Monday, September 21, 2015

Food & Nutrition


Zoltan P. RonaWe are in the midst of an epidemic of age-related blindness known as macular

Seafood festival at Amari Dhaka

This month of January, Amari Dhaka is bringing an extravagant variety of flavors straight from the sea to Amaya

Spinach with cottage cheese

Ingredients: 500 gms spinach, pureed * 15-16  cottage cheese/paneer cubes * 2 tbsp oil *1 tsp cumin seeds

Spinach with split chickpeas (chana dal)

Ingredients:  285g/10oz     chana dal, washed in several changes of water and drained * ½ tsp ground turmeric

Taking back control of your health

Melanie Kruger In today's fast-paced, always on world, health can often end up taking a backseat

Plant-based diets - The secret to great health

Mitravinda Savanur Imagine a table full of delicacies: Meatballs, beef steaks, chicken wings, pork rolls. And

Vanilla cupcakes

Ingredients*     110g butter, softened*    110g golden caster sugar*    2 eggs

Chocolate cupcakes

Ingredients*    300g dark chocolate*    Dark chocolate soup pots with double cream in spoons, broken

Beat winter blues

Garima AroraFor people suffering with depression or anxiety disorders, it is important to acknowledge their condition.

Benefits of a colorful diet

Katie Gooldy Eating a variety of colors isn't a new concept - but it has gained

Bhapa Pitha

Ingredients: 2 cups Rice flour * 1½ cups fresh coconut (or desiccated coconut, unsweetened) * ½ cup water,

Chita ruti

Ingredients*    1 cup rice flour*    1 cup all purpose flour*   1 tsp

Christmas and New Year festivity at Amari Dhaka

The month of December rekindles the mood for festivals as the jingles of the bells draw closer - an

Ensure premature baby has the right nutrition

Cheah Fook ChoePremature infants, or preemies, are not uncommon, so don't panic if you have one.

Plantain chips

Ingredients*    2 unripe green plantains*    1 teaspoon paprika*   Salt and fresh ground


Ingredients*    5 green plantains, peeled and diced in half or quarters *   2-3 tbs


Ingredients*    2 to 4 plantains *    1 plantain smasher or 1 rolling pin

Even a single fall could be fatal for the elderly

Revathi MurugappanFalling is one of the greatest fears for the elderly as their sense of balance

How your diet affects your mental health

Michael EasterActive people tend to overthink what food is doing for their body-Is keto good for

Roasted cauliflower and potato

Ingredients:  ½ large cauliflower, cut into small florets, leaves roughly chopped * 200g small potatoes, halved with skin

Stir-fried broccoli rice

Ingredients: 2 small heads broccoli * Extra-virgin olive oil * 1 tsp sesame oil * 6 free-range eggs,

Spicy beef lettuce cups

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil * 2 cloves garlic, crushed * 2 tsp grated ginger * 500g lean

Prepare your body for winter

Jill Buchner Winter's cold, dry air makes us vulnerable to viruses, dry skin and other nasty

Forest Lounge brings the fresh heat

Just when you thought Dhaka's dine out craze might be slowing down, along come Forest Lounge, the newest venture

Cabbage pakora

Ingredients*   3 cup thinly sliced cabbage  *    1 cup besan (gram flour)

Spinach pakora

Ingredients*    3 medium size bunches spinach/palak finely chopped*    1 medium size onion finely sliced(not

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