Chicken Changezi: The History of the Curry & its Supposed Connection With Mongolian Ruler Ghenghis Khan

The art and sophistication of Mughlai preparations have caught the fancy of food lovers throughout centuries. For India, the Mughal era officially began with Babur’s rule in 14th century A.D. The word “Mughal” means “Mongol” in Persian, and Babur adopted the term ‘Mughal’ to refer to his Mongol heritage. But it turns out that the ‘Mughlai’ culinary influence reached the Indian shores much before Babur step his foot in Delhi. For instance the Chicken Changezi, a popular chicken delicacy popular in the Northern part of the country, is said to have its link…

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Android O is “touching down to Earth with the total solar eclipse” on August 21, Google reveals

As rumored last week, August 21 will be an important day for Google and its mobile operating system. That’s because the company promises we’ll “meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers” on that day, which is also the day of the total solar eclipse. Google will hold a special event for Android O in New York City on that date, starting at 2:40 PM ET. This will thankfully be livestreamed, the company revealed. A countdown to the big event is already live on the Android website. We…

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Yuvraj Singh’s sports lifestyle brand YWC to foray into retail space with first store at Varanasi

New Delhi :   Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh’s owned sports lifestyle brand YWC shall open up its first brick and mortar store in Varanasi. YWC will also be available through other multi brand outlets in Varanasi, via a shop-in-shop format, the company said. In the online space, the brand is available on Myntra and Jabong besides its own portal www.ywcfashion.com. Part of the product proceeds go to Yuvraj Singh’s Foundation  of cancer awareness – YouWeCan. Jugnoo launches partnership program for B2B products Jugnoo, a hyperlocal startup supported by auto rickshaw…

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Happy Raksha Bandhan: Celebrate with this Nutritionist Approved Feast

Raksha Bandhan is a special occasion which celebrates the love and emotional bond between a brother and sister. They say ”the love between a brother and sister is the noblest and deepest of all human emotions”. Hence in order to celebrate this bond, a sister ties a rakhi on the wrist of her brother and prays for his well-being and long life while the brother pledges to protect his sister from all evils and gifts her a token of his love. This festival is celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm within India and amongst…

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Moto G5S and G5S Plus go official with improved cameras

Motorola’s new mid-rangers went official today – the Moto G5S and the Moto G5S Plus. The duo is an incremental upgrade over the Moto G5 and the Moto G5 Plus that debuted at the MWC back in February, bringing more capable cameras and a few other minor niceties Moto G5S The phone comes with 5.2” screen of Full HD resolution. There is a fingerprint scanner/home button that sits below on the front panel. Just like the Moto G5, Motorola Moto G5S runs on Snapdragon 430 with an octa-core CPU. There is 3 GB RAM and 32 GB…

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TOP NEWS: B&M European Enters Convenience Food With Heron Foods Buy

LONDON (Alliance News) – B&M European Value Retail SA on Wednesday announced plans to enter the convenience food space by buying discount convenience retailer Heron Food Group Ltd for up to GBP152.0 million. The value retailer will buy Heron Food through its subsidiary EV Retail Ltd. Heron Food operates predominately in the north of England and operates 251 stores. In 2016, it delivered revenue of GBP274.4 million and a pretax profit of GBP8.6 million. Like-for-like revenue rose by 3% year-on-year. The business employs 3,800 people and sells products including ambient,…

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Let’s Go Bananas: 8 Sumptuous Malayali Dishes Made With Bananas

God’s own country, Kerala’s cuisine is no short of divine. Flavourful, experimental and enticing, there is no way you can step out of the sadya without licking your fingers. And one of the most intriguing facets of the cuisine of Kerala is its versatile use of bananas. Be it snacks, stews, jams, desserts or curries, bananas are a must on the signature banana leaf meal. Kerala’s fertile land allows a large scale cultivation of bananas and coconut. One can see several banana trees lined across farmland of thousands of hectares, and even courtyards outside local  house, and as…

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How Loryn Nalic Fell in Love with Bosnian Food — and Founded Balkan Treat Box

Loryn Nalic, chef and owner of Balkan Treat Box (314-667-9926; www.balkantreatbox.com), thanks her lucky stars that she learned how to cook at such a young age — it got her out of trouble with her parents. “I wasn’t the best student, so when I got my report card, I would play restaurant for my parents,” Nalic recalls. “I’d turn the whole house into a restaurant — cook dinner, put out flowers, dim the lights, everything. Food was always something I used to get myself out of situations.” For Nalic, though, food wasn’t just a…

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Depression May be Linked with Changing Brain Structures, Try these Herbal Remedies!

Depression is one of the most common ailments in India and around the world and now it has been directly linked with changing structures of the brain. According to a new study published in Scientific Reports conducted by University of Edinburgh depression could lead to changes in brain’s structure. Various alterations were found in the parts of brain known as white matter which contains fiber tracts that enabled brain cells to communicate with one another by electrical signals. White matter plays a vital role in the brain’s wiring and its…

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Pairing a Sugary Drink with High-Protein Meal? It May Make You Fat, Says Study

According to a study published in BMC Nutrition, combining sweet drinks like juices or aerated drinks with a high-protein might make you fat and negatively affect energy balance. This combination may decrease the metabolic efficiency, which can further lead to fat being stored making you obese. The primary goal, according to the journal was to determine the extent to which simple addition of a small serving of a sugar-sweetened beverage to meals with different macro-nutrient compositions impacts appetite, energy metabolism and substrate oxidation. The study was conducted on 27 healthy…

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