Seafood  

Seafood   

Seafood is one of the best meats that one can have, especially if it is fresh, as it is very healthy to consume. It is necessary for one to make sure that they get the best meat so that they get the most out of their money. Seafood must be consumed fresh so that one can get the best meat out of the fish that they are consuming. Licious ensures that one gets the best seafood delivered right to their doorstep and ensures fresh and quality meat. Best fish pieces…

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The Story of Pav in India: Pairing it with Keema, Vada and Misal

The Story of Pav in India: Pairing it with Keema, Vada and Misal

The story of pav begins many years ago with the Portuguese invasion of Goa. The Portuguese residing in India missed their daily diet of bread and meat, although many adopted the dietary habits of the Goans. Lizzie Collingham in Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors tells us that visiting Portuguese from the homeland were startled to find the wives of the settlers eating a meal of rice, mango pickle and fish or meat cooked in gravy, all with their hands! Some of them even adopted the high Indian standards…

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7 Incredible Blueberry Benefits: From Being a Powerful Antioxidant to Regulating Blood Sugar

7 Incredible Blueberry Benefits: From Being a Powerful Antioxidant to Regulating Blood Sugar

In India, Blueberries perhaps don’t garner the same attention as strawberries when it comes to whipping up ice creams, smoothies and other desserts, but it certainly has its own fan following. It is a proud member of the exclusive category of Superfoods, so it goes without saying that it has many health benefiting properties tucked under its belt. Native to North America, these wild berries have been used since ancient times to prepare stews, soups and meats. Its tarty flavour blends in well with a number of dishes, especially desserts…

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Food Grains Availability to the Needy a Point of Concern: NHRC Chief

Food Grains Availability to the Needy a Point of Concern: NHRC Chief

Indicating the urgent need of strengthening the country’s food policies, National Human Rights Commission Chairman Justice (retired) H.L. Dattu on Thursday said there was an improvement in the food grain production but making it available to the needy remains a point of concern. Justice Dattu, former Chief Justice of India, stressed it was painful to know that 15 percent of food worth Rs.92,000 crore per year is wasted during production, harvesting, transportation and storage. “Food security has to be read and studied with agricultural practices and the challengesfacing them in…

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Is Red Meat Making You Age Faster?

Is Red Meat Making You Age Faster?

A diet containing too much red meat and not enough fruits and vegetables could increase your body’s ‘biological age’ and lead to health problems, according to a latest research. Research led by the University of Glasgow and published today in Aging, has found that a moderate increase in serum phosphate levels caused by red meat consumption, combined with a poor overall diet, increases biological age (miles on the clock) in contrast to chronological age (years of age). The study, which looked at participants from the most deprived to the least…

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Now, Savour a Yoghurt Which is Naturally Sweet

Now, Savour a Yoghurt Which is Naturally Sweet

The presence of added sugar in dairy products has always led the health conscious consumers to avoid them. But a team of Danish researchers has made it possible to manipulate the metabolic properties of yogurt-producing bacteria to sweeten the yogurt naturally, while reducing sugar in the final product.  Also, using microbiological methods the researchers have almost eliminated lactose, so that those with lactose intolerance can enjoy the yogurt. “The goal was to engineer the yogurt bacteria not to consume glucose, a fermentation product that is a particularly sweet form of…

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The Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs

The Secret to Perfect Scrambled Eggs

In the world of scrambled eggs, soft-scrambled eggs are the king of the breakfast table. Creamy, comforting and yet luxurious, you can pile it on a toast while you’re rushing out of the door or toss in some cheese, bacon and the works if you have time to spare. It’s such a fundamentally simple dish, that an explanation may seem almost absurd. Anybody can scramble an egg but making a dreamy scramble is an art form. It’s the first dish most amateur cooks learn to master, and the biggest mistake…

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Vegetable Soups Built for Maximum Flavor

Vegetable Soups Built for Maximum Flavor

Soup season has us in its wintry grip, and now is the time to give in to its demands. “Make more soup,” the wind insists as the sleet pelts down from the hoary sky. There are many ways to accomplish this bone-warming task. You could simmer loads of rich meats and grains into something stewlike and hearty. You could make a silky, sophisticated puréed soup, one leaning heavily on homemade chicken stock and plenty of cream to give it a satisfying richness. Or you could worship what few local vegetables…

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Egg Paratha: The Indian Breakfast Treat That’s All About a Simple Trick

Egg Paratha: The Indian Breakfast Treat That’s All About a Simple Trick

While bread and eggs may hold the pride of place when it comes to comfort food, many Indians, if given a chance, would happily trade the slice of bread for their beloved paratha. Crisp, flaky, and often stuffed with spice-mixed fillings of potatoes, vegetables and even meat, it is a fitting dish and quite decadent, might I add, especially when doused with generous helpings of desi ghee. Yet, it is perfect for breakfast, with the capability of effortlessly curbing your hunger until lunchtime when you take a break from work….

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Devilled Eggs: The 3-Ingredient Recipe to Spruce Up Ordinary Eggs

Devilled Eggs: The 3-Ingredient Recipe to Spruce Up Ordinary Eggs

t’s a wonder why this dish is associated with the ‘devil’, when in reality it is actually an angel in disguise. Super easy to rustle up, this recipe can save anyone’s day – from midnight hunger pangs, mid meal snacking to entertaining unannounced guests, it is a foolproof dish that can be made even by amateur cooks, if not kids, and all in a matter of a few minutes. Devilled eggs are known by many monikers – picnic eggs, egg mimosa, and Russian eggs, to name a few. What makes…

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