Food Facts, Food
Chocolate Is Good for the Heart – “Chocolate Helps Keep the Heart’s Blood Vessels Healthy”

Eating chocolate at least once a week is linked with a reduced risk of heart disease, according to research published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).Chocolate helps keep the heart’s blood vessels healthy. In the past, clinical studies have shown that chocolate is beneficial for both blood pressure and the lining of blood vessels....

kiwi fruit
Food Facts, Food
Top 9 Health Benefits of Kiwi

Kiwi fruіt іѕ nоt оftеn considered a “superfood”, but in fact іt’ѕ a fruіt thаt is full of important vitamins аnd minerals аnd саn hаvе a vеrу роѕіtіvе effect оn your health. Thеѕе brоwn fuzzу fruіtѕ hаvе a ѕwееt аnd slightly tаngу taste wіth grееn flesh оn thе inside thаt lеndѕ a unique flаvоr and trорісаl zing. Kiwi bоаѕtѕ a whоlе rаngе of nutrіеntѕ such...

Biodegradble food pack
Others, Food
Biodegradable Food Packaging That Also Increases Food Shelf Life

Whіlе developing bіоdеgrаdаblе fооd packaging frоm uрсусlеd сhееѕе whey аnd аlmоnd ѕhеllѕ, thе EU-fundеd рrоjесt YPACK has dіѕсоvеrеd thаt іntеgrаtіng zіnс оxіdе аnd оrеgаnо еѕѕеntіаl oil hеlрѕ bіорареrѕ рrоtесt аgаіnѕt bасtеrіаl contamination in fооd расkаgіng. Thіѕ рrоmіѕеѕ tо іnсrеаѕе the ѕhеlf life оf fresh рrоduсtѕ ѕuсh аѕ mеаt, fruіt, vеgеtаblеѕ, and frеѕh pasta. Zіnс оxіdе аnd оrеgаnо еѕѕеntіаl оіl аrе compounds thаt have good antimicrobial...

Food Facts, Food
Mulberries useful in preventing early aging: Study

Mulberries might be the answer for people who want to prevent early aging, a PhD candidate at the University of Indonesia has found. The researcher, Yesi Desmiaty of the university’s School of Pharmacy, wrote in her dissertation that several types of mulberries (Rubus fraxinifolius and Rubus rosifolius) had strong antioxidant and anti-elastase properties. Elastase is an enzyme that can trigger the formation of wrinkles in...

Food Facts, Food
Tomato’s Hidden DNA Mutations Revealed in Genetic Study of 100 Varieties

Human appetites have transformed the tomato — DNA and all. After centuries of breeding, what was once a South American berry roughly the size of a pea now takes all sorts of shapes and sizes, from cherry-like to hefty heirloom fruit. Today, scientists are teasing out how these physical changes show up at the level of genes — work that could guide modern efforts to...

Food Facts, Food
Amazing facts about Strawberry

Strawberry is a type of herbaceous plant that belongs to the rose family. It originates from temperate region of Northern hemisphere, but it can be found around the world today. Wild types of strawberries were cultivated and consumed until the 18th century, when modern type of strawberry was created (via selective breeding). Strawberry is cultivated mainly as a source of food. Besides that, strawberry has...

Cakes & Bakes, Food
Chocolate Cake in Steamer

Ingredients 1cup=240ml 1.All purpose flour-1 cup 2.Coca powder- 4tbsp 3.Baking powder-1tsp 4.Baking soda-1/2tsp 5.Salt a pinch 6.Milk -1cup 7.Vinegar-1.5tbsp 8.Egg-1 9.Vanilla essence-1 tsp 10.Butter - 1tsp(melted) 11.Powdered Sugar-1 cup Directions 1.Mix & sift the dry ingredients(1-5) in a bowl 2.In a mug mix milk & vinegar.Keep it aside. 3. Add egg in a mixer jar and blend it.To this add butter and vanilla essence, blend...

egg dum biriyani
Non Veg Recipes, Food
Egg Dum Biriyani

Ingredients For Rice Basmati rice-4 cup Ghee/Oil- 2tbsp Cardamom-3 Clove-4 Cinnamon-1inch Shahi jeera-1/4ts Star anise-1 Lemon juice-1.5tbsp Water-8cup Salt-to taste For Egg Masala Boiled eggs-4 Ghee/Oil-3tbsp Onion-3 Tomato-2 Green chilli-2 tbsp(crushed) Garlic - 2tbsp(crushed) Ginger-2 tbsp(crushed) Red chilli powder-1tsp Garam masala-1 tsp Pepper powder-1 tsp Biriyani masala- 2 tsp Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp Yogurt-3tbsp For Garnishing Onion-1 Cashew Raisins Mint leaves Corriander leaves Directions Step1 1....

Mango Cake
Cakes & Bakes, Food
Yummy Mango Cake Without Oven

Ingredients Mango - 1 Sugar- 1/2 cup Baking powder- 1.5 tsp Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup Milk- 1 cup Salt- 1/4 tsp Maida- 1.5 cup Vanilla essence- 1 tsp Refined oil/butter- 1/4 cup Directions For Mango Glaze Take a mango. Make it as a pulp by grinding. Pour the pulp to a pan and add 1/2 cup sugar. Switch on the flame. Stir and mix...

Pineapple cheese cake
Cakes & Bakes, Food
Easy and Delicious Pineapple Cheese Cake

Ingredients The Base 15-18 nos Biscuits (Arrowroot Biscuits) 2-3 tbsp Melted Butter For the Cheesecake layer 250 gms Cream cheese softened 3/4 cup Caster Sugar 1 cup Whipping Cream 1 tbsp Cornstarch 1/2 cup Pineapple Juice 1 cup Fresh Pineapples cubed The Top Layer 1 cup Pineapple Juice 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp Cornflour Cherry and Chocolate (as required) Directions The Base Layer Crush the...