What is the difference between cookies and biscuits

1. An overview After a tiring day at work, relishing masala tea or coffee on the terrace of the house along with your favourite biscuit or cookie is the real bliss. But, while you enjoy the flavours, have you ever thought what the real difference between biscuits and cookies is? Often shaped as discs, the two celebrated snack items (also used in desserts) are actually different in terms of texture, ingredients and much more. Let’s find out. 2. What is a cookie? Cookie is an American English name, which was…

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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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Paneer Jalebi: The Denser Cousin of Jalebi Is Nothing Like Anything You Have Had Before

If there is anything that can compete with the phenomenon of samosa in this country, it has to be the crisp and sweet jalebi. It was somewhere in the 13th century that the west Asian import made inroads into the culinary map of India, as Zolabiya, and here we are eight centuries later, absolutely hooked to our dearjalebi. Crispy, coiled and ever-so delightful jalebi, is staple across all halwais and sweetmeat shops in the country and is our all-time favourite too. Did you know that the recipe of jalebi is said to be first recorded in the 16th century, ‘Bhojana Kutuhala,‘ –…

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Revealed! Jalebi is not Indian!

1. An overview! During the childhood, celebrating Republic Day and Independence Day was all about relishing a platter full of hot and crispy Jalebis with some chilled Rabri on the top. While celebrating the day of being a proud Indian we never knew that Jalebi that is an inseparable part of the national festival is actually not Indian. Shocked! Yes, you heard us right. Our very own crispy, hot and sweet jalebi is unfortunately not Indian in origin. Read below to know the history of jalebi and its diversified faces….

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Dahi Ke Sholay: This Hung Curd Delight Is Sure To Get Your Drooling

Tired of pairing your tea with samosas and bread pakoras? Why not try these fried bread hung curd delights instead? Dahi ke sholay, as it is commonly known, is gaining popularity across Delhi NCR. Located in the INA market, dahi ke sholay is a welcome variation among those regular tea-time snacks. This deep-fried delight is very much similar to bread rollsthat are commonly savoured by people across the nation. However, what makes this stand out from the other is its filling, which is prepared using hung curd and a melange of spices. It has a super-crisp bread exterior, which is…

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Shrikhand: The Creamy And Flavourful Gujarati Dessert Is A Must-Have This Summer!

Let us take a moment and appreciate the value of curd in our lives, especially if you live in a typical Indian household. Curd’s role in the several sweet and savoury preparations merits a chronicle of its own. You can have it alone, or include it in your gravy, the creamy and delicious curd is always a treat. One such curd delight, we cannot have enough of it – shrikhand.  If the east cannot function without its mishti doi, the west has its own indulgence in creamy, nutty and flavourful – shrikhand. Renowned food historian,…

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This Halwa Paratha Is Tucked In The By Lanes Of Nizamuddin

This one’s for all the paratha lovers out there. If you’re bored of having those regular aloo and gobhi stuffed parathas, and wish to try something new and exotic, then try your hands on this halwa paratha. Halwa paratha is an interesting combination of sweet and savoury flavours, all in one go. It is a welcome variation amidst those regular stuffed parathas. Tucked in the by lanes of Nizamuddin is a small shop that dishes out this incredible combination of halwa and paratha. As you enter the main Nizamuddin gali, you’d find an old-bearded man drawing you towards these halwa parathas. This deep-fried delight is not…

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This Crispy Japani Samosa Is Chandni Chowk’s Hidden Gem

Tired of having those regular potato-filled samosas? Why not try some Japani samosa? Yes, you read that right! Tucked in the by lanes of Chandni Chowk is Manohar Dhaba that dishes out these exotic and lip-smacking Japani samosas. This dhaba was set up in 1949, and ever since then, it is serving people with incredibly delicious food. As quirky as it may sound, this delicacy is loved by locals and people across Delhi NCR. Delhi is known as a treasure trove of delicious food, and when it comes to Chandni Chowk, it…

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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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Do you know banana and pumpkin are berries and strawberry is not! Here’s why!

1. Why are bananas berries, but strawberry aren’t? Despite its name, strawberry isn’t a true berry. Its strange that so many fruits which actually have berry in their names are actually not berries. A berry is a simple fruit formed from one flower which has many seeds loosely embedded on the inside of the flesh. Scroll down to know more about foods that are technically berries: 2. Banana is a berry and a fruit Banana is both a berry and a fruit, which grows on large herbs and they are…

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