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The Centre for Portuguese Language and Culture (CPLC) of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao will screen the 2016 Portuguese feature film ‘A Mãe é que Sabe’ on July 27, 5 p.m. at Chowgule Audio Visual Room, D Block 101, Margao. The film will have English subtitles. The film tells the tale of Ana Luísa whose family meets …

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Florentine: The place for chicken cafreal

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Saligao is a village celebrated for its picturesque church, numerous eminent personalities and more. The restaurant is frequented by those who want to try out the chicken cafreal at Florentine and regulars who keep coming back for more. In 1985, Antonio D’Costa returned from Bahrain after working as a chef. His wife used to …

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From briefcase to books again

Going back to college after a stint of working can be exhilarating, but also difficult. NT BUZZ speaks to a few youngsters to understand what made them make the move CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ School. College. Any other further studies. Work. This is generally the order of things. But a lot of youngsters choose to pursue a career after …

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Look what’s cooking!

The third edition of the culinary competition ‘Goan Woman Chef of the Year’ organised by The Navhind Times in partnership with IHCL Goa- Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, promises to be more exciting and challenging this year. NT BUZZ speaks with area director, IHCL Goa and general manager, Taj Exotica Resort and Spa, Vincent Ramos to get the details Maria …

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Global tadka desi food

Chef Abdul Yaseen says that the love for food is the best kind of love, and this is what makes cooks become chefs, and chefs become mentors. He talks to NT BUZZ ahead of his curated dining experience Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Beleza by the beach will be hosting a master class today and tomorrow, with celebrated and …

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Coastal delights atop the plateau

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ After quite some prodding and delays I finally decided to visit this picturesque property atop the Kadama plateau. DoubleTree by Hilton has an unobstructed view of the river and is close to the capital city, though away from the buzz. And when I had to choose between trying out the Sunday Brunch or the …

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On a royal heritage walk

Sanjeev V Sardesai Among the best villages in Goa for accessibility and heritage importance are undoubtedly the villages of Pilar and Goa Velha. Pilar is a very historic village situated along the NH66 bordering Goa Velha Village, about 10 kilometres from Panaji, and about a kilometer before the Zuari Bridge. This village, and the nearby Goa Velha, was identified as …

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Fairytale Germany

Along the 600-kilometre trail from Marburg to Bremen, the Brothers Grimm classics come alive Sonia Nazareth Even if you’ve never landed in Germany, somewhere in your imagination, you’ve been there, thanks to the Brothers Grimm fairytales — Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, and Rapunzel. The curators of folklore, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, collected, edited, and published the stories …

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Candies from Memory Lane

We enjoyed these little treats when young but steer our own children away from them. Maybe it is time to revive the kiddie treats from the past. After all, they are all that remains of a less complicated and more productive time! Zubin D’souza Way before swag became a byword for being cool, young kids growing up in the 70s …

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Tracing the historic voyages of Portugal

NT BUZZ Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS_UL) and a visiting professor of the Cunha Rivara Chair, Goa University, Ângela Barreto Xavier, will deliver a public lecture on ‘From 1498 to Magellan. Memories and archives’ on July 23, 6.30 p.m., at Camões-Centro de Língua Portuguesa, Panaji. In this presentation, Xavier will ask three …

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