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Rajasthani Kadhi Recipe

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:31

Rajasthani Kadhi is a very popular dish in the households of the state. It is usually made with a side dish to serve it along with phulka or rice. It is spicy and is specially made during the winter season. This kadhi has some delicious flavours which comes from the spicy masalas used in the dish. Serve ...

'Fabelle' - The Finest Handcrafted Chocolate You Would Have Ever Tasted

Monday, 13 June 2016 09:06

Having chocolates is an exciting affaire at our home and are always in the look out for the finest chocolate which has the rich taste and the melt in the mouth texture. Having travelled around the world and live in european countries, I have had the privilege to taste some of the best chocolates in the ...

Italian Baked Eggplant in Tomato & Parmesan - Melanzane alla Parmigiana Recipe

Thursday, 09 June 2016 00:48

Baked Eggplant Parmigiana is an Italian dish made with a shallow or deep-fried sliced aubergine that is layered with cheese and tomato sauce, then baked. This is surely not an authentic melanzane alla parmigiana, but tastes absolutely delicious. The flavors of roasted eggplant, along with a garlic ...

The Best Spicy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 00:33

The Spicy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe is delicious recipe that is cooked in roasted bacon and minced meat and a herbed tomato sauce. The fresh homemade Bolognese sauce when tossed in cooked spaghetti and fresh herbs makes this dish absolutely delicious. Serve the The Best Spicy Spaghetti ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Pumpkin Erissery Recipe - Kerala Pumpkin Coconut Curry

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 00:26

Pumpkin Erissery Recipe is a traditional recipe of Kerala which is a must have in the Onam Sadya and other festive feasts. Easy to make and healthy, this dish typically is made with pumpkin and coconut. Sometimes other vegetables are also used to make erissery, but the most popular version is made ...

Herbed Potato And Green Olive Salad Recipe - A Delicious Summertime Salad

Monday, 06 June 2016 00:51

The Herbed Potato And Green Olive Salad Recipe is a simple, tangy and lemony salad which is perfect for the summers. The addition of finely chopped garlic, along with the sliced red onions, olives and olive oil brings out a delicious taste to the salad. Serve the Herbed Potato And Green Olive ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Homemade Chocolate Mousse With Pineapple Recipe

Sunday, 05 June 2016 00:56

The Homemade Chocolate Mousse With Pineapple Recipe is a super simple, soft fluffy recipe of the mousse that you will want to make again and again whenever you plan a party. And if you are planning an Italian Food Party Menu, then this recipe of the Chocolate Mousse along with Pineapple must top ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Italian Arancini Rice Balls Recipe With Delicious Pasta Dipping Sauce

Saturday, 04 June 2016 00:00

The Italian Arancini Rice Balls Recipe or fried rice balls, are an easy and delicious Italian street food recipe that is flavored with cheese, basil along with cooked rice or risotto. This is a simple recipe that was inspired from an Italian restaurant in Rome. The crisp crust and soft inners ...

Butter Chicken Recipe - The Classic Indian Chicken Gravy

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:58

Butter Chicken Masala Recipe is a delicious,creamy delightful chicken dish which has simple flavours yet it tastes great. Butter chicken is one dish that always tops with menu card list. This dish is loved by kids and adults. One of the easy dish to prepare for a get together or party. If you are a ...

How To Pack Healthy School Lunch Boxes - Planning & Thought Process

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 15:18

Planning and thinking of lunch and snack ideas for your kid who goes to school is a challenge every parent goes through. From planning a weekly menu, to shopping ingredients is a challenging everyday task. And this task is something we as parents cant ignore, as kids need the right nutrition and food ...

Recipe Contest: Del Monte's 'Italian Affaire'

Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:50

Has anyone ever told you, “You make the best Italian recipe ever!”  Well, now is your chance to prove it and share those recipes with us. From Pasta, Pizza, Salads, Breads and Desserts - dive right in and start sharing your favorite recipes with us.

5 Reasons You Should Eat More Chocolate & 62 Recipes You Can Make Out Of it

Thursday, 19 May 2016 11:09

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food for many of us and it lifts up our moods and senses almost instantly. To dive deeper into how this happens, the chocolate triggers the brain to release endorphins. Endorphins are hormones that cause your pulse to speed up and give you a pleasant high feeling, rather ...

Should You Have An Ice Cream Or A Frozen Dessert!

Monday, 09 May 2016 12:40

One thing the scorching heat of the summers does is the urge to have smoothies, milkshakes, ice creams and frozen desserts. With the heat at its peak and summer school holidays in full swing, mothers face a tough time meeting their sudden demand for snacks and food. With all these, she has to take care ...

Are Ice Creams & Frozen Desserts the Same?

Friday, 06 May 2016 11:00

Have you walked into a store and found a packet of frozen dessert? And when you tasted it, did it taste similar to an ice cream? Are they different? Well, the answer is yes and no. Both of them taste amazing and have the same texture, so how do we conclude saying this is frozen dessert is not the same ...

Frozen Desserts: Facts And Fallacies!

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:00

We have been reading a lot of news lately about the Frozen Desserts on the unhealthy fats like “Dalda” that is being used. We did a quick research and found some information that we thought will be useful for you. How many of us can definitively distinguish between an ice-cream and a frozen dessert ...

Practice Pranayama To Release Stress & Get a Work Life Balance

Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:34

Here is how the day looks for a working individual - wake up in the morning, rush to the toilet, wake kids up, catch a brisk walk (may be), have a shower, get a quick breakfast and into the car or the bike to head to work. Work until end of day, sitting on a chair and possibly changing chairs to go into ...

Mother's Day Recipe Collection Contest With Preethi Kitchen Appliances

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 11:47

Aren't we all fans of our mothers cooking? With Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away, we wanted to celebrate it in a different way: by coming together and applauding moms everywhere for their fantastic home cooking.

How Do You Decide - Commercial Baby Food or Homemade Super Baby Food?

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:06

Congratulations on your new born. You are here today because you want to probably want to make that decision of whether to give ready made foods or wholesome homemade baby food to your child. These are questions that run in the mind of every new mother and its natural.  First, there is no rule, ...

International Women's Day - Celebrating Recipe Makers of Archana' Kitchen

Tuesday, 08 March 2016 00:35

It's International Women's Day and we are so delighted to share that we are an all women's team with an almost all women contributor team as well. Now that’s just a coincidence, we would love to be all inclusive having men in our team as well - so calling all men who love to cook to start sharing ...

Eat Like A Yogi - Healthy Detox Juice Recipes (EBook)

Monday, 22 February 2016 00:20

The Healthy Detox Juice e-book features 17 natural juices that refresh, purify, hydrate, revitalize, control ageing and boost stamina and immunity — enabling you to achieve weight loss, biological balance, vitality and well-being. “Eat like a Yogi — Detox Juices” is for everyone. 

First Team Lunch & A Spice Trip To Mamagoto

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:09

Jan 6th was when Archana's Kitchens', first ever office space got inaugurated. The first team lunch was to Monkey Bar on day one, but we were all so stiff that easing out was out of the question with no selfies and no photos of food. That's so unlike Archana. We got into the grind with a little bit of ...

Mushroom Curry Recipe

Saturday, 23 January 2016 06:02

Mushroom Curry is yet another tasty dish that we can add to weekday lunch/dinner menu. Earthy Mushrooms and capsicum are cooked in an onion-tomato gravy and simple spices like red chilli powder and garam masala makes it a delicious accompaniment for hot rotis/phulkas.  Did you know: Mushrooms are ...

Holistic Nutrition - Nourishing the Body & Mind With Natural Produce

Friday, 18 December 2015 05:39

With today’s fast-paced lifestyles, it has become imperative that we need to be aware of the way we use our bodies, and that we also keep a close watch on the food we eat. Good exercise, good sleep, and healthy eating habits play an important role in keeping our minds and bodies fit and healthy.

5 Secret Ways To A Happy Kitchen

Thursday, 17 December 2015 16:27

We are going to embark into a New Year and with the holiday season coming up, it’s a great time to take stock. A great place to do that is to start from the Kitchen. It is a place that is used everyday, where families cook, eat, drink and spend a large part of the time bonding with eachother. And this ...

     
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