Now that the season of sun, pool parties, and outdoor everything is finally approaching, it’s time to whip out those heavy duty spatulas and dust off that grill. And no, we’re not just talking to the carnivores! In this golden age of faux-meat...
Have not all of us enjoyed a plateful of guavas sprinkled with chaat masala atop? Nothing else can match up to the luscious jams, jellies and murabbas laced withan intoxicating strong-sweet fragrance. Undeniably, it is one fruit which always got enough lauding from our...
A popular ingredient finding its way into many Indiangravies, cashew - a plant originating from Brazil, is a nut high in minerals. Brought to India by traders, the cashew tree grows up to exceptional heights having a rather irregular trunk. Hanging from the branches are large...
Rich, crunchy and gorgeous - Brown cased almonds(badaam) are not just rich in vitamins and nutrients, they're also a real joy to cook with. Shred them over some creamy kheer, toast them to make a soft and air-light souffle or...
Whether you're trying to lose weight, maintain weight loss or just stay healthy, at some point, you're going to get hungry. But simply eating whenever the urge strikes isn't always the healthiest response — and that's because...
Food waste is piling up in America, and although the vast majority of Americans feel bad about throwing out food, most of us also think it would be hard to reduce the amount of food we throw...
It's a childhood memory that many people may have: When Mom isn't home for dinner, Dad takes charge … and orders pizza. Or throws some hot dogs in the microwave. Either way, it's not a choice Mom...
Here's a strange bit of health news: A new study found that people bipolar disorder who develop mania — a mental state characterized by an intensely positive mood, high energy, confusion and disconnection from reality — are much more likely to have...
Is maggot-covered cheese disgusting or delicious? That's not a trick question. To people from Sardinia, the cheese known as "casu marzu" — a sheep-milk pecorino seasoned liberally with fly poo and crawling with thousands...
What makes food special? Spices, ingredients, region or nostalgia? We like a particular cuisine because we have grown up eating it, is in vogue, is healthy and because it tastes so well that it is simply irresistible!

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