Say Hello To Tacro- The Taco And Croissant Mashup That’s Going Viral!

It’s the day and age of Instagram foods and crazy and bizarre food mashups. There’s an addition to this tribe of whacky hybrid foods every other day, with social media foodies making it into a trend, within a matter of a few days. Remember the ‘crossushi’- the weird love child of the French croissant and Japanese sushi- that we all had a hard time wrapping our heads around? Well, it seems food innovators can’t get enough of croissant and have now paired it with a very unlikely dish- the Mexican taco! Instagram foodies…

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Batasha, the Sweet Candy That’s the Most Favourite Temple Food

“Religious foods”, as I call them, sweets and savouries that are part of fasting and feasting rituals, are interesting because they often show up histories of ingredients that we may have long forgotten. In a large part of the Indo-gangetic plain, autumn is the season for batashas – simple, aerated sugar confections often thought to resemble meringues, even though no egg white is used to make these. For many of us, these may be fairly commonplace. Temples, gurudwaras and even small altars at home always have them handy to be given out as blessed offerings,…

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This startup is making dog food that’s so safe and nutritious, even humans can eat it

Soon after Gabby Slome brought her adoptive dog, Pancho, home from a vacation to Colombia, she noticed something unsettling: He was gaining way too much weight. “I was feeding him what I thought was really good food from a premium kibble brand, he gained weight really fast,” Slome told Business Insider. “I like to say he became Americanized rather quickly.” Slome was working out of Primary Ventures at the time, which is where she met Alex Douzet. He had also just adopted a dog, and the dog had gained 14…

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Angry bloggers stand up for fashion that’s not in Vogue

There is a new generation of young stylish social media stars influencing fashion — and the high priestesses at Vogue are really not happy about it. This season it would appear that pots criticising kettles is the new black, judging by the comments made by four editors on the American Vogue website. In an online discussion reflecting on the highs and lows of Milan Fashion Week, vogue.com staff bemoaned the presence of “pathetic” and “desperate” fashion bloggers, whose own wardrobes were stealing attention from the catwalk shows. They condemned the…

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