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The perfect risotto

Vir Sanghvi Somehow the food you cook at home never tastes anything like the food you eat in restaurants. Even when you buy a famous chef’s cookbook and make his or her signature dishes, they taste very different at home. Chefs have an answer. First of all, they say, the ingredients we use at home are never as good as ... Read More »

Jazz India Circuit Festival brings music lovers to Goa

Grammy-nominated quartet Hiatus Kaiyote will be performing in India for the first time at the Jazz India Circuit International Festival that will be held today at the International Centre Goa. The annual event has become a favourite among jazz aficionados. NT BUZZ gets you the details NT BUZZ Jazz as a genre of music is contemporary, evolutionary and experimental. This ... Read More »

Mahesh Kale to perform in Goa

NT BUZZ National award winning classical singer, Mahesh Kale will perform on December 3 at 7:30 p.m. at Kala Academy, Panaji. Speaking during a press conference at Panaji, event coordinator, Nilesh Faterpekar said: “In the month of December there are a lot of EDM festivals that take place, we thought of giving the classical audience a musical treat by getting ... Read More »

Poonam Nehra crowned Miss Super Model International

NT BUZZ Poonam Nehra from Rajasthan has been crowned Miss Super Model International. First runner-up was Snehal Patil from Nashik while second runner-up was Sehr Bansal from Manipal. Present on the occasion were filmmaker and CEO of Miss Super Model International, Williamm Xavier; director of Jai Bhuvan Group and Mall De Goa, Bhuvan Shet; proprietor, Tatva Spa and Salon, Asha ... Read More »

Street food in Hong Kong

Zubin Dsouza It has been a week since an unfortunate tragedy of errors unfolded. I left my home in India and travelled to Hong Kong in search of a mythical monastery that held the secret to a spectacular dish of ‘Chicken Hong Kong’. Only much later did it dawn on me that I was the victim of a vicious prank ... Read More »

Ham and cheese

Vir Sanghvi What is the easiest-to-make tasty sandwich in the world? Well, that’s not hard to answer: a chutney sandwich. You take (or make) a kothmir (coriander) chutney, spread it on a slice of bread, place a filling of thinly sliced cucumber on it and top with another slice of chutnified bread. The tang of the chutney will take away ... Read More »

Exploring the fort of Alorna

Sanjeev V Sardesai The village of Halarn, known more by its anglicised identity ‘Alorna’ hosts an amazing and a unique fort. During the erstwhile Portuguese regime, this fort was the last barrier for controlling all the shipping vessels going out or coming into Goa, for its various trades. Located in Pernem taluka and at approximately 40 kilometres from the capital ... Read More »

Winter tryst in Delhi

Dilli ki Sardi is incomplete without some experiences. Aditya Dogra The oh-so-famous Dilli ki Sardi has started to set in. One can feel the nip in the air, the happiness that warmth of the winter sun brings, and the romance that cold nights evoke. It’s a great time to head out, and enjoy great food, interesting events or simply a ... Read More »

Sunset Boulevard: Life beyond the camera

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK “I wanted to do a comedy about Hollywood. God forgive me, look what became of that idea!” —Billy Wilder on ‘Sunset Boulevard’   Named after the thoroughfare that runs through Los Angeles and Beverly Hills California, ‘Sunset Boulevard’ (1950) presents the dark side of the glamour that is synonymous with Hollywood. Director Billy ... Read More »

‘I am putting my best efforts to overcome shortcomings in IFFI infrastructure area’

The celebrated cinematographer, screenwriter and director, Apurba Kishore aka A K Bir has been chairing the technical committee for the International Film Festival of India over the past couple of years. In an exclusive interview with NT BUZZ, he discusses the IFFI infrastructure in Goa as well as the art of cinematography, among other things RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR   ... Read More »