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10 weird ice-cream flavours you must try this summer!

1. Variety is the spice of life! Digging into a large tub of ice cream while reading our favourite book or watching our favourite show is what remains among the most cherished memories of summer for most of us. While we all have our favourites when it comes to ice creams ranging from vanilla and strawberry to chocolate, black currant, ... Read More »

Benefits of Muskmelon: 7 More Reasons To Love The Summer Fruit

The summers are here in all its glory. While most of us cannot wait for the king of fruits mangoes, we have to agree that summer is more than just that. It is the season of several other juicy and delicious fruits that deserve their own share of fame. Take for instance, the love affair of melons and summers. Juicy, fleshy and aromatic, muskmelon is ... Read More »

Watermelons For Weight Loss: 3 Reasons To Load Up On The Summer Fruit

It seems as if summer has arrived early this year. For nothing else can explain the sudden surge in temperatures. But, being the eternal optimists that we are, we chose to embrace all the good that the weather has brought along. For starters, the lovely seasonal fruits! The fruit carts are full of them already. Juicy and fleshy watermelons are ... Read More »

Jamuns For Summer: 5 Unbeatable Reasons To Add Black Plums To Your Diet

Deep purple hue, tarty sweet, sour taste and loads of memories – jamuns are olive-sized packets of nostalgia that take many of us back to our childhoods and make us long for simpler days. Most Indians have extremely fond childhood memories of gorging on these beautiful fruits on sunny days, and then checking each other’s tongues for a purple patch left behind ... Read More »

8 Summer Superfoods Suggested By Ayurveda Experts

The concept of Ayurveda focuses on the understanding that our food has a direct effect on our overall health. The seasons are characterised by vata dosha, pitta dosha and kapha dosha in the body. Summer is hot, bright and sharp, and is known to be the season of pitta dosha. Therefore, Ayurveda suggests that everyone, especially individuals whose prakruti is primarily pitta dosha, is to keep cool and not allow ... Read More »

Pudina Chutney: What Makes The Mint Relish India’s Summer Essential

Many of our history books never chronicle the role played by our foods, herbs and spices in shaping the country’s fortune. Did you know that chutney was a favorite of the British from the years the Empire ruled India. So much so, that chutney was one of the luxury imports in the Britain and the rest of Europe, pretty much ... Read More »

Forget summer, it’s time to prepare for Christmas

A bit of fake snow can almost turn summer into Christmas Many of us are still on our summer holidays so thinking about Christmas might seem premature. But for businesses providing festive food, drinks and presents, things are already gearing up. The festive season begins for a lot of retailers when they send out their invitations for summer Christmas events. ... Read More »

Refresh with healthy Indian summer drinks

Oops, the blazing sun! Chill and relax. How about some summery cool refreshing drinks that are healthy? Perfect to quench your thirst, here are 10 healthy traditional Indian beverages that are easy to make and unique in taste and flavour. They are also popular for their many health benefits. Pan gulkand drink: This drink is made of sweet preserve of ... Read More »

Neymar ‘90%’ to leave Barcelona this summer

Neymar’s chances of leaving Barcelona in this summer’s transfer window are “90%”, a source in Spain close to the player has told Sky Sports News. It is understood he has decided to leave the club after becoming increasingly frustrated at “playing second fiddle” to Lionel Messi. “Only a miracle will keep him, he really has made up his mind to ... Read More »

Why is a TV channel showing Christmas movies all summer?

Scrooges beware! Movies 24 are starting their countdown to Christmas especially early this year. Anyone preparing their Christmas list and already wrapping up their presents, six months in advance, will have the perfect accompaniment with Christmas In July. [Read more: 50 movies everyone must see before you grow up] “Tired of the sunshine and can’t wait to start trimming the ... Read More »