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Specialty on Shubri : Yerba Maté Tea from South America

Pass it on like you would a Sutta or a Hukka and Make Friends! “Please, I tell you – you are not supposed to stir it. This is not the regular tea. You have to let it rest for few minutes, sip it and please pass it on”. This is Claudio, our Italian tour guide speaking passionately about his favorite beverage. We are in Buenos Aires, the city that literally means “good winds”. He is sharing with us how to prepare and have the drink, people in Argentina love to connect on – Yerba Mate ...

Pregnancy News: Taboos Around Pregnancy

All across the globe, there are pregnancy food taboos. Eat this and don’t eat that is heard very often in every household. Everyone tends to provide a pregnancy tip during the pregnancy period. All individuals whether rural or urban have their own cultural practices on pregnancy care. With respect to food, Pregnant women especially need a nutritious diet and many taboos surround them at this point in their life.Taboos are in fact characterized as a practice which are approved or considered ...

Samosa Pe Bharosa

Have you ever given a second thought while relishing your piping hot samosas and pakode with your evening masala tea? I’m sure not, as snacks such as these have been highly ingrained in the Indian psyche since quite a long time. What one forgets is that all such desi savories fall under the category of ‘junk food’. Now, junk food is basically all such food items that are high on taste and calories, but quite low on nutritional value. In the Western context, these include eatables such as ...

Momofied

What comes to your mind when you think of the best street food in Delhi? Chaat, golgappe, pakode, dahi bhalle or kachori, right? Well, how about steaming hot momos? Yes, the good ol’ momo, has become one of the most loved street food in the Capital. In actuality, momos, or dumplings, as our Chinese counterparts would call the dish, are not that old in the city’s gastronomical culture. They were brought here by a Tibetan lady, Dolma, in 1986. She set up a stall selling these odd-looking ...

Why Cooking With Family Is a Great Idea

  Last Saturday I was scrolling down a famous social networking site and there I saw a picture of a leading actor Akshay Kumar cooking with his kids. One could make out how much fun they were having. How many of us would agree that cooking if done in a right way and environment works as a therapy. Cooking not only gets the cook and the people being fed closer to each other but you will also understand their preferences and liking's more than anyone else. “Food tastes better when ...

What is GM Food?

Do you like the most of us think that you have never eaten a GM food ever? It's time you need to think again since GM food is everywhere in our food supply! GM Foods or Genetically Modified foods are bio-engineered foods which are produced from organisms that have had changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering. In simple terms they are not made out of the natural occurring food. Are GM food not good for us? The answer is Yes and No. The density of food ...

Top 5 Reasons Why You Are Always Hungry

Whether you are on a diet or not, do you always find yourself hungry or rather hangry (hunger+angry)? Hunger is your body’s way of telling you that you need more food. And there are several reasons why your body wants more food. This article discusses 5 major reasons why we are always hungry: You Eat a Lot of Refined Carbs and Not Enough Proteins Ever wondered why you often get back to another snacking item even after having a packet full of wafers? All your snacking and mid ...

10 Food Items to Beat Indian Summers

Tired of the heat wave, scorching sun and sweat already? We bring to you desi food and drink items that are a must try! Curd A staple food item in every Indian household, curd has cooling properties and can be eaten in various forms like buttermilk, curd rice etc. Ditch the packaged curd from your grocery store and switch back to the homemade curd which is great in probiotics making it easy for digestion and is low in calories too! Mint Leaves Mint is a summer must-have and can add a ...