Mango Mastani

Mastani was the beautiful and brave wife of Peshwa BajiRao, the general of the Maratha Empire in India. Baji Rao served as the Prime Minister of the Maratha king from 1720-1740. Mastani was his second wife and a woman not only known for her exquisite beauty but also for her expertise in arts,literature and warfare. It…

Cantaloupe Smoothie – Super Healthy drink

Cantaloupe more popularly known as  musk melon is a powerhouse of health. The name comes from its sweet enticing aroma when the fruit is ripe.Tender,juicy and wonderfully delicious muskmelon is available abundantly in summers. It is packed with nutrients, antioxidants, fiber , vitamins and most importantly high percentage of water which keeps you hydrated and cool. Plus it is very low in…

FIFA fever : Chill with an Iced Mocha Coffee

The most popular sporting event of the world is less than 10 days away. FIFA World Cup 2014 kicks off in the land that already houses five such cups – the land of football, Brazil. The run-up to the event is heating up, the teams have been announced; the players are ready, are you? This…

Ice Apple or Palm fruit Smoothie

Palm fruit also known as Sugar palm or Ice Apple grows on the Palmyra plant.Palmyra palm tree is the national tree of Cambodia and Borassus flabellifer is the Latin name. It grows in the suitable climate of Southeast Asian countries  including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia.  This delicious fruit is delicately extracted from…

Go healthy Go Green : Green tea and why you should go for it

  Come and share a pot of tea, My home is warm and my friendship’s free –Emilie Barnes     While speaking of Aromas and Flavors, the first aroma which emanates from my kitchen every morning is that of Green tea. A cup of warm, unsweetened, unflavored green tea with the morning newspaper is something…