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Raw Veganism

It’s trendy to be a raw vegan. It’s uber chic to embrace the movement. A niche branch of veganism, raw veganism is catching on with one and all that look for a healthier lifestyle. What is it about? Being a raw vegan implies consuming farm fresh, raw, unprocessed, vegan food bereft of any dairy or animal products. But it’s not all raw. Raw foodies also eat certain food which is cooked, but not heated beyond 46C or 110F. The movement believes heating food beyond this specified ...

Ragi Risotto

The classic Italian risotto, rich and creamy with Parmesan cheese, butter and rice, slow-cooked till perfection, has attained immense popularity with the Indian palate. But with growing health-consciousness, foodies are aggressively seeking out healthier options of their favourite delights. And getting innovative with ingredients and creative with presentation is Kapil Dubey, Executive Chef at The Den Bengaluru who craftily replaces rice with the much healthier, nutrient-dense ragi, a native ...

Charcoal Martini – A Healthy Cocktail

Healthy cocktails? Actually they are much more than mere oxymorons. Talented mixologists who know their trade can bring in elements of wellness to uplift a cocktail onto the health pedestal. Jack G Son Hangshing from Layla, the awe-inspiring rooftop restaurant at The Den Bengaluru is one such mixologist who gives a healthy twist to a tequila cocktail by concocting the Charcoal Martini. ‘’This cocktail takes on a healthy avatar with the addition of activated charcoal. The flavours from ...

Solkadhi Ice Cream

Solkadhi is a fuchsia-toned beverage from the western coast of India which is a concoction of spices and the tropical super-fruit ‘kokum’. Kokum is known for its hydrating and cooling impact on the body, besides offering protection against sunstroke and combating inflammation. In a wonderful wellness-infused twist to frozen desserts, Pastry Chef Rajat Sachdev from Sofitel Mumbai BKC teaches us to prepare the solkadhi and then to fuse it with ice cream mix and churn it into a delicious ice ...