The Genealogy of Taste

What the food habits of childhood can do to our life

Good Taste in Movies

The sensual pleasures of food haven’t been fully explored in cinema

The Disputed Ancestry of Taste

Who will choose the winner in vegetables versus meat?

The King’s Meal

A lavish culinary journey with the subcontinent’s royal families


Eating scenes in films embody conflict or cooperation between the characters, inform or assign an individual or family’s place in society

Going Beetroot

Not feeling fruity? Go veg out

From An Imperial To A National Cuisine

If India’s cuisine was influenced by colonial and princely tastes before 1947, the driving force after Independence was the palate of the urban middle-class. The task of shaping the national cuisine was taken up by the menus of restaurants, cookbooks and magazines and later by TV and films


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