FoodLense

October, 2017

  • 29 October

    Milk to Meat: A Nepali Village Diversifies

    After the 2015 earthquake, a small village in Nepal which depended entirely on making traditional milk-based sweets has diversified into poultry and fish farming.

November, 2015

  • 2 November

    Why Halal Food Carts Have Become Part of New York’s Culture?

    The mushroom growth of halal carts have made their mark on New York City’s life and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. These carts are introducing Americans to cuisines of countries and regions which have traditionally been in the headlines for wrong reasons.

February, 2015

  • 21 February

    Oranges to the Rescue

    Orange is not just an incredible source of vitamin C. Its benefits go way beyond its taste.

January, 2015

  • 10 January

    12 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

    You can lose weight in absolutely natural way, if you become more imaginative about your eating habits and start exercising. Here are 12 foods that can help you shed those unwanted pounds faster.

December, 2014

  • 28 December

    Garlicky Cauliflower & Japanese Turnip Soup

    It’s time for soup! Root vegetable soup that makes you feel warm and cozy and just right. Soup that fills the house with the smell of roasting garlic, but doesn’t leave you wondering if you overdid it. Just soup that goes straight to your middle and makes you feel like you can (probably) handle 2015.

  • 13 December

    Five Facts You Don’t Know About Turkish Coffee

    Kaffa in South Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee. Of course, at that time Ethiopians weren’t drinking coffee. They were blending the coffee seeds and making dough from the seeds to use in food products. Only after many years did Yemen start to produce coffee.

November, 2014

  • 28 November

    FoodLense: The İstanbul-Berlin Döner Wars

    Turkish dish the döner has carved out a place for itself in modern German cuisine. It has surpassed the hamburger in Germany's fast food sector. Despite its Turkish roots, some people think the döner made in Germany is better than those made in Turkey.

  • 26 November

    FoodLense: The Star of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Traditional foods are a large part of Thanksgiving celebrations, which includes turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. But making a delicious turkey remains central to the tradition. Here is one recipe to add taste to your Thanksgiving dinner table.

  • 13 November

    FoodLense: The Story of Harisa to Haleem

    Haleem, nihari and biryani are robustly rustic, and before they were refined to lavishly lay on the table of royalty in the subcontinent they were cantonment foods; fit to feed the Army battalions.

  • 2 November

    Turkish Delight: Baked Eggplant Kebab

    The Turkish city of Gaziantep is known for its eggplant kebab which is normally made on grill and tastes even better. But this one is also extremely good.