"Black Queen", the magni cent Black Queen of Vodkas
Taste revolution on the spirits market.
Vodka is now seducing a wide panel of consumers. Although large in number, there are between 4000-5000 of... -
One of the easiest and the most effective ways to lose weight and stay fit is walking. Those who indulge in regular exercise stay active throughout the day and fall ill less often. However, walking has even more benefits! Go through the top 8 benefits of... -
How to prepare cake without an oven
make cake mixture ready. take pressure cooker, keep inside small dish upside down (ulta), keep on it the vessel full of cake mixture & close the lid of pressure coolker without... -
Easter is the best time to make colorful egg wreaths. Both older as well as smaller children can take part in the exercise and come up with lovely looking wreaths to decorate their rooms and homes. Younger children would be better off making their wreaths... -
Hoshiarpur is a small and a quiet town in the Doaba region of Punjab. It is ight in the heart of Punjab. It is located in the lap of the Shiwalik and is considered the greenest of the districts of the state. Lot of the people of... -
Here some ideas for making valentine's day more romantic:
1.Take a ride to see the trees in spring blossom.
2.Take a horse-drawn carriage ride.
3.Watch the sunset together (best at the lake, ocean, or mountains).... -
On the eve of Eid, we went to Jama Masjid (Delhi) at midnight. As expected, the area was brightly lit, the atmosphere was festive. The ambience outside Jama Masjid has always intrigued me. I've been there quite a few times, especially for inexpensive but... -
Welcoming spring during Easter with a cocktail in hand is an ideal way of celebrating the renewal & rejuvenation of life. However, you must remember to take care that your Easter cocktails are refreshing enough to reflect the festive spirits. Here... -
Each household owns its own set of traditional desserts associated with each festival. The case remains the same with the popular desserts for Easter also. I have put together five such Easter desserts. While some of may be familiar to you, others can be a... -
So, you have a video camera. You can use Windows Media Maker. You can cook. And you’re ready to seek your fame and fortune on the fertile landscape of the World Wide Web. Ready to start filming? Not so fast!
It is true that websites like... -
Vaddas and Dose
Vaddas are savory donuts deep fried and served with sambar & chutney. Yum! Masala Dose (pron. DOSA) is a rice-flour pancake stuffed with a veggie malasa and rolled burrito style with plenty of ghee.
It never ceases to surprise me when reality show contestants act like they've never seen a reality show before. You pretty much see that on every season of Survivor. But "Next Food Network Star" takes ignorance one step further: I don't... -
This is the 2 nd part in a (hopefully humorous) multi-part dissertation/dissection on how the Food Network is failing its’ viewers. Many of the private and public comments I’ve received on my first blog seem to attempt to “remind” me of how... -
Spices and herbs are two broad categories from different plant parts used in different forms for seasoning in cooking or culinary industries having medicinal, aromatic, preservative, ritualistic, and cosmetic significance.
When I was growing up my parents were fairly strict about what I ate. While my best friend across the street ate Fruit Loops for breakfast, I was having sugar free granola. Potato chips and ice cream rarely made appearances in our house. I was a... -
Halloween is my least favourite holiday that is celebrated in the US. Many pumpkins are carved for this holiday. Halloween is the second most popular holiday after Christmas. Sales of decorations, customes, treats and such are only second to Christmas. ... -
Human Metabolics Creates Chocoholics
I often hear people say I am a Chocoholic. I often wonder about this craving that people talk bout, as neither Steve nor I particularily like chcolate. On rare oacssions we'll share a pieces of really... -
I know many who won't eat legumes/beans for the fear of flatulence. Once you understand the cause of gas, it's fairly easy to remedy. Beans contain a sugar called oligosaccharide and we lack the enzyme required to break the sugar down. When the... -
Let My Indian Kitchen help you unlock the “hidden magic” of Indian cooking...
When ifood.tv asked our Featured Partners if they would like to create a video using recipes out of Chef Hari Nayak's newly released... -
I have been making Tandoori style chicken since I was a student in London and first tasted this amazing dish. This is a new recipe I tried that is different in that it has a two step marinade. It is very flavourful indeed.
Even people who say... -
Had the opportunity to shoot the start to finish donut making process at the AMERICAN DONUT SHOPPE ( www.americandonutshoppe.com ) in Mumbai. Here are some pics. You can also watch the video at http://www.ifood.tv/node/13661
Dough being cut... -
It was a thrilling contest with nail-biting finish.
Nikko of Florida was the leader for a long period of time and appeared all set to be crowned as the leading Community Builder. In fact we were looking for... -
Foodie fans today is Nutella Day! Hazenut chocolate goodness... Nutella goes well with just about any type of bread, any type of frut - and good just by itself on a spoon...
Some Nutella info from Wikipedia... ... -
By Blanche from Feast in the Middle East
We hear the advice time and time again, that if we eat whole foods we can help the environment, lose weight, beat diseases from cancer to heart disease, have a sharper mind and clearer... -
In order to film the man on the street and get his views on our “Flavors Beyond Borders” event, yesterday, Raavi and I went to The Gateway Of India, Mumbai to “hunt” for goodwill messages. The people were a bit hesitant to speak (mainly because they... -
Rhodes Across India recipes
Explore real Indian cuisine from pavements to palaces with these authentic recipes that showcase the very best regional specialities.
Brought to India by Mughal... -
Pairing Wine with Indian Recipes
Everyday Yellow Dal. Styled by Kacie Ratner and Alex Malamud. Photo by John Lee, special to the Chronicle
Wine pairing with Indian and other spicy cuisines can be a challenge for some,... -
Beams of light mark the spot of the missing towers.
Although this is a food site, it is much more than that we are a Global Community and each of us is expierencing saddness on the anniversary of that tragedy against all mankind 6... -
Well, i love Biryani (a North Indian dish in which rice is cooked with goat or other meats and spices). I have had a lot of Biryani and at many places. I have had biryani at home (where it is the best - my friends also swear that the mutton birynia my MOM... -
Today is World Food Day, a day to remember how many go to bed hungry while most of us here sit groaning from eating too much in the evenings. There is something very wrong about this dichotomy of food consumption.
This sort of... -
How I got the Life Size Print of the Message Wall containing 1000+ Happy Birthday Messages Delivered at SRK's House/office!!
8.30a.m.- Chintan , Nitin and Sharib have to send me the pdf file for the messagewall... -
Yogurt is very easy to make at home. Many homes in India still make yogurt at home each and everyday. It is almost a ritual. Yogurt can also be bought fresh in India from a milk vendor. Special yogurt-making... -
The whole world knows that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan went from drab to fab with six-pack abs just for his son, Aryan Khan. But what every health fanatic wants to know is that how did he manage to do so. While exercising must be a part of it, diet... -
Apples have polyphenols and antioxidants which are capable of slowing down the aging process. There are hundreds of varieties of apples of different origins being distinct in their flavor, taste, color and health benefits. Scroll down this blog to know... -
All you see, I owe to spaghetti. Sophia Loren
I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any... -
“In this era of modernization and technological advancement the human mental stress is on its peak. Thousand of directions are available to achieve a goal. But the most of people are unable to identify his right path. Here astrology comes to rescue” said... -
Playboy playmates wearing strategically-placed lettuce leaves at House of Representatives' Rayburn building. These Lettuce ladies were on the hill to counter National Hot Dog day on request by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). They... -
Laloo Prasad Yadav has by far been the most popular politician in the country, thanks to his native wit and rustic charm that has cut across people from all walks of life within India and abroad. His one-liners have made even his most ardent... -
Oh c'mon... this pic is freakin' funny!
There used to be a time, you know, back in the days when MTV played actual VIDEOS, when I told people (with almost a snooty pride) that I watched the “Food Network”. ... -
I can hear you mumbling what on earth is the DASH Diet?
Well, the DASH diet is known as Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH diet is low in sodium, fat, and sugar and high in fiber, potassium,... -
1. No onion and garlic are used in the food during nine days
2. No chemical salt but only rock salt is used
3. Spices used are red chillies, cumin, black jeera, turmeric, choti elachi, saboot kali mirchi, khuskhus and water... -
Alice Waters is considered the forerunner of waking Americans up to sustainability and healthy eating.
Alice is one of the best-known and most influential American chefs since the 1970s, is credited with single-handedly creating a... -
Sanjeev Kapoor khazana is a concept of true blue Indian restaurant with ultimate fine dining experience. With Indian Cuisine as the focal point at the restaurant, the comprehensive list of beverages at the bar and of course the cigars, cognacs and single... -
What is Ginger
Ginger is a strengthening food that has long been used to maintain health. Ginger has a long history of both culinary and medicinal use in Chinese, Japanese and Indian medicines. In ancient China, ginger was regarded as a healing gift... -
Breakfast, the name itself reflects its meaning breaking the fast after long night. I have been listening it since my childhood that breakfast should be a very small piece of light meal particularly of fruits, milk, and egg product. But this is still a notion... -
Butchers' best-kept secret / Seldom-seen flap meat is giving better-known steaks a run for the money
Thin slices of pan-roasted flap steak are served with a red wine and shallot butter sauce, and accompanied by oven-roasted tiny... -
TOMATO FEST 2007
Photo Courtesy of Gary Ibsen, TomatoFest.com
Hundreds of heirloom tomatoes to taste!
Many people think tomatoes are always red. Heirloom tomatoes come in a rainbow of colours-red, yellow, orange, purple,... -
iFood.tv invites you and your videomaker friends to create a viral video about food which friends forward to friends. . We are launching “iFood.tv Food is Fun” video contest.
Theme: You choose a theme such as a) Food is Fun b)... -
On Tuesday, we went to Mohammed Ali Road In Mumbai. I'm very fond of the Jama Masjid area in Delhi for it's awesome Mughlai food...Md. Ali Road is its equivalent in Mumbai. We relished some of the best Tandoori fare.
The USP of this place is... -
Panipuri is a popular street snack in India. It comprises of a round, hollow "puri", fried crisp and filled with a watery mixture of tamarind, chilli/chile and potato, and or chickpeas. The name panipuri literally means "water in fried... -
I was browsing through Recipes From The Kitchens Of Foreign Countries, Selected And Comp. By Adelaide Keen. (1902) and found some delightful old recipes that are still in use today.
With the weather here in .... -
Online scalping's next territory: High-end restaurants?
NEW YORK--What if you could get that coveted table for two at one of the hottest restaurants in town...by paying $25 for the reservation?
New York's famed ... -
Here is a Spanish Dinner Menu suggested by my friend living in Barcelona (Spain). After testing this menu I got the real taste of Spanish food. Take this Spanish Dinner Menu whenever you get an opportunity and I bet you will enjoy it.
Grapes have beneficial effects against many disease conditions and may even contribute several nutrients which play a vital role during pregnancy in the form of both fruit and juice. But are they completely safe during this crucial period? The resveratrol... -
Summer is here and there is no better way to celebrate than with fresh strawberries. Enjoy them drizzled with sugar, dipped in homemade whipped cream, or simply on their own ... strawberries are a perfect summer snack. Add strawberries to fresh... -
North Indian breakfasts are a sumptuous, mouth watering fare that can be surprisingly heavy as well. It usually includes a carbohydrate laden flat bread along with a spicy vegetable, all washed down by a tall glass of lassi or diluted yogurt. Sweets, often in... -
A BEVERAGE is a drink specifically prepared for human consumption. Beverages almost always largely consist of water. Water is essential for living, significantly more so than food. Death will usually occur after 1 week without any liquids but humans have been... -
Honey is a common kitchen ingredient. It has so many uses that a blog might seem a bit a too restricted a place to list its benefits . Nevertheless, the following is a compilation of all the goodness that honey represents…
Last Sunday(30 April'07) we (me ,my parents and roomies) decided to have some South Indian dinner. The obvious choice was The Chennai Dosa now what to eat.... as all of us have the habit of doing things in style ..we ordered the Biggest Dosa (6... -
Hey All while at yet another food show in Chicago over the weekend I had the opportunity to meet and chat with a icon in the food business !! Chef Paul attended the Kehe Show in Chicago over the weekend and he still does many trade shows... -
Portion control, healthy choices, and get exercise - just walking 15 minutes a day helps.
Frightening statistics about obesity tell of a growing health problem around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1... -
Nothing says Summer like a vine ripened heirloom tomato. In the Spring when the weather is beginning to warm up I start dreaming of tomatoes-juicy flavourful heirloom tomatoes from my garden!
What is the difference in... -
Today is Janmashtami . Janmashtami is celebrated in India to mark the birth of Lord Krishna . The rituals and customs observed on this day are varied. There’s fasting by devotees, chanting of mantras and shlokas, singing devotional songs, dancing to... -
Lebanese Outback Burrito
We cooked this during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, and it has become a big family favorite. If I had to eat only one thing every day for the rest of my life, this would do. Feel free to use leftover grilled beef,... -
Want to taste the world's most expensive olive oil?
Shaved watermelon with balsamic pickled watermelon rind, sweet woodruff, Manni olive oil, yuzu honey, lime zest and maldon salt
Made in Tuscany, Manni... -
October is Oktoberfest time, a time for beer and German sausages .
When is a sausage not just a sausage? When a feinschmecker (gourmet) wants one in the wurst way.
Puns aside, we're all honorary Germans during the... -
There are no two ways about it. In India, Cricket = Religion. Infact, the various religions that we follow, at times, pull us apart...but there's one that gets us together - CRICKET.
The 25th of September was the final day of the 10 day long... -
The three simple things that can drastically improve reach of your content are a)proper naming b)detailed description c)careful tagging.
Tips for maximizing reach of your recipes.
1. Please write an inviting... -
Photography by Claire Freierman
A trio of microgreens, with Red Amaranth in the front. Eating them as salad is a pleasure for those with deep pockets, but buying a few boxes for a dinner party will give you the most beautiful, delicious an -
In the Winter there is nothing like a bowl of home made chicken soup to cure a cold or just warm you up and make you feel good.And a butternut squash soup can be a great starter course or with a hearty wholegrain bread a wonderful lunch.A piping hot bowl of... -
The Indian breakfast menu is well known and liked for the huge variety of courses that it offers! Every region of the country has its own special breakfast menu. While a North Indian might start his/her day with parathas and alu sabzi, you’ll find a... -
Lupini beans are powerful food full of immense health benefits. We generally consider them as awful weight inducing food but you will be surprised to know that not only this fact is untrue but Lupini beans are one the most healthiest foods.... -
Our local cookery club organized an essay competition prior to the cookery show; where the contestants were asked to write about top 10 Valentine cookies . The winning entries from this essay competition were considered for the cookery show. I also... -
Mother of twins and celebrated pop star, Mariah Carey, has found the perfect place to have breakfast in Big Apple. It is ‘Cafeteria,’ an eatery in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York. After living on pregnancy food for quite a while,... -
When Hollywood star and ex-husband of Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher, donned brown make-up and sought love, while selling potato chips, he was not expecting to be called a ‘racist.’ Well, that is what he has been called and the criticism of his... -
Lemon tea “fights against Skin Cancer”
There are about 1.2 million new case of non-melanoma skin cancer each year in US. Arizona has one of the highest skin cancer rates . The incidence of skin cancer is... -
Hey Guys just some in put in places to eat weather good or bad
Friday the 13th April went to eat with new friend khau_khan ,
tried a place called Next Door in Washington Heights 813 W 187 st
I thought quaint place good menu affordable... -
Back to the 80's only instead of soft ice cream it's healthy frozen yogurt with fresh fruits a Healthy Choice!
If your idea of frozen yogurt dates back to the 1980s, when the craze for sugary, low-fat ice cream... -
I love using olive oil and find it amazing how different the various olive oils taste depending on the country of origin and the variety of olives that are pressed for the oil. There are so many olive oil booths at the food shows eah offering tastings. ... -
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Ganesh Festival Campaign
(Sattvik Picture of Lord Ganesh by Sanatan Sanstha)
Ganesh Chaturthi Festival is a day on which Lord Ganesha Lord , the son of Shiva and Parvati , is believed to bestow his presence on... -
I got to thinking about one of our families favourite foods. We often do mixed grills including chicken, pork tenderloin and maybe some fish, but always, I mean ALWAYS some type of sausages. The kids love them and so do the "big" kids. We... -