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खाना वाकई मे खज़ाना है!

बचपन मे जब मैं खाना नष्ट करता था, तो मेरे परिवार वाले मुझे डांटते और कहते कि,“अन्न नष्ट करने का मतलब है किसी दुसरे को खाने से वांछित करना”। चूँकि मैं छोटा था, मुझे इसका मतलब समझ नहीं आया। जब मैं थोड़ा बड़ा हुआ और दुनिया दारी की मुझे समझ होने लगी, तब मुझे इस कथन का तात्पर्य पूर्ण रूप से समझ मे आया। अब मेरी कोशिश हमेशा से यही रहती है की यदि मैंने

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Eating Ecologically, Saving Sustainably

Lush green fields filled with crops swirling thanks to the gentle breeze. The happy farmer who’s confident that he’ll get good money for his crops. A population consuming organic food that isn’t chock full of dangerous poisons. Agriculture turning humane and eco-friendly. Sounds idyllic, isn’t it? But it’s not something un-achievable.   In fact, if one were to take India’s history into perspective, organic agriculture is something that was traditionally followed. But with a gargantuan

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6 Superfoods for Depression and Anxiety

What makes certain foods mood-elevating seems based on whether they contain essential ingredients such as omega-3 fatty acids, tryptophan, vitamin D, or B vitamins. Get in a better state of mind by choosing foods that are high in phytochemicals and nutrients. These will help you deal with the trials of everyday anxiety and depression. Walnuts Walnuts are known to improve cell health due to the fact that they are the richest nuts in essential fats.

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Mehak-e-Punjab: A Slice of North Indian Cuisine in Kolkata

A comparatively new player, Mehak-e-Punjab has already become a popular eating joint in Kolkata. Located in Axis Mall, Rajarhat, it is a multi-cuisine restaurant that is famous for offering some of the finest north Indian delicacies. If you are looking towards savoring some of the best in terms of kebab platters and tandoori delicacies, then do remember to stopover at Mehak-e-Punjab at least once. Mehak-e-Punjab is very spacious and has two sitting area. The bar

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Restaurant Review: Range De Basanti Dhaba – Tradition with a touch of Modernity

In Kolkata, many places have reinvented themselves in different styles just to mollify the customers’ changing tastes and to catch up with the trend. This time I chose to visit a new joint that has almost reinvented itself and also its passion for food. Earlier known as the AHD in Sector V, Salt Lake, is now renamed Rang De Basanti Dhaba (RDBD), after its very successful original version at neo-Punjabi land Gurgaon. The joint is

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Restaurant Review: The Royal Bengal Tiger Cafe; Tiger Burning Bright

Bengalis simply love their food and they know how to enjoy it as well. Needless to say they have their unique ways to relating to food as well. Whether it is through their mother or grandmother’s secret recipes, folklore, geographical barriers, aromatic associations or even through the growls of a Bengal tiger! Interesting right! Well the latest kid on the block, the Royal Bengal Tiger Café, dedicated to creating awareness about the endangered species is

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Equality is Important, Both in Life and Diet

quality is a difficult thing to achieve in life. I almost always feel it’s utopian in nature. This month the new government celebrated #SaalEkShuruaatAnek on social media. I personally got 2 messages from our tech savvy Prime Minister’s office. Won’t lie, it did feel nice to see my name and his signature on a virtual piece of paper. But between all this shuruaat, have we got the basics right? Basics of equality, have we even

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आज डीयू के शिक्षकों के लिए वेलेंटाइन डे है!

छोले-कुलचेवाले अंकल के यहां ग्राहक कम, कहानियां ज्यादा भर-भरकर आ रही हैं. कोई आते ही सीधे कहती है- वो वहां पहले पाव-भाजीवाला बैठता था ? अंकलजी का लड़का बताता है- यहां कहां पाव-भाजी. पांच साल में तो कोई दिक्खा नहीं. वो कहती हैं- मैं अस्सी की बात कर रही हूं, तुम जबी पैदा भी न हुआ होगा. कार पार्किंग से साथ चलकर आए शिक्षक पति-पत्नी आर्ट्स फैक की तरफ बढ़ते हैं कि रास्ते में मनोज

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निरुपम ब्रांड पोहे विद स्लिम टी: ‪#‎बैचलर्सकिचन‬ की खास पेशकश

हॉस्टल में चेकिंग की खबर फैलते ही लोगबाग अपने इलिगल गेस्ट( अतिथि के लिए इससे अपमानजनक शब्द शायद ही धरती पर हो), गर्लफ्रेंड, असली( अश्लील) साहित्य, इधर-उधर फैली चड्डी समेटने, छुपाने, भगाने में लग जाते और इधर हम अपना कूकर-कडाही और चूल्हा. हमें एक-एक आलमारी मिली हुई थी. ज्यादातर की आलमारी में मंहगे कपड़े,परफ्यूम, सर्टिफिकेट होते और सबसे निचले हिस्से में खास फ्रैंड की दी हुई चीजें..कई महीने के सूखे गुलाब, टेडीवियर, कॉफी मग, आर्ट

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अचारी आलू विद सरसों ब्रिंजल: ‪#‎बैचलर्सकिचन‬ स्पेशल

इससे पहले कि प्याज-टमाटर-खीरा बैचलर्स किचन से बिछुड़कर दिल्ली सरकार और मदर डेयरी के सस्ते दाम पर पाएं टाइप के बैनरों में कैद हो जाएं, मेरी बड़ी इच्छा थी कि ये मेरी नजरों के सामने राजकपूर-नरगिस मिलाप करें. एक-दूसरे को टूटकर हग करें. सो हमने आज सैलेड को जान तेरे नाम टाइप से सजाया. अचारी आलू बनाने में मेहनत थोड़ी ज्यादा पड़ गयी. रेस्तरां में आमतौर पर जिस बेहूदगी से टमाटर उबालकर और प्याज कच्चा

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