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Healing foods

Rohini Diniz This week’s article enlightens the reader about some more foods that have healing properties. Flaxseeds: Also known as alsi or sonbiya, flaxseeds are a rich source of the omega-3 fatty acid and alpha linolenic acid which has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce pain. They are also a rich source of soluble fibre in the form of mucilage gums, …

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Replicating the Goan greats

Naguesh Rao Sardessai Apeksha Nadkarni has gained substantial following as an art teacher with over three years of teaching experience and having trained over 150 students in the art of painting and creative expression. She goes beyond teaching, by creating a platform for enthusiastic art students in the form of annual art show, to display their acquired skills. This third …

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Judgment at Nuremberg: Poetic justice

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK If tons of Hollywood films have been made with the backdrop of World War II, then equal number of films has also been produced on its aftermath. ‘Judgment at Nuremberg’ (1961) is a film depicting fictionalised version of the Judges’ Trial of 1947, the third of the 12 trials for war crimes the …

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From Loutolim to Raia

Sanjeev V Sardesai It is with confidence that we can say that a visitor to Loutolim will be impressed with the charm and priceless artefacts in the grand old Indo-Portuguese houses. Some Goans have retained their huge mansions in immaculate conditions and have preserved the tangible heritage in the form of utensils, carvings, paintings and artworks, dresses, furniture, and crockery …

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Healing foods

Rohini Diniz This article gives a peek into a few more foods that have healing powers for various ailments. Tea: Tea is the oldest and most popular beverage that is drunk all over the world. There are various types of teas – Black, Green, Oolong or Ponchong or red tea that are available. Drinking tea helps revitalises a person and …

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Curdy tales

Sujal Torgal Patil Curd has been a part of the Indian cuisine since historic times. With its immense health benefits and flavourful tales it has integrated with our meals and many of us savour a humble preparation like curd-rice more than any pompous recipe! Ayurveda regards curd to be highly loaded with many health benefits and has cautioned the intake …

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Photographs that speak of a lost era

Photographer and writer Pantaleao Fernandes, is currently working on his book ‘Goa: Rare Portraits’; the book is a window into the world of a true Goan of the past. NT BUZZ talks to the unintentional documenter to take readers down memory lane Janice Savina Rodrigues|NT BUZZ   When was the last time you saw a ‘padekar’ in his traditional ‘kashti’ …

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Around the World in 80 Days: Grandiose!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK ‘Around the world in 80 days’ (1956) is the best Hollywood adaptation of one of the most popular classics of the adventure genre by Jules Verne. It was produced by Michael Todd, a Broadway showman, who had never before produced a movie. In fact, Todd with the broadcaster, Lowell Thomas and the inventor, …

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Three day treat for bird lovers in Goa

NT BUZZ The Forest Department Goa in association with Goa Tourism Department, Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN) will host the second edition of Goa Bird Festival from January 12 to January 14 at Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary. This is being done to highlight bird heritage in South Goa. “The festival will showcase the rich biodiversity of …

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Crazy food trends that you hopefully missed last year

Zubin Dsouza We have moved on, time has done the same. A new year has begun for us and with it comes new possibilities, hope and a chance that we could right some of the wrongs. While the major issues like nuclear disarmament and global peace seem a far cry away from being resolved, we can definitely work on the …

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