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Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Fat is a foodie issue

Jan 20, 2023 10:14 PM IST

Science now tells us that all the old warnings about dairy fat were overstated. Start enjoying butter and ghee!

Each time I go to Kolkata, I bring back some Gobindobhog rice. Gobindobhog is among the most celebrated rice varieties of Bengal, loved by people who know how to enjoy their rice.

The best basmati is described as having a buttery aroma
The best basmati is described as having a buttery aroma
The demonisation of dairy fat means that we now think it is sophisticated to pour olive oil on pasta but terrible to smear butter on a makki di roti
The demonisation of dairy fat means that we now think it is sophisticated to pour olive oil on pasta but terrible to smear butter on a makki di roti
Research shows sunflower oil is unstable at high temperatures
Research shows sunflower oil is unstable at high temperatures
Gobindobhog is among the most celebrated rice varieties of Bengal, usually cooked with lots of ghee, sometimes added just as the water starts boiling
Gobindobhog is among the most celebrated rice varieties of Bengal, usually cooked with lots of ghee, sometimes added just as the water starts boiling
Even the Italians, who pretend to disdain butter and brag about their olive oil, are actually great dairy fat lovers
Even the Italians, who pretend to disdain butter and brag about their olive oil, are actually great dairy fat lovers
Put a little butter on a hot kulcha and suddenly the flavour of the kulcha will soar into another dimension
Put a little butter on a hot kulcha and suddenly the flavour of the kulcha will soar into another dimension
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