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Go Nuts about Nuts! (Part 2)

With high nutritive value and a deliciously sweet taste, dried fruit is fruit from which the majority of the original water content has been removed either naturally, through sun drying, or through the use of specialized dryers or dehydrators. Nuts are edible fruits as well, anatomically different from the rest because of their soft internal kernels enclosed within a hard shell. Both dried fruits and nuts possess high shelf life, and have

Quirky Fooooood Facts!

Food, Food, Foood, we crave for it, we love it, we want more, we want tasty and what not. Yes, we do! The more delicious food is, the more crazy we go for it. Craving for eatable is directly associated with the tastefulness. Sitting, binging on favorite foods is like heaven on earth. If you are also among the one who is curious not about what to eat but about

Know Your Christian Festivals!

With the year drawing to a close, Christmas has already come and gone. But apart from the 25th of December, how many other important days of the Christian calendar do we really know of? Here is a small list of some of the major Christian festivals celebrated all over the world:   1. Epiphany (also known as Twelfth Night) The 6th of January every year all over the world, with

Snack-Time: Part 3

The third and the final article in the series ‘Snack-Time’, primarily focuses of two popular snacks from Europe. We all have an idea how passionate the Europeans are about their cuisine. Be it the most extravagant dinner party or the simplest dish prepared at home, they relish every grain of food. The Europeans are not just very particular about what is on their plate, they also make sure they have

Happiness and spirituality

Spirituality is often misunderstood to be a component of Religion. People have this notion of spiritual people are the ones who are often seen visiting the churches or mosques. Then there are also the other kind of people who immediately picture an Indian mystic in a yogic position in their minds. Well, both these stereotypes are so erroneous that Buddha would be turning in his grave. However, it can mean

Mumbai Foods you cant live Without!

Mumbai, the financial capital of country has always been the home to many immigrants, who brought with them their culinary treasure. This city has emerged and grown from a fishing village to a metropolis, giving rise to its unique food culture. It is a perfect blend of all the Indian customs and traditions; Muslim, Gujarati,South Indian, Goan, Maharashtrian and also its own Mumbai style! Here are a few meals that

A Visit to Akbar’s Tomb, Sikandra

A few days ago, I had the good fortune of visiting the tomb of the famous Mughal emperor, Akbar the Great. Located in Sikandra, a small suburb on the outskirts of the city of Agra, Akbar’s Tomb goes by much unnoticed by large hordes of tourists, just like the plethora of the city’s numerous other monuments as compared to the universally popular Taj Mahal. Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar, widely known to

The Indian way Chinese Starters !!!

Indians prefer more of Chinese than Indian (I am including myself ). Chinese food is having all flavours in one bowl spicy ,tangy, oily, saucy, full of veggies, juicy, with gravy , without gravy , full of colours , sometime bland in taste, sweet & sour etc etc. I am not wrong if I say there is no one on earth who doesn’t like Chinese. I have had the opportunity to

Spinach Delights !

Misty morning fog , delightfully low temperature & hot cups of tea or coffee reminds me of my favourite season Winters. The best part of winters is that laziness is justified . As winters have arrived its time for some awesome food and gossip sessions with friends . I still remember during my childhood we use to have varieties of dishes made by my mum and we use to desperately

Being Vegetarian is a Delight!!!

Non- vegetarians always think the only food which is edible is in form of meat. That’s so unfair for those people who do not eat meat and still have a happy tummy after every meal. Yes ! its a myth that only non vegetarians can survive in other parts of world or even in India. That is completely untrue and so not “The Fact “. Its good that you follow a certain cuisine