Food

Paint the Town Green!

Reading Time: 4 minutesWith more and more people choosing to go vegan or vegetarian, options are increasing gradually. Recently a popular restaurant in Discovery Bay announced their completely revamped, predominantly vegetarian menu kindling mixed reactions from the community. Initially what began as a diet promoted by animal rights activists, has now gone beyond the realm of morality, to […]

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Three Reasons you Should Resort to Pure Clay Cookware Sets

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara tells us three benefits of using clay cookware sets instead of all sorts of cookware that are made up of metals and Teflon coatings on them to the ones made of food-grade plastic. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Using pots or other utensils made of clay for cooking and […]

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Say Cheese!

Reading Time: 4 minutesRuchira tells us the story of cheese, its antiquity and how it became an industrial product with the rise of its popularity and increased demands. Here’re the interesting details, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Cheese, the five letters spell the ultimate in fine dining.  An epitome of affluence and sophistication. It is probably […]

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Yummy Nolen Doi, a Bengali Sweet Yoghurt Dessert to Die For!

Reading Time: 3 minutesNolen Doi (curd/ yoghurt) is a winter delicacy in Bengal. Sarika shares the recipe of baked yoghurt with palm jaggery, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. We, Bengalis, love our winters. It consists of vacations, picnics and undoubtedly the best food of the year. We are connoisseurs of various flavours, consequently, our food […]

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Yummy Motorshutir Kochuri, a Winter Delicacy

Reading Time: 3 minutesMotoshutir kochuri (pea-filled puffs) are winter delicacies in Bengali homes. Anumita shares the traditional recipe made by her ma (mother), in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Winter is the season to eat and enjoy. It’s a saying that I heard my Grandma tell us when we were growing up. I noticed that winter was […]

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Tempting Soft Red Velvet Cookies

Reading Time: 3 minutesSarika shares the recipe of red velvet cookies, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. I didn’t cook during December holidays. I know it is hard to believe. I was travelling to two different countries and discovered most of it. We love walking, even my 11-year-old lad is also a walking enthusiastic. We walked, […]

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Bon Appetit: After a Full Belly all is Poetry!

Reading Time: 4 minutesFood is interwoven into the culture of the Chinese people much like the Indians. With food, Gods are worshipped, ancestors are sustained, and spirits pacified. Food also plays a significant role in family politics, with women showcasing their culinary prowess for one-upmanship, says Suveera, in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. If you are […]

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Dry Malpua: A Heartwarming Winter Dessert

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe dry Malpua may be preserved for a week without refrigeration. If you prefer you may dip this in light sugar syrup. For the syrupy taste keep in mind that either the Malpua or the sugar syrup should be hot, says Susmita, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Malpua is very much an […]

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My Journey as a Poet and Writer in 2017

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur columnist, Lily, looks back at 2017. She recounts her journey as a writer and poet, detailing her more than a year-long journey with this webzine, as Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. The first flowers of spring 2017 spread their musky fragrance. After seeing my daughter’s newborn child gurgling in the USA, I launched […]

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: In the Twilight of a Year-end and a New Year

Reading Time: 4 minutesOur Editor-in-Chief, Arindam, and the entire Different Truths Team celebrate the twilight of a year-end and a New Year. Here’s a three-day long Special Feature, exclusively in Different Truths. Or say that the end precedes the beginning, And the end and the beginning were always there Before the beginning and after the end. ~ Burnt […]

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