Despite its name, an electric rice cooker is not just meant for cooking rice in an easy way, but its versatile nature can enable you to cook many other one pot dishes to make your life easy in the kitchen.

If you think about it, the rice cooker works similar way as the slow cooker by using moisture and heat over a period of time to cook food, trapping the flavors in the cooking pot.  Rice cookers that can make upma, khichdi, mixed dals and also steam momos, vegetables and much more.

Published in Articles and Contests

Unlike olden days where one had to plan, prep, and cook a complete meal to be fed when hungry, our everyday life is filled with options in recent years. We sometimes tend to take a break from preparing a whole meal from scratch.

Published in Articles and Contests

Organising, storing and maintaining a fresh and sufficient stock of groceries and staples is a task that is one of the everyday challenges that the homemaker faces. If the predictability is miscalculated, you may have more staples and groceries than required, or you might also face their shortage. Hence, organizing pantry is of essence and a matter of practice every day.

Published in Articles and Contests

We Indians love to experiment when it comes to recipes. Though we prefer traditional foods to prepare everyday, we also do try out new recipes from a neighbouring cuisine and exotic recipes once in a while, to break the monotony. While we are on experiments, what might seem light but is trivial is, using the right cooking oil. We must know which cooking oil suits what method of cooking. We should also be aware of what cooking oil is required to bring in the authenticity of the recipe, so that we do it exactly the way it is done.

Published in Articles and Contests

Baking is an art and a science that requires an accurate recipe and guidance, which will make you, bake the perfect cake. Most of us, who have learnt baking, either had a mother or a grandmother who gave us that guidance and tips to ensure the cake would come out perfect every time.

Did you know Betty Crocker was a maternal and guiding presence in kitchens across America? She was a person women could trust with their most frustrating kitchen woes in 1920s when families moved to big cities and did not have their ancestors to teach them skills such as cooking and baking.

Published in Articles and Contests

That moment when you arrived home and you knew it from the fragrance that your mother had cooked your favourite food is a memory so dearly enjoyed when we grow up and cook on our own. We know that our carefree time of childhood might be seen only through the eyes of our growing kids. Parents strive hard to recreate their children, the moments that are imprinted in our memories. Cooking Indian recipes that are native to the culture and region is one among those efforts. Including at least one meal a day that our fore grandfathers ate sets so many things right, from cultural inheritance, eating habits, to staying healthy.

Published in Articles and Contests

Kitchen is the special space of the family, which binds everyone together emotionally. Remember those little gossips that happen when your close relatives come over? That time when your best friend visits house and spends some time chit chatting in the kitchen which is private to your family, only feeling privileged to be getting to know you more.

Published in Articles and Contests

We sometimes feel the need to go into the intricate details of the smaller things that we vaguely already know about. We need to ascertain our assumptions that they are right. Storage is a topic which we do research time and again about, though we are regular in kitchen and we all do store the groceries and staples for cooking back at our home. Changing storage needs, upgradation of storage materials, fresh arrival of storage products, and beautification of kitchen are some of the reasons for this. New kitchen space or the idea of planning an effective storage also are reasons enough to browse through tips of organizing.

Published in Articles and Contests

Cooking with kids is fun, okay messy too, but fun. But most parents tend to fear the mess, or are scared of the spills and burns and the dirt – most of them are worried about the safety of their kids around stoves and knives.

But what if we told you that cooking with kids help them learn more about the food, where it comes from, and how to prepare it. In fact, getting kids involved in the kitchen and showing them how to prepare simple and easy meals sets them up for a future where they can make informed choices about what they eat and take control of their health.

Published in Articles and Contests

Our love for breakfast is never ending and most of us are usually always in search of new places where we can enjoy our weekend morning breakfast with our friends and family. From english breakfast to enjoy scrumptious buffets, we have done it all. But how about eating the scrumptious Idli at some of the most popular places in Bangalore.

Published in Articles and Contests

We all love having a delicious and hot breakfast that goes well along with our coffee in the morning before heading to work. Many of us love the idea of easy breakfast that we can create in a jiffy, especially when we are running on a tight schedule or are away from home and miss the traditional and homemade food to start our day.

Published in Articles and Contests

Summer is an excellent time to try out new things. And while you may get to go on vacation and learn how to deep sea dive or take up a brand-new hobby such as hiking or mountain climbing, it is also fun time to try out new foods, especially dishes that have a fiery south-of-the-border flavor. For your next summer dinner party, try out one or two of these delicious Chilean main dishes that will surely keep your guests coming back for more.

Published in Articles and Contests

Engaging the kids during their summer break and the initial days of academic year when the teaching and lessons are yet to run full throttle can be very daunting. Kids complain of boredom many times no matter how busy they are during the day. To relish the offset of summer in India and to celebrate their time back in school, how about arranging an amazing pool side party at home?

Published in Articles and Contests

Every time we decide on a team outing, we identify place with a lot of food and we have a ball of a time trying the signature recipes of the eatery. And when we have team lunch planned, we make sure we visit a new restaurant with a unique cuisine to try. Food experience definitely opens up our brains for the discussions up on our plate. All of us are foodies in one place who sit, laugh, eat together and also explore the next exciting plans we can present to all of you!

Published in Articles and Contests

Maggi, one of the most favourite instant noodles of India, unanimously liked by all ages, be it kids or grandparents. Whether at home or in the midst of Himalayas, Maggi has been a saviour in our lives, readily quenching our hungriness. For many, Maggi has been synonymous with our lifestyles and a reason for happiness & togetherness, bringing in a whole bunch of memories & experiences.

Published in Articles and Contests

Packing a lunch box to work requires efficient planning of groceries and what you plan to cook for the week. A lot of times, we are short of ideas and end up taking the same Roti, Sabzi and Salad to work. But look at the brighter side, taking a lunch box not just saves your money, but also will help you in eating healthy, eating in the right portions and may be help in your weight loss efforts if you have one.

Published in Articles and Contests

Eating fresh home cooked food and packing lunch to work is an integral part of the Indian culture. Many of us are becoming increasingly aware that eating homemade food is healthier than eating in office canteens. Having said that, many of us also find that the lunch boxes in the market are bulky,does not retain heat and are not leak proof.

Published in Articles and Contests

Bhujia a crispy snack that is obtained from a small town called “Bikaner” in Rajasthan. The Bhujias are usually made from two main ingredients, which are moth beans and besan (nothing but gram flour). They are fried and flavoured with different kind of spice mixes to create various flavour.  

Published in Articles and Contests

The Food Network's show Kitchen Casino ran a single season in 2014. The Food Network's show was a bizarre combination of extreme cuisine and high-stakes gambling all at the same time. However, it was cancelled the same year it aired because of low ratings and was much maligned by critical reviews. Eight episodes was the extent of its lifespan.

Published in Articles and Contests

Email Subscribe

Go To Top