If India had a national food, one contender up there with rotis, dal or samosas might be the spiced, multi-layered rice dish known as biryani. This rich, celebratory fare was most likely bestowed on the subcontinent by the Persian and Central Asian rulers who also gave India the exquisite Taj Mahal.
Railway station cuisine normally conjures up images of unappetizing fast food and overpriced but underwhelming sandwiches. But a new food market in Rome's central Termini station hopes to challenge the stereotype by providing a wide range of high quality, local food.
A recipe for a tomato-free bolognese published by the New York Times (NYT) has caused a stir in Italy, with scores of simmering Italians taking to the major newspaper's website message board to blast its recipe for ‘Rigatoni with white Bolognese’.