Winter’s here! It’s that time of the year when you crave for warm drinks and decadent indulgences. There’s a distinct nip in the air, weather is bracing, and the holiday season is around the corner. To make this season more enjoyable, we’ve rounded up a few fabulous beverages that are absolutely perfect for snuggling up with this winter!
Turmeric - a vibrant yellow, wonder spice! It lends an aromatic, rather earthy flavour to every dish. Thanks to its active principle, curcumin, turmeric makes a dish look pretty along with instilling it with remarkable health benefits. Turmeric possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and anti-oxidant properties. It also keeps the heart healthy and boosts brain functioning too. Curcumin, the key component in the turmeric, gives it these health benefits. Adding turmeric also ensures that you keep your immune system functioning well during the cold winter months and keep the flu at bay.
Once winter sets in, it’s not always enough to wrap yourself in a blanket! You need to warm yourself from inside out. Condiments and spices have been used in our culture for culinary as well as medicinal reasons. Warm spices such as pepper, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and coriander partner beautifully with most Indian recipes as well as spice blends - garam masala, biryani masala, paneer masala and curry powder. In fact, spices have a stellar role to play in all Indian dishes. What’s more, the health benefits of spices are also noteworthy.
Winter is here! And that means it’s the perfect weather for outdoor parties and barbeque. And options of grilled food to serve your guests are plentiful. Once you these amazing barbeque recipes you'll want to start planning your next party right away! These are fantastic BBQ ideas which will appeal to every palate.
It wouldn’t be unusual if cooking was the last thing on your mind on a cold winter’s day. After all, sweater weather is meant for staying curled up and cosy. But you know ordering in all the time is not the healthiest option. So how do you save yourself the trouble of spending hours in the kitchen without compromising on your family’s nutrition? Try these healthy food ideas and do winter nutrition right!