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Why do your mothers’ meals taste so good?

Why do your mothers’ meals taste so good?

Ever wondered why you can’t simply resist that mouth-watering chicken or delicious chocolate cake made by your mother? According to researchers, food that is perceived to have been “made with love” tastes more delicious. The emotional perception of taste can be enhanced or diminished by the amount of time, love and care that goes into

Things not to eat before going to bed

Things not to eat before going to bed

One should eat carefully to stay fit and fabulous but keeping a check on your diet before going to bed needs extra attention as some food items have the tendency to disturb your sleep if taken regularly. Sonia Narang, nutrition expert, Oriflame India, lists products that shouldn’t be consumed at night * Chocolate: Dark chocolates

Make drinking milk more enjoyable

Make drinking milk more enjoyable

Milk is essential for developing strong bones and teeth, but some people simply don’t like the sight of it. Add flavours or coloured ice cubes or prepare shakes to make milk tastier, says an expert. Tanya Joshi, Senior Dietician and Nutritionist at dairy company Freshmen’s Valley, suggests how: * There are various flavours available in

Indulge in healthy kale chips, quinoa puffs for quick bites

Indulge in healthy kale chips, quinoa puffs for quick bites

Who says tasty food cannot be healthy? Take kale chips and quinoa puffs which can comfortably fit in as evening snacks or binge munchies. And with people becoming more health conscious and diet control, “The Green Snack Co,” a brand by Control Alt Foods has come up with a distinctive and delicious range kale chips

Different ways to relish fries

Different ways to relish fries

Have you ever tasted chocolicious fries or strawberry fries? Well, you don’t have to be a master chef to make them, and give a different zing to the humble snack, says an expert. Chef Tushar from McCain Foods India has listed different ways to make a quick snack in minutes. * Chocolicious fries: Ever tried

Creator of the 'Big Mac' dies aged 98

Creator of the ‘Big Mac’ dies aged 98

The creator of fast food chain McDonald’s famous burger, the ‘Big Mac’, has died aged 98 at his home in United States, on 1st Dec. Michael James Delligatti, a McDonald’s franchisee, invented the burger while running his restaurant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1967. After labouring for two years to get the right combo for his

Avoid wrapping food in newspaper, it's harmful: FSSAI

Avoid wrapping food in newspaper, it’s harmful: FSSAI

Wrapping food items in newspaper is bad for your health as its ink has multiple bioactive materials with known negative health effects, FSSAI said on Friday. “Wrapping food in newspapers is an unhealthy practice and the consumption of such food is injurious to health, even if the food has been cooked hygienically,” the Food, Safety

`Turmeric latte' is how the West is quaffing haldi doodh

`Turmeric latte’ is how the West is quaffing haldi doodh

The standard milk-and-haldi restorative Indian mothers fix up for sniffling kids is now the hottest beverage from Sydney to San Francisco. The Guardian reported on its cult following in hip cafes that call it `Golden Milk’ or turmeric latte, a concoction that improves on the original Ayurvedic recipe by replacing dairy with coconut, almond and

Go the foreign way while munching French fries

Go the foreign way while munching French fries

Canadians like to have cheesy French fries, in Philippines people add a banana twist to the snack, and in Romania people go rustic. Know how the world enjoys the humble snack and pick your favourite. Chef Tushar from McCain Foods India has shared a list of how people like to savour these crispy delights across

Being a foodie can actually keep you lean

Being a foodie can actually keep you lean

Do you perceive yourself to be a foodie? If yes, chances are that you may end up influencing the amount of your intake as well as decrease the risk of becoming obese, often attributed to an addiction to food, finds new research. According to researchers, when the study participants were told that they were great

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