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How to keep the Indian foodie alive in you when you travel out!

 

A few years back I travelled to Europe, with my husband and another couple friend. Now I am a person who loves cheese, butter and anything chocolate, so I obviously had my plans in place to raid the restaurants and super-markets there and try all their pizzas, pastas, lasagna and desserts. The only thing I knew I’d miss there is ketchup! So I picked up more than 50 sachets from the Mumbai airport! So here I was, all set and excited.

 

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The changing tastes of the Indian consumer

The changing tastes of the Indian consumer

 

The Local -> The Global -> The Glocal -> The Healthy -> The Lobal



Times have changed. The world has changed and India, connected with the world, has also changed immensely. Gone are the days we would enjoy Doordarshan with family on chai and some simple traditional local snacks. We would visit a local Indian hotel with our family relishing basic Indian yummy cuisine. During vacations we would visit our villages and our granny would indulge us in the local favorites. As a South Indian, I...


Sweet potato health benefits

Sweet potato health benefits

#didyouaddvegetables

by Snaximum

There is nothing better than to start a day by gaining some knowledge.

So we have started a series called #didyouaddvegetables. Today we talk about sweet potato and what we at #snaximum made of it.

Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin B6, which reduces chances of many degenerative problems in the body

They are a good source of Vitamin C, which is good for cold and flu but it also aids digestion, blood cell formation and bone and...


Mere Pyar ka ras zara chakhna.. o Makhana

Mere Pyar ka ras zara chakhna.. o Makhana


Why are Makhanas good as a snack?

Makhana or fox nuts or called lotus seeds, is a water crop heavily grown in Eastern Asia. Having medicinal properties, they have been in use for more than 3000 years!

They are perfect as an in-between snack. An in-between snack is to make sure you don't feel hungry in between 2 meals.

They are low on cholesterol and low in saturated fats.

They are high on magnesium. Magnesium helps increase energy, calms nerves, helps with digestion, prevents migraine (Yeah, this is important for those who work a lot).

Makhanas are low on...


The Makhana Travel diaries part II

The Makhana Travel diaries part II

The Makhana diaries as it travels around India and inherits the various cultures and tastes from each place it stop! Find Makhana Mumbaiya, Makhana southern special, Makhana So Delhi etc.