Food

From pleasure to protest

On how food helps us connect, exhibit power and protest.

| Dec 07, 2020

Who doesn’t put ghee in their khichuri?

On food and representation, online and offline.

| Sep 11, 2020

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

On taste

An etymological and gustatory exploration.

| Apr 25, 2013

Brideprice

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

| Apr 25, 2013

Eat, drink, write

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

| Apr 23, 2013

Eating on the islands

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

| Apr 20, 2013

The pig-nama

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

| Apr 20, 2013

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