Culture

Street Foods: India’s Epicurean Delight

India is rightfully the hub of multiple cuisines for diverse variety of food that it offers. Apart from the respective local cuisine of every area, the street food here is omnipresent and is the connecting link between northern and southern parts along with eastern and western parts of India. In almost every part of India, you come across a food shack after every five minutes. Every state has a different

Tips And Tricks For Easy Baking

Baking is a science, though not a complicated one; it relies quite heavily on accuracy. Everyone can bake, but like most things, a little know-how goes a long way. Even the little of the littlest mistakes in baking can mean the difference between the cake that rises and the one that sinks; the cookies that are perfectly golden brown and the ones that have burnt bottoms. We all want to

ONAM

  Onam is one of the many festivals celebrated on a large scale in Kerala. This is basically a Hindu festival celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm for a period of 10 days. According to the calendar the festival falls between the months of August and September which also is the period of harvest in the state and therefore the festival is regarded as a harvest festival Of Kerala. Onam

Chocolates

  A chocolate, a favourite of many, is a brown colour sweet which is basically cacao seeds, roasted and often flavored with vanilla. The nature and colour of chocolates may vary depending upon the colour of the seeds and the process of preparation used. Cacao has been cultivated in many cultures for years now dating back to 1900 BC. It’s believed that earlier these seeds were used to make beverages

APPLES

  The apple belongs to the rose family (Rosaceae) and is a derivative of its wild variety, Malus sieverslli, still grown and consumed in Central Asia. It is a Pome fruit, which means it is a fleshy fruit with a thin skin and the seeds are contained within the fruit. The apple blossoms are pink and gradually turn white as they mature. It comes in various colours and sizes and

Tulsi

Holy basil or Tulsi is an herb which is well known for its medicinal properties. An important ingredient in Ayurveda medicines, it has played a great role in the health system of India. Tulsi, a perennial shrub, belongs to the mint family called Labiates and is believed to have originated here in India. It can be grown from the seed or from the tip or root cuttings. The Tulsi plants

Beat The Booze : Curing Hangover At Home

Partying hard is something that comes naturally to youngsters these days. It is the new trend that is gaining momentum all over the world. But it comes with its own bag of after-effects. And the worst of them all is a hangover and due to this, after an awesome evening of indulgence, it is hard to keep that awesome feeling going in the morning. Hangover is the experience of various

Quicker Meals For A Quick Life

Cooking is a lovely, satisfying, stress busting task. But when it becomes a duty, it seems exhaustive rather than recreation from exhaustion. And all the homemakers, wives, and people who have to make food everyday three times, will agree with me. No matter how much you love cooking, there will be a time, when you’ll start getting sick or bored of this 3-times-a-day duty. In every household, the person who

Spices: The Heartbeat Of Indian Cuisine

Indian cuisine is known for its spicy food and extensive use of spices in every dish. Indian spices make the dish complete in every way, and they have ruled the hearts of every man and woman in India. They are used to flavor the food, making each dish distinct and amazingly aromatic. Each spice gives a unique aroma and flavor, and the combination of multiple spices give each dish its

Chokhi Dhani: An Experience Like Never Before

The sultry breeze,the golden sand,the earthly smell,the air resonating with warm cordial greetings of “RAAM RAAM SA!”,smiles on each face,the enthusiasm with which each person reflects the undiluted festivity of Jaipur.Each moment spent in CHOKHI DHANI becomes an experience that you shall never forget.A mere peephole to have a glimpse of the rich culture and ways of celebrations Rajasthan harbour s,it is as legendary as it gets! Entering Chokhi Dhani