Here’s why white chocolate is different from brown chocolate

1. The origin Think of a low day at work and then the magic that one bite of dark chocolate that transformed your mood! Actually, the joy that we experience after having chocolate is real and science has proved it time and again. As we tried to trace the origin of this magical therapy, we got to know that chocolate was first introduced in the global market in Europe in the year 1550. And before that, it was restricted to the natives of Mexico and parts of Central and South…

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Plum Benefits (Aloobukhara): From Boosting Immunity To Improving Blood Circulation And More!

We have been bestowed with amazingly nutritious and delicious fruits; one of these is plum, which is not just tasteful and healthy, but also comes in a panorama of colours. This succulent fruit belongs to the Rosacea family and genus prunus domestica, which also includes almonds and peaches. Plums come in a wide variety of colours and sizes; while most are much firmer and fleshed, some may have colours that may range from yellow to white, green and red. Also known as aloobukhara, taste of the plum ranges from sweet…

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5 Easy Tips To Remove Bitterness From Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd, or karela, is one veggie that is quite talked about for its distinct taste and flavour. It has a bitter taste and most people don’t relish the same. However, there is no denying the fact that bitter gourd is a powerhouse of various essential vitamins and minerals. It has a host of health benefiting properties that can possibly keep many diseases at bay. A lot of people like bitter gourd only in the form of bharwa karela (stuffed bitter gourd). If you happen to be one of those…

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Custard Apple Benefits: From Improving Vision To Building Immunity And More!

India is bestowed with exotic fruits; one of them being custard apple, also known as sitaphal or sharifa in Hindi. Custard apple has a unique taste, essential nutrients and various impressive health benefits. It is a tropical fruit native to Central America and scientifically known as Annona reticulata. Closely related to bullock’s heart, or ramphal, this fruit is vaguely heart shaped and is generally green in colour. Custard apple is soft and contains a few black inedible seeds. It is believed that the name ‘custard’ is given considering the consistency of…

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Parathas of India: 5 Types Of Parathas From Across The Country You Must Try

What would have our breakfasts and meals looked like if there were no parathasin the world? Imagine a nation full of exotic and wholesome curries and pickles with no worthy companion to team them with? Indians understood the value of breads since the beginning and therefore while they mastered the art of cooking lovely vegetable and meaty preparations, they paid no less attention to the breads that are popularly used as accompaniments to most of these curries, stews and pickles. A paratha is a wheat or flour-based flat bread that shares its origins…

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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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5 Iconic Breakfast Dishes From Maharashtra You Have To Try

Maharashtra’s contribution to Indian food is so immense that most of its food has travelled from the confines of its state boundaries and have now become a staple in households across the nation. Be it the buttery pav bhaji or the sweet and wholesomepuran poli , Maharashtrian local and lip-smacking delights have caught the fancy of many food lovers since time immemorial. Maharashtrian food is a mish-mash of ancient Hindu food traditions, the Portuguese and Parsi influence and a whole lot of communities that came, settled and made Maharashtra their own. Speaking of their love…

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11 Expert Tips From Top Italian Chefs To Cook Authentic Italian Fare At Home

San Gimigano at The Imperial in collaboration with reputed Italian Hotel chain Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence and Belmond Hotel Cipriani conducted an enlightening Italian Masterclass to unveil the best kept secrets of Italian Cuisine. Executive Chef Attlio Di Fabrizio and Executive Chef Roberto Gatto took the session under the open roof sky at San Gimignano Lawns, featuring few of their recipes from their respective regions. The session was organized in close alliance with Chef Prem K Pogakula- Executive Chef at The Imperial. The Italian fare under the winter sun…

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5 Famous Breakfast Dishes From Bengal You Must Try

There is a popular saying that goes, ‘eat your breakfast like a king and dinner like a pauper’. Seems like, Bengalis understood the former part of the saying very well, even before the saying came into existence. Renowned for its desserts and non-vegetarian delicacies, Bengali cuisine is a culinary treasure trove- a significant part of which is often overshadowed by the legendary reputation of its sweetmeats and fish preparations. Bengali breakfast for instance, is one regal affair that calls for chronicle of its own. Here are 5 iconic Bengali breakfast…

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10 Exotic Salads From Around The World

Salads are often characterized as boring and tasteless. They come to the rescue of almost all health freaks who are trying to shed some extra kilos. However, not all salads are bland and boring. Quite often, what you see is not always true and same is in the case of salads. People could only think of them as a standby option for real meals, but they are way more expressive than what they look like. We have curated a list of amazing yet luscious varieties of salads from around the world…

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