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  • NewsPhoto of Top 5 Indian Dishes For a Sweet Tooth

    Top 5 Indian Dishes For a Sweet Tooth

    India is a country well known for its myriad cultures, beliefs, dialects and most importantly, food. People here are such foodies that almost every region boasts a local delicacy, be it sweet or savory. This post targets the top five sweet dishes of this country, according to the region. 1) Modak Sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron.…

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  • SocietyPhoto of Love Pizza and Other Fast Food? But Be Careful!

    Love Pizza and Other Fast Food? But Be Careful!

    If you love Pizza, Burger and other fast food which uses bread, this may be shocking to you if your country’s food regulator hasn’t banned the use of Potassium Bromate as a food additive. Here is more on this and why you should be careful: On Monday, The Indian Government banned the use of Potassium Bromate in bread as a…

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  • NewsPhoto of 5 Things About Coffee That Drive People Crazy

    5 Things About Coffee That Drive People Crazy

    Anyone who’s already in love with coffee will know all of these things about coffee. The ones who are not yet there, once you start realizing these things about it, you surely will fall in love with it. The Beauty Of It It has a totally different sort of beauty in it. At times when you look at it, it…

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    Nutcase

      A handful of nuts is recommended by all doctors as part of a balanced diet. It is said to be filling and healthy as it provides necessary oils to the body. Besides, common sense wisdom blesses almonds with memory-improving capacity, walnuts with better brain functioning and cashew nuts with promotion of cardiovascular health apart from delicious taste and contribution…

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    A MAGGIE LESSON

      Now that our favorite poisonous noodles are back, exactly how much of a blessing do you think it’s going to be? Its dramatic departure, followed by a huge public outcry, however, did break more than a few hearts, but if you think about it, this incident opened our eyes to an essential reality of our times. Our 2-minute-Maggie is…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 5 Perfect Muscle Building Foods For Body-Builders

    5 Perfect Muscle Building Foods For Body-Builders

    Have you been hitting the gym hard and still not be able to get the proper shape you always dreamt of? Well, there may be lots of things you could do wrong. But, one thing you are doing wrong is eating. Gymming is not limited just to the gym. Eating and sleeping complete the circuit. Add these muscle building foods…

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    Here is the list of Five Best Theme Restaurant for the Foodies of Hyderabad

      Hyderabad, the city of Nizams, has come a long way with its increasing cosmopolitan populace. A number of theme restaurants with surreal, retro, nostalgic, historical and trendy settings as well as décor have made Hyderabad a happening destination for foodies. Here are five best theme restaurants where you can spend some quality time your family and friends over food…

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  • NewsPhoto of 5 Ice Cream Flavors That Don’t Get Enough Credit

    5 Ice Cream Flavors That Don’t Get Enough Credit

    The majority of the world’s population is obsessed with chocolate flavored anything be it cake, ice creams, fudge, pie, the list goes on. But have you ever taken a chance and tried something new for a change? It’s not like chocolate is going to run away the minute you sample the blue ice cream or maybe the red one. Here’s…

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    Let’s Go Bananas!

      As we crunch seemingly “nutritious” fruits and vegetables, not realizing how we’re drinking poisonous chemicals along with them, our stomachs lurch with fear. Today, an apple a day, can take your life away. Innumerable efforts to buy fresh produce aren’t fruitful anymore. The joke of slipping on a banana peel has been done to death. Let’s paraphrase: Slipping a…

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    Top Five Diet Plans of 2015

      DASH was developed to fight high blood pressure, not as an all-purpose diet. But apparently the experts loved it and gave it high marks for its nutritional completeness, safety, ability to prevent or control diabetes, and role in supporting heart health. Though relatively obscure, it beat out a field full of better-known diets. Rocco MarinelliRocco is the VP here…

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  • NewsPhoto of 4 Mouth Watering Bengali Dishes (Summertime Delights)

    4 Mouth Watering Bengali Dishes (Summertime Delights)

    Always thought that Bengal is famous only for its sweets? Well it is time to grab hold of your Bengali friend and ask him/her to cook for you some of the lesser known summer time delights of the Bengali household. 1)“ JHINGE ALOO POSTO ” (RIDGEGOURD AND POTATO IN POPPY SEEDS) Not too uncommon, this dish can be seen in…

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  • NewsPhoto of 5 Best Milkshake Places in Delhi

    5 Best Milkshake Places in Delhi

    Milkshakes can be of different flavors, thick ice cream shakes where you have to apply a force on the straw or normal milkshakes which have oodles of cream. There are so many places famous for milkshakes and there are so many varieties, that it becomes really difficult to choose from. On hearing that 12th September is the official chocolate milkshake…

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  • NewsPhoto of 5 Simple Office Lunch Break Alternatives

    5 Simple Office Lunch Break Alternatives

    Work habits don’t always go with our food habits. Even though there are no official statistics concerning lunch breaks, some surveys point out the fact that up to 2/3 of workers skip lunch, or eat inappropriate meals, such as fast-food. The general problem revolves around time and the lack of it, to prepare a decent meal. However, alternatives exist and…

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  • NewsPhoto of 6 Rules To Remember Before You Hit the Buffet

    6 Rules To Remember Before You Hit the Buffet

    Most of us enjoy the usual, safe, à la carte. But some of us relish the good old buffet. I personally love a grand buffet. There are so many choices! Why order just one dish of lamb when you can have chicken and fish too? However, there are some rules which should be kept in mind while eating at a…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 3 Simple Ways to Overcome Binge-Eating!

    3 Simple Ways to Overcome Binge-Eating!

      You are depressed, angry, excited, bored, moody, happy, and anxious and so on. Instead of confronting your issues, you feed your feelings with food! The trap begins here: You are feeling emotionally unstable because of some issues…hunger is not one of them. Instead of confronting the issue directly, you look for solutions in the fridge. You are substituting reason…

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  • NewsPhoto of 8 Great Easy to Make Meals!

    8 Great Easy to Make Meals!

    We know what you have to go through when you are living too far away from your family. Every day you miss inhaling the scrumptious smell emitting from  dinner that mother would serve you ever so delicately. So we realize it isn’t easy at all. Sure, it’s an independent life and you are having your fair share of “fun” in…

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    Did Someone Say Butter Chicken Momos?

    Yes you read the title correctly. No it’s not a scam. They do exist- butter chicken momos! For me, life is about following one rule and one rule only. Always say yes to food. And when it’s non-vegetarian food, scream yes! From octopus, to buffalo meat, to shark, I have tried a variety of non- vegetarian dishes till now, but…

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    13 General Baking Tips

    Before starting on a baking project, it is always advisable to follow these simple thirteen baking tips. They will reduce a lot of time and effort that is put into baking a cake. Always preheat the oven to the temperature that the recipe demands. For baking cakes it is advisable to set the temperature between 160-180 degree unless otherwise stated.…

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    5 Must try Herbal Tea!

    I have already written about the types of tea. Amongst those types of tea is herbal tea. Herbal tea is usually available in loosely packed form and dip form. Herbal tea usually contains traces or no caffeine. It is best suited for people who want to eliminate caffeine from their bodies or are undergoing a detoxification process. Sometimes herbs like…

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    Improve your Cooking Knowledge with 5 Tips you Can Use in the Kitchen

      The internet is full of recipes that can easily help you prepare a wide variety of meals. However, the results aren’t always fulfilling. Why? Because even cooking implies a little bit of chemistry and not taking small things into consideration may result in a not that perfect meal. Here are some tricks that you can use to improve your…

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    A Sip of Cold Coffee

    I was trying to find some hope in life. I started reading the book ‘the Secret’. Anyone who starts the book knows that it is about positive thinking and self improvement. Well, I had no clue. I thought it is about some ancient mystery like the Da Vinci Code. I thought I would never like a book like the Secret…

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  • NewsPhoto of CHAI: Love in a Cup!

    CHAI: Love in a Cup!

    Wikipedia says “Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the Camellia Sinensis, an evergreen shrub native to Asia.” But, if someone ever asks me what is chai? Believe me, the above-given definition wouldn’t even be in my farthest thoughts! Haha! This definition has got nothing to do with my understanding of chai. Want to…

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  • NewsPhoto of 8 Sumptuous Smoothies That Every Foodie Will Love

    8 Sumptuous Smoothies That Every Foodie Will Love

    Smoothies are the coolest way to pamper ourselves with the healthiest punch. Below are 8 sumptuous smoothies to pick-you-up, leaving you refreshingly cool and energized. Strawberry Banana Smoothie This is a healthier alternative for a combo with loads of calories like in ice- cream milkshakes. You need 2 frozen chopped bananas, cup of organic strawberries (dice them), 1 cup milk,…

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  • NewsPhoto of 5 Best Romantic Restaurants in Hyderabad

    5 Best Romantic Restaurants in Hyderabad

    The best gift which you can give to your partner is your “TIME” Are you planning a romantic dinner for your special one? Then you have landed on the right page to choose the best place. We all have craving for delicious food and of course when it comes to a date we want to make it memorable for our…

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  • NewsPhoto of 6 Weird Dinner Habits Around the Globe

    6 Weird Dinner Habits Around the Globe

    The world is full of weird habits, especially when it comes to table manners. What may seem polite to some people can be extremely rude for others. In any case, dinner habits have evolved in time, but they have always kept their specificity, depending on the geographical location. Even though we’re not talking about written rules, these eating habits have…

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    5 Things You Should Never Eat or Drink

    There are so many different kinds of foods and drinks. But not all of them are healthy and good for your body. We will give some information about 5 things you should never eat or drink: CORN SYRUP Glucose obtained from corn is called corn syrup, similar to powdered sugar in glucose obtained from sugarcane. Conclusions from experiments conducted at…

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  • NewsPhoto of 5 Reasons to Give Organic Food To Children?

    5 Reasons to Give Organic Food To Children?

    Organic food in India itself enjoys a 10 billion dollar market. It is now a food category which makes a prime purchase item for mothers. Why so? It is due to various benefits organic foods provide which you can browse further. Organic food does not have high toxic density When your children consume organic products, they stay away from coming…

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  • NewsPhoto of Haleem – Heaven in Urn

    Haleem – Heaven in Urn

    Haleem, a Nawabi porridge which pulls us to the seventh heaven was brought to Hyderabad by the Mughals. This special Nawabi cuisine is prepared by the special cooks / Khan samas; who endeavored by making the dish to suit the royal palate. It occupies the first place in the menu of Iftar (meal eaten during Ramdan, after sunset). The dish…

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  • NewsPhoto of 7 Different Countries with Different Coffee Habits

    7 Different Countries with Different Coffee Habits

    Millions of people start their day in the same way: with a cup of coffee. However, this common beverage doesn’t necessarily imply similar habits as every country has its own way of preparing and drinking this miraculous substance. Originally found in Ethiopia, coffee easily spread around the world though the Middle East (Persia and Turkey), than India, Indonesia, and The…

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  • FitnessPhoto of 4 Natural Replacements for Coffee

    4 Natural Replacements for Coffee

    Coffee is definitely one of the most popular hot drinks in the world. Just how popular? Try 500 BILLION cups of coffee every year. I don’t deny the fact that coffee has its specific features: good stimulant for saliva and gastric juice secretion, increases concentration and euphoric sensations and it is successfully used in producing anti-cellulite creams. However, when coffee…

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    Five Cool Drinks for a Hot Summer

    Summer is well and truly among us and with soaring temperatures, we desire ice-chilled drinks. Here are five of my favorite drinks to beat the heat 1. Lemon Iced Tea (Serves 8) Ingredients : 2 large lemons, 1 and 1/4 cups sugar, 2 cups fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish, 6 black tea bags and 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice. Directions : Using a vegetable peeler, remove bright…

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    DIY Home-made Ice-Creams

    As the mercury is soaring, here are 5 delicious ice creams that can be whipped up in the comfort of your house : Cookies ‘n’ Mint:   This is for all cookie and mint lovers out there. Blend a packet of your favorite choco-chip cookies in a food processor to make fine crumbs. Add 1 tsp butter and mix till chunks…

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