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 […]

White Foods – Mushroom Recipe

A rainbow platter of vegetables and fruits is certainly a booster for good health. But we can’t underestimate the power of whites which are an integral part of the quintessential Indian meals.  After all the flamboyant rainbow  expresses when the humble white scatters! Moving from Physics to nutrition, the white platter offers  us onions, garlic, […]

Beat the heat: Colorful thirst quenchers

Preparing for a long spell of dehydrating Indian summers? Presenting some visually appealing thirst quenchers with the goodness of natural fruits and vegetables. Luscious  slushies One of the most exciting ways to hydration is the crunchy crushed juicy ice drink- slush! Feel it on your parched tongue already? Try these: Rainbow slush : image courtesy: […]

Green ‘Gobble-ins’: 5 ways to eat more greens

Green veggies are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and what not! Accepted. But how do you explain this to kids who are not ready to buy your Popeye stories all the time? And why just kids, even adults cannot be wooed by the rich-in-nutrients lure every time.  After all, the greens do need painstaking efforts to make […]

‘Holi’ ways: Traditional Holi Snacks with a Healthy Twist

The hint of spring in the air, the roll of drums, the kaleidoscopic atmosphere, and we know it’s Holi-the festival that symbolizes joy and jubilation. Any festival in India puts food at the helm of all affairs. Upholding this spirit, we bring to you some nutritious, colorful traditional snacks with a twist, so you indulge […]

Make It Happen: The Art of Making your Own Bread

We have been bred to like breads. No matter how carb-conscious one may be, our meals don’t look wholesome without them. Interestingly, our recent compulsive fixation is with the brown bread that grips us tight by our collars and forces us to look in dismay when someone around chooses a white loaf over brown at the supermarket. But […]

Cooking Oils 101 – Choosing, Storing and Frying Made Easy

Indian food often loves to take a swim in the oil and other types of fat. Besides, who doesn’t like the sizzle of a little something on a cold or rainy evening? While a talk on fats would make a fat book, we decided to put together a quick guide on how to choose oils […]

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