Cheese is basically the coagulation of milk protein called casein through adding molds or enzymes, or enhancing the natural acidification of milk. There are more than 1500 variety of cheese found in the world with varied techniques of cheese-making. They vary in their taste from sweet, sour, salty, to pungent and stinky. Method of making cheese is an art that differs with the type of cheese desired. History tells that Cheesemaking originated in Europe, Central Asia or Middle east, but today, cheese is considered as a drooling inclusion in many recipes across cuisines. Cheese can broadly be classified into Quick cheese, Fresh cheese, ripened cheese.

There are incredible ways of including chillies in everyday food but the trends of the recipes containing chilli vary with the weather of a region. Summers and spring make the pickling recipes trending since the sun-assisted fermenting can be carried out easily. Deep fried veg and non-veg recipes, spicy gravy recipes with chilli are in trend during rainy and winter months.

While setting up a new kitchen, containers for storage of foods is of paramount importance. Choosing the right colour, quantity and material of these food storage containers becomes the key. Along with these parameters, the desirability to space save for smaller kitchens has to be kept in mind in choosing the containers and storage.

We are back with a new and interesting contest! Here is you chance to send us some of your lip smacking Indian coastal cuisine recipes. The west & east coast of India offers one of the most delicious and mouthwatering cuisines of India, Coastal Food. And these coastal recipes are filled with some amazing varieties. The thing which we love the most about the coastal food is the taste of fresh spices and the juicy coconut flavour.

We use our kitchen on a daily basis to cook food and sometimes we end up eating in the kitchen too. It is the place which should be germ-free and clean to maintain our hygiene because whatever we eat it is prepared there. When you have a clean kitchen, it not only helps you cook in peace, but enjoy the process of cooking too. 

Cleaning a kitchen, is as easy and it sounds. All you have to do is clean as you cook. There are a few simple things we can do everyday,  to keep our kitchen clean and tidy. Here are few easy hacks which you can use to keep your kitchen clean and germ-free. I hope you find these tips useful and do share your tips with us in the comments below.

Every person who loves food would have tried their hand in cooking. It doesn’t matter if we make a perfect dish like a chef, all that matters is love towards food that will make us happy and satisfied at the end of the day. 

If you are a foodie your day will begin with food and end with food. You will begin to eat, talk and write about food. And hey maybe even simply watch only cooking shows and movies on food. Talking about movies  and what gets us cooking, we did a quick research on the movies that were made on food and inspired people to cook.

Every time someone goes out of town from the family, we end up making a huge list of snacks, sweets and other similar things which are prominent in that particular town. Usually, we buy snacks and sweets which are famous in smaller quantities while we are travelling but once it gets over we crave for it because we loved it a way too much. There are also many things which we ate while growing up and still remember the taste of it.

I always had an eye on the yellow building behind our office at Indiranagar and wished to go in there. This Sunday I decided to try the place and was really eager to taste their food. We entered and it was a semi-open place that had blue walls and a yellow room had the displays of bread they bake. On the other side the pastry corner, the man in the billing area handed us the menu card that was small and had come classics that we wanted to order.

As we strive hard in our busy lives, it is really important to maintain a balanced diet to stay fit and healthy. When we say balanced diet what do we actually mean by it? A balanced diet is the one that provides all the essential nutrients to your body to function correctly. Hence, it is very important for us to watch what we add into our diet. Aren't we looking out for easy ways to make our meals healthy and filled with nutrition?

The kitchen is always a space of pride for the woman of the house. That’s exactly where deliciousness is continually supplied for everyone in the family to keep them enthralled. With an increased popularity of designing open kitchen and partially open kitchen in the modern homes, the need for a neat and spotless kitchen is ever more important to keep the house presentable; to the family members and to the guest visits. Skillfully organized and neat kitchen with lovely food is a boon that comes blessed on regular maintenance and cleaning. Hygienic food comes from a hygienic kitchen which does not accumulate dirt and germs anywhere.

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases arising due to inadequate insulin production in the body. This diabetes can be a cause of worry if the diabetics do not take proper measures in managing their health condition and diet. Most of the stability in blood sugar is achieved through proper diet, along with appropriate exercising.

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 world and among them is a classic favorite Amedei which is a Venezuelan sourced Porcelana bar. It was not until recently, that I had to break that note on my mind when I taste Fabelle Chocolates. 

In recent times a lot of people are following a Vegan Diet which is associated with living healthy life. We know that in a vegetarian diet meat, fish, or poultry, are not included, but in a vegan diet, there is no use of any animal products and by-products from them, such as eggs, dairy products, honey, leather, fur, silk, wool, cosmetics, and soaps derived from animals. Essentially, being a vegan is definitely more of a lifestyle choice and a philosophy than a diet.

It's always exciting to start a business of your own. That feeling of waking up in the morning and leaving for your own office is great. But with a startup, comes many other responsibilities that you have to finish before you start working in the office. It also becomes your second home when you have lots of work and have to meet certain deadlines. One have to set up the furniture and all the necessary things, which is necessary for a space where people are working for long hours.

Well equipped kitchen eases cooking considerably by cutting on the time required to be prepped up with ingredients. Easier and smoother preparation of all individual components required to cook recipes make preparing food even more enjoyable. Many culinary recipes require an appealing presentation be it even cutting of veggies, or an art of subtle decorating while presenting the dish. Be it a simple tossing of vegetables into a quick salad, or a tad complicated festival delicacy, some help in preparation of ingredients would be seen as welcoming. The kitchen gadgets and tools help with precisely that.

Organizing a successful birthday party at home sounds so good when you imagine the most beloved people at your place on an important day. And to organize a kid’s birthday party, you need your preferences and your son’s or daughter’s inclinations to be combined to form a nice party which the guests need to appreciate whenever they recollect. Moms and Dads learn a lot from other birthday parties about hosting a party in general, but unless you are really in the closest circle of the host, you might miss out on details.

Cumin is a native plant from east Mediterranean to India. It is a flowering plant that belongs to the family Apiaceae which is commonly known as parsley, carrot or celery family. It is used both in grounded and the whole form in different traditional Indian cuisines. It also has many uses as a traditional medicinal plant. Cumin or jeera is a dried seed that is oblong in shape, longitudinally ridged and yellow-brown in colour. (source wiki)

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.

Coconut is one among those ingredients that is widely used in cooking across cuisines in the world and now it is becoming increasingly popular for its health benefits. The coconut with its white pulp, the water, and oil that is extracted from it is known for its various health benefits. Although it is important to know that using the right cooking techniques help retain its nutritive value.

Storage and maintenance of vegetables and fruits become crucial when we prioritise feeding fresh and nutritious food to our families. Veggies and fruits are best consumed on the day that they are bought; but with our busy lifestyles, we often find it convenient to shop over the weekend for the groceries that are to stay for the whole week ahead. Some hardy vegetables and fruits are bought even sparser to stay longer than that.

Udaipur, popularly known as city of lakes is one of the most famous tourist places in India. From several beautiful lakes to the royal culture, this city owns it all. It has become very popular for destination weddings and people from all over the world come to celebrate their special day in this beautiful city. And I feel extremely happy that I belong to such a beautiful place.

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 like being in love. In addition the theobromine and phenylethylamine present in cocoa is believed to affect levels of serotonin. Serotonin is a chemical in the body that’s believed to act as a mood stabilizer and ease depression

We often include proteinaceous diet and load our food with vitamin-rich ingredients to keep our muscles and organs fit. By including a few more miracle ingredients or just by being cautious about them, we can actually help our brains to perform faster and better. Like other parts of our body, even the brain suffers fatigue after long sessions of strenuous work that we load in our competitive lives. But luckily, we can also prevent fatigue or significant brain-related malfunctioning by including the ingredients that help. Drinking a good amount of water and supplying the essential nutrients by moderate diet become crucial. Here are the 9 superfoods that boost brain power improves functioning and avoid malnutrition to the brain.

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 that she gives all healthy and nutritious food to her kids to avoid any kind of illness.