India has gone from having levels of self-sufficiency in oils, to becoming the biggest importer in the world. All of these factors also tie in very closely to culture, nutrition, livelihoods, and our agricultural landscape.
The humblest of all fruits, the banana, is something we take for granted. It’s perhaps the ubiquity of it being everywhere: the corner shop, the gourmet market, to some it’s art and to some the same is protest.
Before we try to reclaim Indian Food from the western gaze or “decolonise” food, we should respect each other’s cuisines, and protect them from our own nazar.
Here’s something we’d love your help with: What would you like to see more of on Edible Issues? Do email us and let us know!
If there’s one thing we all miss doing since the pandemic hit, it has to be meeting friends and spending more time with them. That’s what we want to recreate with “Cooking With Friends”.
Whether you are reading this from within India or abroad, financially supporting our heroic frontline workers and the numerous volunteers that are filling the gaps in India’s fight against COVID, seems like the simplest thing we can do right now.
Food and eating have changed so much for all of us. There’s a renewed focus on comfort, health. But there are many heartwarming stories of solidarity through the community, with a side of kadak chai.
Hello, We thrive because we are inspired,By each other leading the way,By those on the frontlines of the farmers’ protests,By those bent backs in the field all day, By those making a mark for themselves,In […]
The data is terrifying. The inequalities are obscene. The imbalances in India’s cereal economy only look to perpetuate the paradox of “hunger amidst plenty”.
We’re a stronger collective now than we have ever been and are looking forward to kickstarting some exciting projects with our community in 2021.