Sichuan pepper Food Health 

Sichuan pepper

A bunch of fresh green berries bought at a market in Canacona may look too tasty to think of it as a spice. If you tempt yourself to try one, the itchy and burning feeling in your mouth will make you, want to, drink water for a few next hours, which I experienced personally, but only after one and a half... Read More
Navrati Festival Culture Interesting facts 

Navrati Festival

Navratri–or the nine sacred days–mark the most auspicious days of the lunar calendar according to Hinduism. Celebrated with fervour and festivity all over India, and every Hindu community the world over, these nine days are dedicated solely to Maa Durga (goddess Durga) and her nine avatars. The prominent story associated with Navratri is the battle that took place between goddess... Read More
Gajar Halva – Carrot Halva Food recipes 

Gajar Halva – Carrot Halva

Gajar means carrot in Hindi, Bangla and Nepali. This is a very unique dessert, very simple to prepare, popular in all of northern India and Nepal. We got to know it in West Bengal. Indians say that it is impossible to not add ghee to halva, as it will not have the proper aroma. Cardamon is added only by some Indians, many do... Read More
Spices from Nepal Food Interesting facts 

Spices from Nepal

The purpose of this article is to present the most common Nepali spices typical of this country, along with their medical properties. Akhbare khursani Akhbare khursani is also known as dalle khursani, meaning round chili is the spiciest spice in the world. The fully mature fruits are mostly shaped like cherries and are glowing red. Grown in households in Nepal and... Read More
Lemongrass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’ Food Health Interesting facts 

Lemongrass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’

Lemongrass, gingergrass or palmarosa – ‘Cymbopogon martini’ Known in India as ganjan or gavti cha, is a species of grasses. It grows wild in wetlands of rural areas of India, Nepal, China and neighboring countries. In Ayurveda known as Rohisha – is a component of many ayurvedic prescriptions and is used in traditions of natural healing. The Chinese usually use the... Read More
The biggest kitchen in the world Food 

The biggest kitchen in the world

Guess where will you find the biggest kitchen in the World. In Puri! And specifically, in the Jaganath Temple. Sri Jagannath is the Lord of the Universe. His kitchen is considered as the largest and the biggest kitchen in the world. The length of the kitchen is 150 feet, breadth is 100 feet and height is about 20 feet. It consists... Read More
Paneer – Chenna Food 

Paneer – Chenna

Paneer is the most popular type of cheese in India, all are enjoying it, locals and visitors. In addition to its delicate taste, paneer has one more great advantage – it is great for cooking. Whatever you want to do with it, you will succeed, the cheese holds its shape well and fits perfectly with different flavors. After my cooking, I... Read More