COLOMBO, Sept 1: Inflation in crisis-hit Sri Lanka eased to 4.0 percent in August, the lowest since before last year's unprecedented financial crisis, official figures showed Friday.The island nation endured months of food, fuel and medicine shortages after a foreign exchange crunch that sparked widespread protests culminating in the ouster of its president.
The increasing volume of imports in our agrarian country is a cause for serious concern. Nepal, known for its rich agricultural heritage, has experienced a steady decline in paddy plantation, leading to a growing dependence on foreign imports. This worrisome trend demands immediate attention from the government authorities, urging them to take proactive measures to revive and promote the agricultural sector.
Eating natural, seasonal food can be medicinal to the body. The food we prepare is as natural as possible with seasonal and local ingredients. This contributes to making a person healthy and nurtures nature at the same time. So it feels good!
When national identities and regional integrity are contested, food you eat becomes a tool for political and historical assertion. The dining culture paints pictures of our local, regional and national identity. On the other hand, it also operates as an expression of cultural identity in unknown foreign countries.
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: The Food Management and Trading Company Limited (FMTCL) has said it is effortful to ensure adequate supply of food grains in the remote areas including Karnali during the festivals Dashain and Tihar.
KATHMANDU, June 6: The quality of vegetables and food items exported from both India and Nepal will now be tested in Bihar. Earlier, the traders from both the countries needed to send the samples of their food and vegetables to West Bengal for quality tests.
KATHMANDU, May 10:The Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC) filed cases against 64 companies from across the country on charge of selling substandard foods in the first nine months of the current fiscal year.
Sonam Losar is one of the important festivals of Tamang communities. Also known as New Year, Tamang celebrates the day by consuming various traditional Tamang cuisines. Here is a list of items that are served during the festival:
KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Foodmandu, Nepal's first online food delivery company, which has been in operation since November 11, 2010, has completed 11 years of operation. Foodmandu is a trending food app with hundreds of restaurants across the Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara affiliated with it.
Burnt food is every cook’s nightmare, but you shouldn’t be afraid of a good char. It’s a fine line, but charring sweeter vegetables such as corn or sweet potatoes builds flavor by introducing a bit of bitterness that balances their natural sugars.
Mild chicken pairs perfectly with assertive seasonings, so we often search out ingredients that deliver bold, one-stroke flavor solutions. For a stir-fry packed with tons of savoriness, a combination of Chinese oyster sauce and Korean gochujang, a fermented red chili paste, delivers just that, plus a balancing, pleasant sweetness.
On the Italian island of Sardinia, we were smitten with a richly flavored pasta with ground pork and wild fennel. It came loaded with a host of spices and herbs, including parsley, black pepper, fennel seed, paprika, red pepper flakes, onion and salt.
The Federal Reserve chair, always on the look-out for signs of inflation, might want to drop by Manhattan’s Upper East Side, where a $200 plate of French fries stretches the definition of haute cuisine.
Laurent Veyet's tasting menu is not for the faint-hearted, but may point to the future of feeding a booming world population - there is a prawn salad with yellow mealworm, crunchy insects on a bed of vegetables and chocolate-coated grasshoppers.
He with his team — producer Unnati Shakya and cameraperson Bimal Thapa —successfully tempts any food lovers to visit and explore the food served there at least once in a lifetime. On top of that, they are affordable. Though you might not find those places posh.
Actress Kajol has a hilarious description for her appetite and it is surely news to her fans. Kajol posted a picture on Instagram, where she is seen enjoying a meal, and over the picture is written: "Did you just say ‘I have a good appetite' ! Well when I'm hungry I can eat you too."
Juicy chicken meatballs are hard to resist for any meat lovers. If you are one of those meat lovers, then mini Mexican chicken meatballs will surely blow your mind. These baked meatballs make an incredibly delicious appetizer or a perfect make-ahead meal starter.
Overviewing Nepal’s trade status, Nepal is facing trade deficit. Although, Nepal couldn’t get self sufficient in products as petroleum, machinery, medicines, there is still enough potential of becoming self sufficient in agricultural product such as vegetables, fruits and cereal grains by properly utilizing the available resources.
Five days into a complete lockdown to stem the threat of coronavirus pandemic, people across the country have largely obeyed the government’s ruling. In the last five days, Kathmandu Valley has stood still: There have been no vehicles and movement of people, barring sporadic incidents. This is largely because people have realized that Covid-19 can be deadly if preventive measures are not followed. For the country and the government with inadequate medical and human resources to combat this global pandemic, the response of people has been encouraging. If the people disobeyed the lockdown and went with business as usual attitude, the situation could be worse than it is now.
As someone who appreciates and mostly sticks to typical Nepali food, the combination of these two seemingly discordant cuisines did not sound very appealing to me. But after hearing good things about it from a friend, I decided to step out of my comfort zone and try out the restaurant. And am I glad I did because after trying out a bunch of dishes there, I only have good things to say about the eatery and I definitely plan on going there again.
Restaurants don’t just bank on food. Alongside a good meal, there is the question of ambience, service and being able to provide an overall pleasant experience. In that case, Fudo Café is one that doesn’t disappoint. Located in Baluwatar, the building is at the turn of Pavitra Workshop Chowk. The café is on the first and second floor of the building.
For many of us, January is all about giving things up: Maybe we’re going to stop eating meat and embrace a plant-based diet. Or we’re ready to kick excess sugar to the curb after a holiday season awash in sweets. Or we’re committed to avoiding fast food.
Located in Bakhundol in Lalitpur, Quince Food and Lounge, is a quiet place where you can have a relaxed evening with your loved ones, escaping the hustle and bustle of city. The newly-opened restaurant in easily accessible place offers a number of dishes with distinctly different tastes. One of the specialties of this restaurant is quiet ambience serves food made out of fresh and organic ingredients. It is a must visit if you are looking for healthy yet flavorsome food.
Almonds contain relatively high levels of vitamin E. Vitamin E and other antioxidants help prevent oxidative damage in the body. Scientists have also tentatively linked a higher vitamin E intake with a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.
A young mother was proudly saying to her mother: “I have started to fortify my daughter’s food but not with medicine. I use natural plants and spices as I learnt from some doctors that we have enough food to make my daughter healthy.” The young mother has good knowledge about how to take care of health of her daughter.
If you love spicy and tangy food, then Indian food might be your first priority. And to give the taste of India’s famous Mughlai cuisines, Soaltee Crowne Plaza, Soltee Mode is hosting ‘Mughlai Food Festival’ at its restaurant ‘Kakori’.
Cooking is a big war to fight off for many people. Finding the presentation of food or the taste similar to the one you saw, in the video of the meal prep is not something you can excel in your first try. Basics are everything for making your food at least edible. Here we share with you a few tips about cooking, if you are an amateur
It’s a good idea to keep some food in your bag for those times when hunger pangs strike and you need something to munch on pronto. But don’t toss in chocolates and biscuits. There are really simple alternatives that can make snacking a lot healthier than it usually is. Here are some of our favorite snacks.
The rich flavor of lamb makes for an exceptional burger experience. We decided to pair delicately spiced ground lamb patties with a colorful beet tzatziki, pan-seared halloumi cheese, and a drizzle of sweet honey for a truly unique burger that could transport us to the Greek islands any night of the week.
Instagram is a haven for amateur cooks as well as those who like to sit on their beds and look at food prepared and served from all over the world. It’s no surprise that food bloggers have taken the world by storm. However, it’s a whole another thing making as well as photographing the food you have made and putting it out on social media.