Ranjini Rao

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How the wonder tuber from the Andes, yacon, took root in the Himalayas

Yacon is being feted as a new dietary wonder food because its carbohydrates provide few calories to the human digestive system. Originally from South America, it is being grown commercially around the world, including Sikkim, India.

10 Apr 2019 - 7:38PM

Yacon is being feted as a new dietary wonder food because its carbohydrates provide few calories to the human digestive system. Originally from South America, it is being grown commercially around the world, including Sikkim, India.

How the wonder tuber from the Andes, yacon, took root in the Himalayas
Chutney: everything you need to know about India’s favourite condiment, from an expert who learned at her grandma’s side

From sweet and sour to hot and spicy, tempered in oil or raw, wet or dry, served as a side dish or a dip, India’s countless versions of the chutney can be enjoyed at any time

5 May 2017 - 7:31AM

From sweet and sour to hot and spicy, tempered in oil or raw, wet or dry, served as a side dish or a dip, India’s countless versions of the chutney can be enjoyed at any time

Chutney: everything you need to know about India’s favourite condiment, from an expert who learned at her grandma’s side
An insider’s guide to Bangalore’s best places for vegetarian food

From idlis and dosas to rottis and vadas, the southwestern state of Karnataka is celebrated across India for its delicious and varied meat-free dishes

5 May 2017 - 4:23AM

From idlis and dosas to rottis and vadas, the southwestern state of Karnataka is celebrated across India for its delicious and varied meat-free dishes

An insider’s guide to Bangalore’s best places for vegetarian food