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  • The Songkran Festival - Top 10 Thai recipes

    The Songkran Festival - Top 10 Thai recipes

    The Songkran festival is celebrated every year in Thailand from 13 to 15 April as the traditional New Year's Day. One of the most common traditions during the festival is throwing water upon others. It is done more out of fun these days but the religious reason behind this is that the water is meant...

  • World Health Day: Top 10 health-related concerns

    World Health Day: Top 10 health-related concerns

    World Health Day is celebrated annually on 7th April to mark the founding of the World Health Organization or WHO. It is surprising to know that more than half of the world's population faces the danger of diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, chikungunya etc transmitted by mosquitoes, fli...

  • Navratri Special: 10 recipes you must try

    Navratri Special: 10 recipes you must try

    Goddess Durga ornamented with kumkum, bangles, flowers, and jeweled attires; morning prayers accompanied by synchronized bells and the aroma of pure butter delicacies, it's time to step into the festivities of Navratri!The word Navratri refers to the nine auspicious nights during which Goddess Durga...

  • Holi 2014: Our top favourite Holi recipes

    Holi 2014: Our top favourite Holi recipes

    Sling bags filled with frisky colors, water guns loaded with mischief, vibrant spirits, old-new songs, plates piled with festive goodies and the blossoming spring breeze - ah, we love Holi. On the mythological grounds, the word "Holi" sprouted from the word "Holika", who was the evil sister of t...

  • Happy Women's Day: Best recipes by our women chefs

    Happy Women's Day: Best recipes by our women chefs

    International Women's Day is commemorated every year on 8th March to celebrate and honour womanhood - a power, so strong and deep. Each year the UN highlights a theme and creates awareness about it through various events and activities. This year's theme is "equality for women is progress for all". ...

  • 10 Best Breakfast Recipes

    10 Best Breakfast Recipes

    "All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast." - John Gunther?Breakfast is the star-meal of the day; make it special with our selection of the best recipes. Nothing like a simple yet satisfying spread to start afresh and keep you fuelled through the day. It's interesting to know that the fir...

  • Maha Shivaratri: 5 Quick and Easy Desserts

    Maha Shivaratri: 5 Quick and Easy Desserts

    Maha Shivratri is celebrated in honour of Lord Shiva, with devotees observing day-long fasts. There can be different types of fasts - many choose to go through the whole day without eating anything at all and even forgo water, while others go on a falahaar diet that includes fruits, nuts and milk. S...

  • Indian Fast Food - Top 10 dosa recipes

    Indian Fast Food - Top 10 dosa recipes

    Did you know that the 'dosa' is listed on the World's 50 most Delicious Foods? It also comes under the list of top ten Tasty Foods of the world. And once you will try these zesty and quick delicacies from South India, you will vouch for these rankings as well.?For those who don't know, dosas ...

  • How To Cure Your Valentine's Day Hangover

    How To Cure Your Valentine's Day Hangover

    Different shades of the colour red and chocolates ruled Valentine's Day. Of course, we saw many fighting these cliches and working up their grey cells to come up with inventive ideas. Romantic ads on our social media were shared, notes were passed and a lot of wine was consumed. All in all, it would...

  • Valentine's Day - Love Quotes for Every Foodie

    Valentine's Day - Love Quotes for Every Foodie

    Hi, food! We love you!? No, we can't hide it. Food dominates our thought every waking minute. When we aren't eating, we have sweet daydreams about food. The luscious cupcakes, cheesy pizzas, Indian biryanis, délicieux French treats, heavenly chocolates, the works! We'll go on and on till som...

  • 10 Best Chocolate Recipes

    10 Best Chocolate Recipes

    Chocolate is celebration. Chocolate is pure pleasure. Chocolate is what you need when you want the world to look up. Chocolate has the ability to say it all, without saying it. And if you think that's going overboard, chocolate is now seen as the ultimate feel-good bar of serotonin you can have. Now...

  • Why chocolate is good for you

    Why chocolate is good for you

    Mmmm... chocolate! We're always up for a bounty of chocolates, aren't we? If you ask a die-hard chocolate fan like me, it's hard to imagine a civilization without chocolates!As with most fine things, chocolate has its season. With Valentine's Day around the corner, these age old patrons of love are ...

  • World Cancer Day 2014: Foods that prevent cancer

    World Cancer Day 2014: Foods that prevent cancer

    'World Cancer Day' is celebrated annually on 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this killer disease. This year the campaign focuses on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration that is to reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer with the tagline, "Debunk the myths".There has been enoug...

  • Taste Test - We rate your bar of chocolate

    Taste Test - We rate your bar of chocolate

    We can't keep our hands or our hearts off them and like to believe that after water, chocolates are next in the list of 'life-sustaining elements.' Our chocolate craze does come with some scientific backing, with studies showing that chocolates offer an opium like high! As luck would have it, when t...

  • 5 foods that keep you warm

    5 foods that keep you warm

    A selection of 5 super-foods that serve you the best warmth and help you shake off the winter chill. These lovely concoctions are a welcome addition to your winter palette.Research proves that during winters we crave for more carbohydrates and fats, because our body needs to generate more heat to ke...

  • 5 recipes without a drop of oil!

    5 recipes without a drop of oil!

    Tired of losing the battle between your waist line and your ever demanding taste buds? Discover the secret of creating a happy combination!Vegetable oils contain large amounts of omega 6 fatty acids and polyunsaturated fats. While being processed chemicals in the form of preservatives, additives, ar...

  • Lohri Special: Why food is fed to the fire

    Lohri Special: Why food is fed to the fire

    Every Indian festival has a few things in common - Folklore, lights, larger than life emotions and food! It's time to slip into the festive mode once again. Lohri is a celebration of the onset of the harvest season in Punjab to thank god for the prized crops before they begin harvesting them. It is ...

  • 10 recipes under 30 minutes

    10 recipes under 30 minutes

    In a hurry? Always intimidated by the kitchen? Even if you're pressed for time - we have stacks of quick bites that are simple, speedy and scrumptious.Although lengthy and intricate recipes come with their own sweet reward sometimes, very often what you need is a quick satisfying meal. Say hello to ...

  • A Spooky Halloween Spread: 6 terrifying treats in the world

    A Spooky Halloween Spread: 6 terrifying treats in the world

    Statutory Warning: Contain yourself. This could make your skin crawl.It wouldn't be wrong to say that some people don't wait for Halloween day to bite into extraordinarily creepy foods. I set out to explore the hair-raising mystery behind some of the world's most notorious foods. My culinary curiosi...

  • Taste Test: Orange Drinks

    Taste Test: Orange Drinks

    With all that talk of Vitamin C being good for you, these days we find that when it comes to orange drinks or juices, you are spoilt for choice. If you're confused about which one should you reach out for, here's some help. To make life a tad easy for you, we grabbed six brands of orange drinks that...

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