Rebecca Hobson

INDIA

Photos of People Trying Wine for the First Time at One of India's New Vineyards

“I thought it would taste of apple.”
Rebecca Hobson
2.2.17
future of food

We Spoke to Vandana Shiva About the Future of Food

Indian environmental activist and fiercely anti-GMO campaigner Vandana Shiva has dedicated her life to championing organic agriculture as the only solution to global food scarcity—a viewpoint not all share.
Rebecca Hobson
10.7.16
INDIA

Everything Delhi Locals Drink to Keep Cool During Summer

When the temperature soars, residents of the Indian capital turn to drink. Not booze, but rainbow-colored potions spiked with noodles, curry-flavored fruit juices, and soured milk.
Rebecca Hobson
6.21.16
Travel

What It's Really Like to Live in the 'Rape Capital' of India

After the brutal rape of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in 2012, Delhi became a byword for sexual assault. Four years on, we ask women if they feel any safer on public transport.
Rebecca Hobson
6.5.16
INDIA

How India Fell Back in Love with Ghee

The clarified butter had fallen out of favor with Indian chefs, thanks to a recent culinary trend for imported olive oil. But with new studies revealing ghee’s health benefits, the creamy staple is back on Indian menus. “It gives a lot of power to the...
Rebecca Hobson
6.1.16
Menstruation

Blood Money: The Race to Crack India's Lucrative Menstruation Market

The vast majority of women in India don't use sanitary products, instead relying on everything from cow dung and newspapers when it comes to that time of the month. But local entrepreneurs are determined to change that with reusable pads, menstrual...
Rebecca Hobson
3.11.16
INDIA

A Territorial Goan Chef Introduced Me to Real Vindaloo

Patrick D’souza, owner of Bhatti Village Restaurant in Goa, is so protective of his vindaloo that he doesn't even have a menu. “We have many awards and if [other restaurants] see the menu, they will start doing it,” he says.
Rebecca Hobson
1.18.16