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This homegrown Indian single-malt has been named the Best ‘New World’ Whiskey

Published on Feb 20, 2024 09:36 PM IST

VinePair selected one bottle based on hundreds of consumer-oriented tastings from every category of whisky alongside flavour, balance, depth, and complexity.

The name “Trini” pays homage to the trio of three coveted casks that the whisky is matured in—ex-Bourbon, ex-French wine, and PX Sherry.

Blake Lively’s Betty Booze drops Taylor Swift-inspired cocktail recipes

If green-flag BFF is a thing, American actress Blake Lively’s recent gesture supporting her long-standing friend can become a perfect example.

Whether you are participating in the Super Bowl LVIII festivities or not, here’s how you can make all these cocktails at home.
Published on Feb 02, 2024 03:09 PM IST

Swifties, wanna sip on Taylor Swift's fave new cocktail?

The pop superstar who enjoyed the five-ingredient drink on a recent girls' night out, is said to love it.

Taylor Swift's fave new cocktail is said to be the French Blonde
Updated on Jan 30, 2024 09:24 PM IST
By Ismat Tahseen

Roman wine tasted slightly ‘spicy’, according to a new study

They suggest that the wines produced by the Romans were more complex and flavorful than we previously thought.

It also provides a new perspective on the role of spices in the ancient world as they were not only used to add flavour to food, but also to enhance the flavour of wine.
Published on Jan 28, 2024 07:58 PM IST

Is olive oil coffee a healthy hype of frothy fiction?

Now, the addition of this drink to the menu of a multinational coffee chain has given it a big fillip. But, is it as healthy as it sounds?

The drink has sparked several conversations around its nutritional credibility. Among multiple health benefits, the internet-popular high-calorie drink claims to aid weight loss by keeping you full for longer.
Published on Jan 27, 2024 12:08 PM IST

Decoding TikTok's Sleepy Girl Mocktail

Dubbed Sleepy girl mocktail—a flavour-packed punch made by stirring together tart cherry juice, prebiotic soda and magnesium powder—has taken over social media.

Currently, “The Sleepy Girl Mocktail” is a trending sensation that has received global attention for its claimed benefits.
Published on Jan 25, 2024 12:01 AM IST

Raise the bar: Cocktails for your ice only

Frozen cubes of your favourite bitters, alcohol, or simply garnish such as rose or thyme can be popped out anytime to add to liquors or mixers.

Frozen cubes of your favourite bitters, alcohol, or simply garnish such as rose or thyme can be popped out anytime to add to liquors or mixers.
Published on Jan 16, 2024 05:43 PM IST

The Kerala government might soon approve production of light alcohol from fruits

According to the district communities, the fruit-based alco-bev industry can get a significant boost if the decision comes into effect.

Hortiwine is a light wine produced from fruits and other farm produce that contains up to 15.5% alcohol.
Published on Jan 15, 2024 04:55 PM IST

Glacier ice from the fjords will soon make its way into Dubai's cocktail scene

Known as Arctic Ice, the claim is that the ice will be harvested from the “pristine glaciers of Greenland.”

While the idea might instantly trigger concerns about environmental risks, the company promises the use of carbon-neutral vessels shortly.
Published on Jan 10, 2024 03:57 PM IST

Comea gin? Saltburn’s bathtub- water scene inspires ‘milky’ cocktail

The infamous scene has become an inspiration for mixologists and businesses to peg products on the much-talked-about moment in the movie.

Australian cocktail brand Mr Consistent posted its very own recipe combining lychee martini, gin and coconut milk on Tiktok.
Updated on Jan 12, 2024 10:19 PM IST

Italy's Marchesi Antinori wine dynasty named 'World's Most Admired Wine Brand'

Determined by experts across six continents, this honour is the first time an Italian wine has topped the list in 13 years.

Besides their internationally popular wines, the Marchese also broke the patriarchal tradition of passing the business to male heirs.
Published on Jan 07, 2024 12:41 PM IST

Prepping up for National Hot Toddy Day

While the origin may remain disputed, but the love for the drink is united.

Some believe it originated in India with a written record mentioning ‘taddy’ back in the 1700s, while others believe it was an invention of a doctor.
Published on Jan 05, 2024 11:18 PM IST

A mini-guide to whipping up a fruit cocktail

Tart, sweet fruits meshed with liquors? There are a lot of things about this fruity and fun combo that we can all appreciate.

Try a splash of fresh orange in a Negroni to soften it or even a frozen sphere of fresh orange juice.
Updated on Jan 05, 2024 06:31 PM IST

An ant-tastic cocktail, literally?

In a viral Instagram video, Nitin Tewari bartender and content shows how to mak

Instagram content producer Nitin Tewari explores the nation, sharing unique and well-known cocktails from each location he visits.
Updated on Jan 05, 2024 04:08 PM IST

Coffee or mushrooms? Why not both?

While conventional coffee is renowned for its inherent health benefits, mushroom coffee stands out with its distinct advantages.

Mushroom coffee typically involves blending a powder crafted from ground mushrooms and coffee beans.
Updated on Feb 01, 2024 11:35 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Refreshing coconut water recipes to quench your thirst

Coconut water is a storehouse of essential minerals and vitamins and a perfect summer superfood. Here are 3 refreshing recipes you can make from it.

From managing diabetes, reducing blood pressure, to keeping digestive issues at bay, coconut water is essentially a perfect summer superfood.(Instagram)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 03:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Healthy drinks to have on empty stomach during hot summer days

To prevent gut health issues, dehydration and heat stroke, it's important to have the right drinks during summer instead of colas and ice creams.

There are certain drinks you can have on empty stomach in the morning or during the day to have a disease-free and healthy summer,(Pinterest)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 03:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 caffeine-free energy boosting drinks

Swap your caffeine energy drinks with these five healthy substitutes to help support your energy levels in an effective way.

5 Caffeine free energy boosting drinks(pixabay)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 04:01 PM IST

6 delicious kokum recipes to lower cholesterol, improve heart health

From diabetes, weight loss, to heart health, kokum offers an array of health benefits. Here are 6 delicious kokum recipes you can try at home.

Low in calories and fats and rich in soluble fibre, kokum is excellent for weight loss and lowering cholesterol.(Pinterest)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 04:01 PM IST
By, Delhi

Hydrating summer drinks to prepare at home and skip unnecessary liquid calories

The simple summer mantra is to stay refreshed, stay healthy and stay hydrated with water but sometimes one needs something pleasing for the taste buds.

Hydrating summer drinks to prepare at home and skip unnecessary liquid calories (Askar Abayev)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 04:02 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Recipe: Give the summer heat a tropical tangy twist with Kokum Cooler

A refreshing summer drink made from coarsely pounded red chillies and jaggery? We are already drooling!

Recipe: Give the summer heat a tropical tangy twist with Kokum Cooler (Simrun Chopra)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 04:04 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Recipes: Fitness experts share low calorie summer drinks to quench your thirst

Indulge in these recipes of low-calorie drinks suggested by fitness experts to help you beat the heat this summer

Recipes: Fitness experts share low calorie summer drinks to quench your thirst (Pixabay)
Updated on Sep 13, 2023 04:03 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi
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