Study: Eat home-made food to cut diabetes risk


Eating meals prepared at home may reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes, a recent study reveals. Eating fast food from restaurants is associated with lower diet quality and higher body weight in children and young adults and is also a major risk factor for heart disease, according to the researchers. “The trend for eating commercially prepared meals in restaurants ...

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Foodie Trail-Hyderabad: Arabic Ghava a refreshing drink

Arabian ghava

Hyderabad may be known for its famous Irani chai available at several outlets run by Iranians, but this historic city has also something more to offer – the Arabic ghava. The historic and cultural ties the city has with different countries are thus reflected in its cuisine. Be it the famous haleem available during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ...

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Foodie Trail-Delhi: Experiences gastronomical treat inspired by MasterChef Australia

Lemon sole, oyster, black garlic, sea arom

To woo all those food lovers who have taken inspiration to step into kitchens from one of India’s most loved culinary shows, “MasterChef Australia”, the national capital recently witnessed a tasting session with some gastronomical recipes inspired from the show. Techniques like sous-vide, croquembouche, consomme and sorbets are today household names for many middle-class Indians, to which this educative show ...

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Nestle says Maggi safe, all lab tests cleared


Nestle India on Wednesday said the “masala” version of Maggi noodles will hit the retail shelves as early as this month, having cleared all the tests ordered by the Bombay High Court at three accredited laboratories. “We have received the results from all the three NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing Calibration Laboratories) mandated by the Bombay High Court to ...

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Foodie Trail-Chennai: With new menu, Ayna at Hilton Chennai goes pan-Indian

Galouti Kebab

With an all-new expanded menu Ayna restaurant at the Hilton Chennai will now cater to the varied Indian palate and is the first in the chain in this country to offer pan-Indian cuisine, a senior official said. “Ayna is the first Hilton restaurant in India to offer pan-Indian cuisine catering to the varied taste buds of this city. Chennai today ...

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Paneer tikka, Matar chhola, Aloo vada & Corn pakoda – Four quick dishes to prepare this Diwali


No time to prepare elaborate dishes due to busy schedules this Diwali? Offer easy and quick to make paneer tikka or aloo vada to your stream of guests, says an expert. Saumya Shree, food specialist,, a Gurgaon-based chef designed virtual marketplace for home-styled meals, suggests a few food items that can be prepared at home easily. * Paneer tikka: ...

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