16 February, 2018 7:36 PM Celebrating victory of good over evil
Streets come alive with Mayaana Kollai It is Masi Amavasya (new moon in the Tamil month of Masi) and the “warriors of Chennai” have been visiting their neighbouring burial grounds along with Sri Angalamman or Angalaparameswariamman and the Paavaadarayan, her assistant carrying a sword, to perform Mayaana Kollai. In the past two days, the city’s streets 56
12 February, 2018 9:43 AM Slim Down This Valentine's Day With These 5 Easy Diet Plans
This Valentine 's Day make heads turn by being the most fittest and stylish couple in town. Here are 5 diet plans and slimming superfoods that will help you shape up for the special day. Preeti Seth, Nutritionist, Pachouli Wellness Clinic, Delhi, and Komal Thakur, Dietician from SCI International Hospital, Delhi, list out some handy tips and effective 39
12 February, 2018 8:41 AM Food Blogger Naomi D'Souza Recommends 3 Perfect Spots to Dine in on V-Day
Her idea of a perfect Valentine's Day and ‘love’ly recommendations are certainly whet your appetite this V-day! I recommend: The Jumbo Casserole! It’s tiger prawns cooked in Turkish raki, fresh herbs, spices, white cheese and tomato sauce. I’m a fan of tiger prawns, thus loved this one! I Recommend: Yiouvetsi Kotopoulo! It’s a Greek pasta cooked with chicken 45
18 January, 2018 8:13 AM 10 Exotic Salads From Around The World
1. Californian Cobb salad (USA) : This cobb salad is an American speciality which is prepared using chicken (grilled or boiled), chives, Roquefort cheese, red-wine vinaigrette, bacon, avocado, cheese and eggs. It's believed that this dish was found in the year 1930 at Hollywood Brown Derby restaurant in America and later became a signature dish for the restaurant 185
9 January, 2018 9:30 AM So how do you dejunk your kitchen?
All I did was start with small steps. Let’s eat more veggies and fruit in new and different ways — fruit smoothies, pumpkin muffins, spinach tikkis, beetroot cake and more. Let’s reduce our sugar consumption — I keep a teaspoon (5 gram) measure in my sugar jar, and wherever possible, I substitute white sugar with jaggery or honey. But that doesn’t mean we can eat a lot of those 39
8 January, 2018 10:24 AM Birthday special: Five interesting facts about Nusrat Jahan
Well, the beautiful actress has turned a year older today (8 January). Jahan, who is one of the popular actresses of Tollywood, has wooed the audience by acting in several films like Har Har Byomkesh, Zulfiqar, Love Express, and Bolo Dugga Maiki to name a few. As mentioned above, she is a well known actress but before plunging into the field of cinema 50
5 January, 2018 3:38 PM PETA asks Centre to tax meat, other animal derived foods
Animal rights body PETA asked the government to levy a tax on meat and other animal derived foods for their damaging effects on environment and public health, on the lines of a similar tax imposed on tobacco. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, in a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, requested him to consider taxing meat and other 36
20 December, 2017 11:12 AM Butter Chicken And Naan Are Being Served As 'Indian Taco' In NY, And People Aren't Pleased!
Butter chicken with naan is one such dish and when one New York restaurant tried to play around with it, Indians were quick to register their discontent about it. Taco Mahal in NYC, recently started selling something called the Indian Tacos. The dish aims at bringing a slight twist to the butter chicken and naan. The dish is basically a typical naan bread 37
16 December, 2017 11:47 AM Listen Up Meat Lovers, Here Are Some Kashmiri Meat Dishes You'll Regret If You Don't Try !
Kashmir's culinary heritage runs far and deep, having evolved over hundreds of years, Kashmiri food is amongst our finest. The Kashmir valley, aptly considered heaven on earth because of its beautiful landscape, is home to a wide range of extravagant delicacies. Owing to the cold climate, dishes here are typically warming in nature and are the perfect 60
6 December, 2017 12:53 PM Christmas 2017: A Fully Planned Christmas Dinner Menu For A Jolly Good Time!
Starting with the drinks, stir up this soothing drink made with fruit juice and warm ingredients like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and jaggery. This Hot Fruit Punch recipe is the perfect treat to fight the chill. You can also try the easy to make and oh-so festive Ek Bar Mulled Wine by Nitin Tiwari. A lovely mélange of traditional festive spices like cloves 71