6 food joints to explore this weekend

1. For the perfect weekend dose of food After a week-long rush at work and struggle with traffic, here comes the weekend. And the best way to utilise the weekend is to eat well, relax and follow your passion. And if food is your passion, then this list will definitely cheer up your mood. From take-away joints to sprawling restaurants, the list includes everything that a true foodie can ask for a tasteful weekend. Start exploring and have a scrumptious weekend. 2. Cafe, Hyatt Regency, Delhi If you are looking…

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This Saudi Arabian fashion designer makes fitness-friendly abayas

When Saudi Arabia’s ban on women driving ended on Sunday, fashion designer Eman Joharjy and her friends drove to Jeddah’s seafront where they exchanged their car for bicycles. The colourful, embroidered jumpsuit abayas they donned stood out among the sea of women wearing similar loose-fitting full-length robes but in the traditional black. Yet no one stopped them. Women in this deeply conservative Muslim kingdom are rapidly gaining more freedom under a reform agenda spearheaded by young Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who wants to transform the economy of the world’s…

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This food can increase your pregnancy chances

If you are planning to have a baby then try including seafood to your diet as couples who eat seafood tend to be more sexually active and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, a new study suggests. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, found that, among the participants, 92 per cent of couples who ate seafood more than twice a week were pregnant at the end of one year, compared to 79 per cent among couples consuming less seafood. “Our study suggests…

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Delicious ways to eat mangoes this season

From mango sandwich to a mango dessert, one can try out some delicious ways of trying this fruit so that you can make the most of it this season. Carefully curated by French chef Gregory Bazire from Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea House and Chef Paul Hayward, Executive Pastry Chef, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, try out these mango recipes and enjoy the summer season. Earl Grey English Muffins with Smoked Salmon and Chickoo Chutney by French chef Gregory Bazire from Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Tea House * Ingredients: One large English muffin:…

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This is why you must ditch juices for cold soups this season

This is why you must ditch juices for cold soups this season Come summer and the otherwise comforting bowl of soup seems like a devil. While we switch to other options like juices and colas in summer, the trend of cold soups has turned out to be a bliss. According to health experts, soups are the simplest ways to add nutrients to the body. Thanks to chefs and food enthusiasts, we are now blessed with cold soups that are majorly made with raw veggies and can be consumed during warmer…

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This Company Thinks Fresh Food is The Key To Your Pet’s Health

When Alex Jarrell founded fresh dog and cat food delivery service NomNomNow, she and her co-founders – Wenzhe Gao and brothers Nate and Zach Phillips – personally handled every aspect of the business. As the only full-time employees, they cooked fresh meals in their kitchens, packaged the meals themselves and personally made deliveries to San Francisco Bay-area pet owners. Credit: NomNomNow, Inc. Alex Jarrell, Wenzhe Gao, Nate Phillips, Zach Phillips. Now, NomNomNow has more than 60 full-time employees, with an office in San Francisco and a kitchen in the East Bay. NomNomNow…

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Aamras: This Luscious And Pulpy Delight Is Every Mango Lover’s Dream Come True

Summers are here in full swing and it’s time for mangoes to raid our refrigerators and fruit baskets. Also dubbed as the king of fruits, mangoes are enjoyed in many forms. As soon as the summer strikes, you can find them in smoothies, dips, mocktails, shakes, custard and so much more. One such desi delight is aamras.Aamras is a divine blend of Alphonso mangoes with a signature pulpy consistency. Relished mostly in the western part of the country like Gujarat and Maharashtra, aamras works both as a stand-alone dish as well as a perfect accompaniment to piping hot…

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Has Catholicism Earned This “Fashion” Moment?

Back in February, Donatella Versace, Anna Wintour, and more of fashion’s elite arrived in Rome to join Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, president of the Catholic Church’s Council for Culture, in offering the media a glimpse at a selection of vestments, headdresses, and ecclesiastical accessories that will be featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibit, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The launch of the exhibit marks the annual, celebrity-packed Met Gala. The New York Times’ reporting of the preview noted that Wintour’s red and black outfit matched the color scheme of Cardinal Ravasi’s…

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Tandoori Pasta Patty: This Decadent Treat Tastes Out-Of-The-World

Patty is one delight that we all have savoured at some point of time in our childhood. From aloo, peas to paneer patty; the list has been endless. However, this Delhi-based shop cum bakery dishes out a unique variety of our same old patty, which is Tandoori Pasta Patty. Located in north-west Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh area is De Paris Bakers, which is a small outlet that sells out a variety of bakery items like pizzas, pasta, patties, etc. However, its speciality is tandoori pasta patty, which is an exciting fusion dish. As…

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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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