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Heart-healthy diet mantras for Valentine's Day
There are some foods, which when combined can make a romantic yet cardiac-friendly dinner that is perfect for you and your partner on Valentine's Day.
Posted on : 2012-02-10 13:48:59
Smoked fish, dried vegetables charm Kashmiris in winter
The temporary blockade on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to snowfall has come as a blessing for traders selling smoked fish and dried vegetables - a centuries-old tradition that Kashmiris are reliving in Srinagar these days.
Posted on : 2012-01-12 15:09:08
Colourful food fare may help boost appetite of fussy eaters
Parents of picky eaters can encourage their children to eat more nutritionally diverse diets by introducing more colour to their meals, a new study has found.
Posted on : 2012-01-09 10:54:45
Cheese better with white wine than red
Contrary to what most people think, white wine is a better match for cheese than red, researchers say.
Posted on : 2011-12-28 09:06:19
Recipes for Christmas
This Christmas try out these delcious recipes concocted by master chefs of the country.
Posted on : 2011-12-20 08:15:25
Drop-dead expensive coffee made out of cat droppings
A cat eats ripe coffee cherries but cannot digest the hard seeds. Later, a cup of coffee -- famous for a rich, frothy flavour -- is made from the same seeds taken from the cat's droppings and costs an unbelievable 70 pounds (about Rs. 5,700)!
Posted on : 2011-12-19 07:56:04
It rained apples in Coventry!
The residents of Coventry were left stunned when it started raining apples from the sky.
Posted on : 2011-12-15 14:50:08
Cookbook Review: The Heart of the Matter
Posted on : 2011-12-14 07:17:53
What your sandwich reveals about you
People who love cheese and pickle sandwiches are more likely to be intelligent, a new survey has found.
Posted on : 2011-11-14 11:23:57
A platter of goodies for Eid
Delectable, finger-licking food is at the forefront during the festivities
Posted on : 2011-11-07 06:45:11
Recipes for Diwali
Posted on : 2011-10-25 11:04:16
Festive collection for Diwali
Pink, yellow, prints, polka dots, stripes or abstract swipes across silk — for home designing, the sky is literally the limit. This year, some of the leading home décor brands are introducing collections that will dazzle your mind and perhaps even compel you to reach deep within your pockets to give your hearth a superior finishing touch.
Posted on : 2011-10-12 10:56:07
Being Bengali: Durga Puja recipes
Here are the recipes of two simple but popular Bengali food items consumed during Durga Puja festival.
Posted on : 2011-10-03 15:12:01
Fish to brinjal fry...take your pick at Durga Puja
From piping hot luchis to khichdi with a Bengali twist to lip-smacking fish dishes, foodies are spoilt for choice during the five-day Durga Puja, which seems incomplete without community feasts. And, yes, there is no staying away from non-vegetarian fare even though it is a religious occasion.
Posted on : 2011-10-03 14:25:36
From vegetarian to hilsa-tarian
Dig into it once and you are hooked for life on the hilsa, a fish for which Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is willing to break his vegetarian vow. It is loved by Bengalis on both sides of the border.
Posted on : 2011-09-07 11:57:48
Monsoon and bhuttas - a corny affair!
Tea, pakoras, jalebis, coffee, books, cigarettes and rum...but how can Indians romance the rains without the good old bhutta? Few things can match the subtle high of biting on freshly-roasted corn on the cob amid raindrops falling all around.
Posted on : 2011-08-10 07:25:01
Recipe board: Delicious low-calorie recipes
Everyone is talking about healthy eating these days. But, how does one rustle up something at home that is low on calories and delicious as well?
Posted on : 2011-07-28 15:56:33
Just a pinch
Spices are like little wonders in our kitchen. Just a little bit of them is all it takes to bring that zing into our food. And let's not forget the immense health benefits they come with.
Posted on : 2011-07-28 15:56:03
Biscuits taste better when packed in fancy wrappers
People's perception of the flavor is heightened by the glossy images on the wrapping
Posted on : 2009-08-28 06:15:50
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