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Beyond Momos: The Flavourful Guide to Ladakh Food (Ladakhi Cuisine)

The northernmost corner of the country, Leh Ladakh is one of the places that is on everyone’s road trip bucket list. Several movies have been shot in the beautiful landscapes of Ladakh amidst the clear blue skies, in spite of this region being so difficult to access and geographically isolated. We’re all familiar with the place, but we’re left wondering when someone asks us about Ladakhi food. A majority of people think Ladakhi cuisine is all about momos and noodle soups, but in reality, it is so much more. At a Ladakh food festival…

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World Cuisine: Know the Difference Between Continental Food and Oriental Food

Different cuisines prepared in different regions across the world have stories to tell about its place, tradition and culture. From Chinese to Continental, Lebanese to Japanese and Indian, all of them have a taste of their own. We all love to savour delicacies from around the world, especially since they are easily available in India now. However, there’s always been a confusion between continental and oriental food, generally mistaken as one kind. According to Chef Irfan Pabaney from The Sassy Spoon, Mumbai, “the major difference between these two kinds of…

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Here’s why mix-matching your cuisine can make meals more satisfying

DREXEL UNIVERSITY FOOD and hospitality researchers recently found that, to maximize your enjoyment when eating out, go for a mismatch of cuisine styles when you order your meal. In their experiments, they paired Italian or Thai dishes of varying quality—either an app or entrée—with each other and found that when a high-quality app preceded a subpar main course, diners reacted negatively. But when cuisines were mixed and matched, eaters had a much more positive dining experience—regardless of how tasty each dish was—and rated the meal more enjoyable overall. [“source-ndtv”]

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