Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

Here are Northeast India’s best locally brewed wine across the country!

India’s local spirits have always been a favorite among the wine aficionados and  connoisseurs alike. The locally brewed flavors are a hit  which typically sets them apart from the drinks available at local bars. A look at some of these will give a glimpse into the varied cultural influences which added to taste of wine over a period of […]

Food | Recipe for making shredded Beef Pickle

Food | Recipe for making shredded Beef Pickle

Food | February 10, 2018: By Moakala Longchar Prep Time : 30 minutes Cook Time : 60 minutes Ingredients Beef boneless cut into medium pieces – 1 Kg Bitter Gourd. – 6 Small onion, chopped. – 2 Fresh Ginger. – 2 Inches Garlic Cloves – 10 Chilli Flakes. – 2 Teaspoons Salt – 1 Teaspoon Vinegar. – 1 Tablespoon Water. – 1 Cup Mustard Oil. – 2 Tablespoons […]

Why is Betel nut So Popular in the Northeast?

Why is Betel nut So Popular in the Northeast?

Facts | February 2, 2018 In Meghalaya, the Khasi’s call it kwai. For the Garos who love it with equal passion, it is gue. In Assam and Nagaland, it is known as tamul, whereas in Manipur and Mizoram it is kua and kuhva respectively. There are many names but one word to describe each state’s relationship with betel nut: passion. An outsider […]

10 Junk food you should try when in Shillong!

10 Junk food you should try when in Shillong!

Despite the fact that they are unhealthy, we still stop by the roadside for alumuri or puchka. These vendors may seem unhygienic in their ways but they never fail to attract people passing by who don’t seem to care standing by the roadside on a busy road to enjoy the taste of these junk food. […]

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

Did you know Pusaw is the traditional Khasi cake?

Whether eaten hot and steaming as part of every meal or made into cakes and crepes and eaten with sweet red tea, rice occupies a central place with Khasi cuisine and indeed the cuisine of all tribes in Meghalaya. Pusaw is one such traditional Khasi snack. Made from a very special variety of red rice […]

Food | Recipe of making Manipur’s salad ‘Yongchak singju’

Food | Recipe of making Manipur’s salad ‘Yongchak singju’

RECIPE | January 18, 2018:  Manipuris savour a variety of singju or Manipuri salad. Manipuri salads are usually spiced up with red chilies and are garnished with many medicinal and aromatic herbs.Today,let me share the recipe of one of the favourite singjus of Manipuris – yongchak singju. Yongchak is a seasonal vegetable and is available […]

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