Food for comfort: Permutations and combinations

Fish and chips, roast and potatoes, eggs and toast, paratha and pickle…. the list is deliciously long Some menu combinations get hardwired into our memories and preferences. Or sometimes into permanent dislikes. But even if disliked, they are redolent of childhood and one’s parents’ home. One of my pet dislikes is keema matar — minced mutton cooked with green peas. I can hear a groan of horror because I think I’m in a minority of one person in the world who abhors the dish. Give me aloo keema, gobhi keema,…

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5 Best Tiffin Ideas For Picky Eaters

If you have picky eaters at home, then there are high chances of you being constantly worried about what to give them in their lunchbox. There is no denying the fact that mothers usually end up having a hard time preparing quirky dishes for their kids. This is primarily because kids tend to be quite choosy while eating food. Most kids end up discarding veggies out of their meals because of their distinct taste. However, they don’t realise that veggies are an excellent source of various essential vitamins and minerals…

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Watermelons For Weight Loss: 3 Reasons To Load Up On The Summer Fruit

It seems as if summer has arrived early this year. For nothing else can explain the sudden surge in temperatures. But, being the eternal optimists that we are, we chose to embrace all the good that the weather has brought along. For starters, the lovely seasonal fruits! The fruit carts are full of them already. Juicy and fleshy watermelons are one reason we are particularly so excited about summers. According to the book ‘Healing Foods,’ by DK Publications, red fleshed water melon is a good source of lycopene, which helps…

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Jamuns For Summer: 5 Unbeatable Reasons To Add Black Plums To Your Diet

Deep purple hue, tarty sweet, sour taste and loads of memories – jamuns are olive-sized packets of nostalgia that take many of us back to our childhoods and make us long for simpler days. Most Indians have extremely fond childhood memories of gorging on these beautiful fruits on sunny days, and then checking each other’s tongues for a purple patch left behind by the pulp. Jamuns are one of the best summer fruits to gift to your loved ones as they are promises of good health, as well as taste. Jamuns are extremely versatile too – you…

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Artificial Grass is Perfect for a Busy Lifestyle

PHOENIX, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Whether it’s going to work, cooking, cleaning, or driving the kids around, there’s a lot to accomplish in a day that prevents homeowners from taking care of their lawns. Artificial grass manufacturers like Synthetic Grass Warehouse and installers like USA Turf Guy have found that turf is the perfect pairing for a busy lifestyle. Artificial Grass is Perfect for a Busy Lifestyle USA Turf Guy recently converted a natural grass lawn to artificial grass for a Phoenix resident, using 2,580 square feet of TigerTurf’s Everglade Spring for the front yard and an…

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3 Different Ways to Enjoy Fishing for the First Time

Fishing is a sport that requires time, patience, and dedication. For many, fishing is actually about the bonding time that friends can spend together; catching some fresh fish is simply a fun perk. For others, fishing is actually a relatively cheap way to bring a healthy protein to the family table. The first fishing experience is truly about learning to bait the line, learn about lures and local species, and how to operate a fishing rod to catch some great specimens. Visiting a Stocked Lake Stocked lakes are the perfect…

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10 mind-blowing desi-foreign fusion dishes that will leave you wanting for more

Delicious food mashups you have to try! What comes in your mind when you think of fusion food? Dishes taht balance the elgance of two distinct cuisines. We Indians like to add a desi touch in everything, be it clothes, accesories or food. If you have a love for both Indian and international flavors and enjoy playing with your culinary skills, you can’t go wrong with Fusion cuisine. Fusion allows you to marry familiar ingredients with foreign ones to create new and interesting dishes. These recipes are perfect combination of…

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There are 10 different names for pani puri. How many do you know?

1. Pani puri and its regional varieties! Do you know you there are 12 different varieties of pani puri in India? Pani puri, India’s all time favourite street food, is called by different names in different parts of the country. Although in most cases the recipe is almost the same, there might be quite a lot of difference in their tastes. Precisely the reason why the gupchup and phuckha eating people cannot adjust to the taste of golgappa and the paani puri eating people wonder why paani ke batashe are…

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Holi 2018: A Fully Prepared Holi Lunch Menu For A Memorable Holi Party

Holi is just around the corner and the weather is just perfect to gear up for the most vibrant and fun festival of the year. This year the festival of colours would be celebrated on 2nd March 2018.  Painting people in hues of rainbow to getting drenched in water or dodging the attacks of water guns and balloons, playing Holi definitely makes for a festival which is not just fun, but high on adrenaline too. This year, Holi falls on 2nd March 2018 and preparations for it have begun in full swing….

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From wearables to AI-based diet app: What entrepreneurs can do for a healthy lifestyle

Entrepreneurs should focus on their diet and exercise. In India, with so many options for delicious food, entrepreneurs tend to blame stress for their poor food habits, but won’t make active lifestyle changes. The entrepreneurs who take pride in their health and wellness, ensure that they get enough exercise and have fruits, salads regularly. It is with this same passion and conviction that Vishal Gondal started GOQii, which is a wearable device that helps people stay fit. One of his prized accomplishments is completing the 100 km Oxfam Trailwalk in…

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