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food-festival

Craziest food festivals sound like a joke topic, but once you start looking into it you’ll realise they’re everywhere – the crazier, the better. When you’re planning your gap year, try to fit one of these gastronomic fiestas into your itinerary. I mean, who doesn’t want a selfie knee deep in tomatoes in some obscure …

delhi places fro foodie

Delhi is not only the city of people with big hearts (dilwallahs), but also of people with appetites just as big, infact bigger! Delhi is a melting pot of various cultures and races that enrich the variety of gastronomic range in the city. From Chandni Chowk to Manju ka Tilla, Delhi is replete with many …

INDIAN CITIES FAMOUS DISHES

The diversity of India is reflected in its food. Different cities are famous for their dishes. For instance, when we think of Bihar, the first thing that pops up into our mind is the famous Litti Chokha. If we think of West Bengal, the popular Roshogulla comes into our mind and mouth gets wet. Here …

INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS

Insectivore plants are carnivorous plants that feed on insects. What’s unique about insectivorous plants is that they are plants that digest insects to gain nutrients that they can’t get from their soil. Carnivorous plants evolved to attract, trap and digest insects because of the area they evolved in. The benefit they derive from their catch varies considerably; in some …

COOKING HACKS

There is nothing more comforting than sitting down to a nice, hot meal after a long day. It’s a great way to reconnect as a family and unwind, too. Wise old women will tell you that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but any experienced man will also tell you that …

sattvic-diet

Have you ever noticed the effects of the food you have eaten on your yoga practice? Obviously some foods create more internal commotion than others, with bloating and other digestive disturbances. However, it can also be interesting to notice how some foods have more subtle effects on the mind and your mood. Ayurveda, the sister science …

INDIAN DELICACY

Indian delicacy, a lot to say but very minimum to write. Due to its vast history lying from Mughals to the Portuguese, the French, to the Britishers, we owe them somehow in our food traditions. Who doesn’t know about biryani, obviously the only dish that we want when it comes to Mughlai delicacy. But that’s …

ghee

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This quote is from Hippocrates, but it certainly applies to ghee, an ingredient in many traditional Indian recipes.  According to Ayurveda, ghee is food, medicine, and more. Ghee (basically clarified butter) has a higher smoking point for sautéing and a delicious flavor.  And because it’s sattvic—pure, balanced, wholesome—ghee is ideal for …

diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes can still have sweets, chocolate, or other sugary foods as long they are eaten as part of a healthful meal plan or combined with exercise. They consider a healthful meal plan to: have limited saturated fat contain moderate amounts of salt and sugar. There are many …

cucumber

The refreshing cucumber is one of the most popular garden vegetables. Cucumbers are native to India, have a slight melon-like taste, and sometimes can be slightly bitter. Cucumbers are widely used in traditional diets as well as spas across the world for a reason. Here are some of them:   Reduces the risk of cancer …