Food for thought: The brighter side of potatoes

It was pure nostalgia. The sun was setting, and the smell of warm, roasted potato wafted through the bylanes in the small hamlet on the outskirt of the town… The staple food of many different cultures across the world, potato is considered fattening by many. But it is only a myth, as studies have proved it […]

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For the day’s most important meal

Breakfast is the most necessary of the three basic meals of the day. Impacting every dimension of our being, a good breakfast helps maintain weight, helps weight loss, provides radiant skin, better immune system, reduces obesity, high blood pressure; prevents heart disease and diabetes. To reap all the benefits of breakfast, here is the list […]

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Revisiting the past

When I was around 10 years old, my mother took me to watch a film shooting at the RK Studio in Bombay. The spacious compound had a canteen that sold the tastiest mutton curry and roti for Rs 1.25 a plate. The interior was dark, filled with long rows of benches and desks like in […]

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25 Foods That Help You Never Feel Old

While aging is a beautiful process, who wants to feel old? We may be young at heart but there are times when our skin feels aged. Dr. Simran Saini, Nutritionist and Weight Loss Consultant in Delhi suggests foods that are rich in vitamins and proteins. “These foods promote skin elasticity as they are full of antioxidants and micronutrients […]

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7 Most Delicious Street Foods from Mumbai Everyone Should Try

‘The city that never sleeps’, ‘the city of dreams’ and ‘the city of Seven Islands’; many names have been designated to Mumbai, but looks like somebody missed out on the ‘Gateway to Street Foods’. A huge aspect of Mumbai’s culinary culture is its street food. Apart from the Dabeli and the Vada Pav, it boasts of […]

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5 Genius Hacks to Keep Apples and Pears from Turning Brown

Nothing is as satisfying as a bowl of colourful fresh fruits. However, how much do we hate seeing our fruits turning brown within minutes of cutting them? Fruits like banana, apple, pear, avocado, potatoes and artichokes are quite prone to discoloration. The basic science behind these fruits turning brown is the exposure to air. This leads to […]

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Super-premium cards should add value to your lifestyle

Imagine having access to practically limitless credit. You could buy anything with a swipe of your credit card. This is quite possible in the world of ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals who have access to super-premium credit cards.   These are absolute top-of-the-line luxury cards. They have very high or no spending limits and give you immense social […]

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Home improvement: How to clean and maintain premium cutlery

The beauty of your cutlery comes from the fine material it is moulded from and these sensitive metals often react with free radicals of oxygen. Avoid use of abrasive cloth for drying the cutlery and apply white vinegar to maintain lustre, suggest experts. Bhavna Goenka, CEO at Memoire and Filippo Ricci, creative director of Stefano […]

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6 Ingenious Lemon Hacks You Will Thank Us For

When life gives you lemons, use them in your kitchen! That’s right. Lemons can be useful in more ways than one and not just to add a tang to your meals. This bright citrus fruit is full of Vitamin C and great for your immunity but you can also use it as a great hack for many kitchen […]

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Express Recipes: How to make Suji Idli

This quick recipe is a perfect summer breakfast. Light and tasty, Suji Idlis are extremely light on stomach. Makes 6-8 Idlis Ingredients 1 cup semolina (suji) 1 tbsp oil, 1 cup curd ½ cup water, approx. ½ tsp baking soda (mitha soda) ¾ tsp salt Method * In a dish put 1 tbsp oil. Microwave […]

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