How ancient India cooked

Explore historic cook books and a dictionary documenting India’s culinary tradition through the ages Late Yeshwant Nene, founder of the Asian Agri-History Foundation, had often rued how, despite being one of the oldest civilisations, nothing much is documented about India’s agricultural history. The Foundation was his initiative to contribute to the documentation and dissemination of the vast agricultural knowledge in the country. The same argument goes for ancient Indian food. There is little information about what civilisations of yore ate. Recipe books from Mughal times are available, as are books…

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10 scrumptious ways eggs are cooked in India

1. Delectable egg recipes Easy to make, cheap and delicious, eggs are truly one of the most versatile foods around. Considering how Indians have added a desi twist to the common breakfast item (read: anda bhurji, masala omelette and egg curry), here’s a list of 10 egg-citing ways that prove – when in doubt, break an egg! 2. Egg dosa We know you love Dosa. Who doesn’t, after all? Top it off, literally, with egg to get your own egg dosa. Commonly eaten in Tamil Nadu, this is not only…

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Grilled Cheese Cooked On Shutters? After Irma, Floridians Got Creative With Food

The power outages that followed hurricanes Harvey and Irma are unfortunately a common reality with powerful storms, just as is the fact that the affected people need to eat. Hurricane diets can consist of a lot of processed, prepackaged food, but with a bit of imagination or preparation, hot meals are possible. After Hurricane Irma hit Florida, Tara Gatscher and her family returned to their house in Tampa Bay to find that while the house didn’t have any terrible damage, they didn’t have power. During their hurricane preparations they had…

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