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molasses vs blackstrap molasses

What is the difference between Molasses and Blackstrap Molasses?

Molasses or Blackstrap Molasses? Which one should I choose?

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Forgotten foods are fresh on our palates!

Forgotten foods are fresh on our palates!

Forgotten foods are fresh on our palates! We humans, are a very unique breed. We take so many things for granted, one being home-cooked food, cooked by our mothers and grandmothers. Having said that, cooking these days is with more and more emphasis on healthy and traditional eating. The forgotten foods are back with a new vibe! No matter who you have become, or what traditions you follow now, sometimes all of us want to go back in time, to those good-old-days and relive some cherished memories again. Realising the importance of some recipes which our grandmothers and mothers cooked,...

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Your gorgeous, gut-friendly, instagram drink!

Your gorgeous, gut-friendly, instagram drink!

With an evolving consumer mindset that wants health and wellness along with taste, healthy- lifestyle drinks have entered the carte du jour. Traditional drinks have got a make over and topping the charts is ‘turmeric’ which have rejuvenated the drinks menu.   Turmeric, first known to have been used in 250BCE, and with 53 Sanskrit phrases recorded highlighting its benefits, has become a global sensation. I mean, who doesn’t want to have an ingredient in their diet that cleanses, guards, and metabolises your immune system, inside out!     The health benefits of haldi doodh or turmeric milk are not unknown, with these ranging...

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Is sugarcane only a villian?

Is sugarcane only a villian?

“Don’t cut trees”, is what I’ve heard ever since I was a child. “Use less paper", “Don’t waste paper”, is what I find myself telling everyone in office, all the time, and this isn’t even over-rated. Thanks to the e-revolution, normal snail mail is replaced by email and technology has certainly reduced our dependence on paper. Ironically enough, we, the generation ’Z’, have started using more plastic bottles, and plastic-ware in the kitchen. Some sane minds have started paper straws and disposable paper-ware boxes for food. Albeit, it is still paper! Still not eco-friendly enough. We talk about being eco-friendly,...

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