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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 …

Stories from a Peripatetic Kitchen – The New Indian Express

… administration till 1947, had a nomadic childhood and lived across the country. Each vegetarian recipe in the book is preceded by a story or rather the memory of how Rukmini learnt it or the occasion that called for it. So there is masala vadai learnt from an uncle who was a doctor in Tanjore, where the feasting was interrupted by a labour call from a Harijan colony; vegetable cutlets made by her father in a Victorian meat grinder for a lunch; potato bhajji from the famous Sathe’s restaurant …

Time to go vegetarian: Smugglers caught with 40-year-old meat | Grist

By Grist staff | June 25, 2015 Hold on to your barf bags, folks: China’s latest disgusting food scandal gives a whole new meaning to the term “dry-aged beef.” NPR has the story: China’s customs agents have seized thousands of tons of frozen chicken wings, beef and pork that were smuggled by gangs. Weighing more than 100,000 tons, the meat has an estimated value of more than $480 million — but it also poses serious health risks, officials said. News of the seizure comes from state-run …

Living a healthy lifestyle in polluted Jakarta | The Jakarta Post

… made the three-story building a complete one-stop place for healthy food enthusiasts. Burgreens specializes in vegetarian burgers and its signature ‘Turmeric Twisted’ drink, while the Organik Klub sells organic food ranging from vegetables to fruit, meat, spices and oil, as well as kitchen appliances. Eric, a 45-year-old American, said he was happy to find the hub because there were few restaurants for vegans like him in the capital. “I can find a lot of vegan restaurants in Bali, but not …

On-again relationship with plant-eating feels good after dabbling with meat – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

BY AVERY YALE KAMILA | March 25, 2015 When Kara Owens was a child, her father worked as a butcher. Needless to say, her attempts to go vegetarian weren’t successful. She did manage a few months of vegetarianism when she was 15 and a couple weeks here and there afterward. But mostly she ate what everyone else ate. “We were a meat- and chicken-heavy family,” said Owens, who lives in Scarborough. In fact, her dad wasn’t just a butcher but the head of the meat department at the major grocery …

Avoid cruelty, go vegetarian | The Border Mail

… employee was also shown twisting the necks of animals. In recent years undercover footage shot in foreign abattoirs has revealed that the Australian live animal export trade has been responsible for sending many cattle and sheep to a grisly and prolonged death full of suffering. When this story broke in the media in 2011 an uproar ensued. Yet here we are in Wangaratta with an abattoir in which animals have recently met painful and botched deaths. What penalty ensues? None. Primesafe did not fine …

7 Vegetarian Recipes That Aren’t Salad | InStyle

MARCH 1, 2015 @ 2:02 PM, BY: PUREWOW Below is an excerpt from “7 Veggie Recipes That Aren’t Salad,” which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com. Sure, any fool can make a delicious vegetable dish when the farmers’ market is overflowing with bounty. But it takes a clever person–or PureWow–to create an appetizing veggie experience during these days of cold temps and snowdrifts. Here are six entrées to make tonight. To finish reading this article, and to …

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

Food trends seem to come at the speed of light nowadays. You hear somebody mention the words “bone broth,” and you think, “Isn’t that just stock?” The next day you hear it mentioned about a dozen times on Twitter, and you read a piece emphasizing that it’s so much more than just stock, and the day after that you hear a story about it on the radio explaining that it has to include vinegar, and you spot it on a restaurant menu and see it in little aseptic packages in the supermarket. A …

This Meat-Eaters vs. Vegetarians/Vegans Shit Needs to Stop

… about? I have no knowledge of diet or exercise fads), because, sure, that’s a totally reasonable response and not the sort of thing a spoiled child would do. In response to the story about the hatemail, GustOrganics started getting messages of (occasionally snarky) support from vegans and oh God why are we still having this whole stupid conversation. Let me start by making clear that you’d be hard-pressed to find someone more carnivorous than me. I’m pretty sure my bloodstream …

Inspired by Jane Goodall, Vincent Tan says he is going vegetarian | Malaysia | Malay Mail Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 — There was no denying that the 2,000-strong audience at Dr Jane Goodall’s talk this morning were inspired by her story of her life and work. But perhaps nobody was more inspired than Tan Sri Vincent Tan, the founder of Berjaya Corporation Berhad, who declared he was thinking of becoming a vegetarian because of her. Earlier in her talk, she had spoken about the impact on the environment from something as simple as eating red meat. After Goodall concluded her talk to a …

Master vegetables like a Gujarati | Residency | Life and style | The Guardian

Charting a family history can take many forms. Sometimes it’s a series of handwritten letters or boxes of strange objects in the attic, occasionally it’s drawn up in a family tree. And while my own family has lost most of its material possessions over the years, our stories have been kept intact through recipes and food. At the start and heart of every story is a place called Gujarat. Although I’ve never lived there, the spirit of this place exists in most aspects of my daily life: I think …

Can Vegetarians Go Paleo?

… are among those eager to give Paleo a go; it was the most Googled diet of 2013 and hasn’t lost much traction. For some, it may be impossible to imagine quitting staples like pizza, sandwiches and ice cream, but thousands have tried. There are hundreds of books  and blogs  on the lifestyle along with millions of food porn-esque hashtags . Whether vegetarians should go Paleo is a more complicated story. For starters, herbivores who want to go Paleo will have to rely on eggs for their main …

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