Lifestyle

How to control your sweet tooth

With some smart sugar strategies, you can keep your cravings under control. Be adventurous and outsmart your sweet tooth.

Grilling techniques for smoky flavours!

To every foodie’s excitement, it is that time of the year again – to pull out your grilling machines and get your skewers ready! Although the holidays of Eid-ul-Azha are over, there remains a...

Eight years of connecting food enthusiasts

Since the last eight years, The Food Talk has built a community of food enthusiasts, bringing together owners and customers under one platform. “The goal of The Food Talk is to create a community...

Easy iftar and sehri recipes

Raise your hand if pasta is the only solution for all kinds of dinner emergencies. You don’t have any meal prepared for the unsolicited guests who just won’t go away without enjoying a hearty meal...

Healthy Iftar by Dr. Green

This week, we will share four watermelon recipes — one for a juice, one for a dessert, one for an appetiser and one for a main dish.

Immunity boosters

Some of the basic vegetables used in this soup are green papaya, carrots, cabbage, cauliflower, long beans and mushrooms. You can use any other vegetable you prefer like broccoli, snow peas, peas,...

September 8, 2020
September 8, 2020

Summer drinks galore

Beaches, fresh fruits, rain, and chilled drinks — all these draw up the perfect picture of summer. No matter how much we despise the gruelling heat, one cannot deny that we longingly look forward...

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

Christmas Goodies

It is Christmas eve today, and yet there are always those of us in a fix about buying presents for loved ones

December 24, 2019
December 24, 2019

Christmas Delights

What’s better than the gifts you find under the Christmas tree on 25 December? The heavenly delights waiting on the dinner table, that’s what!

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

No toxic chemicals found in seasonal fruits: BSTI

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) submits a report to the High Court saying that it has recently tested seasonal fruits and found no health hazardous chemicals in them.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

Fresh feastings

Preheat the oven to 350 °F or 175 °C. Pour the chicken broth into a small roasting pan, and set aside.

April 16, 2019
April 16, 2019

Summer indulgence

With the summer heat now an all too familiar situation, why not beat the heat by whipping up a seasonal raw mango juice? It is refreshing, and has enough electrolytes to keep you going throughout...

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

Black Cardamom

Biting into one of these during meals has to be one of the worst feelings ever, yet it is found in pretty much every dish, sweet or savoury.

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

The bright side of dark chocolate

Dating back to around 2000 BC, the chocolate we know and see today used to be consumed as a fermented drink with spices and wine. The chocolate we see neatly stacked in stores is the end result of...

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

Guilt free decadence

Squeeze lemon juice over the bananas to keep them from browning. Coat bananas with the yoghurt; add cumin powder. Now mix and sprinkle the lightly toasted shredded coconut on top. Garnish with mint...

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

The Salt Story

Salt was once one of the most prized of all seasonings, as revealed in the expression “below the salt”- nobles, who sat at the head of the table (above the salt), were allowed to use salt, while...