The Overlooked History of Punjabi Vegetarianism
Two-thirds of Punjab is vegetarian. But stereotypes of chicken-loving foodies persist, ignoring traditions shaped partly by Partition.
The Disappearing Sweets of Bengal
The region renowned for its sweet tooth endured multiple conflicts and divisions, losing many of its creative mishti-making traditions in the process.
Why “Best Of” Lists Often Overlook South Asian Cuisines
But as these restaurants and chefs rack up recognition and business from ardent fans, do mainstream accolades even matter?
Irani Bakes Spread Through India. Now, They’re Disappearing.
As Parsi cafés shutter, Irani bakes that have become teatime staples — from mawa cake to nankhatai — are at risk of vanishing, too.