Amazon to Start Selling Kindle, Fire, and Other Devices at Whole Foods

You may see more of Amazon inside Whole Foods soon: The online retailer, which has already been selling its voice-activated Echo speakers at Whole Foods, will start to sell Kindles, Fire tablets and other Amazon devices at its grocery stores. The move gives Amazon, which bought Whole Foods this summer for $13.7 billion, another place where shoppers can touch or try out its gadgets during the holiday shopping season. As part of Amazon’s putting its stamp on the grocer, Whole Foods stores displayed promotions for Amazon’s Echo speaker in tongue-in-cheek fashion, with signs reading…

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The Art of Dum Cooking

Whenever the thought of biryani crosses the mind, a word that is almost instantly linked with it is ‘dum’. Dum Biryani is a favourite, which is a one-pot dish of aromatic spices and delightful flavours – a result from slow cooking the ingredients in a sealed, heavy bottomed vessel for hours or even overnight in certain cases. The slow cooking works like magic to beautifully infuse the flavours from the various spices and herbs and make the meat unbelievably tender. This style of cooking, traditionally known as dum pukht, is of course not just…

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Teppanyaki: A Spectacular And Interactive Experience

In Hiroshima, the city that the world remembers for mankind’s greatest tragedy, one surprise discovery is that of a thriving nightlife. It’s as if as the horrors of the past have been wiped away though not forgotten and in their place a sense of life thriving and being lived to its fullest has been carefully planted. Bars have a lot to do with this sense of energy in contemporary Hiroshima. Enter any of the izakayas and apart from sake, shochu and Japanese whisky, what you will almost invariably find are…

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10 Best Lunch Recipes in Hindi

‘Lunch is ready!’ are the three magic words that work their spell on us more than anything else in the world. Lets admit it, one of the biggest highlight in the chaos filled and jam packed day is when we break for lunch. Be it at your own house or your office, a delicious lunch works as an instant mood lifter, makes you forget all your daily woes (partially, at least!) and recharges you for what’s about to come in the day. It is also said that during the lunch…

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Street Food of India: The Happy Family of Gol Gappas, Paani Puris and the Phuchkas of India

What brings together a country with a billion people from multiple states, communities, and descents? You may want to put forth a mix of factors but we believe that one of the greatest unifiers of a country as wide and diverse as ours is its Food. Each state has its own signature speciality, made using recipes that have been preserved, mastered and perfected over centuries. Then, there are some dishes that come from one region and yet belong to all. These dishes travel far and wide and, over decades, become…

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What is the Difference Between Khakra And Fafda

Gujarat is famous for its snacks and breakfast recipes across the country. Yummy snacks such as chakri, khakra, ganthia, khandavi, dhokhla, fafda and sev are enjoyed outside the state as much as they are loved by locals. Khakhra is one such popular Gujarati snack. Thin, crispy sheets, infused with desi flavours, khakhra has become a quick snack option for those looking for regional flavours. It is easy to carry, light and comes in a variety of flavours. However, people often confuse a khakhra with another Gujarati snack called fafda. Let us tell you…

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Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of yoga. It is the third type of immunity we want to bolster during the winters, which you can easily do by adopting an Ayurvedic lifestyle. Here’s our guide to eating healthy and staying strong this…

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10 Delectable South Indian Recipes In Hindi

India boasts of a wide array of cuisines from all over the country; the mélange of spices makes them even more special. One such region, with a rich culinary heritage, is South India, which offers a variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Each state proudly holds its own uniqueness and use of rare spices, which is why it is also known as the ‘land of spices’. With its five states, South Indian cuisine is extremely different from it North Indian counterpart and needless to say their cuisines are rooted in…

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Breakfast in Old Delhi: 7 Lip-Smacking Dishes to Kickstart Your Day

Old Delhi maybe intimidating because of the swarm of people that throng the narrow streets and the chaos that seems to be perpetual, but for those who are really passionate about food, it is the ultimate hub to savour the best of desiflavours. There are so many nooks and corners with legendary food stalls that making your way through the madness to sample mouthwatering delights once in awhile is definitely worthwhile. That too at old-time prices that allow you to feast like a king in under 500 Rupees. Where else can…

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Bombay Chappati Sandwich: The Easy Cheesy Desi Treat

We hate wasting our food. In some form of the other, to whatever extent possible, we try making the most of our leftovers. India has given the world of food some of the most ingenious ways out of waste. For instance, take the case of ‘chenna’, the crumbly, feather-light substance derived out of curdled milk, which brought about a revolution in Bengali confectionary. Shahi Tukda, the Mughlai culinary masterpiece that made use of left over breads to come up with a melt-in-the-mouth delicacy. One such delicious dish making use of left over chapatis and common…

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