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Indian Cooking – Earthen Cookware
Earthen cooking utensils have continued to occupy a place in Indian Kitchens in spite of new and improved utensils. Though the number of earthen vessels used has come down, some of the benefits of clay cooking has ensured that pots and pans made from mud retain their place. Read more here.
Indian Cooking - Tamarind
From Tropical Africa where it originated, tamarind made its way to India several years ago to take a prominent spot in Indian cooking. Here are some interesting facts and uses of tamarind in Indian cooking.
Indian Cooking - Oils
Indian food is known for its spicy, tangy, zesty flavor. A variety of oils are used to create these mouth smacking Indian delicacies. Learn more about oils that have been used in Indian cooking over ages!
Indian Cooking - Herbs
The judicious use of spices and herbs releases an aromatic flavor that permeates Indian food, making dishes divinely delicious. Herbs have several health attributes too. Learn more about four main herbs used in Indian cooking here.
Indian Cooking - Curry Powders
The word ‘curry’ conjures up images of Indian food. However, this is a term derived from Tamil, a Classic Indian Language and used to denote meat or vegetables cooked in thick sauce, Indian style. Here are some interesting facts about curry powders in Indian cooking.
Indian Burial Urns
Archaeological excavations in several regions of South India have revealed huge urns that were used to bury the dead. These earthen coffins have a story to tell about the beliefs and practices of Indians in ancient times. Learn some interesting facts about Indian Burial Urns here.
Indian Beauty Tips
Indians look good despite complexion variations because they have always looked to nature for wellbeing and use several naturally occurring substances to enhance their appearance. Here are a few common items used in traditional Indian home remedies for beautiful looks.
Indian Baby Shower Customs
The birth of a baby,especially the first one is a grand occasion in India.The mother to be is showered with blessings and gifts before the baby arrives.Baby showers in India have their own unique customs and practices.Here are some interesting customs observed in Indian Baby Showers.
India Charming Chaos 1 and 2 - Book Review
Can chaos be charming? Johnny Fincioen believes it can when one is in India. His conclusion is based on a five week cultural adventure in India with his photographer wife Claudine Van Massenhove. Read this review to know more about the exciting India tour of this Flemish American couple.
Independence Day in India
India became an independent nation on 15th August 1947 and Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of the country. Independence Day is celebrated with patriotic fervor and much ado and is one of the three National Holidays observed in India. Read on to find out more.
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