Vegan Ghee and Butter? Nothing Like That Exists, Says FSSAI

January 25, 2023 3:38 pm

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), in a letter written to all the Commissioners of Food Safety and the Regional Directors of FSSAI on 23 January 2023, has said that certain food business operators (FBOs) are selling non-dairy products by using dairy terms such as “vegan ghee” and “vegan butter” in violation of […]

Stale Rotis, Rude Staff: Amdavadis Slam ITC Narmada

November 13, 2022 3:36 pm

ITC Hotels identify themselves as luxury personified. The chain of hotels is especially known for its quality food and services. When ITC Narmada was inaugurated in Ahmedabad in August 2022–Amdavadis were looking forward to getting the luxury experience but it seems like people are disappointed especially with the food and services of the newly-opened hotel.  […]

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Undertakes Fried Food Drive

August 7, 2022 1:52 pm

For all those who love to gorge upon fried goods-dalwadas, goats, pakoras, etc in the rainy season, be warned, as the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has a word of caution for you. Consuming edible oil that has been reheated multiple times is detrimental to health.On Saturday, an AMC team visited an eatery in the Danapith area […]

Craving For Some Rich Homemade Ice Cream? Niruben Got Your Back!

July 6, 2022 12:13 pm

A survey on ice cream by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) says Ahmedabad is one of India’s top ice cream consumers. And why not? Ice-Cream places in Ahmedabad have so much to offer that the foodies can’t get enough of it. With different preferences for ice cream & companies, the […]

Tangy & Tested: Achaars Pack In More Than Just Taste

July 3, 2022 11:33 am

Pickles and chutneys are integral to Indian culinary tradition. The recipes may vary but pickles remain the source of adding in the sour/tangy-spicy element to food. In some parts of India, as in Punjab, boiled seasonal vegetables are sometimes tossed in oil tempered with spices and flavours. Down South, a paste of curry leaves with […]

Top 7 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

July 4, 2022 2:10 pm

A healthy breakfast isn’t only beneficial to your body and helps mental health, but it also makes the perfect way to kick start an active day. Now, we all want that healthy, outgoing, energetic personalities ready to face the day head-on. And according to studies, a healthy breakfast is the key to not being a […]

World’s Most Expensive Cottage Cheese, Sold at Rs 70,000 for a Kg

June 28, 2022 1:55 pm

Indians can’t imagine a function, might it be marriage or office celebrations without the fluffy, soft, white matter, called Cottage Cheese or Paneer. But, how expensive can this paneer be? Turns out, a lot. Made from Donkey’s milk, Serbian cheese costs around Rs 70,000 for 1 Kg of cheese. This paneer is fluffy and delicious […]

Experimental Heart-Shaped Sandwich Goes Viral with 5 Lakh Views

June 27, 2022 1:35 pm

With Manchurian Frankie and Pan-Puri Pizza among many others, food experimentation trends are ongoing like crazy. In one such endeavor, a man in Bhavnagar took it one step ahead altogether by creating a weird heart sandwich made from cheese, jam and ice-cream. For passionate foodies, this would be the time to avert their eyes, before […]

Top 10 Coffee Cafes in Ahmedabad to Get Amazing Coffee.

June 24, 2022 6:48 pm

“May your coffee kick in before reality does. ” speaks for a delicious hot cup of coffee that helps you focus on work, while “Love is in the air and it smells like coffee” demonstrates people’s love for this bitter iced drink. Might it be a refreshment or a necessity to give you a daily […]

Importance Of Nutrition In Human Life

June 28, 2022 12:38 pm

A healthy diet and a regulated lifestyle are the key to keeping away from obesity, heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes and certain cancers. However, the “freshness” quotient of the food must not be discounted for. Some reports even suggest a link between ultra-processed foods, food consumed after its expiry date and chronic illnesses, including a […]

Choose Wisely, Stress Busters Hidden In Food Intake

June 22, 2022 6:33 pm

Stress Busters are not limited to doing things that take your mind off the preoccupation. It also extends to food. Certain foods are known to come fortified with chemicals that foster the “happy hormones” while lowering the levels of depression and anxiety triggering hormones. Remember, these are all physiological workings, and monitoring the food intake […]

Top 5 Food Streets Of Ahmedabad

June 23, 2022 1:09 pm

Ahmedabad is known for its rich and varied food culture, where people are willing to explore different cuisines and styles of preparation. People in this city welcome new experiences, at least as far as food is concerned. This is the reason why one can not only find traditional Gujarati food places, but also a mix […]

Chicken Tikka Masala For Your Soul

June 10, 2022 7:08 pm

Juicy, succulent cubes… a little charred and overdone. Flavorful and spicy, the ubiquitous Chicken Tikka Masala goes back a long way. Debating on its origins is like uncorking a regional debate. Tagged under North Indian cuisine, chicken tikka, as we know it now, evolved in India after desi spices gave a whole new lease of […]

Key To Happiness? It’s All In Your Food!

June 1, 2022 11:47 am

Food is known to trigger metabolism, which in turn, is the breaking down of nutrients into its component chemicals and nutrients. While nutrients are essential to regular physiological working, it is the chemicals that maintain the electrolyte balance, which is key to hormonal functioning. Research has established the role of hormones as the key to […]

Ever Heard Of Liquid Gold?

May 30, 2022 6:06 pm

The dense fog dancing above a boiling cauldron hits the nose. Soaking its way into the nasal passage, it satiates that carb craving. What’s seething below is a thick full-bodied potent serum of sorts and embedded within are the pasta shapes of preference. Cloudy at times,  glistening for sure and laden with minerals, the starchy […]

World Nutrition Day On May 28

May 27, 2022 2:54 pm

Health is wealth. And this post-pandemic milieu will, no doubt, vouch for it. Nothing beats a healthy immune system and to raise awareness about this precise surmise, “World Nutrition Day” is marked by medics on May 28. The intent of participating institutions (Spanish Federation of Societies of Nutrition, Food and Dietetics (FESNAD) leads from the […]

Chicken Sandwich: Less Price, More Taste

May 20, 2022 3:32 pm

The Chicken Sandwich is a light-filled dish that originated in Europe. However, the Indians eat the chicken sandwich with great pleasure. Every country in the world has its version of the chicken sandwich. Recently, our favourite non-vegetarian dish has come into the political limelight in Gujarat. Thus, Team VOI brings recipes of the winner of […]

Guide To Top 10 Uzbek Must-Haves

May 12, 2022 2:49 pm

Uzbekistan is a Central Asian nation and used to be part of the erstwhile Soviet Republic. The Uzbek’s culinary repertoire is vast. Food being an intrinsic part of any nation’s culture, in Uzbekistan, the recipes are a delicious blend of Eastern styles of cooking with South Asian herbs and spices, all put together in the […]

McDonald’s Introduces Allergen & Nutritional Information For Entire Menu

April 7, 2022 4:34 pm

India’s favorite fast-food chain, McDonald’s, has announced on Thursday that it would now display Allergen & Nutritional Information. It would be available on the entire menu and the McDonald’s App (South and West regions). The company believes that this change will enable its customers to make the best possible food decisions. According to a statement […]

Zomato, Swiggy In Trouble For Unfair Pricing: CCI Initiates Probe

April 5, 2022 4:23 pm

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered an investigation against top food delivery platforms, Zomato and Swiggy. CCI ordered the probe over the illegal and unfair business practices regarding their dealings with restaurant partners.  The Director-General of CCI will investigate the issue within 60 days. In July 2021, the National Restaurant Association of India […]