Desify Lebanese: Tandoori Artichoke

Lebanese food has earned many fans across the globe. And why not! The Mediterranean cuisine is deliciously versatile and offers a great variety for both vegetarians and non vegetarians. Artichokes are popular in Europe and the Mediterranean region. The Lebanese usually stuff or serve it with meat. But here’s a desi lip smacking recipe which […]

Desify Greek: Parsley vadi

Greek food is not just olives and feta. They love their herbs too. One such herb is the Greek equivalent of Coriander/Dhaniya, Parsley. Fresh and zesty, they add a spunk to anything they touch. Here’s a quick remix of Greek herb with Indian food – Parsley Vadi Tip: If you are out of fresh coriander […]

Desify Italian: Zucchini tikki

We love our Indian street food and we love Italian too. How about a little fusion street food with a well known Italian ingredient – Zucchini? Here’s a Zucchini Tikki recipe: Ingredients 2 Zucchini grated 2 potatoes peeled and boiled 2 green chilies chopped 1 tablespoon coriander leaves 3-4 garlic cloves finely chopped 1 inch […]

7 Colors for an Enriched Diet

Want a vibrant life? Nature offers us a rainbow platter of multi-hued fruits and vegetables. These colors, apart from catching your eye, also indicate presence of vital substances which work in synergy with nutrients (vitamins and minerals) to promote good health and reduce the risk of diseases. Let’s face it- our life in these times is stressful and we […]

Desify Chinese: Shiitake Mushroom Masala

We love our schezwan, manchurian, talumein, chowmein and everything Chinese. And this post is about how we desified Chinese to create our own fusion food. Any decent supermarket will have traditional Chinese ingredients like pak choi/bok choy, Chinese cabbage, Chinese radish, Shiitake mushrooms or Chinese water chestnuts. However we still are a hesitant lot when […]

Vivacious Orange: Carrot fritters

Color orange is a treat- visually and health-wise. Natural foods, expressing the thirst-quenching color, like tangerines, pumpkin, carrot, mango, papaya, sweet potato etc, are rich in nutrients like Vitamin C (oranges), Vitamin A (mango, pumpkin, carrot, sweet potato, papaya) and help in: improving digestion absorption of Iron reducing chances of cancer maintaining skin health promoting weight loss […]

Blue Foods: Tandoori Brinjal Recipe

Whether you are a “from the heart” person or “from the brain” person, you will need the blues. The blue vegetables and fruits get their color from the pigments anthocyanin and proanthocyanin which are rich in heart and brain healthy antioxidants. Fruits and vegetables like-brinjal/eggplant/aubergines, blueberries, prunes,mulberry,  black olives, blue carrots, blue cabbage, blue turnip […]

Nordic diet – A Rainbow of Health

Diets have been popular fads amongst health conscious people. But most of these are short lived as they offer either bland unattractive food or a narrow variety of food items.  Here’s a diet which offers a garden of things to eat-the Nordic diet (or the new Nordic diet to differentiate it from the traditional one). As […]

Grab greens: Kiwi Tart Recipe

‘Green’ is easily the most sought after color in the world of health. And why not! Green fruits and vegetables are a powerhouse of nutrients-most vitamins, iron, calcium, antioxidants and almost all those nutrients that the body needs. Also, the green color imparting pigment- chlorophyll is a magic potion in itself. Let’s see why the greens top […]

Red foods: Beetroot Recipe

The vibrant red is ever ready to liven up our plate and palate. Adding red fruits and vegetables to our meals not only makes food attractive but gives us the most-sought-after pink glow.  What more! Add any red ingredient to your party menu and you won’t go red in the face! But what makes red […]

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