Going back to ancient grains

(Photos: Sunojninan Mathew)

Instead of refined white rice and flour, ancient grains such as ragi, millet, amaranth and sorghum can provide healthy alternatives

Greek crisis inspires a sour vodka


Even as Greek mulls over its possible exit from the Eurozone, a German entrepreneur is making hay while the sun shines, and is thinking of launching a vodka range based on the crisis.

Through the drinking glass


Each region in the world has its own traditional drink — be it Greece’s Ouzo, Mexico’s Tequila, Japan’s Sake or Italy’s Grappa. Here’s a whirlwind ‘trip’ through the best known of these ‘spirit’ed mascots.

Feast after a fast

Sheer Korma

Whip up some Ramzan specialties on your own at home as you prepare for the Iftar feast after a day of fasting

Meaty delight


Being from Hyderabad, it's no surprise that actor Rana Daggubati loves gorging on the rich meat stew, Haleem.


Iftar feasting


As the pious month of Ramzan has set in, variants of haleem, kebabs and biryani among other lamb and mutton delicacies make their way to Iftar tables

The latest controversy over Air India reminds me of Singapore Airlines (SIA) dropping out of the bidding in 2001 when the national carrier hoped that partial privatisation would raise enough money to

For rational people, if this breed actually exists other than in the imagination of economists, the most logical way out of the Grexit logjam was for Greece to vote “yes, we can”.