Friday , 26 April 2019


Versatile fruit – Kokum

Rohini Diniz Scientifically known as Garcina indica, kokum is a common ingredient used in the cuisines of the Konkan and Malabar regions especially in curries and other dishes. Please like & share: Read More »

The six taste saga

Sujal Torgal Patil   Taking forward this saga of the six food tastes and their effects on the body, let’s know about those tastes that add that zing factor to food. Please like & share: Read More »

Goa to host The Strongman India League

Strongman India in association with Vinsan World is organising an event to promote talent from all across the country in the sphere of power weightlifting on May 27 at Miramar Beach in collaboration with equipment partners Challenge Barbell and Nutrition partners Novkafit. Please like & share: Read More »

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: The fur flies

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Following the stage and screen success of his play, ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ (1947), one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th Century, Tennessee Williams came up with another stage creation, ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ (1955), premiered on the stage on March 24, 1955, as directed by Elia Kazan. This ... Read More »

Every mask has a story in the Dashavtari Kalo

Suvarna Yashodhan Parvatkar has gifted the family’s treasure –the Dashavtari masks– to Goa Chitra Museum, Benaulim, in keeping with her husband’s dying wish. NT BUZZ speaks to Suvarna whose generosity will put her family’s name in the annals of history SACHI NAIK|NT BUZZ The tradition of wearing wooden masks to perform Dashavtari Kalo during karthik poonima has given way to ... Read More »

Crazy snacks in cinemas around the world

Zubin Dsouza Being an avid moviegoer is not a strange thing when you are growing up in India. It is impossible to miss the glitzy movie posters that are located at virtually every nook and cranny of this great country. In the Indian psyche, there is nothing wrong in indulging in a couple of hours of romance, dance and drama ... Read More »

Secret ingredient of Indian food

Vir Sanghvi Many years ago, I wrote that some of the food of Central Asia and the Middle East was a rough draft for Indian cuisine. This led to (understandable) outrage and claims that I had ignored the contribution of foreign visitors to our cuisine. What about kebabs, I was asked? Weren’t they a Middle-Eastern invention? What about the samosa? ... Read More »

Kottan – archaeologists’ delight!

Sanjeev V Sardesai Chandor or Chandrapur in South Goa has always been a locale of intrigue, not only for archaeologists, but also to people in general. It is a definite destination for an individual with the travel bug, to go and spend a full day scouting around. Be confident that your visit here shall leave you an enlightened person. After ... Read More »