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Karnataka fiasco is another reminder that India should consider a proportional voting system

In India, the number of seats a party bags is often disproportionate to its vote share. Is this against the principle of ‘one person one vote’?<p>The …

The Big Secret About Pinot Noir

Pinot is a little bit misunderstood. Recent findings have shown us that all Pinot varieties are not just related but are, in fact, <i>the same</i>! Time to …

Wine & Spirits

The 10 Baking Questions People Ask Me Literally All the Time, Answered

By Claire Saffitz<p>To my friends, family, and followers: Read this before you text and/or @ me, please.<p>People are always asking me baking questions—from strangers DMing me on Instagram, to friends I don’t otherwise talk to anymore texting me, to my own mother and sister calling me on the phone …

Dessert

17 Simple Vegan Dinner Recipes for Quick Weeknight Meals

Tracking down easy vegan recipes for dinner isn't always so simple. So we've done the serious searching for you, gathering together vegan dinner …

The Right Way to Make French Press Coffee

The familiar French press coffee pot may not have the same coffee nerd cred as pour-over coffee, but that glass carafe cradled in chrome is one of …

Creme Brulee French Toast Recipe

"Very rich French toast - can be made ahead of time."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup unsalted butter<p>1 cup packed brown sugar<p>2 tablespoons corn syrup<p>6 (1-inch …

Veda Vedanta!

SRI CHANDRASEKHARENDRA SARASWATI SWAMIGAL of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham talks of why knowledge takes precedence over rituals PRIESTS AT PARTHASARATHY<p>Are …

Lovers of Big Reds, Look To Alicante Bouschet

One of the few red grapes with red flesh, Alicante Bouschet is an oddity that makes big, juicy red wines.Guide to Alicante Bouschet WineSome grapes …

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Vegan date baklava

Ingredients<p>SYRUP<p>80 ml / 1/3 cup water<br>• 120 ml / ½ cup date syrup, shop-bought or homemade<br>• 2 tbsp lemon juice, adjust to taste<p>BAKLAVA<p>350 g / approx. 2 …

Eggplant Roses

@siddharath_ @manakgupta @RahulGandhi इतनी कॉमेडी के बाद कैसे कोई उठ सकता है https://t.co/xDzhESkjHg

20 Seriously Delicious Chicken Breast Recipes

Chicken breasts are healthy and delicious, but it's easy to get stuck in a rut and rely on the same old recipes you've always used. If you're looking …

Cooking

Cambridge Analytica: The Foreign Hand

ON MARCH 27TH, Christopher Wylie dropped a bombshell. The former employee of Cambridge Analytica (CA) who blew the whistle on this UK-based firm …

India

Goa Inquisition : Lest We Forget -- A Talk By Shefali Vaidya

Goa

The Spring Forward

The rosemary-infused vodka in this drink may sound fancy, but it couldn’t be easier to make. Start it a day before you want to make the drink.

Vodka

Applying for a passport? The rules have changed!

The Ministry of External Affairs just recently announced a new set of rules for applying for a passport. And we’ve summarized some of the major …

Divorce

Long Before Cambridge Analytica, There Was KGB

Snapshot<p>Here is an account of how the KGB had a free run in India during the Nehru-Gandhi rule.<p>Today, there is a massive outrage against the alleged …

TDP Left NDA For Political Reasons, Amit Shah To Chandrababu Naidu

This decision is both unfortunate as well as unilateral. It is a decision, I am afraid, that will be construed as being guided wholly and solely by …

India

Wine Term: Teinturier Grapes

What is a Teinturier Grape?A teinturier grape is a red wine grape with dark skins and flesh. In contrast, regular red wine grapes have dark skins, …

7 Worst Wine and Food Pairings

Chianti & Tuna Salad<p>Tuna will make Chianti taste metallic and the vinegar will bring out tannin and sour.<p>The Hangover Maker (Lust)<p>You just took a …

Ice Cream

The First 10 Recipes to Make in Your Dutch Oven

I like to think of the day I brought home a Dutch oven as the day my kitchen changed forever. That may sound dramatic, but seriously — there really …

Cooking

15 Common Mistakes You Might Be Making While Baking

All the things standing between you and the best cake of your life.

Ask Dr. Vinny

<i>Dear Dr. Vinny,</i><p><i>Should I store my wine in the fridge if it has a screwcap?</i><p><i>—Toni, Cleveland</i><p>Dear Toni,<p>No, that’s not necessary (unless you’d like to …

Persian Pomegranate Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Pomegranate soup starts out like a classic chunky bean soup recipe, with browned onions, garlic, beans, and barley, all cooked in stock. But then all of a sudden, the ingredients screech off the familiar path into wild territory, with cumin, turmeric, dried mint, and most exotic, tart …

Over 20 Golden Retrievers meet up in Perth

Members from a Golden Retrievers Facebook Group all met up on Sunday, 28th of January 2018.<p>Just over 20 Golden Retrievers and their owners all met up …

How to Read Italian Wine Labels

<i>Learn to understand Italian wine labels enough to get what you want. Here is a great set of tips and advice to keep handy so you can find and enjoy</i> …

Italian Wine

Red Sangria

This is the easiest red sangria you can make because it contains just five ingredients and comes together right in the pitcher. Sangria, especially …