Thursday , 15 November 2018


Foods and their twisted histories

Zubin Dsouza There was a time when humankind couldn’t control fire. Food was basic and raw. But then a couple of lightning strikes, flint stones and dried grass later we were able to make fire do our bidding. The culinary world that we know today began from that very initial spark. Cooked meat tasted better than the raw version, seasoned ... Read More »

Let’s brunch together

Sunday might be a day dedicated to either the family or to the lazy you. But how about a relaxing and rejuvenating Sunday experience where food and drinks can be enjoyed at one place? Le Meridien, Calangute has just re-launched their Sunday Brunch that’s packed with a punch and we’re loving it Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ We all ... Read More »

Heritage in a submerged land

Sanjeev V Sardesai It is a common notion that if ever there is a Third World War, it will be fought for water. The frightening signs are all over, and Goa is not an exception. In our intangible heritage of oral arts, there is an adage “One starts to dig a well, only when thirst hits”. How true! Goa was ... Read More »

Munnar’s famed neelakurinji flower to bloom after 12 years

Indo Asian News Service Starting late July, the Anamalai hills near Munnar in Kerala will be resplendent, clad in a purplish blue carpet. The famed neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) will burst into flower – a phenomenon that occurs once in 12 years. Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to flock to the Munnar hills to behold the spectacle that lasts ... Read More »

World of food additives

Rohini Diniz Preservatives are substances that are added to food items in order to inhibit, retard or arrest growth of microorganisms thereby preventing spoilage. There are two types of preservatives used in foods – Natural or Class I preservatives and Synthetic or Class II preservatives. Class I preservatives include natural agents like sugar, salt, vinegar, spices and alcohol that have ... Read More »

Goan women and cuisine excel at the Goan Woman Chef of the Year 2018

Maria Fernandes|NT   With an aim to challenge and test the culinary skills of Goan women, The Navhind Times in partnership with Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Goa organised a culinary competition, on Sunday, July 8 at the hotel premises in Benaulim. Please like & share: Read More »

The politics of the web

Social media has millions of followers, young and the old, has attracted politicians and elected representatives to have their profiles, pages and handles. NT BUZZ tries to understand the perceptions of people towards the political use of the platform and the scope it has in bridging the gap of communication Please like & share: Read More »

Generosity is not a Virtue

Sadhguru   Generosity is not a virtue, it is a weakness that has come from a limited identity of who you are. Suppose your child is hungry right now. If you give him food, do you think you are generous? Do you feel generous? No. But if a child on the street is hungry, if you give something to that ... Read More »

Fantastic and futuristic looks

Meher Castelino The graduating FMM students of Pearl Academy of Fashion Mumbai created a stunning collection of headgear and makeup during the Portfolio 18 show. With the theme being Avant Garde it was but natural that the students allowed their creativity to run wild for the headgear and makeup that caused a sensation on the ramp.  Please like & share: Read More »

A tribute to Gioacchino Rossini and Isabella Colbran

The Consulate of Italy in Goa is all set to present a soprano and harp concert, ‘Gioacchino Rossini and Isabella Colbran: a Musical Marriage’ on July 19 at Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji. NT BUZZ  has the details Please like & share: Read More »