Dining

Flavour your evening

Flavoured rums are not just for novices who want to try out a new spirit

Biscuits for your tea time

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Can’t find the right tea time bite? There’s nothing that combines crispiness and a measured dose of sugar like a well-made, fresh coconut biscuit. What’s more?

Indulge in a spicy Carneval

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The Chilli con Carne is a nutritious bowl that packs in meat of your choice and a generous dose of kidney beans

Guilt-free indulgence

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That serving of dessert needn’t make you feel quite so sinful: The next time you feel those sweet cravings, try these healthier options.

Spirit of the Moon Fest

Kung pao chicken

On the day of full moon in mid autumn, people in China celebrate the Harvest Moon Festival, which is like Chinese Thanksgiving

Your priceless cup of fancy tea

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A special lot of handcrafted tea from the 155-year-old Makaibari Tea Estate in Kurseong sold recently for $1,850 (around Rs 1.11 lakh) a kilo, becoming the most expensive Indian tea ever sold. Here are some of the most expensive teas in the world.

The kindest thing that can be said of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s indifferent performance in the series of byelections since the general election last May is that they are a pointer to the significant role played by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in ensuring the decisive Lok Sabha outcome.

Disasters not only disrupt society, they also distort its basic categories, creating inversions, disrupting normalcy and suspending time in a prolonged way. Return to normalcy then becomes even more difficult and unpredictable.