Tajin is a lifestyle: An appreciation of the Mexican seasoning mix

Mangonada, prepared with the Mexican spice Tajin, in New York. (Source: The New York Times) You can find Tajin served alongside the freshly sliced mango sold on the street in New York City on humid summer afternoons. At Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Tajin garnishes esquites, a Mexican snack of stewed corn, served in mini batting helmets, while the cafe Tropicales in Houston dusts its yuca fries with the chile-lime salt. Tajin coats the rims of cocktail glasses at countless bars, and in homes, throughout the United States, the canister…

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An exhibition at Pitti Uomo 96 explores the history of men’s fashion

ince the mid 1990s the curator Olivier Saillard has applied an incisive, dynamic attitude to the way fashion is presented to the public. Ahead of Pitti Uomo’s 30th anniversary, he explores the tradeshow’s role in shaping ideas of masculinity. ‘Romanzo Breve Di Moda Maschile – A Short Novel on Men’s Fashion’, at Palazzo Pitti Museo della Moda e del Costume, is a tribute to Marco Rivetti, president of Pitti Immagine from 1987 to 1995. It was Rivetti who first understood the need to combine fashion and the cultural heritage of Florence. Pitti has continued…

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Luxury Lifestyle Weekend: An amalgamation of brands

Akash Sheth, founder and managing director, Luxury Lifestyle Weekend (LLW), which brought together over 150 luxury lifestyle brands in the recently concluded second edition of LLW, talks to THE WEEK about the event, how the idea of LLW originated and more. What makes LLW unique? LLW is the first one-of-a-kind multi-brand platform to exist in India. The weekend offers brands across 10 diverse categories to come together, alongside upcoming, conscious brands co-existing with highly coveted brands in the luxury space. Brands, both homegrown and international, are able to interact with…

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In China, an electric car lifestyle

Chinese electric car startup Nio aspires to be the Tesla of China. To achieve that, its founder and CEO William Li wants his customers to feel like they’re part of an exclusive club. While reporting on the burgeoning Chinese electric vehicle industry for 60 Minutes this week, contributing correspondent Holly Williams found that Li is taking a particularly unique approach in his company’s branding. He wants customers to know that Nio is a luxury car—and so much more. Contributing 60 Minutes correspondent Holly Williams met William Li, the founder and CEO of…

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How To Fry Eggs? An Easy Way To Make Your Breakfast Interesting And Healthy

Eggs are one of the most wholesome and nutritious foods and is considered as one of the super foods. They are a part of our breakfast menu and make an occasional entry in our dinner too. They are one of the most wholesome and nutritious foods and is considered as one of the super foods. They are known as a source of high quality protein. Proteins repair muscles, manage blood sugar levels, provide immunity and strength and help in weight loss. Eggs are also loaded with vitamin D, which is…

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How Many Calories Are There In An Orange? Use These Tarty Fruits In Healthy Recipes

Most health experts suggest adding citrus fruits to your daily diet, considering they come packed with essential minerals and vitamins beneficial for health. One of the best citrus-loaded fruits is orange; the tangy, refreshing fruit that delivers a significant boost of vitamin C along with other vitamins like vitamins A and B and minerals like potassium. Since it has less calories to add up in your body, it has gained quiet a popularity among fitness lovers. So, how many calories are there in an orange? What are its health benefits…

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Do you use a pedometer while walking? Chances are you have an active, healthy lifestyle

LONDON: Researchers have found that people who use pedometers to count their steps as part of a 12-week walking programme, can have a healthier, more active lifestyle later. According to the researchers, brisk walking for 30 minutes or more daily on most days of the week can help adultsand older adults achieve important health benefits. “We knew that pedometers could improve physical activity levels in the population in the short-term, but long-term health benefits require sustained increases in physical activity levels,” said co-author of the study, Tess Harris, Professor of Primary Care Research at St George’s, University…

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An artist’s food-porn illustrations that Instagrammers would be jealous of

While visiting her sister in the UAE almost six years ago, Yasra Khoker was inspired by her niece and nephew. She liked the way they would spend hours after school copying pictures of dishes that appeared on menu leaflets. When Khoker returned to India, she began doing something similar. Trained as an interior designer, Khoker had already been sketching for over 15 years. “Even while growing up in (the) UAE, during family get-togethers, we would sit and sketch and make magazines and select stickers for our drawings,” said the 32-year-old,…

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10 dishes that you cannot escape at an Indian wedding

1. Scrumptious wedding affair! In India, a wedding is more than the holy union of two people. It is an opportunity to celebrate and indulge. For Indians, no celebration is complete without guests, music, dance, lights, dazzling clothes and the most important of all, loads and loads of scrumptious foods. For the guests too, the first thing that comes in the mind seeing an invitation card is the food. In fact, often the looks of the card is used in gauging the quality of food that is likely to be…

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Honor 7X to Be an Amazon-Exclusive in India, Registrations Now Open

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X has now been listed on Amazon India Amazon India is offering prizes to select registrants The availability would set for January 8 Honor 7X will be launched in India in December as the company begins its renewed efforts to get to the top slot in the Indian smartphone market. The company has promised that the Honor 7X price in India will be ‘unbeatable’, and it has now emerged that the handset will be launched an Amazon-exclusive in India, at least online. Honor 7X has been listed on Amazon India as an…

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