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Go Nuts about Nuts! (Part 1)

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

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

Chutneys are Yummy! Part 1

Often while having food, you find that the dish lacks a certain punch. A flavor so to speak. You wonder how to solve this problem. Well, worry no longer. There is a solution at hand which will leave your taste buds tingling in the process. What can that be you ask? One word we say in reply. Chutneys! Chutney (also translated as chatney or chatni) is a family of condiments

Ten reasons why we should use coconut oil

The coconut tree belongs to the palm family.The term coconut refers to the entire coconut palm.This is found almost every place we go and is having vast range of uses in many fields.These coconuts are a part of their diet for few people.The derivatives from coconut are oil and milk that are most commonly used in cooking and frying.Coconut finds wide range of applications and its oil is used in

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

Curry in a Hurry – in less than 30 minutes!

Curry is a dish containing complex combinations of herbs and spices, usually including fresh or dried hot chillies. Curry dishes may contain fish, poultry or meat, either alone or mixed with vegetables. They may also be purely vegetarian. Curries are great for using any leftover food one may have in the fridge from the night before. They are also quite versatile. Most are really easy to make and cost effective.

The Veggie Kitchen

I’m going vegan for a week. Being a meat lover and someone who hardly has her vegetables at meal time, this was turning out to be quite a hellish challenge to overcome. I spent the first two days craving for some meat. Anything meaty. Any meat look-a-like. Today is the sixth day and I’m more than okay. I guess I’ll survive. I was always a fussy eater. Not this. Not