Shivangana Vasudeva , NDTV, January 13, 2016 10:42 IST
Traditioanlly, Lohri Festival celebrates the onset of the harvest season in Punjab. People celebrate on this day to offer thanks to god for the precious crops before they begin harvesting them.
Rinku Bhattacharya , Zester Daily, January 12, 2016 18:19 IST
Sankranti refers to the passage of the sun from one Zodiac sign to another. On Jan. 15, this transition happens from Capricorn to Aquarius, called Makara on the Hindu calendar.
Hiroko Shimbo (Zester Daily) , December 30, 2015 11:08 IST
Nearly all the Japanese population eats soba (buckwheat noodles) on New Year's Eve. This is one of the superstitions involving new year culinary traditions.
Brooke Jackson (Zester Daily , December 25, 2015 10:51 IST
Around the world, foods are eaten on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day that are auspicious and thought to bring prosperity for the coming year.
Louisa Kasdon , Zester Daily, December 25, 2015 10:35 IST
Every year, the children and their father would grate, mix and steep the fruit, then bake and wrap dozens of cakes to give to family and friends and other fruitcake-poor households.
Roxanne Roberts , The Washington Post, December 24, 2015 13:15 IST
There are gingerbread houses - candy-covered Christmas cottages - and then there is White House gingerbread, confectionery masterpieces created for the first family, their friends and the thousands lucky enough to see ...
Clarissa Hyman , Zester Daily, December 23, 2015 12:18 IST
The appearance of the three wise men on Epiphany is celebrated with a galette des rois (cake of the Magi), as it is in the rest of France. The Provenal version, however, ...
Francine Segan , Zester Daily, December 23, 2015 11:31 IST
Each region of Italy, from north to south, has a different specialty recipe.
Rinku Bhattacharya , Zester Daily, December 18, 2015 12:51 IST
In Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, families of all religious backgrounds embrace Christmas traditions, including a far more moist and softer version of fruitcake than the traditional kind found in the United ...
Ashwin Rajagopalan , December 17, 2015 14:54 IST
The short and sweet weddings are a complete contrast from the wedding feast. The Kerala Sadya (literally means banquet) is an elaborate meal with at least 20 different items
Melissa Clark , The New York Times, December 09, 2015 16:08 IST
The rice fritters are vaguely reminiscent of arancini, the classic Sicilian fried rice balls, except they are pancake flat rather than orange round (arancia is Italian for orange).
Sarah Kaplan , The Washington Post, November 26, 2015 17:54 IST
Here's the story of how turkeys got to where they are now.
Alexandra Petri , The Washington Post, November 25, 2015 11:56 IST
I have found one foolproof strategy that will get you through Thanksgiving.
Caitlin Gibson , The Washington Post, November 24, 2015 16:23 IST
If your holiday plans include friends or relatives from the millennial generation, odds are high that you might find a few less-than-traditional dishes on the Turkey Day menu: A recent Yahoo Food ...
Bonnie S. Benwick , The Washington Post, November 24, 2015 13:52 IST
Omnivorously speaking, your standard post-Thanksgiving sandwich is just about perfect: lean turkey, moist and herby stuffing, tart-sweet cranberry sauce. But your appetite for that flavor combo might just tail off before your ...
Bonnie S. Benwick , The Washington Post, November 23, 2015 15:26 IST
The anxiety that swirls 'round the Thanksgiving meal has puzzled me. Most of the dishes can, in fact, be made well in advance, and fine renditions of all of them can be ...
Joe Yonan , The Washington Post, November 23, 2015 15:02 IST
There was only one thing for a pie lover to do: Make it myself. First, though, I had to find the recipe.
Joe Yonan , The Washington Post, November 23, 2015 14:48 IST
The first thing I do when I spy an intriguing pecan pie recipe is evaluate one all-important ratio. I don't mean the ratio of flour to butter in the crust, or of ...
Thomson Reuters , November 23, 2015 13:47 IST
Hello, my name is Louisa, and I am a procrastinator. Especially about big, fancy things like making a Thanksgiving feast for 20 of my nearest and dearest.
Thomson Reuters , November 23, 2015 13:12 IST
Growing up as the first-generation child of Trinidadian and Iranian immigrants, Thanksgiving is my annual chance to be "truly American." But it is also a battle between me and parents, whom I ...