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Thursday, December 3, 2020

Food

Peachy keen! Sugar-free summer recipes

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Here are some classic peach recipes with a subtle difference - no sugar, writes GAURAV MASAND
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Soan Papdi, the most ‘forwarded’ mithai on Diwali

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  Ever wondered why the Mooh meetha ceremony in India never features Soan Papdi? We don’t have an answer to this, but know well that...

Healthy Diwali recipes: Guilt-free eats to try out

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  Homemade energy bars I love energy bars – whether as a quick bite for breakfast, or a great snack in between meetings. Flavourful and filled...

Durga puja dessert recipes to sweeten your festive season

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In Pujo times, Kolkata's beautifully decorated pandals show off the artistry and culture of region. But best of all, the food stalls will always...

Jaffna Goat Curry: a spicy Sunday roast recipe

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The fiery traditional Tamil cuisine from the northern part of Sri Lanka, Jaffna cooking has a distinct and delicious flavour, writes DHANYA SAMUEL

Vegan Indian dessert recipes that are healthy – and still delicious!

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With more and more people moving towards healthier lifestyles and eating habits, dairy items have slowly moved to the backburner. But sometimes, the healthier...

Facts about fat

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Although fats are generally considered as bad, small amounts are necessary for our overall wellbeing, writes GEETA KHURANA

Discover easy cold-brew recipes this International Coffee Day

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There's no denying that coffee is one of the most loved beverages in the world. Moreover, as the weather gradually becomes warmer, coffee lovers...

Refreshing treats to beat the summer heat

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The summer has is upon us and with its sweltering heat wave, and all we can fancy is a cooling drink that will soothe...

Mango-walnut delicacies

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With summer almost around the corner, it is time to whip up delicious recipes using the season's favorite fruit, mangoes. While we love it...

Quick and quirky quinoa recipes

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Heralded as a superfood, the seed can be easily adapted to a range of dishes, writes MYTHILI IYER

Sri Lankan delicacy

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If you are a fan of authentic Sri Lankan dishes, here are a few quick and easy to make recipes to try at home,...

Scrumptious Indian style spring salad recipes

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An Indian man rang the Indian Link office, seeking culinary advice in a hurry. He had invited a few friends over for a barbecue...

How to turn leftovers into healthy new meals

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Most of us cook larger portions than we need, leading to overeating or food wastage. Try these tips for turning your leftovers into a delicious new meal, writes GEETA KHURANA

Food to avoid before bedtime

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Being mindful of what you eat before bedtime can help you get a good night's sleep. The quality of your sleep is greatly affected by...

Cheeky chilli recipe: with dark chocolate and beef

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Chilli or chilli con carne is a Tex Mex delight; in fact, it is the official dish of Texas. At its heart, a chilli...

Coconut uses & benefits: discover more on World Coconut Day

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The humble nariyal is one of the most versatile products of nature. The coconut plant (and its various parts) has many uses and benefits....

Espresso dessert delights

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Rich, dark and perfect for getting you up in the morning, an espresso is an indispensable part of so many people’s daily regimes. To...

Concoction cures: drink remedies for colds, sore throats and sniffles

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Along with an unforgiving frigid winter in Australia, we are also living through a pandemic with no end in sight. Until a successful vaccine...

Why we should be moving to plant-based milks

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Did you know that only 1/3 of adults are able to effectively digest dairy? Or that drinking plant milk is one the easiest ways...

Starry airs: discover special starfruit recipes

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The discovery that starfruit can be used beyond chaat has been a delightful one, writes RAJNI ANAND LUTHRA

Paryushan special Jain recipes: Why should vegetarians have all the fun?

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It's that time of the year again! Paryushan Parv, the Jain festival, is a week-long festival of introspection, atonement and forgiveness, but a festival,...

Navroz Mubarak: Celebrate Parsi New Year with traditional Parsi recipes

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The Parsi, followers of the prophet Zoroaster, originally came from Persia. Fleeing religious persecution in their native Persia, they settled along the Sanjan coast...

Manjit’s expands its empire

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What do you do when you have a robust event management business where you can organise functions from 50 people to 2,000; are accredited...

Chutney tirangi: recipes you’ve probably never heard of

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Chatpati chutneys – how much more enjoyable they make our meals! The ever-popular pudina (mint) and imli (tamarind) chutney recipes may continue to grace...
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Newtown’s best bars to grab a drink (or four)

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After what feels like an eternity, Sydney is ready to open again. Restrictions are increasingly relaxed, new liquor licenses are being handed out by...

Indulgent chocolaty goodness

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From tarts and cakes to ice-creams and mousses, chocolate is the object of many love/hate relationships. Unabashedly indulgent in taste and appearance, it’s a...

5 beautiful white wines to pair with spicy food

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Let me start with a disclaimer. I am no wine guru or Huan Hooke with a fine palate and large nose who can not only...

Oat milk, the new preferred choice

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Move over, almond and soy milk! In the last year, oat milk sales have surged. In the US, they rose by a whopping 686...
calaveras bar

Newtown’s best bars to grab a drink (or four)

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After what feels like an eternity, Sydney is ready to open again. Restrictions are increasingly relaxed, new liquor licenses are being handed out by...

Podcasts

Ep8: Indian links in Indigenous Australian poet Ali Cobby Eckermann’s life

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To celebrate NAIDOC week 2020 (between 8-15 November) I spoke to Yakunytjatjara poet Ali Cobby Eckermann about her time in India where she taught...

Ep 7: In the case of Sushant Singh Rajput

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  The torrid and high-octane Sushant Singh Rajput case has been fodder for Indian people and press for the last few months. The actor’s tragic...

Ep 6: The Indian LGBTQ+ community in 2020

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  It’s been two years since the world’s largest democracy repealed the draconian Section 377 which used to allow discrimination against homosexual people. Only this...

Latest News

CONCORDIA-UNIVERSITY

Guru Nanak Chair set up at Canada’s Concordia University

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To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, the Concordia University in Montreal has set up a...

Cross Your Heart, Take My Name by Novoneel Chakraborty: A review

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  Cross Your Heart, Take My Name is a rare Indian book to explore the psychological impact of social media, especially Instagram. Garv Roy Gill and...
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Indian farmers continue protest for seventh day as diaspora joins in

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  As protests against three controversial agriculture laws gain momentum in India, many questions have been raised about the impact of these reforms. There’s growing...