Pudina Chutney: What Makes The Mint Relish India’s Summer Essential

Many of our history books never chronicle the role played by our foods, herbs and spices in shaping the country’s fortune. Did you know that chutney was a favorite of the British from the years the Empire ruled India. So much so, that chutney was one of the luxury imports in the Britain and the rest of Europe, pretty much throughout the British rule. The obsession paved way for recipes and brands, like Colonel Skinner’s Major’s Grey and Bengal Club Chutney.  Chutney is also one of the few Indian foods…

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Essential Products Is Part of Andy Rubin’s Playground Global Incubator

Andy Rubin created the software that powers hundreds of millions of Android devices around the world. Now he has two gadgets of his own: the Essential Phone and the Essential Home. The phone’s display fills most of the front, save for a camera cutout, slim bezels and a small chin at the bottom. The almost full-screen display echoes a design popularised earlier this year by Samsung Electronics’s Galaxy S8 handset and soon to be followed by Apple with a revamped iPhone. The Essential Home is a puck-sized, voice-controlled gadget that…

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