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Jharkhand govt to join go-vegetarian campaign for animal rights

… move. The killing of a Muslim villager accused of sacrificing a calf in Greater Noida triggered a controversy with the SP accusing the BJP of trying to engage in polarisation politics for gains in the 2017 UP polls. The Aam Aadmi Party called the incident a conspiracy by the BJP to divide the country. HOPE & Animal Trust, an NGO partner of the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) for stray dog control, will conduct painting competitions regularly in schools to spread awareness on animal rights …

Meet Babiya, The Vegetarian Crocodile Who Guards A Temple In Kerala!

By Neha Borkar | September 20, 2015 India is all about amazing stories! Apart from historical monuments which makes a place interesting, there are many other miraculous stories which makes India a truly incredible country. Once such story is of Babiya, a crocodile who guards the famous Ananthapura Lake Temple in Kerala. Legend has it that, Babiya is a local guardian of the temple. Babiya only eats the temple prasad which is made of rice and jaggery and does not harm anyone, including the fish in …

French Lawmaker Wants Mandatory Vegetarian Menu at School – ABC News

… option for pork has aroused unusual interest in a country where meat is regarded as part of the gastronomic tradition. The center-right politician is winning a wave of support with his plan to introduce a bill next month that would impose vegetarian meals in addition to classic menus — helping young Muslims and Jews as well as vegetarians. “Can we force a Catholic child to eat meat on Good Friday because nothing else is proposed, or a Jew or a Muslim to eat pork?” Jego asked in an …

Stories from a Peripatetic Kitchen – The New Indian Express

… among the many characters who come to life in these pages filled with the adventures and memories of the octogenarian author. The stories that accompany the vegetarian recipes recreate eras long gone in vivid detail—growing up in British India, the country post Independence, exploring America of the 20th century, the cities of Poona, Baroda, Bombay, Delhi, Madras as they changed over the decades—through food. It helps that the author, whose father worked for the British Defence …

Burger King keen to replicate its Indian veg menu globally | Business Standard News

From Press Trust of India, Mumbai | June 28, 2015 Global fast-food giant Burger King, which especially formulated vegetarian options in the country to suit the Indian palate, is keen to introduce them in other vegetarian-friendly markets like the UK. Burger King India introduced as many as six vegetarian snacks, sandwiches and entry-level burgers in the menu when it started in November, 2014. “Looking at the response here, the global management is evaluating introducing some of these …

Go vegetarian – Livemint

… lifestyle choice to make for a German scientist living in the US in the 1950s. Meat was, and still is, eaten aplenty in both the country of his birth and the country he resided in. Perhaps, Einstein had intuitively grasped something more than six decades ago that nutrition experts and health organizations are now advocating in droves. Experts around the world are advising people to eat a more plant-based diet, or a vegetarian diet, because it is healthier. In the Indian context, it becomes …

Linger’s Vegetarian Options Include a Delicious Masala Dosa | Westword

… country’s food. If you haven’t seen the film, give it a go, followed by a dinner reservation at Linger. Granted, Linger isn’t a typical mom-and-pop Indian restaurant, and with such variety in the menu, some might be skeptical at just how dialed in each cuisine can be. But rest assured, the dosa is up to par — and it’s offered on both the lunch and dinner menu, so for $13 you can indulge at any time of day — hopefully on Linger’s rooftop patio, winner of this …

Sales of fake meat explode, but is it really better for you? – Fortune

… Beast Burger and has an active group of investors that includes Bill Gates and former Twitter execs Biz Stone and Evan Williams. “We’re growing like a weed and expect to keep growing,” said Martha Pincoffs, founder of Minnesota-based Hot Dang Grain Burgers that makes meatless items, such as the “Big Tex,” a grain burger ready made for the barbecue. Her products are sold in many Whole Food stores across the country. Why the increase in meatless meat? Those in the know say better health …

As a Vegetarian Tourist, Here’s How to Plan Meals | Cara Spevick

… By spending time in Argentina and Brazil, I learned that each country is heavily influenced by Italian culture (it’s actually a tradition in Argentina to eat pizza for dinner on Fridays and pasta for lunch on Sundays), and that sushi is popular no matter how far you are from home. Healthy living is quite trendy in these places (which should be expected considering the focus on physical beauty), so smoothie bars are easy to find and acai bowls are the snack of choice. Even the steak houses …

Matt Ball: Changing the world by example, advocacy

… be done and proposed the idea to universities around the country. “I sent them all emails describing what kind of study I thought needed to be done,” said Raisglid, who has a doctorate in chemistry. “The positive response I got was from the University of Arizona.” To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Matt Ball: Changing the world by example, advocacy. …

Navratri: Hotels revamp menu with ‘fast’ food for the nine-day Navratri festival | Latest News & Gossip on Popular Trends at India.com

… iodised salt and alcohol. (Read: Navratri Special: Top 10 traditional cuisines for the festival) Masala Art, a restaurant at the high-end Taj Palace, is offering ‘Temple Cuisines of India’ — a vegetarian menu with dishes that have been inspired from the temples across the four corners of the country – throughout the nine days of the Navratri festival. Vegetarian food chains like Evergreen, Bikanervala and Haldiram’s are also offering sumptuous food chaats and thalis during the fest. …

Vegetarianism a growing trend: 7 kinds of vegetarians you may encounter at a restaurant – The Economic Times

… even in India. Despite the perception that meat-eating is an anomaly, religiously “impure” and that vegetarianism is intrinsic to our culture, fact is that 80% of the country is non-vegetarian, according to the Anthropological Survey of India. In that sense, vegetarians have always been a minority in the country. And that is quite evidently reflected in our restaurant culture too — even though, of course, different regions have fairly distinct tastes and markets. (Mumbai for …

No meat? No problem: Vegetarian recipes the whole family will love | Things to do in Tampa Bay | Tampa Bay Times

Meatless Monday is not a new concept, but it is becoming an increasingly common one in even the most bacon-loving family kitchen as people look to save money, calories and maybe even the planet. While we are still eating more meat than nearly any other country, per capita meat intake in the United States has dropped 12 percent in the past five years, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. A Harvard study recently touted the many health benefits of eating less red meat, finding …

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Recipes: 8 Vegan Takes On Traditional Dishes

Thanksgiving dinner seems to get more complicated every year, as guests bring a whole host of dietary restrictions, eating preferences and food issues to feasts across the country along with the customary bottle of wine or pumpkin pie. Vegetarians and vegans are perhaps the most common people hosts find themselves catering to nowadays, and finding ways to offer good meal options that don’t include meat or animal-based products can be a difficult task. But the good news is that with a …

A vegetarian in France | LearnEnglishTeens

I absolutely love French cuisine, and the food available in the south of France is one of the highlights of living here so far. Ingredients are good quality, fresh and very tasty, and eating in restaurants (although more expensive than I am used to) is an amazing experience! Even at tiny corner shops or bakeries, the vegetables are locally sourced and the bread was baked that very morning. This country does not survive on microwave meals, ready-made sauces and takeaways. However, the only …

Vegetarianism on the rise in Spain

SPAIN’S bias towards meat could be a thing of the past, as the country sees a dramatic rise in vegetarian and vegan eateries. Meat and shellfish traditionally dominate most Spanish dinner tables, with some dishes combining both in an all-out carnivorous celebration. But according to vegetarian website Happycow.net there has been a 94% increase in healthy eateries since 2011, when only 353 meat-free restaurants were serving. There are now 686, with many non-vegetarian restaurants providing …

Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish | Life and style | The Guardian

… bitterness of dark chocolate but with a richness that leaves you scooping up the crumbs in the paper cups. Is the fact that more than 5,000 people made it here to try these and other delights, on a bakingly hot late summer Saturday, another sign that vegetarianism is making inroads into what was once one of Europe’s most determinedly carnivorous countries? Lonely Planet’s World Food Guide to Spain,  published in 2000, advised vegetarian visitors to the country to pack “a small stash of …

Living life without meat

Have you ever thought of living a life without meat? We are a meat eating society with burger joints and barbecue restaurants at every turn. America is a country where large amounts of food and all-you-can-eat buffets are rooted in our “desire-to-have-more” culture. For Brenda Garza, eating a meatless diet for more than 40 years has been the healthiest choice. Garza is a registered nurse and registered dietitian at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring. Though going vegetarian …

National Vegetarian Week: 7 vegetarian recipes for a spicy Mexican feast

My mouth is watering just posting this article. I totally agree with the opening sentence in this article.  Vegetarian food does not have to be bland and dull. Mexican restaurant chain Las Iguanas has restaurants around the country, including Liverpool, and they pride themselves on their tasty vegetarian food. Lucy Harwood, Head of Brand and resident vegetarian at Las Iguanas, says: “You wouldn’t expect the restaurant industry to be particularly welcoming of a veggie in their midst, but …

Who says vegetarian food can’t be sumptuous?

… While waves of various kinds have been sweeping the nation’s consciousness to much uproar, India’s restaurants have another movement taking root in their kitchens and dining areas, one rather close to our new PM’s heart. Though the country has always been a largely vegetarian nation, eating out options — especially for those who prefer their greens —  used to be fairly limited. However, restaurant owners are taking steps to mend this. For instance, Colaba’s latest entrant Burma …

Halal row has little to do with animals

… week’s halal meat fuss, I’m going vegan. Consumers, it emerged, have been fed halal meat by stealth. Supermarket chains admitted selling halal meat without labelling it as such. It also transpired KFC outlets around the country serve halal chicken, as do Nando’s restaurants and Pizza Express. Subway is also in on the swizz, having gone halal in 2007. Suddenly carnivores everywhere are concerned about animal welfare. Halal or haram, slaughter isn’t pleasant. Animals …

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