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World Chocolate Day: Leave our comfort food alone, say chocolate lovers

Comfort has turned cringe, thanks to social media’s obsession with weird combinations, from chocolate maggi to chocolate dosa and many more, much to the dismay of chocolate lovers. It’s now time to stop, say chefs and food content creators.

Chefs and food bloggers bat for chocolate to be left untouched. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 11:42 AM IST

World Sushi Day: Avocado or asparagus, what floats your sushi boat?

Sushi is no longer a pile of rice and raw fish rolled up in sheets of edible seaweed. It has evolved into a delicious roll-up of veggies or plant-based foods, appealing to both the vegetarians as well as the vegan foodies.

Sushi variants like the Truffle Asparagus Maki have found many takers of late.
Updated on Jun 18, 2023 11:56 AM IST

#SoupSeason: Sip on comforting soups to keep winter woes at bay

As dense smog shrouds Delhi-NCR, a wholesome herb-infused soup could be your best pick to shield yourself from seasonal ailments. Chefs share how the humble beverage has undergone a flavourful makeover.

Assamese thukpa is a wholesome bowl that comprises the goodness of greens, veggies and dumplings.
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 05:49 PM IST

Onam 2022: Soulful and satiating, your sadhya is served!

A multi-dish melange of flavours that is served on a banana leaf, we decode what an Onam sadhya consists of and how you can enjoy it, ahead of the annual harvest festival of Kerala

A traditional Onam sadhya consists of around 24-26 dishes in total, covering all kinds of tastes such as sweet, salty, spicy, sour, etc.
Published on Sep 05, 2022 12:05 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Give me some sunshine! The reign of yellow in fashion

Yellow is not so mellow anymore. From Anne Hathaway to K-pop star Lisa, Alia Bhatt to Vaani Kapoor, celebs are drenched in gleams of sunshine on various appearances. As splashes of sunshine yellow dominate the fashion colour palette, designers and stylists share how to style it right.

(L-R) Alia Bhatt, Lisa of Blackpink and Vaani Kapoor are some of the celebs that have taken to the sunshine yellow fashion trend. (Instagram)
Updated on Aug 05, 2022 06:48 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Brain aneurysm: All you need to know about the condition Emilia Clarke had

This World Brain Day, discussions have been reinitiated about the potentially fatal brain condition, following the Game of Thrones actor’s revelation. Neurology experts weigh in on the importance of timely diagnosis and treatment.

Actor Emilia Clarke opened up about her aneurysms on BBC's Sunday Morning. (Photo: Jeff Overs/Reuters)
Published on Jul 22, 2022 05:36 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Post-Covid workout regime: Slow and realistic wins the race!

If you have recently defeated Covid-19 and are gearing up to get back to the gym grind, experts suggest to start slow, set small targets and be mindful of your bodily movements.

Breathing exercises and simple yoga asanas can aid post-Covid recovery. (Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 14, 2022 01:05 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Shenaz Treasury on being diagnosed with prosopagnosia: Even my parents don’t believe I can’t recognise faces

The Ishq Vishk actor opens up on how having face blindness has affected her, says she has now learnt how to deal with it.

Actor-travel influencer Shenaz Treasury recently spoke about having face blindness. (Instagram/shenaztreasury)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 05:12 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

In pizza we crust: Serving slices of nutrition

The humble savoury-topped flatbread has undergone a revamp, with a host of healthier options of toppings, crusts and cheeses to choose from.

Greens like kale, baby spinach and rocket leaves have replaced traditional pizza toppings.
Published on Jun 22, 2022 06:59 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Drishyam actor Ishita Dutta on Hindi vs south films debate: In the end, it’s all entertainment

The actor, who will next be seen in Drishyam 2, feels pan-India content is the future of the entertainment industry, and that all industries will merge into one in the coming years.

Ishita Dutta will next be seen in Drishyam 2. (Photo: Instagram/ishidutta)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 06:39 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan

World Vegan Day: Diwali mithai with a dairy-free twist

With veganism gaining more popularity each day, we bring to you, on World Vegan Day today, some culinary creations that are perfect for guilt-free festive indulgence, this Diwali.

Conventional ingredients can easily be replaced with plant-based alternatives, when whipping up sweets for Diwali.
Updated on Nov 01, 2021 08:21 AM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Covid-19: Go for gut health, to build immunity

From probiotic-rich foods such as yogurt and kimchi to high-fibre foods including legumes and oats, experts share ways one can build gut health and boost the immune system to keep viruses at bay.

A powerhouse of probiotics, yogurt is one of the most crucial food items when it comes to improving gut health. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 31, 2021 11:10 AM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Covid-19 recovery: Swear by avocados, lentils, loads of liquid

Gut cleansing foods and immunity boosters must form the core of a post-Covid diet regime, say health experts. 

Two food groups, vitamins and minerals, are important for recovery from Covid-19. (Photo: IStock (For representational purpose only))
Published on Aug 13, 2021 05:45 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Say aloe to health!

From tackling digestive disorders to dental woes, experts help unravel some of the lesser-known benefits of aloe vera, a powerhouse of nutrients.

Aloe vera, experts say, is more than just a cure for hair and skin-related issues. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 08, 2021 09:36 AM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Stress management 101: Declutter your desk, and mind!

From setting up shelves with lamps and figurines to inducing freshness with potted plants, experts suggest simple, sustainable ways to spruce up your workstation.

A neatly-organised desk, experts say, helps increase concentration and productivity. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 02, 2021 08:50 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Work-life balance amid Covid-19 crisis: What’s that, quip millennials

Absence of fixed working hours, WFH led burnout and depleting mental health has forced many to quit jobs or switch fields, paying no heed to perks or pay cheques.

A number of working professionals are compelled to look for a job change amid the pandemic, unable to cope with mounting work pressure. (Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purpose only))
Published on Jun 27, 2021 01:54 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

International Yoga Day 2021: Turn to these asanas for post-Covid recovery

From basic breathing practices such as Anulom-Vilom to Suryanamaskar and other postures, yoga can be the way out for those looking to regain stamina and immunity.

Basic breathing exercises such as anulom vilom are said to improve breathing and help relieve stress. (Photo: Shutterstock [Images for representational purposes only])
Updated on Jun 21, 2021 01:58 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Bullet coffee: A shot of health or another fad?

Also known as bulletproof coffee or keto coffee, this high-calorie concoction is fast gaining traction among fitness enthusiasts, including celebs.

Bullet coffee or keto coffee is prepared by mixing a spoon of butter, ghee, coconut oil to black coffee. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 18, 2021 08:32 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

New diet fad: Go lazy on Keto!

A spin-off of the keto diet, health experts help decode lazy keto, the new kid on the fitness block.

Keto diet is a low-carb diet which largely focusses on fats and other nutrients. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 07, 2021 05:51 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

What’s in a name: Here’s what these celeb baby names mean

Vamika, Anayra, Agastya — Bollywood parents are opting for unique yet meaningful names with a divine reference, for their newborns.

Anushka-Virat, Kapil Sharma, Kalki Koechlin, Hardik Pandya and a host of celebs have chosen unusual names for their little ones. (Photos: Instagram)
Published on Feb 05, 2021 05:45 PM IST
BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Winter woes: Have your carrots, eat and apply them, too!

Be it dry hair, blemishes on the skin or high blood pressure, this root vegetable is the answer to most health woes. Experts share why carrots are a must, this season.

Carrots are rich in vitamins A, C and K, among other essential nutrients, and also serve as an immunity booster.(Photo: Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 11:28 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan

Christmas 2020: Spruce up your homes with these simple hacks

Be it colourful ottomans, potted plants or rugs in comfy fabrics, there are many ways to deck up our bodes by repurposing items that are already at home.

If you’re short of time, you can always repurpose things that are available at home into items of home decor.(Photo: iStock)
Updated on Dec 21, 2020 09:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan

Magic of Maldives: Take cues from celebs to plan your beach vacay wardrobe

From comfy kaftans to classic ensembles in hues of blue and white, these divas are here to give you some style inspo for your next vacation.

Actor Daisy Shah spent time gazing at the calm, beautiful blue waters and sky during her vacation in the Maldives.(Photo: Instagram/shahdaisy)
Updated on Dec 18, 2020 04:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Chapped lips giving you sleepless nights? Here are some helpful hacks

A common occurrence during winter season is the woe that chapped lips can give to one. Experts suggest these can be treated with easily available ingredients such as honey and coconut oil.

Chapping of lips is common in winter due to reasons such as low humidity in the air.(Photo: iStock)
Published on Dec 12, 2020 01:55 AM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Soup for the soul: Stir your way to good health, this winter

Filled with immunity boosters such as lemon, ginger and turmeric, coupled with the goodness of fresh vegetables and herbs, chefs share some satiating soup recipes to try out, this season.

In the winters, soups are considered a popular choice as they are high on nutrition as well as flavours.(Photo: Aalok Soni/HT)
Updated on Nov 28, 2020 06:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan

Pre and post-workout meals: Work up an appetite to work out

Fitness experts believe that nutrition alone is not sufficient to get the perfect physique, as meals consumed before and after working out are as important as the workout itself.

Dietitians say a complete fitness regime is a combination of workout and the right kind of nutrition.(Photo: IStock [For representational purpose only])
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 12:51 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Diwali detox: Indulged in too much mithai? Here’s what experts suggest to get back to the grind

From starting your day with jeera-soaked water to reducing sugar intake, nutritionists share some simple tips to re-energise after the festive season.

On Diwali, people exchange and relish a host of sweet treats such as laddoos, barfis and soan papdi, to name a few.(Photo: Shutterstock [for representational purpose only])
Updated on Nov 21, 2020 07:30 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

AQI rise in Delhi-NCR, spike in Covid-19 cases forcing you to stay indoors? Virtual workout to the rescue!

With pollution levels in the Capital and surrounding regions spiking and smog making breathing difficult outdoors, denizens are reverting to app-based workouts — a trend that picked up during the pandemic-induced lockdown.

With gyms and fitness centres shut, restrictions imposed on movement during the lockdown, virtual forms of workout became increasingly popular during that period.(Photo: Shutterstock [for representational purpose only])
Updated on Nov 06, 2020 12:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Navratri 2020: Add flavour to festivities with these vrat-special recipes

With sabudana, kuttu ka aata and sweet potato in the limelight, chefs recommend some Navratri special dishes to try out, this festive season.

A quintessential Navratri thali comprises dishes made of kuttu ka atta, sabudana, potato, etc. that are seasoned with sendha namak.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 08:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi

Navratri 2020: Fasting for the first time? Here are some tips to help you sail through

With Navratri approaching, nutritionists share some simple tips for those observing nine-day vrat for the first time, to help fast without comprising on health.

This year, Navratri will be celebrated from October 17 to 25.(Photo: Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 11:00 AM IST
Hindustan Times | BySrinidhi Gopalakrishnan, New Delhi
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