Find your food village – and a spring breakfast bowl recipe

We believe in really experiencing our food – growing our own vegetables, gathering from the wild, sourcing produce from local farmers and making big, beautiful meals with all that we have found – and these are such joyful experiences for us. But what makes them even better is doing them with other people. Growing, gathering, preserving, pickling, cooking and eating are all so much better when shared with your village. In fact, most of the experiences that life has to offer are better when shared with the people you love!…

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Google mocks Pixel Ultra rumors with a Pixel Mini sketch

Some of you might have heard that rumor going around claiming that Google is preparing a Pixel Ultra smartphone and the company will announce a trio of smartphones instead of the expected Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There’s also a second variation of this rumor and it sounds like it’s coming straight from an Alex Jones conspiracy theory. Well, Google just shut down those rumors with humor and a pinch of sarcasm.   Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 in black According to some unnamed sources, the Pixel Ultra was going to…

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The $399 Oculus Quest is a premium VR headset with no wires—and no PC required

Here we are, the fifth iteration of Oculus Connect—four years since the Facebook buyout, two and a half years after the consumer release of the Oculus Rift, a year after the debut of the mysterious Project Santa Cruz. So what’s next for virtual reality, at least from Facebook? The $399 Oculus Quest. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Oculus Go $199.00 See It on Amazon Oculus Quest is the evolution of last year’s Santa Cruz prototype, an all-in-one VR system that doesn’t need a PC or a tether of any kind. Think of it as a…

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Fact Check: Foods Rich In Carbs Can Be Healthy Too, Here’s A List

If you think that eating foods rich in carbohydrates will make you gain weight, then you must think again. Many people now a days believe that eating carb-rich foods makes you put on kilos. For years, ‘carbohydrates’  have been unfairly blamed for all that excessive weight gain amongst young and old. The truth is that eating carbs is not bad at all; in fact they facilitate weight loss and may help you manage many lifestyle diseases. Surprised? Don’t  be, simply put, carbs act as a fuel for our body and…

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Here’s How You Can Caramelise Onions Like A Pro

That one dressing which is always there in our salads, without which the food seems incomplete – yes, it’s the onion, which we curse for making us all teary. Onion is widely consumed in Indian kitchens. Apart from satisfying our cravings for something crispy, it surprisingly turns out to be quite beneficial for our health as well as it has detoxifying properties, helps in digestion and boosts hair growth. To give onions a spin, some new inventions have come around over the years like the caramelised onions. If you’ve been…

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How To Make Sensational Gun Powder At Home: A Perfect Recipe For Keeps

I still remember the quizzical look on the waiter’s face when a friend of mine from Delhi requested for some gunpowder to be served at the table. This was a few years ago at a popular South Indian restaurant in Chennai. You will still probably get the same quizzical expression in 2018 in most restaurants in Chennai. This is not a commonly used term in Chennai as it is in many parts of India to describe the traditional spicy powder that makes the perfect accompaniment for idlis, dosas or even…

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3 sweet breakfast recipes that’ll help you kick-start your day with a bang!

There is no doubt that breakfast is and should be the biggest and the most nutritious of all meals. After all, that is the first meal of the day, one that will set you up for all the work you’ve planned for the rest of the day. A number of scientific studies have shown that having a good breakfast can help you achieve weight loss, keep your heart healthy and your energy levels up throughout the day. This is why you need to constantly look for innovative and interesting breakfast recipe ideas. Chef…

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10 oats recipes for a healthy start to your day

1. Easy oats recipes! Oats are one of the healthies breakfast options as they are loaded with nutrients like zinc, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, folate, biotin, and phosphorous. The dietary fiber and minerals present in oats help in keeping the heart healthy by lowering cholesterol, controlling blood sugar and hypertension and aiding weight loss. Oats are also good for the skin, have anti-cancer properies and have a reasonable amount of anti-oxidants. Here are some healthy breakfast options that you can choose from. 2. Oats Waffle This dessert recipe is low…

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Hosting A Party? This Grilled Macaroni Cheese Sandwich Will Be Your Party-Starter

  Picture this – it’s party time and you’re the host. A bunch of people are coming to your place (including kids) to savour on some lip-smacking delicacies prepared by you. If the mere thought of this is making you feel all nervous, fret not, as we’ve got you covered. One delicacy that can turn out to be a perfect party-starter is grilled macaroni cheese sandwich. Easy-to-make and delicious at the same time, grilled macaroni cheese sandwich is sure to impress your guests with its tantalising flavours. With cheese oozing…

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What makes Yam (Suran) a magical vegetable for the human body

1. What is Yam? Whether you call it Zimikand, Elephant Foot Yam, Yam, Ole or Suran, this vegetable is known for its ‘itchy throat’ nature and probably that’s the reason it is not very popular. Regarded as a part of the compulsory Lakshmi Puja meal on Diwali in several part of India, Suran which is a variety of yam, grows under the soil in form of a tuber and is a powerhouse of nutrition. It has been a part of traditional Indian cooking since ages. Specially popular in Bangladesh, Bihar…

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