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Health begins in the Kitchen

Things change post marriage for women

Marriage is a big commitment and perhaps one of the biggest life decisions we will make, pretty much like what education to pursue or what career we should take up. The person we decide to pair for life, have children, share a home with, play a huge role in how our life pans out and how satisfied and happy we are with it. Yes, marriage is a social good—our lives and our communities are better when more people get and stay married. It makes us...

Here Are 6 Ways You Can Stay In Shape While Working From Home

Eat real food One advantage of this lock down is that we are all eating home cooked food, so make each meal balanced. Have moderate carbs, adequate proteins, some milk product and lots of veggies. Eating nutritious food will impact your energy level  and your productivity. It will also keep you from eating empty junk filled calories. Precook meals when you are free, or at least do some prep like chopping, cleaning or making a lot of...

First time in Kitchen

Sheena lost her mother at a early age. Her family now was her father and 2 elder brothers. Sheena's mother was a good cook and everybody in the family loved her cooking. Her father was worried post his wife dying who would actually make a decent food. Sheena knew her father worried for cooking. Days passed by, the food cooked by them was not so good. Sheena felt bad and then one day she decided to make her mom's favorite veg biryani. A mention...

Perfect Rice to be cooked

Long back, a girl in Kerala was getting married. She was 25 years old, marriageable age. One day her parents came to her informing her about a marriage proposal, She was thrilled but at the same time, scared too. It was the old custom, gals not stepping out or speaking to strangers that too once her marriage is fixed So this gal whose name was Radha, was informed too that the boys family would arrive and she would be asked to walk and cook the...

Indian Thalis

Thalis of India It is said that on every 50 km of India, the food eaten differs in its make and taste. So, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Gujarat to West Bengal, you are sure to find a full-fledged meal cooked with the native flavours of the region. No matter where you go in India, there is a thali meal waiting to be relished. A thali is basically a platter of different delicacies–right from starters to the main course...

Why Girl-child education Is Important?

Improving health outcomes for children: Women play an important role in raising children and education would enable them to make better health choices for their children. Reduced incidence of illness: Education of girls improves sanitation and health outcomes for them and their families, thereby reducing the incidence of illness. Education is an important tool which equips you to take well informed and meaningful decisions. Since girls...

6 Reasons Why Men Are Better Cooks

Men are considered to be better cooks than women There are some men who are born to be chefs and there are some who love to cook as a hobby which conventionally turns out to be good. The reason why men are better cooks compared to women is because they love to experiment with what is in the kitchen. For example, when you look at a woman cook in the kitchen for the first time, you will see her with a gadget or a cook book in hand. Do you know...

Why Women Desire A Man Who Can Cook

Developing new skills makes you more interesting, and cooking is definitely one of the skills that will help you stand out to women in the dating world. While there are still some women out there who prefer to take on the kitchen duties – and don’t want a man in the kitchen, most modern women find a man who can cook pleasing in many different ways. 1. COOKING IS SEXY Women love to watch a man cooking. That’s right, "Men in the kitchen is...

Rajasthani Thalis

Rajasthani cuisine depends heavily on millet, grains and pulses. Other than the traditional rotis, pooris, kachauris and parathas made of wheat flour, you have rotis made of bajra, makka and jowar. Besan is one ingredient that is widely used in Rajasthani food Dal Bati Churma Rajasthan, the land of Maharajas, is famous for its rich culture. But what makes the state distinctive and popular is its cuisine. Rajasthanis love their food...

Delhi ( India) Street Foods- The best Picks for foodies

Guys! if you ever come to visit India , Delhi the capital city of India is a must visit. The reason being is its a place for food. And I shall give you some small glimpses of the street foods. Chole Bhature The first place that comes to our minds after coming across the above dish is Delhi. Delhi is the apt place to get a taste from. Perhaps, the best street food in Delhi; this dish is known for its fluffy Bhature and an appetizing Chole. There...

Kerala Sadhya

Sadya is a variety of vegetarian dishes traditionally served on a banana leaf in Kerala normally cooked on Onam ,weddings and special occasions.During a traditional Sadya celebration people are seated cross-legged on mats. Food is eaten with the right hand, without cutlery. A Sadya could have as many as 64 dishes.Some say the reason for including so many dishes in the Sadya is to ensure that the diners will like at least two or...

Most Famous Festivals of India

Diwali. Diwali which is celebrated through the varied cultures of the country with vigor and enthusiasm, irrespective of different religions and societies. ...Holi. Holi Celebration. ...Dussehra. Dussehra celebration in Mysore. ...Ramadan/ Eid –Ul-Fitr. ...Christmas. ...Ganesh Chaturthi. ...Durga Pooja. ...Baishakhi. Since we are talking about festivals, I would like to highlight few dishes and would like to share what Diwali actually means...

Why do we prefer South Indian food?

Talking about the benefits of South Indian food, "These food items are mainly fermented which are healthy for gut microbiota. They are rich in probiotics; especially idli, dosa, uttapam, etc. Fermentation improves digestibility, enhances B vitamins and boosts the immune system." Upma is another south Indian basic breakfast dish that is healthy, light on the stomach, and easy to digest....

What is the most popular street food of Mumbai?

Vada Pav. Vada Pav, or the Poor Man's Burger, is among the top Mumbai street food dishes. ...Misal Pav. ...Pav Bhaaji. ...Bhel Puri and Sev Puri. ...Batata Vada. ...Ragda Pattice. ...Bombay Sandwich. ...Akuri On Toast. some image references for you to understand the dishes :) vada pav sev puri bhel puri Ragda pattice Mumbai toast cheese sandwich A Mumbaikar every weekend craves for this kinda food coz they taste really good. Also they are very...

Why I chose to become a Food blogger?

When I was young, I always wanted to be in the advertising field. Ads always attracted me when I used to see television. I told my father that someday I will choose Advertising as a career. But being a parent he wanted me to get into Banking Jobs ( secured jobs in India) and my Mother felt I could probably become a LAWYER . This was their plans for me. But as when I grew I knew that I would be definitely wanting to do what my heart wants. So,...