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Winter Delicacies – Christiania Tart

Tarts are a favourite with anyone. Especially during the cold months when a fresh, oven-baked fruit or minced meat tart is staring straight at you while the temperature dips outside. Sweet or savoury, tarts made from scratch are a fine treat for any gourmand. And they are quite easy to make as well. Sous Chef Abhinav from Pastry and Bakery at Conrad Bengaluru shares the recipe for Christiania Tart this festive season. Ingredients For base 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp icing sugar 4 tbsp ...

Wonders of Kokum

As the scorching heat of summer dawns upon the subcontinent, a tropical fruit suddenly scales in significance. It’s not mango that we are talking about here. A plum-sized fruit of the garcinia indica tree, reddish-purple in colour, kokum is indigenous to the western coastal regions of India, and is heralded for its cooling properties and multiple other benefits. Kokum resembles its South East Asian sibling mangosteen in appearance and consists of a slightly tangy and fleshy rind, a pulpy ...

Homemade Rose Petal Jam

If early morning breakfasts are getting mundane with the same old marmalade, jam, maple syrup or honey to go with your toast, how about slathering the bread with a thick layer of rose petal jam? Rose petal jam or gulkand is a preservative-free, homemade spread of fresh rose petals, sugar, honey, cardamom and is heralded for its Ayurvedic benefits. It helps in digestion, improves appetite, reduces body heat, protects against heatstroke and produces a cooling effect on the body. In India, ...

Natural Substitutes for Sugar

The sugar-free craze is on the rise and the wellness-conscious are on the lookout for substitutes that do not compromise on sweetness and flavour. But since a lot of artificial sweeteners can produce damaging effects on the human body in the long run, we list out natural alternatives to sugar which you can use in making a plethora of desserts and delights! Coconut Sugar Coconut sugar a natural sugar made from coconut palm sap, is unrefined, thereby retaining in all of its vitamins and ...

Workplace Snacking

Whether you work 9-to-5, 3-to-11, or 7-to-3, food distraction is a part-and-parcel of your job. And so is a belly bulge, cholesterol and diabetes. If your work desk is brimming with multi-hued candies, potato crisps in various flavours and cookies and biscuits in every size and shape, it’s perhaps time to relook and re-stock your desk with healthier alternatives. And we’re not talking carrot or cucumber sticks here. Banana with honey …and some crunchy nuts. It doesn’t take a lot ...