Food

At the Indian Coffee House

On the Indian Coffee House and the 16th-century Sufi saint who introduced the beans to the Subcontinent.

| Feb 05, 2019

Southasian aid regimes

It is too often forgotten that aid giving is a political project.

| Dec 17, 2013

Seeding the future

The use of modern seeds stands to erode the genetic diversity of local seed varieties in Nepal

| Jul 15, 2013

Eat, drink, write

A food writer dishes on the ins and outs of her profession.

| Apr 23, 2013

Brideprice

A new translation of Manik Bandopadhyay's ‘Namuna’ by Madhusree Mukerjee.

| Apr 22, 2013

In cash or in kind?

A universal Public Distribution System would do better than direct cash transfers in solving India’s food-policy conundrum

Eating on the islands

As times have changed, so has the Maldives’ unique cuisine and culture

| Apr 15, 2013

On taste

An etymological and gustatory exploration.

| Apr 15, 2013

The pig-nama

On how the pig can be a great pet, and also a great meal

| Apr 15, 2013

Between loaf and halal

Sri Lanka tries to shake off entrenched practices that nationalists see as a threat to local food culture

| Apr 15, 2013

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