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How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

How risky is eating red meat? New papers provoke controversy

- by Associated Press

The new work does not say red meat and processed meats like hot dogs and bacon are healthy or that people should eat more of them. The reviews of past studies generally support the ties to cancer, heart disease and other bad health outcomes. But the authors say the evidence is weak, and that there’s not much certainty meat is really the culprit, since other diet and lifestyle factors could be at play.

The cool new thing in French haute cuisine? Madagascar caviar

The cool new thing in French haute cuisine? Madagascar caviar

- by Reuters

Jerome Bastide slides an ultrasound wand over the sturgeon’s belly, swiftly extracts a dozen eggs with a thick biopsy needle, and returns the fish to the lake. "Perfect for caviar,” he says, lining up the tiny gray orbs against a ruler. “Here we have really good eggs, we have great color.”

Having fun shopping for Dashain

Having fun shopping for Dashain

- by Umesh Pun

Customers busy choosing chyangra (Himalayan goat) for Dashain, at Lekhnath, Pokhara. The market has been flooded with sheep and goats for Dashain celebration. It costs Rs 25,000 to 35,000 per sheep/goat.

How to make a perfect tea

How to make a perfect tea

- by Republica

Tea has been the beverage of choice served in honor of guests. However, with the changing time, its purposes have also diversified. In the Nepali society, though tea was primarily consumed to stimulate energy, it has gained prominence for its vast health benefits.

8 Benefits of drinking grape juice

8 Benefits of drinking grape juice

- by Agencies

Grape is one of the most liked fruit by people. As grapes have its benefits so does grapefruit. Grape juice has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It can control hypertension and aging. It also manages prostate complications and digestive issues. Here are its benefits in detail:

Food as per your taste

Food as per your taste

- by Republica

It is not just the presentation of the food but also the taste that pulls people toward food. A total of 40 years of journey with matching up to guest’s palate and running with the aim of ‘Food for thought’, Hotel Shangri - La Kathmandu launched a new menu on Sunday.

‘Zaika-E-Pakistan’ kicks-off

‘Zaika-E-Pakistan’ kicks-off

- by Republica

‘Zaika-E-Pakistan’—a Pakistani food festival kicked off on Thursday at a restaurant of Fairfield by Marriott, Kava Restaurant.

10 benefits of drinking water on an empty stomach

10 benefits of drinking water on an empty stomach

- by Agencies

We often rush to drink water whenever we are thirsty, or after a meal, or after eating something spicy. But did you know when exactly you should drink water? The answer is – on an empty stomach. Almost 70 percent of our bodies are comprised of water, and its benefits are undeniable for good health. Water is the king of our body and is essential for the normal and smooth functioning of all the organs. Here mentioned below are 10 benefits of drinking water on an empty stomach:

9 health benefits of soaked almonds

9 health benefits of soaked almonds

- by Agencies

Almonds are considered as ‘super food’ due to the presence of a high amount of nutrients in it. It is the most nourishing ‘nut’ available in the market and contains a wide range of vital elements like soluble and insoluble fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acid, omega-6 fatty acid, vitamin E, potassium, zinc, calcium, magnesium, and so on. Since almond is rich in nutrients, eating soaked almonds can benefit you in even better ways. Here are a few health benefits of soaked almonds:

4 Different ways to use curd

4 Different ways to use curd

- by Agencies

Curd is one of the most important ingredients in the kitchen and an important part of our meals too, especially in summers. The magic potion has innumerable qualities. But do you know about all the creative benefits curd can bring in our lives apart from keeping our body cool? Here are a few surprising uses of curd that will change the way you look at this super food.

Make your stuffed tomatoes next level with this recipe

Make your stuffed tomatoes next level with this recipe

- by Associated Press

Named for the hotel where it was invented in Sweden, Hasselbacking is a technique where a vegetable (traditionally potatoes) is partially sliced, accordion style, brushed with butter, sprinkled with bread crumbs, and baked.

6 Simple cooking tips for the beginner chef

6 Simple cooking tips for the beginner chef

- by Agencies

Cooking is a big war to fight off for many people. Finding the presentation of food or the taste similar to the one you saw, in the video of the meal prep is not something you can excel in your first try. Basics are everything for making your food at least edible. Here we share with you a few tips about cooking, if you are an amateur

Step-by-step guide to sprouting beans for Kwati this Janai Purnima

Step-by-step guide to sprouting beans for Kwati this Janai Purnima

- by Agencies

This year the festival Janai Purnima is being observed on Thursday and this festival is celebrated having feasts of Kwati or sprout lentils. On this day, nine types of beans are sprouted and these mixed beans make a good traditional Nepali soup. Here, we share with you all that you need to know about sprouting beans:

Tell the truth or drink the shot: Game of Drinks

Tell the truth or drink the shot: Game of Drinks

- by Republica

Radio Nagarik 96.5 game show ‘Game of Drinks’ on Tuesday featured two best friends Dipika Badal and Anusha Maharjan. The show is about asking random questions that are very personal and cheesy which they won't confront, if not being asked for the show