as a surprise. Vegan food in Israel is very diverse…

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Root To Stem: Eating Fruits & Vegetables With Peels, Stems, Leaves Is Now A Food Trend!

The root to stem way of cooking is not new. It has been around a while and a lot of vegans and vegetarians have been enthusiastically promoting the trend of eating every part of a vegetable. Now, it’s being touted to become the hottest food trend of the year 2018, with the idea of cooking with every part of vegetable is gaining traction, especially in western nations. The trend seems to be largely positive as it encourages mindful cooking and promises to result in a reduction in the quantity of…

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Can’t Decide What To Have? Here’s Your Guide To Portuguese Food

Whenever you think of Portuguese cuisine, you automatically associate it with the spices that it offers. Piri piri and black pepper are two of the most famous spices in Portuguese cuisine. It has a base of olive oil, which is used both for cooking and flavouring food. The blend of these exotic flavours can dish out some of the most mouth-watering delicacies which are quite drool-worthy. Famous for its seafood, the country has the highest fish consumption in Europe and fourth among the world. Almost all the dishes here are seasoned…

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A food carnival in the city

The 10th edition of the Kovai Vizha has something for everyone, especially the foodies. The Taste of Coimbatore, a food carnival organised by the Coimbatore District Hoteliers Association, is making a comeback after seven years. All the top restaurants, hotels and caterers in the city are coming together with their creations at the VOC Park. Apart from the food, visitors can also enjoy music and dance performances. Meat lovers can look forward to the eight stalls specialising in Biriyani: Ambur Star, Angannan, Kovai, Venu, Abhitha, HMR, Best and Rowthar Kitchen….

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How 2017 Spelled The End Of The Hippie Food Era

If it wasn’t apparent that organic food had gone corporate, the sirens clearly sounded this year when the retail behemoth Amazon acquired Whole Foods, which itself had already become an icon of corporatized natural food. The acquisitions of companies in the organic food business “took off in the ’90s but now involve bigger and bigger companies,” said Philip Howard, a professor at Michigan State University, who has tracked the consolidation of the industry over the decades. In 2017, it’s rare to find a well-known natural food brand that isn’t owned by a…

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A Dietitian’s Picks for the Top Food Trends of 2018

  Are you curious what the best food trends are going to be in 2018? What’s going to dethrone seaweed and coconut oil to claim the crown as the next “superfood”? (Or maybe we’ll stop using that term altogether, that would be the best trend of all! But I digress.) This past October, I made my way from Toronto to Chicago for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. The expo is massive, and basically like a playground for food companies to showcase their newest and best products to dietitians, bloggers, and…

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Street Food of India: The Happy Family of Gol Gappas, Paani Puris and the Phuchkas of India

What brings together a country with a billion people from multiple states, communities, and descents? You may want to put forth a mix of factors but we believe that one of the greatest unifiers of a country as wide and diverse as ours is its Food. Each state has its own signature speciality, made using recipes that have been preserved, mastered and perfected over centuries. Then, there are some dishes that come from one region and yet belong to all. These dishes travel far and wide and, over decades, become…

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Would You Dare To Try The Dancing Squid Dish? This New Japanese Food Trend

What’s your weirdest and most terrifying culinary experience till date? We bet nothing as bizarre as a dead squid coming alive on your plate in the most abnormal way. Unimaginable, right? Japan’s Aomori city restaurants have been serving a dish called Sashimi Bowl or Odori-Don that is topped with a squid; but there is a catch. The dead squid comes alive for a few seconds after pouring some soy sauce on it. An old video of the ‘dancing squid’ has surfaced online and has taken the internet by storm. It…

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Rose Flavoring and a Wine Shortage: These Are the 4 Food Trends to Watch in 2018

It was a bad year for wine growers, but a good one for meatless burger makers. We compiled the weirdest and most important food trends to watch in the coming year. (We recommend taking advantage of that mealkit subscription discount while you still can.) The article is part of the Fortune 2018 Crystal Ball, our predictions for the year ahead. Find the whole list here. Veggie Meat Is The New Plant-Based Milk Okay, we’re going to say it: Plants are hot. Milk alternatives—led by the likes of almond milk—have grown 45% by…

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Business Is Booming for America’s Survival Food King

On Monday, Sept. 25, five days after Hurricane Maria pounded Puerto Rico, Aaron Jackson got a LinkedIn notification on his phone from Michael Lee, supply chain and inventory manager for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “Contact me right away,” it read, followed by a number. Jackson was at Blue Lemon, a fast-casual restaurant in Sandy, Utah, outside Salt Lake City, eating dinner with his family. He stepped outside and dialed. Lee needed help, fast: FEMA was running low on food rations. In the previous four weeks, the agency had supplied millions…

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