Food & Drink

Food

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Here's how you can make your favourite boti kebab at homeChef Rohit Tokhi reveals the technique of cooking kebabs at home.

Drinks

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These 7 drinks will be your best party pals this summerGo bar hopping to try these unusual fruit based drinks around town.

Food

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A burst of fresh flavours welcomes you at this Delhi restaurantEnjoy delicious fruity summer delights from the seasonal menu at Fio Cookhouse, New Delhi.

Musings

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Now, watch chef Kunal Kapur in a web series about his Australian food adventuresCelebrity chef Kunal Kapur is all set to let you in on his journey through Australia.

How to

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This super-easy, pure-veg lauki galawat is just the kebab you need in your life You don't need to be vegetarian to enjoy good kebabs, especially if you have this galawati recipe.

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Now you can make crystallised flowers just like Vikas KhannaThe chef recently made some crystallised roses, and so can you.

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You need to nail this delicious bel ka sharbat, because monsoon isn't a kind seasonWhen you need to boost your immunity, and indulge in a yummy drink, you can count on bel juice.

What's Hot

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8 pictures that prove Rahul Khanna's food is as fancy as him On the occasion of his birthday, let's take you to the food paradise the actor indulges in.

Review

Lauki Galawat with Khasta and sweet chilli reduction.
This very lauki fest will make you fall in love with the gourdNever thought you'd want to voluntarily eat this veggie? You'll change your mind after today.

Taste quotient

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5 best samosa places for your perfect Delhi monsoon treatWe guide you through the places in the Capital where the samosas are just to die for.

Food

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These chefs present to you the best iftaar dishesTwo chefs in the city talk about their experience of cooking while fasting and lists dishes that are best for iftar.

Food

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Here's why Murukku Sandwich should be your snack of the day It's time you head to Link's, a tiny fast food joint in Pursaiwalkam, because Murukku Sandwich is totally worth it. 

Taste quotient

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Watch: You just have to try this Taiwanese red bean cakeThis Taiwanese dessert, also called the car wheel cake, is simply lip-smacking!

How to

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Rainy day couple: Spicy masala chai and the best-pakora-ever recipeYou don't need anything more or less than this perfect marriage of flavours today.

Buzz

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Jamie Oliver offers free meals & shelter to London fire victims and familiesThe celebrity chef opened up his restaurant close to Grenfell Towers as a haven for those affected by the fire.

Chef speak

Pankaj Bhadouria has opened a culinary school in Lucknow, and written four books till date. Photo: Mail Today
Masterchef Pankaj Bhadouria reveals the recipe of her successThe first Indian MasterChef winner is back with a new book, The Secrets in the Spice Mix.

Chef speak

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Watch: Chef Manu Chandra talks about the latest food trendsThe renowned chef behind Olive Beach, Monkey Bar, Fatty Bao, and Toast & Tonic opens up about everything delicious.

Buzz

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Wondering what Sunny Leone loves to eat? You can now find outSunny Leone shares her food story, from Canada to India, while cooking up a feast.

Musings

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Watch: Celeb chef Kunal Kapur's most loved pickles, and favourite foodCelebrity chef Kunal Kapur has travelled far and wide in search of the craziest pickles, and he's found some really wacky ones along the way.

Food

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This restaurant employs people with dementia, so you never know what you'll be served!The Restaurant of Order Mistakes in Tokyo wants to change your perception of people suffering from this illness.

Buzz

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All you need to know about the bread that's going to be baked in spaceAfter a 50-year-long ban, astronauts are going to be able to eat bread while in space!

Food

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People are warming up to activated charcoal dishes in India. Have you tried it yet?Activated charcoal is trending in the food industry and it is time for you to catch up if you haven't, says chef Piyush Jain.

Food

The tingmo is a plain dumpling with layers that can be peeled off. Picture courtesy: Mail Today
Head to this Delhi restaurant to taste authentic food from three different countriesYeti in Hauz Khas Village will send you into a food coma.

Food

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Two years after leaving Taj Mahal Palace, Chef Hemant Oberoi is back with a new platter of flavoursTwo years after he hung up his apron as the grand executive chef at the Taj Mahal Palace, Chef Hemant Oberoi has returned to Mumbai to finally set up his own restaurant.

Food

Nitrogen ice cream
Watch: This is how flash-freeze nitrogen ice cream is madeIt's nothing less than a miracle. The process of a flavoured liquid turning into frozen ice cream in a matter of seconds is indeed a thing of beauty. If you've been wondering how this magic happens, we've broken it down for you right here.

Buzz

 Winner Rohan Rege with his winning drink at the competition. Photo: Diageo Reserve World Class Competition
Pune mixologist, Rohan Rege, wins the ultimate bartender competition in IndiaThe young bartender will now go on to compete in the global finals in Mexico.

Musings

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MasterChef Australia judge George Calombaris urges you to not waste foodGeorge is a firm believer of minimalising food waste to a bare minimum.

How to

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This true-blue Punjabi aam ka achaar recipe is something you can't do withoutRustic, summery and a favourite in every Indian household, this raw mango pickle is the perfect treat.

Taste quotient

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The best places to get kulfi falooda in Delhi? Here's your guideWe map out the eateries across the city that have the best of this dessert to offer.

Review

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Watch: Would you like to eat in a toilet?We take you on a delicious tour of the Modern Toilet restaurant in Taipei, Taiwan.

Review

Chef Sahin Ibis has flown all the way from Turkey to craft authentic Meditteranean dishes. Photo: K. Asif
3 new restaurants in the Capital that pass the taste testBaris, The Junction and B.E.D will give you a taste of dishes from around the world.

Chef speak

Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur at the Mail Today Tourism Summit. Photo: Ramesh Sharma
Travelling is crucial for the evolving culinary scene, says chef Kunal KapurThe celebrity chef talks about the current food trends in India and the world.

Review

Madarasi Pasta is the best fusion experiment at Darzi Bar & Kitchen. Photo: Mail Today
This Delhi restaurant's menu is well-tailored to treat your taste budsThe Darzi Bar & Kitchen serves up dishes that you'll fall in love with.

Taste quotient

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Top 12 fine dining restaurants that should be on your bucket list this yearFrom Attica to Mirazur, dine at the finest restaurants as you eat your way through the current food rulers of the world.

How to

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3 reasons why you should be making aam papad at home this summerThis traditional mango leather dish is the only snack you should be bingeing on.

How to

These easy salad dressings will help you jazz up your salads this summer. Picture courtesy: Pinterest/The Lemon Bowl® | Liz Della Croce
8 super-easy and healthy dressings that you can pair with any saladSummer is the time when we rely on salads, and you need a few good dressings to go with them.

Taste quotient

If you've got a sweet tooth then these Bengali sweets are a must-have. Picture courtesy: Pinterest/Ruchi's Kitchen/Neha at WhiskAffair
5 places in Kolkata for your dose of everything sweet, from rosogolla to sondeshFrom traditional sweets made of gur to modern fusion desserts, these Bengali sweet shops serve it all.

How to

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Easy summer salads: Arugula grape mango and melon seedsTry this delicious, healthy and summery salad to keep the heat at bay.

Food

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Chennai's first cafe bar by the beach is here to woo youBoats (Based On A True Story) will boggle your mind with their extensive menu.

Taste quotient

 Some ridiculous varieties of lattes are attracting foodies on social media. Picture courtesy: Instagram/havetimetowander
4 pointless and weird lattes that foodies are going gaga over (for no reason)The very existence of these ridiculous lattes prove that people get excited over everything these days.

How to

These sweet vermicelli or sewai recipes are all you need after Iftar. Picture courtesy: Pinterest/vegrecipesofindia.com/Athar Javed
2 sweet vermicelli dishes that are perfect for your Iftar get together this Ramazan A rich sewai halwa or kheer will make sure that you get all the nutrition and flavour at the end of a day's fasting.

Taste quotient

Where do you go for a dose of chhole bhature? Picture courtesy: Instagram/the_unspoken_words_abhi
Craving chhole bhature? Head to these 5 places in DelhiThese Delhi destinations have the most delicious and pocket-friendly chhole bhature on offer.

Taste quotient

This Ramazan, reinvent dates to make them more healthy and wholesome. Photo courtesy: Instagram/muslimtravelers
7 ways to eat dates this RamazanDates are full of the energy you need to power through this month of fasting.

Food

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15 food joints in Kolkata that will make you fall in love with the city yet againFrom iconic eateries to hipster cafes, Kolkata has much to offer to city dwellers on a lookout for flavours old and new. Here's a curated list of the best joints in the town.

Buzz

 Chef Pooja Dhingra has created some desserts inspired by the most popular Cannes outfits this year. Picture courtesy: Instagram/poojadhingra
This chef is giving a delicious twist to Sonam, Deepika and Aishwarya's Cannes outfitsPooja Dhingra is creating desserts inspired by the outfits worn by celebrities at Cannes this year.