Monthly Archives: April 2012

Cantaloupe

It’s hardly surprising that the cantaloupe with its pleasantly cooling and invigorating flavour and aroma has fast become the popular choice among melons. Containing minimal calories, it is also a wonderful source of Vitamin A due to its dense beta-carotene … Continue reading

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Fennel Seeds

Fennel seeds are an integral part of Indian cuisine, liberally consumed either as a digestive or as part of garam masala that lends a unique taste to dishes such as biryani and other rich gravies. Interestingly fennel seeds have an … Continue reading

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Olives

Olives are considered to be one of the world’s most enjoyed foods. They are enjoyed as a savoury accompaniment to greens, meat and poultry foods. Here are a few tips to enjoy olives: • A spread consisting of capers, black … Continue reading

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Green Peas

Green peas are a spring vegetable abundant in a wide concentration of vitamins and minerals that makes an ideal addition to one’s diet. Interestingly green peas are known to aid good eye health due to its carotenoid phyto-nutrients such as … Continue reading

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Garlic

Garlic is a fantastic flavouring to improve the taste of food and has nutritional benefits too! Doctors and health experts often advocate using raw, chopped or pressed garlic in one’s daily diet to stay healthy. If you’re unable to digest … Continue reading

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Onions

Onions are an integral part of Indian cuisine and not only do they impart rich flavour to food but also are an excellent source of many health-boosting nutrients, such as amazing sulphur compounds, which cuts down high blood sugar and … Continue reading

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Kiwifruit

Kiwifruit is a berry and hence it is considered to be far more nourishing than other fruits. It is an excellent source of vitamin C and is also abundant in the protein-melting enzyme actinide. The skin of Kiwifruit, if consumed … Continue reading

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