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Health experts feel youngsters have been consuming a lot of trans fat of late, in the form of burgers, pizzas, bakery products etc.(Photo: iStock)

Lesser trans fat, more health benefits! Experts hail new move

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to reduce the permissible limit of trans fat level in packaged foods from 5% to 3%.
ITC Hotel’s first ever Biryani & Pulao takeout collection features Metiabruz Biryani , a rice and mutton combination, cooked in onion and spices with potato and boiled eggs. It derives its name from the historic Metiabruz locality(implying mud tower) near Kolkata
ITC Hotel’s first ever Biryani & Pulao takeout collection features Metiabruz Biryani , a rice and mutton combination, cooked in onion and spices with potato and boiled eggs. It derives its name from the historic Metiabruz locality(implying mud tower) near Kolkata

Age old recipes, locally sourced ingredients are the stars in a post pandemic world

By Shara Ashraf Prayag
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 03:54 PM IST
People would opt for simplicity over showiness and seek comfort in the past, says chef Manisha Bhasin
Mr. Sumit Saran (Director for S.S Associates) speaks on Leadership principles(Photo : Manoj Verma / HT)
Mr. Sumit Saran (Director for S.S Associates) speaks on Leadership principles(Photo : Manoj Verma / HT)

“Believing in oneself is essential”

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2020 01:13 PM IST
Sumit Saran, Director SS Associates, speaks on how to lead businesses in tough times like the pandemic
Expert chefs can prepare a large spread of customised dishes, for intimate celebrations.(Salsa Kitchen)
Expert chefs can prepare a large spread of customised dishes, for intimate celebrations.(Salsa Kitchen)

A flavourful spin to eating in

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Swati Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 05:28 PM IST
Evolving dynamics of the food industry has brought the expertise of a chef within the comfort of your home!
According to the researchers from University of Leeds, who conducted a major survey in UK, the lack of fresh food is to blame.(HT file)
According to the researchers from University of Leeds, who conducted a major survey in UK, the lack of fresh food is to blame.(HT file)

Children’s packed lunches lack nutritional quality, says Study

London | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2020 02:09 PM IST
“This study underlines the role that parents, carers, the government and the food industry have in ensuring children eat more healthily,” said study researcher Charlotte Evans from University of Leeds.Read on to know more...
Pop-up restaurants will bring about a culinary revolution in India, feels celebrity chef Kunal Kapur.(Shutterstock)
Pop-up restaurants will bring about a culinary revolution in India, feels celebrity chef Kunal Kapur.(Shutterstock)

Pop-up restaurants will bring about a culinary revolution in India: Chef Kunal Kapur

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Pop-up restaurants will bring about a culinary revolution in India, feels celebrity chef Kunal Kapur. According to him, the best way to reach out to diners who seek exceptional experiences is through pop-ups.
Chef Vineet Monocha, who has been in the industry for over two decades, believes that the Indian food industry has seen a rapid growth in the past few years especially in the organised food retail sector.(Unsplash)
Chef Vineet Monocha, who has been in the industry for over two decades, believes that the Indian food industry has seen a rapid growth in the past few years especially in the organised food retail sector.(Unsplash)

It’s very important to unlearn and relearn for chefs

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 04:43 PM IST
In a conversation with IANSlife, Chef Vineet Monocha, Senior Vice President, Culinary, Lite Bite Foods, which owns brands like Punjab Grill and YouMee, shares more about the industry, his journey in the industry and a lot more.
Having grown up in farms, the tough life in the kitchen never seemed to be a problem for chef Sabyasachi Gorai.
Having grown up in farms, the tough life in the kitchen never seemed to be a problem for chef Sabyasachi Gorai.

Food has to satisfy the soul and body, says chef Sabyasachi Gorai

By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 02:50 PM IST
Chef Sabyasachi Gorai tells us that during his second year of training, he developed an interest in the kitchen because “one could eat a lot of food”.
Is red meat good or bad for you? Food advice questioned anew.(Unsplash)
Is red meat good or bad for you? Food advice questioned anew.(Unsplash)

Is red meat good or bad for you? Food advice questioned anew

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 10:01 AM IST
A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn’t enough evidence to tell people to cut back on red or processed meat.
The fake meat industry dreams of making a good steak(Shutterstock)
The fake meat industry dreams of making a good steak(Shutterstock)

Rude food by Vir Sanghvi: Yes, this ‘meat’ is vegetarian!

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 11:58 PM IST
All over the US, fake meat has become a craze. It is ‘meat’ that even vegetarians can eat
Umami seasoning “Ajinomoto” is not only used in home cooking but also used widely by the food industry in Cambodia.(Unsplash)
Umami seasoning “Ajinomoto” is not only used in home cooking but also used widely by the food industry in Cambodia.(Unsplash)

Ajinomoto enhances traditional Khmer food in Cambodia

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Phnom Penh [cambodia]
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 02:59 PM IST
Traditional Khmer cuisine consists of a variety of food that can be seen in the market. An umami seasoning “Ajinomoto” - produced by a leading food company - is contributing to the delicious cuisine in Cambodia.
So far, U.S. regulators have agreed and said several gene-edited crops in development do not require special oversight. It’s partly why companies see big potential for gene-edited crops.(Shutterstock)
So far, U.S. regulators have agreed and said several gene-edited crops in development do not require special oversight. It’s partly why companies see big potential for gene-edited crops.(Shutterstock)

Gene-edited food quietly arrives in restaurant cooking oil

Associated Press | By Associated Press, New York
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 11:00 AM IST
The Minnesota-based company is hoping the announcement will encourage the food industry’s interest in the oil, which it says has no trans fats and a longer shelf life than other soybean oils.
Follow these chefs for your daily food inspiration.(Instagram.com)
Follow these chefs for your daily food inspiration.(Instagram.com)

World Food Day: 5 Indian chefs you need to follow on Instagram for your daily dose of #foodporn

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 11:54 AM IST
Looking for some inspiration for your dinner tonight? Here are 5 Indian chefs who you need to follow on Instagram from delicious posts on easy recipes and more.
Customers can themselves share their views directly with officials through the FDA website which is being developed as an interactive platform.(HT File)
Customers can themselves share their views directly with officials through the FDA website which is being developed as an interactive platform.(HT File)

Mumbaiites, you can now walk into eateries, rate their hygiene standards

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 12:04 PM IST
Originally planned by the Food Safety Standards Authority of India, the ‘score on door,’ project is a way to increase transparency between food industry and its customers.
India is currently in the midst of a cheese boom, but we are still uneasy about real cheese(Shutterstock)
India is currently in the midst of a cheese boom, but we are still uneasy about real cheese(Shutterstock)

It’s time to say ‘cheese’!

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 10:46 PM IST
From thelawallas to housewives, Indians are falling in love with processed cheese
The wholesalers were using calcium carbide—an agent that produces acetylene gas that acts like the natural ripening agent ethylene to accelerate the ripening process.(HT PHOTO)
The wholesalers were using calcium carbide—an agent that produces acetylene gas that acts like the natural ripening agent ethylene to accelerate the ripening process.(HT PHOTO)

109 dozen mangoes ripened with toxic chemical seized from Navi Mumbai market

Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 12:26 PM IST
FDA officials seized them from two out of 20 outlets of APMC fruit market as the wholesalers were using calcium carbide
Ganesh Shetty, president, Pune Hoteliers and Restaurant Association.(HT PHOTO)
Ganesh Shetty, president, Pune Hoteliers and Restaurant Association.(HT PHOTO)

Please do not ban plastic containers, says Pune Hoteliers and Restaurant Association president

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 04:22 PM IST
Ganesh Shetty, president, Pune Hoteliers and Restaurant Association, has been pursuing the issue of plastic bag ban with the state government and the Pune Municipal Corporation.
From floral perfume to fruity body wash and shampoos, scents heavily influence consumer purchases.(Shutterstock)
From floral perfume to fruity body wash and shampoos, scents heavily influence consumer purchases.(Shutterstock)

Scientists find new way to make fragrances last longer

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 01:05 PM IST
Scientists have found a way to get fragrances to stick to the skin longer, instead of washing down the drain immediately after being applied.
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