The weekends were the time to find yourself at Woodlands. Veg-heads, Hindus, College Park students and lovers of South Indian cooking would all gather at the restaurant, perhaps after temple or as part of larger day trips to eat, pray, love and shop (though probably not in that order). They all arrived for the same thing: owner Anand Poojary’s buffet, a sumptuous spread of more than 25 dishes, each one a rebuke to the notion that meat is somehow mandatory for any cuisine of great depth and diversity.
At $14.95 a pop — a price that wouldn’t even cover your
Recently, there is a growing awareness of the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle and eating clean. Several people are now veering towards healthier living habits exploring the benefits of following balanced diets and giving up on some ingredients that can be harmful to the body such as gluten and refined sugar.
Though Egypt is already known for its rich food culture and dishes deliciously cooked with ghee and butter, several local brands succeeded in providing healthier yet utterly delicious alternatives made with premium quality ingredients and the best of local produce. Here is a roundup of brands
Sought-after and secret recipes
A family’s late night snack craving turned into a sad incident, when instead of juicy fried chicken, they were delivered fried towel! Although hard to believe, the incident did happen recently, in the Philippines.
Alique Perez said she ordered chicken for her son from Jollibee, a popular fast-food chain in the country. On first glance, the pieces didn’t seem any different from usual pieces of fried chicken, with similar-looking brown crust. But things started to get weird after she failed to make her son take a bite. Saying that as she was trying to get him a bite, she found
Each year, truckloads of new food products find their way to shelves near you, but which healthy eats are the keepers? Enter: The Prevention Test Kitchen staff, who gallantly read hundreds of nutrition labels and selflessly tore into over 300 packages with this set of nutritional criteria:
- Made with real, recognizable ingredients
- No trans fats or hydrogenated oils
- Made with minimal amounts of sodium and added sugar