Food

4 Simple Ways To Make Good Food Choices

With all the media brouhaha these days about processed food, MSG, genetically modified crops and more, a lot of us are in a state of mild panic. Despite this few of us take the time to understand what food is all about to our body and mind.
Desha Gehi

5 Sinful Monsoon Treats

As soon as it starts raining, the stomach starts to rumble and craves for some scrumptious monsoon snacks. (Well, they are available all year round but are somehow more special during the rainy season.) The joy one gets while sipping on a piping hot cup of coffee or masala chai while enjoying the monsoon is unexplainable. And no cuppa is complete without the sinful snacks that go along with it.
Priya Pathiyan

Michelin Stars Shine In Mumbai

Only last month, Mumbai's plush JW Marriott hotel in Juhu played host to a one-of-a-kind pop-up pleasure. Until now, most pop-ups in India have been with restaurants from other parts of the country coming to visit. But this time, here was a true-blue two-Michelin star chef cooking up a culinary storm in the city!
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5 International Cuisines I Would Like To See In Mumbai

I have noticed that most newly opened/upcoming eateries in the city are specialising in Chinese, Italian, Japanese or Lebanese cuisine. Restaurateurs are playing it safe by sticking to culinary styles that have been tried and tested on the Indian palate. Since Mumbai is a diverse city, it would be nice to see some stand-alone restaurants that serve unique flavours.
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Jiggs Uncle And The Making Of A Food Writer

It was an Old Monk-y evening of December when the entire unit was called for an evening dine-out. It began as most such evenings did, and then you saw a line of ranks being formed as a blue turban made his way to the enclosure reserved for ladies and officers. In the habit of following my dad everywhere, I tugged his arm and asked, "Who is it?" He whispered, "Jiggs Kalra."
Priya Pathiyan

Happiness For All At St Moritz

Switzerland just earned the title of the World's Happiest Country in this year's World Happiness index. And the Swiss resort town of St Moritz is celebrating 150 years of existence this year. Two compelling reasons to find out what all the fuss is about!

Hit The Road, Jill!

Earlier, women used to travel with their families only during the winter or summer vacations. A woman travelling solo was unheard of. But today more and more Indian women are keen on travelling and not necessarily with their families or friends.
Pooja Dhingra

3 Chocolatey Valentine's Day Recipes

There's a self-imposed ban on these recipes for me. Because the first time I made them I ate so many that I had to police myself. These are gorgeous, highly addictive and the perfect dessert to bake for that someone special. You will have them eating out of your hands, literally.
Khushboo Thadani

Superfood Shopping In India

Oh how much easier it would be to eat healthy if we had such innovative healthy options available! Fortunately we do have a huge variety available to us. The only difference is that they aren't marketed as being 'healthy' or covered in buzzwords like 'paleo-friendly' or 'vegan'. If you want to nourish your body, look no further than your local grocer:
Ajay Jain

7 Reasons to Go Road Tripping in India

No matter how much you research for your trip, you will be offered temptations prompting you to change course. A hidden fort, a beautiful lake, apple plantations, a religious festival, marriages, local fairs--the more you ask around, the more to-dos will get added to your list.

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