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Healthy Bites!!

Fat makes you fat. It is as simple as that. So if you want to be fit, exercise regularly and maintain a balanced healthy diet. It’s true that maintaining a diet is tough and requires a lot of determination, but if you put your heart to it, you will manage. You will succeed. Fight your unhealthy cravings. Even if you slip, don’t give up the diet all together. A slip

Every Day Smoothies !!!

Weight Gain is a fear every girl goes through . Yes I am part of that herd who is checking out her inches and freaks out when she doesn’t fit in her two months old jeans. Yes ! I am that normal silly , messed up screwed up , average looking , part of the crowd girl who wants to make a mark of herself which makes her stand out

Fish Mania !!!

Two years ago I got married to my lovable Bong boyfriend and the very next day, I was introduced to this favourite cuisine of every bong family – “Mach Bhaat “.Its a tradition in the families to love Fish . I was a little scared as I just couldn’t tolerate the smell of it, few might relate to my situation .Bengali’s are just crazy about fish and I was just the opposite. They

A tryst with Sicilia’s soul -PASTA!!

Did you know that over 600 pasta shapes are produced around the world? Or that 2.75 million tons of pasta is made in Italy every year? Or that to cook one billion pounds of pasta, you would need 2,021,452,000 gallons of water – enough to fill nearly 75,000 Olympic-size swimming pools (one billion pounds of pasta is about 212,595 miles of 16-ounce packages of spaghetti stacked end-to-end – enough to

Let’s have some RAINBOW!!

Who doesn’t love a rainbow? That magical moment when Tlaloc is being generous and yet the sun is peeking from behind the clouds, hop scotching and letting fall its warmth here and there – that exact moment, a jolly young rainbow is born. Rainbows had always fascinated me as a kid. It had that fairytale aura that I looked for in anything and everything then. That fascination – well, I

Magic Maggi!

Ma’s ‘magic maggi’. I remember getting it to school for lunch almost every week and my friends would finish it off in less than 5 minutes. They loved my mother’s ‘magic maggi’. I did too.  She fried it instead of simply boiling it. She gave a whole new dimension to it. Ma added eggs (a must), experimented with different veggies depending on the season of the year, sometimes threw in

To Eat or Not To Eat

“TO BE, OR NOT TO BE? THAT IS THE QUESTION- ” – William Shakespeare, Hamlet ( Act 3 scene i) Tweaking the above mentioned famous quote, in reference to our food fetishes, – ‘to eat, or not to eat? That is the question-’. A friend of mine recently lost 16 kilos (yes, you read that right) in about 3 and a half months. No fitness centre. No gym. She followed

Pocket-friendly Food!

When you want a sumptuous breakfast, that too under 150 bucks, where do you go? You go to Blue Sky Café. With burgers and grilled sandwiches priced in the range of 55 to 100, and mouth watering omelets, and yummy milkshakes with just the right amount of sugar – there seriously ain’t much to think about, is there? I breakfasted there on 10th of this month; had a Mushroom Chicken

Monsoon Special!!

A fine sunless Sunday mid-morning. You wake up groggily staring at the clock ticking its way close to 12. Then you see the dark clouds drawing near. A few deep grave rumble here and there. Soft water pellets land on your windowsill which gradually change into fat drops. You rush to close all the windows in your house lest it floods in. You watch the world bath in its glory…the

New Food Trend : Organic Is The Way

Food is something without which we can’t live. As population has risen over the years, the demand for food has increased manifold too. This leads to extensive industrial farming, with the usage of chemicals and artificial ways to produce cheap and huge quantity of food. But are they nutritious? The answer is a big no. By eating this  food we are poisoning our body and destroying nature, ecosystem and our