Have fun cooking with kids

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During the holidays, you’re always looking for ways to keep children engaged and entertained. Helping them to cook is a great way to keep them busy. It’s also an occasion to teach them the basics of cooking. Super… Read More

No-cook meals to keep you cool this summer

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This is no time of year to be sweating over a hot stove. Follow our ideas for easy meals that require little or no cooking. Cold Soups: These are refreshing and are a snap to make. All you… Read More

Breakfast ideas: Blend it, drink it

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Who wants to be frying up eggs when it’s sizzling outside. Start your day with a healthy smoothie. It’s the perfect summer breakfast. Banana strawberry smoothie 1 cup banana, sliced 1 cup strawberries, washed and sliced 1 tbsp… Read More

Desi drinks to cool you down

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Temperatures are soaring and you find yourself constantly reaching out for cold drinks. Forget the fizzy beverages and whip up these cooling, nourishing drinks at home. Aam Panna Ingredients   2 raw mangoes, chopped with skin Salt to… Read More

Bake an Easter treat

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Easter means chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and other sweet treats. Put on your baker’s hat and whip up these scrumptious hot cross buns. Ingredients 2 tsp instant yeast 1 cups lukewarm milk 1 egg 1/3 cup butter, softened… Read More

Shake up a Holi cocktail

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The festival of colour is all about welcoming a new season and staying in high spirits. Shake up this desi-flavoured cocktail and put the zing into your Holi celebrations.     Holi Special   Ingredients   30 ml… Read More

Sankaranti specials in a snap

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Pongal, the harvest festival, is here. And it’s all about the food. Here’s how to whip up two festive favourites from Tamil Nadu. Sakkarai Pongal This is the sweetened rice dish made on Pongal and offered to the… Read More

Make your own Christmas Cake

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It’s time for Christmas goodies and there’s nothing better than a home-baked rich fruit cake. This one comes from Sri Lanka and it’s delicious. Ingredients 500 g semolina 60 g flour 750 g sugar 2 tbsp brandy 2… Read More

Hot chocolate drinks to warm up winter evenings

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The Weather Man says November is going to be wet and drizzly. It’s a very good reason to whip up these delicious hot chocolate drinks Nutty Hot Chocolate Ingredients 1 cup milk 1/4 cup cream 1/4 cup milk… Read More

Five fab foods for a post-Diwali detox

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The indulgence and excess of Diwali are behind us. Many of us are probably feeling guilty about all the good food we put away. So, now is the time to cleanse your body with these foods. Cabbage: The… Read More