A new breed of food professionals is using ghost chillies and ‘masor tenga’ to start a fresh conversation about integration. People often dismiss Assamese food as a mere variation of Bengali cuisine. And while there are numerous restaurants serving Bengali food in Mumbai, as also other regional cuisines, no one serves Assamese food.
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Two typical Meghalaya beverages – Cha khoo and Sha shiahkrot – are a big hit among visitors and their acceptance level has risen many fold since they were re-discovered by women self-help groups and marketed.
In spite of the growing craze for fast food, promotion of environmentally ‘safe’ food in the northeast is all set to get a major boost with Italy’s Carlo Petrini confirming his participation in the Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM) in Meghalaya’s Mawphlang next year. The presence of the global pioneer of safe food is expected to add to the prestige of the mega indigenous food event.
HIS WORKS play with perception of space and dimensions. He takes simple materials like bamboo and crafts masterpieces. Germany based world renowned installation artist and architect Markus Heinsdorff was in Shillong to kick start his work with North East Slow Food and Agrobiodiversity Society (NESFAS) for the second Indigenous Terra Madre festival (ITM) that will be hosted at Mawphlang in 2015.
Read more at http://www.theshillongtimes.com/2014/02/23/adorning-mawphlang/#TOb6lDDd8uUgFGh8.99
The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2018 will take place in Turin, Italy from the 20th to 24th September. This year’s theme is “Food for Change”. This biennial meeting aims to bring together a network of food communities, small producers … Continue reading
Looking down the picturesque landscape as we move towards Sohra, there is small but significant village situated at the banks of the Wah Sohra River, the Wahsohra village. This is under the Laitkroh Community and Rural Development Block, East Khasi … Continue reading
KI ЇEW NONGREP: KABA KYRSHAN IA KI RUKOM BAM TYNRAI JONG KI JAITBYNRЇEW RITPAID NA KA BYNTA KA BAM HA KA LAWEI
Ka bam kaba long ka jingdonkam ba kongsan tam jong man uwei pa uwei u brїew. Ka long ka lynti ka ban pyni bad ban iatai iakren halor ki jingma jong ka jingnangtlor ha ka jingdon ia ki jingthaw ba … Continue reading
“In a tree by the brook, there’s a songbird who sings”: Woodlands in an agricultural matrix maintain functionality of a wintering bird community
By Biang La Nam Syiem , Varun R. Goswami, Divya Vasudev Originally published in PLOS| One Abstract The agricultural matrix has increasingly been recognized for its potential to supplement Protected Areas (PAs) in biodiversity conservation. This potential is highly contextual, depending on composition and … Continue reading
NESFAS had visitors on the 14th August 2018. The second year students of Central University of Kerala, Department of Social Work, School of Social Sciences visited our office to learn about what we do. Dr. Melari Nongrum, Executive Director, NESFAS … Continue reading