Honey, the golden hued gelatenous liquid is sweet as sugar but good for health. It is packed with nutrients, flavonoids and anti-oxidants. It’s passed through generations, as old as history can tell. It was used by the Munis and rishis to perform yajnas and as offerings to the Lord and used even today. Honey is […]
Times have changed. India’s golden agers lead far more active lives and lifestyles than they used to. Indian men and women over 50 have a broader outlook towards life today, living with the zest and optimism that is so common among millennials. They understand that their bodies require more attention than they used to, but […]
Pickles need no introduction. It is commonly used along with meals as an accompaniment. It is stacked in earthen jars for annual consumption in most households. They are side dishes which makes the food appealing, bring liveliness to the platter and gives a sense of contentment.
Makar Sankranti is one of the important festivals celebrated in India. It is called by different names in different parts of the country. Pongal and Lohri are the other names. It marks the transition of the sun into the sign of Makara. It marks the beginning of Uttarayana kal, a pious period for the next six […]
Pomegranate is another fruit that we bring regularly. I use it regularly to garnish my salads (fruit or vegetable) or in curds rice. Anywhere, it imparts more taste to the food. Of late, I am extracting juice and using it in a couple of desserts. It tastes awesome. Presenting to you “pomegranate mousse”.
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Usually, the month of August starts the season of festival. Now, it’s time for Gauri -Ganesha, which is celebrated with great pomp and show in Karnataka and Maharashtra. Huge idols with vibrant decorations are displayed in nook and corner of the city. At home, pooja is done, sweets are offered to the Lord and Goddess. […]
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Pickles add taste and zing to the food that we eat. These are loved and consumed by all. Pickles are usually made during summer and stored in earthen jars to consume for the whole year. Thus, as Wikipedia says, pickling is a process of preserving or expanding the life span of food by either anaerobic […]
House becomes a home, she bonds the family with her love and care, she is the strength of all members of the family. Her name is Mom. Mother plays an important role in all our lives. From cooking tasty dishes to looking after the house,and managing all the accounts, she is instrumental in moulding us […]
With Ugadi round the corner, it is again time for new beginnings. It is auspicious time to start new ventures. New year brings in festivity as we celebrate with puja and sweets. On this ocassion, here is a bonus of Ugadi Special, collection of recipes for the season.
Green apples are yet another kind of apples that we love binging on. The Granny Smith variety are the usual ones that we find here.They are crisp and tart , ideal to be used in cooking. These sauted green apples are just too good, beleive me !