By Chef Gerald Hirigoyen Soup 3 live lobsters (about 1 1/2 pounds each) 3 cups canned tomatoes in juice, coarsely chopped 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup coarsely chopped onion 1 large red bell pepper, cored and coarsely chopped 4

Photo: By Chef Sally Camacho Ingredients 2 tbsp Butter, room temperature 2 tbsp Granulated Sugar 1 cup Mango Puree 1/4 cup All-purpose flour  3 each Egg Yolks 3 tbsp Crème Fraiche 6 each Egg Whites 1/4 tsp Cream of Tartar 1/4 tsp Sea Salt 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar Powdered Sugar (as needed) 3-4

Yield: 2 servings Ingredients 1 Japanese eggplant, cut into wedges 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 Tbsp ginger, minced 1 Tbsp scallion, chopped 2 Szechuan peppers (optional) Cornstarch (for coating) Oil (for frying) Szechuan Sauce 2 tsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp black vinegar ¼ tsp salt 2 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp cornstarch slurry Instructions Prepare Eggplant: In a

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Whisky pioneer Paul John has called for a significant shift in the liquor consumption habits of Indians. The Indian liquor baron, who owns the multiple award-winning John Distilleries, feels that as a country with a varied profile of

Ingredients 1 avocado 1 banana 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup almond milk or coconut milk 1 tsp turmeric a good dash of black pepper a pinch of salt (optional) 1 tbsp or more sweetener of choice, honey, maple syrup or coconut sugar etc. Pinch of turmeric and pepper

Frozen berries provide a perfect substitute for fresh berries during the off season, helping save money while producing delicious results in your berry recipes. Below are some tips and tricks for utilizing different freezing methods and best practices for using your

PANAJI, (IANS) - In the next three months tourists visiting Goa will get the taste of real Goan cashew nuts with a Geographical Indication (GI) label on their packet, rather than taking back home poor-quality stuff. Usually, tourists purchase the cashew

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Tresind Studio, the Indian restaurant in Dubai led by Delhi-born chef Himanshu Saini, has become the newest entrant into the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, announced in Las Vegas on June 5. It is ranked just

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - US-based asset manager Baron Capital has again increased IPO-bound online food delivery platform Swiggy's valuation to $15.1 billion. The latest valuation as of March 31 shows a 24 percent increase from Baron’s previous mark-up of Swiggy’s

India-West News Desk RALEIGH, NC - A new restaurant here, in the North Hills neighborhood has quickly earned the distinction of being one of the most beautiful in the entire country and has gone on the lists of People Magazine and

Photo: Global Cashew Council Ingredients 70 grams basmati rice 1 tablespoon coconut oil 200 milliliters coconut milk 200 milliliters chicken stock 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 clove garlic, chopped 1/2 teaspoon mixed ground spices: ginger, cumin, turmeric, and chili 1 teaspoon salt 30 grams roasted cashews 3 dried apricots, chopped 130 grams chicken

Why is the walnut always recommended by health groups? Let’s see… Packs a nutritional punch Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and offer other heart-healthy fats, protein, fiber, and vitamins (including vitamin B6), among others. Munching on this daily

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - It is one of those unresolved ironies. For the world, Marwari food is synonymous with being a vegetarian, no onion-no garlic-no tuber fare, but Rajasthan's rugged Marwar region is equally famous for its robust non-vegetarian cuisine

Ingredients Strawberries tops removed and diced 1/2 lb jicama peeled and diced 1/2 lb cucumber peeled and diced Juice of 1-lime 2-3 Tbsp tajin 1/4 cup or more of chamoy 1/4 cup or more of Mexican style peanuts called cacahuates japoneses Instructions In a bowl combine all the ingredients,

NEW DELHI, (ANI) - The spices in India underline the rich tapestry that describes the vibrancy of deep culinary richness, each narrating tales from ancient trade routes, cultural exchanges, and evolving culinary practices that have influenced global food. Akshay Mehndiratta, a

Here are some tips for making that comforting, calming cuppa FOR SOOTHING HOT TEA: The Four Golden Rules for a delicious cup of hot tea: (1) use a teapot, (2) bring fresh, cold tap water to a full boil (Note: If your

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Mumbai-based social media sensation Chef Sanjyot Keer, who made his debut on the prestigious red carpet of the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, shared that representing the Indian chef community gave him the confidence to

It is an easy-to-prepare and one of the most popular desserts that is nourishing and delicious in equal measure. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of Desi Ghee or 2.25 tablespoons of Saffola Gold oil 1 tablespoon of Almondette (Chironji) 1 tablespoon of chopped Pista 1 tablespoon of

By Sourish Bhattacharyya The Kashmir Valley's Pandit cuisine has found celebrated guardians -- the Gurugram restaurant Matamaal and singer-turned-chef Sanjay Raina, for instance -- and now Rahul Wali, who's a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef specializing in European cuisine, has become the

Ingredients 2 cups fresh chopped peaches, unpeeled 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 ¼ cups sugar, divided 1 ½ cups whole milk 2 eggs 2 egg yolks 1 ¼ cups heavy cream 2/3 cup crushed, amaretto cookies or graham crackers Method Combine peaches, lemon juice, and ½ cup sugar in a

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - The popular food and snacks chain Haldiram is up for grabs as a global group of investors has reportedly submitted a non-binding bid to acquire a controlling stake worth $8.5 billion in the company that was

India-West Staff ReporterWASHINGTON, DC - Brooklyn-based ice cream company Malai will open its first DC location at 1407 T Street NW on May 18. Malai is the first ice cream shop in the district dedicated exclusively to serving ice cream

India-West News Desk MUMBAI - RASA Cabernet Sauvignon 2022, the flagship label of the Nashik-based Sula Vineyards, has become the first-ever Indian wine produced from this revered category of grapes to win a gold medal at the prestigious Global Cabernet Sauvignon

MUMBAI, (IANS) - Chef Sanjyot Keer, known for his YouTube channel ‘Your Food Lab’, is heading to the Cannes Film Festival. He will be the second Indian chef to walk the red carpet at Fest after Chef Vikas Khanna. He will

India-West News Desk LOS ANGELES, CA – The Michelin Guide has unveiled its latest list for 2024 in California, with Manohar's Delhi Palace in Le Puente securing a coveted spot on the midseason "new discoveries" list. Michelin said, “Manohar's Delhi Palace is

Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons oil Fresh steak, evenly cut 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced Cornflour Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste Red chili powder, to taste Other spices of choice Red wine, half the quantity of steak 3-4 tomatoes, pureed 3-4 potatoes, boiled and mashed Chopped green chili, to taste Small cubes

The platform that unites bartenders worldwide, World Class, reveals the key trends that will shape the cocktail scene in 2024. Eco-friendly: Bartenders are championing sustainability with zero-waste techniques and sustainable ingredients, including organic spirits and locally sourced botanicals. Collaborations with local farmers

By Shlloka Joshii Fatty liver is a condition where excess fat gets deposited in the liver, which increases its size. Non-alcoholic fatty liver occurs in people who don’t drink alcohol or drink too little. It usually occurs in people who are

Photo: INGREDIENTS / SERVES 4 Salsa: 2 cups peaches, peeled and chopped 1 cup English cucumber, chopped ½ cup red bell pepper, chopped 2 tablespoons lime juice ½ cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint Chicken: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon brown sugar ½

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Rampur Signature Reserve Single Malt Whisky has set a record as the only Indian whisky selling at Rs 5 lakhs per bottle. This ultra-luxury offering, is part of Radico Khaitan’s Rampur franchise. Out of a limited

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons avocado oil 6 cloves of garlic, smashed or grated 1 teaspoon salt 1 medium-sized diced white onion 1 tablespoon achiote annatto powder (orange-red condiment for food coloring) 1 medium-sized quartered fresh tomato 3 bone-in split chicken breasts with skin ¼ red bell pepper, cut into

Ingredients: 10 gms Ashoka 10 gms Shatavari 10 gms Ashwagandha 10 gms Lodhra 10 gms Garcinia 01gms Saffron 10 gms Lemon grass stem 15 gms Turmeric fresh Method: Take 500 ml of water and soak all the ingredients overnight. Boil everything together for at least 10 minutes and strain it

1. Create a Unique Kitchen Vibe: Dare to mix and match styles, textures, and materials to create a diverse yet harmonious kitchen design. Combine vintage elements with modern fixtures, juxtapose sleek surfaces with rustic accents, and blend various textures like

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (IANS) - The US-based global Asian fusion restaurant chain, P.F. Chang's, which is famous for its iconic dishes such as lettuce-wrapped chicken, Dynamite Shrimp and Spicy Kimchi Fried Rice, has opened Gurugram, on April 21, following Bangalore and

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - It is difficult to imagine a restaurant that has not changed over the past 45 years. It has the same seating (which some find uncomfortable), the same crockery and cutlery (you get to use the latter

Ingredients: 45ml Zesty Lemon Rum 2-3 Fresh Strawberries 2-3 Kaffir Lime Leaves Club Soda Sprite Lots of ice Method: Muddle fresh strawberries and kaffir lime leaves in a cocktail shaker Add the lemon rum to the shaker and shake well. Strain this mixture into a glass filled with ice Top up

Regular consumption of plain yogurt may help reduce risk of diabetes and reduce insulin resistance, say doctors. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March made the first-ever qualified health claim that eating yogurt may reduce the risk of Type-2

Ingredients: 1 small handful cotton candy 120ml sparkling wine 1 pinch of edible glitter Method: Take a handful of pink cotton candy and add pink edible glitter, forming a ball. Pour sparkling wine into a wine or champagne glass and drop the cotton candy ball into

Photo: India-West Staff Reporter BOSTON, MA – Boston University School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) fourth annual ICON award was given to Padma Lakshmi, an Emmy-nominated producer, television host, food expert, and a New York Times best-selling author, as well as one of Time

By Ayush Agagrwal Stuffed Dates Ingredients: Medjool dates, pitted Cream cheese Pistachios, chopped Instructions: Slice each date lengthwise and remove the pit. Fill each date with a small amount of cream cheese. Sprinkle chopped pistachios on top of the cream cheese. Arrange the stuffed dates on a serving platter and

In a world where modern lifestyles often lead to dietary imbalances and health concerns, the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda emerges as a beacon of holistic well-being. Ayurveda, the "science of life," offers profound insights into maintaining balance and harmony within

Here are some dinner drinks that can turn the event from drowsy to delightful with these easy-to-make, flavor-packed cold brews. Sunshine Cold Brew Ingredients: 240 ml cold brew coffee 120 ml orange juice 60 ml pineapple juice 15 ml pomegranate syrup Orange slices for garnish Maraschino cherries for

TORONTO, (IANS) - For those who believe rags-to-riches stories are the stuff of fairy tales, Sash Simpson's life will make them wake up and dig into the caviar. It is 'Slumdog Millionaire' played out in real life. And it will bring

Ingredients 100 gms Almond 100 gms Peanuts (skinless) 100 gms Walnuts 250 gms Sunflower seeds 50 gms Flax seeds 100 gms Rolled oats 100 gms Cornflakes 100 gms Fruit loops 200 ml Floral honey 15 gms Cinnamon powder 100 gm Brown sugar 200 gms Mixed dried berries Method Crush the sunflower seeds and remove

Photo:Chef Sujan Sarkar India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY – Two Indian American chefs have made it to the list of finalists for the coveted James Beard Foundation Award for 2024. Sujan Sarkar, the creative force behind Chicago's Indienne, has been recognized as

Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 ripe banana 1/2 cup milk 1 large egg 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt Instructions: In a blender, combine rolled oats, banana, milk, egg, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt. Blend until smooth. Pour the batter into a microwave-safe dish, filling

Here are 5 reasons why you should add millet into your daily diet: Nutritional Significance: Millets are an excellent source of protein and dietary fiber, and they are high in important minerals including iron, calcium, and phosphorus. They are also a great

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Idlis ranks as the second-most ordered breakfast item, said Swiggy on March 31 on 'World Idli Day' following closely behind masala dosa. One Swiggy user from Hyderabad ordered idlis worth Rs 7.3 lakh in the past 12

Ingredients: Ballantine’s 7 American Barrel Whisky 50ml Cinnamon syrup 10ml 4 dashes of orange bitters Ice Cubes Garnish: Orange peel Method: Add Ballantine’s 7 American Barrel Whisky and cinnamon syrup to an Old-Fashioned glass with a few cubes of ice Add bitter and stir for 30 seconds. Garnish with an

Ingredients for smoothie: 500 gms Sugar free dark chocolates 100 gms Fresh raspberry 250 gms Cream cheese 100 gms Icing sugar 200 gms Oats 150 gms Dry berry powder Almond milk as needed Method: Blend all the ingredients till it becomes smooth. Garnish with fresh raspberry and icing sugar