Coronavirus Home Isolation: Precautions to take when you have COVID-19 patient at home

The second wave of coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc in our lives. And this time the disease is even more contagious than the last wave. It becomes increasingly difficult to protect oneself from the virus when you have someone at home who has tested positive. Most people are advised to isolate themselves at home until … Read more Coronavirus Home Isolation: Precautions to take when you have COVID-19 patient at home

In Kerala, one can’t get enough of pathiris during the month of Ramzan

While even the traditional pathiris vary from one place to another, there are umpteen varieties that are eaten as snacks It is the month of Ramzan and in Kerala, pathiris — gluten-free flatbread made with roasted rice flour — are everywhere, especially in the northern districts of Kozhikode, Kannur and Malappuram. Even traditional pathiris vary … Read more In Kerala, one can’t get enough of pathiris during the month of Ramzan

Cookbooks of 2021 to help you make delicious meals at home | The Times of India

British chef, restaurateur, author Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook ‘Together: Memorable Meals, Made Easy’ will be released on September 2, 2021. The book has over 130 recipes and it is said to have a range of recipes like– starters, main courses, sides dishes, salads, desserts and cocktails. As the title suggests, the book aims at bringing … Read more Cookbooks of 2021 to help you make delicious meals at home | The Times of India

Food colour made from fruits, vegetables and spices

Purée, juice or powder… ingredients in your refrigerator and kitchen shelves can be turned into fun edible colours One of ‘Natural colour artist’ Manya Cherabuddi’s students used colour extracted from red cabbage to ‘colour’ a batch of white chocolate, “No! the chocolates did not taste of cabbage,” she says, dispelling a common misconception about food … Read more Food colour made from fruits, vegetables and spices

Chanel brings back Jodhpuri pants – Times of India

There was a time when every Indian menswear designer made Jodhpuri pants, and it sold like hot cakes with male celebrities wearing these puffed-thigh trousers. They teamed them with their bandhgalas and shirts for red carpet events and weddings. A decade ago this trend was a hit, but gradually it faded away with more men … Read more Chanel brings back Jodhpuri pants – Times of India

Varuthini Ekadashi 2021 Date: Know the Significance, Rituals and Timings

Varuthini Ekadashi is observed on the Krishna Paksha Ekadashi Tithi of Vaishakha month according to North Indian Purnimant calendar and Krishna Paksha of Chaitra month according to South Indian Amavasyant calendar. Devotees observe fast on the eleventh day of a lunar fortnight to please Lord Vishnu. It is believed that a person who observes the … Read more Varuthini Ekadashi 2021 Date: Know the Significance, Rituals and Timings

The business of gardening continues to bloom across India amid the pandemic

As first-time gardeners find comfort in nurturing plants and growing their own food at home, nurseries across the country bolster their inventory to keep up with rapid sales “Over the last couple of weeks people have been speculating about an impending lockdown. And that has brought even more plant enthusiasts here,” says K Subramaniam, the … Read more The business of gardening continues to bloom across India amid the pandemic

Home chefs across India are putting together quarantine hampers with handwritten notes

Along with a wholesome meal and some healthy desserts, the handwritten notes urge the recipient to get well A comforting meal of palakoora parupu (spinach dal), vegetable curry, vendakka vatha kozhambu (tamarind stew), a whole wheat jaggery cake and a handwritten postcard with a message urging the recipient to eat well and wishing a speedy … Read more Home chefs across India are putting together quarantine hampers with handwritten notes