The heart lies in the city’s old place

chandni-chowkDuring the 17th century Chandni Chowk (literally Moonlight Square”), in the walled city of Shahjahanabad, now Old Delhi was the center of Mughal culture. Nobility lived in the giant mansions, called havelis, with their staff, elephants, and resident poets, and the silver merchants who gave the road its name lined the area’s eponymous central avenue. Read More

Time to get organized

get-organizedAmong the many resolutions that people list, one is more often than not to get more organized – be it at work, the way one manages one’s time or then at home. Even when it comes to keeping your house clean, organization is the key. Get rid of all the clutter but don’t dump things haphazardly in drawers and cupboards. Read More

It’s Time to turn contemporary

contemporary-interiorsIf you like to keep current with styles and enjoy things that are modern, you might like contemporary interiors. Today’s contemporary interiors are comfortable, cozy and welcoming without being dark and drab. Contemporary styles are very much incorporated in homes and office as well. A contemporary interior design home can be a quiet and comfortable retreat. Read More

Donuts

donutsA doughnut or donut is a type of fried dough confectionery or Dessert food. Doughnuts are popular in many countries and prepared in various forms as a sweet snack that can be homemade or purchased in bakeries, supermarkets, food stalls, and franchised specialty outlets. They are usually deep-fried from flour dough, and shaped in rings or flattened spheres that sometimes contain fillings. Read More

MAGGI Really Healthy?

maggiYou may have your own versions of “Maggi memories” like on those cycling trips with friends, or as your savior when friends drop in without warning or during those late night talks.

Maggi has been a true childhood buddy. It took care of our hunger pangs when we were away from our parents Read More

Hairstyles and boys: new buzz

hairstyleFor earlier days it was not common to have different hairstyle for boys in India .Short hair for boys is considered as a sign of good person in society but over the years the cinema, drama, male celebrities doing different hair styles changed the whole thing.

For boys to do hairstyle what they need is just a comb but now hair Read More

Street food of Mumbai

street-foodStreet food of Mumbai is the food sold by hawkers from portable stalls in Mumbai. It is one of the characteristics of the city. The city is known for its distinctive street foods. Although street food is common all over India, street food in Mumbai is noted because people from all classes eat on the roadside almost round the clock and it is sometimes Read More

Vadapav

vadapavThe vadapav is an extremely popular vegetarian fast food sold on sidewalks, and in starred restaurants all over the city. It is cheap, hot, filling and, in comparison to so many other dishes that are classed as ‘fast’, nutritious — starchy, energy-rich and not too greasy. Read More

Pav Bhaji: Interesting fast food

phav-bhajiPavbhaji is a fast food dish that originated in Marathi cuisine. It is native to Maharashtra and is popular in most metropolitan areas in India, especially in those of central and western Indian states such as Gujarat and Karnataka. Pav in Marathi means a small loaf of bread. Bhaji in Marathi means vegetable dish. Pavbhaji consists of bhaji (a thick potato-based curry) Read More

MAGIC OF MUSHROOMS

mushroomsLike chicken, mushrooms are culinary chameleons that acquire the taste of any spices added to them. But the most fun part is that they are easy to cook as well.

Fresh mushrooms have proven themselves to be one of the most versatile and perfect meal partners, whether it’s a scrumptious salad, zesty pasta, savory chicken, Read More

DELHI’S FAMOUS CHAAT

delhis-famous-chat Chaat is a term describing savoury snacks, typically served at road-side tracks from stalls or carts in India. With its origins in Uttar Pradesh, chaat has become immensely popular in the rest of India and the Indian Sub-continent.

The chaat variants are all based on fried dough, with various other ingredients. Read More

Banana chips : a quick look

banana-chips Banana chips are deep-fried and/or dried slices of bananas (fruits of herbaceous plants of the genus Musa of the soft, sweet “dessert banana” variety). They can be covered with sugar or honey and have a sweet taste, or they can be fried in oil and spices and have a salty and/or spicy taste. Banana chips are commonly found in Indonesia (as kripik) and India. Read More

Top tips when eating out

food-1 Eating out, whether street food or high restaurants or say take always, add up not only to 1/3 rd of our expenditure but also high kilos and fats since they contain more oil, less vegetables and high fatty materials. As whenever we go out, we eat more as compared to what we eat at home, it adds to enormous fats and calories to our body. Read More