Goan Vindaloo: Secret Tips to Making the Spicy Vindaloo Masala Paste

Ask any Goan or those who are familiar with Goa and they would tell you that Goa is so much more than gorgeous beaches, vibrant beach shacks, enigmatic pubs and party scenes. An erstwhile Portuguese colony, Goa has successfully managed to retain its vintage glory through architecture (tall churches, quaint streets, picturesque buildings), as well as local customs and food. The Portuguese influence is more prominently seen in the local cuisines, one such dish being the Vindaloo. Introduced to the Indian shores by the Portuguese colonists, the Vindaloo curry now…

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Make the best barbecued pork ribs with these expert prep and grilling tips

  Grilling can be a bit intimidating, but with a few tips, you can make THIS your summer for success. We spoke to barbecue expert Rick Browne, author of “The Ultimate Guide to Grilling,” and he shared with us his essential tips on grilling summer staples. We’ve covered how to grill burgers, how to grill chickenand how to grill corn, and today we’re turning our attention to ribs. Choosing Cuts when Grilling Ribs Pork ribs, says Browne, are easier to grill and much more popular than beef ribs. His choice for pork ribs…

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iPhone 8 May Indeed Sport Bezel-Less Display With Touch ID Embedded, Patent Tips

Even amidst several reports of a delay in the iPhone 8, new developments about its features continue to leak online. Now, Apple has been found to have recently been granted some major patents, indicating the arrival of at least two big features on the iPhone 8 – an edge-to-edge display and Touch ID embedded into the screen. Patently Apple reports that USPTO has granted as many as 56 new patents to Apple ranging to different use-cases on the upcoming iPhone. The report specifically highlights three major patents – one which…

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3 Magical Tips for Soft and Silky Hair

Have you ever looked at some people in complete awe, wondering what they do to maintain such gorgeous hair? “Must be their genes,” you say to convince yourself. Interestingly, though a lot is inherited through the genes, there are people who hamper their health by not keeping track of their diet and lifestyle. They adopt unhealthy habits and most often fail to pay attention to the importance of external care. Today, your basic hair-care regime is of the utmost importance along with periodical herbal spa treatments to give your locks…

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Michelle Obama’s fashion legacy and the style tips we’ve learned from her over the past eight years

Michelle Obama isn’t the only first lady since Jackie O to use fashion to define her public persona. But she’s indisputably the master and showed her class as she left the White House in an understated Jason Wu dress which left new First Lady Melania Trump to take centre stage – even if that Tiffany gift left her a little flustered. Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush and Hillary Clinton all knew the importance of style when it came to establishing substance. Nancy used her signature ‘Reagan Red’ to show her patriotism,…

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Lenovo Zuk Edge to Sport Snapdragon 821 SoC and 6GB of RAM, Tips Certification Site

Lenovo has so far launched three smartphones under its Zuk brand and if a new rumour is to be believed, then the fourth handset in the series is on its way. Lenovo’s alleged Zuk Edge has been spotted in live images. The Chinese company has so far launched the Zuk Z1 (launched in August last year), Zuk Z2 Pro(launched in April this year), and Zuk Z2 (launched in May this year). Additionally, Lenovo’s Zuk Edge has reportedly passed TENAA, the Chinese telecommunications certification authority. The listing reveals some specifications and…

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Barbara Streisand Tips iOS 10 Will Be Released on September 30

HIGHLIGHTS Barbara Streisand wanted Siri to pronounce her name correctly She called Apple CEO Tim Cook and he promised her a fix Cook said the fix would come with an update on September 30 American singer Barbara Streisand has let slip some crucial information about Apple’s possible release of its upcoming iPhone 7 smartphone. Streisand was having some trouble with how her name was pronounced by Siri, so, being the star that she is, she directly called Apple CEO Tim Cook with her grievances and asked to get it fixed….

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How to Store Spices and Masalas During Monsoon: 5 Smart Tips

What makes Indian cuisine a lip-smacking affair is undeniably the smattering of spices and masalas that we so lovingly put into our food. From garam masalas to paanch phoran, our repertoire of whole spices and spice mixes has only broadened over the years. This is more so in today’s time with every grocery store offering an extensive range of ready-made masalas to make life easier. Therefore, dishing out different kinds of curries, stir-fries and other delicacies are possible at the drop of a hat. Spices are essential ingredients in the…

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