• Mon, Jul 24, 2017
  • Getting back to the roots to make healthy eating tasty

    Updated: Jul, 24, 201704:13 PM

    Does eating healthy necessarily mean eating tasteless? A gourmand may well answer that with a resounding 'Yes' -- but a bunch of chefs at the top of their game are out to change perceptions.
    Getting back to the roots to make healthy eating tasty
    They recently gathered in this far corner of the country for a retreat called 'Healing Recipes: Back to Roots' at the Kairali Ayurvedic Resort whose mission, among other things, was to prove that nutritious eating can be appetizing. Healing Recipes is a platform (for) healthy eating with master classes from some of the best culinary names in the country, explained Kairali Ayurvedic Group Executive Director Abhilash K. Ramesh.The retreat covered the entire gamut. From growing your food to prepping it for a good meal to understanding the various health fads that you may have grappled with -- raw food diet, veganism, vegetarianism -- and, most importantly, how to make each meal simple, nourishing and yet gourmet, Ramesh told IANS.And the cast he assembled was clearly impressive.Among the chefs who attended were Manjit Singh Gill,...
  • Biscuits go basic to moreish Biscuits go basic to moreish
    Updated: Jul, 23, 201711:57 AM

    Often, a pack of biscuits may prove more than your family can eat in one go. Or you might have overbought that set of on-sale biscuits. Whatever the reason, give your leftover stack of biscuits or...

  • Grab the crab from Chitoor’s spicy soup Grab the crab from Chitoor’s spicy soup
    Updated: Jul, 23, 201711:22 AM

    There are lots of road journeys one makes during one’s lifetime. Some prove memorable thanks to distinct memories of a place, a face or a food.

  • Restaurant Review: Nawabi cuisine gets a molecular treatment Restaurant Review: Nawabi cuisine gets a molecular treatment
    Updated: Jul, 23, 201711:12 AM

    The Royal Repast food festival organized at Grand Chennai by GRT Hotels offers some succulent and mouth-watering Nawabi dishes borne out of the marriage of traditional Nawabi recipes and innovative...

  • Daily food items to keep hair fall at bay Daily food items to keep hair fall at bay
    Updated: Jul, 22, 201712:49 PM

    An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but try to include avocado, banana, coconut milk and carrot to keep hair fall away, says an expert.

  • Refreshing thirst quenchers you can whip up at home Refreshing thirst quenchers you can whip up at home
    Updated: Jul, 21, 201705:27 PM

    The mercury is soaring high and heat is making us draw deeper breaths. The scorching heat outside and the stuffy indoors call out for some delicious thirst quenchers. All you need are some fruits,...

  • Tips for quick healthy munchies Tips for quick healthy munchies
    Updated: Jul, 20, 201711:55 AM

    Love it or hate it, but you just can't ignore hunger pangs. But instead of munching on unhealthy stuff, add a healthy twist to snacks, suggests an expert.

  • Matcha, kiwi will give your skin a glow Matcha, kiwi will give your skin a glow
    Updated: Jul, 18, 201702:14 PM

    Want a glowing and flawless skin? Consume matcha, powdered green tea, which has a high amount of antioxidants and also have a lot of kiwis, which is a storehouse of Vitamin C, says an expert.

  • Dry fruits to munch on to stay fit Dry fruits to munch on to stay fit
    Updated: Jul, 17, 201711:42 AM

    Treat yourself to dry fruits like apricots, walnuts and pistachios to be healthy.

  • When It Rains, Snack on Vadas When It Rains, Snack on Vadas
    Updated: Jul, 16, 201712:20 PM

    There’s nothing like indulging in a bowl of spicy vadas with a glass of piping hot chai while the rain makes for an absolute splash outside. With the rain gods blessing the city with short spells of...