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31 August, 2015

Mysore, Heritage City of India

Mysore, Heritage City of India
Comments : 2 Posted in : Exotic Destinations on by : Rubina Rahiman
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There are a few aspects that add to the aura of Mysore. For over 500 years Mysore  has been a capital city of the region of the Wodeyar kings who built a large country called the Mysore Kingdom. Mysore is famous for its palaces, silks and sandalwood. The architecture of the Mysore Palace is a total combination of the
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18 August, 2015

Taste of Mysore

Taste of Mysore
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Discover the tastes that cannot be recreated elsewhere, in Mysore. Mysore, the city of palaces, is a popular tourist destination in the state of Karnataka, in Southern India. Entice your taste buds with signature dishes such as Mysorepak, Akki roti, Mysore Masala Dosa, Kesari Bath and a wide variety of spicy and sweet dishes that appeal to your palette.
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16 July, 2015

Zesty Orange Crepes

Zesty Orange Crepes
Comments : 1 Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Crepes are a sumptuous food with which you can impress both your family and friends. French Crepes are a good alternative to regular pancakes: Crepes are thinner and more elastic. With a little planning you can turn the meal into an elegant French treat. Citrus adds a kick to these Zesty Orange Crepes. These tempting Crepes are
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12 July, 2015

Beet Chocolate Muffins

Beet Chocolate Muffins
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Beat the blues with these divine beet chocolate muffins! Beets are a superb addition to any dietary need with their sweet, earthy flavor and high volume of nutrients. This superfood adds moisture and sweetness to the cake. Beets and chocolates are a heavenly combination. The cake batter will be a purple color, but will bake into a
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9 July, 2015

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts

Minty Green Tea with Pine nuts
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Mint, a wonder herb acts as a powerful antioxidant, soothes an upset stomach, promotes focus, breaks up coughs and helps with nasal allergies. Green tea improves cardiovascular health, reduces the risk of cancer and helps with weight loss. Green tea which is consumed “fresh”, is less processed and retains more of its nutrients and antioxidants
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8 July, 2015

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco

A Taste of Tetouan, Morocco
Comments : 3 Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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We cherish every single moment spent in Tetouan, a jewel of a town at the foot of the Rif Mountains, and just a few kilometres from the sea. There is an air of authenticity here that adds great value to a visit. We love this city, last summer we came here for a couple of weeks
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7 July, 2015

Food for thought

Food for thought
Posted in : Food for Thought on by : Rubina Rahiman
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“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” ― Albert Einstein “Take chances, make mistakes, get messy!” Miss Frizzle called out as I pestered my kids to erase the mistakes in their written assignments. The quote above is often repeated by the main character of the show Magic School Bus, Miss Frizzle. Magic
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6 July, 2015

Beet Banana Cocoa Cupcakes

Beet Banana Cocoa Cupcakes
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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This uncanny combination of bananas and beet produces one of the most gaudy colors on earth! Beetroot with its extra ordinary anti-oxidant properties reduces blood pressure and the risk of heart attacks. Use overripe bananas with the beet puree for an extra kick of antioxidants!   Prep time-10 mins Cook time-18 mins serves 12 Ingredients 1
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6 July, 2015

Chicken Veggie Rice Porridge

Chicken Veggie Rice Porridge
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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This balanced porridge with chicken and mixed vegetables is hearty and nutritious. You can add veggies like spinach, broccoli florets, zucchini, carrots, finely chopped onions, and green peas. Cooking and Preparation Time – 20 to 30 Minutes Serves  3 Ingredients 1/2 cup basmati rice or broken wheat 150 grams chicken breast, cubed 1 medium-sized onion,
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