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Gearing up for ‘Winter Barbecue’

Gearing up for ‘Winter Barbecue’

- by Republica

If you love barbecue, then a buffet themed ‘Winter Barbecue’ is the place to be at. Hyatt Regency Kathmandu is all set to host ‘Winter Barbecue’ at The Terrace from November 8.

Easy Halloween cocktail recipes

Easy Halloween cocktail recipes

- by Republica

Having a big Halloween party? Don't forget to whip up some drinks inspired by the festival to brew up some spooky factor, say experts. Here’s some Halloween inspired concoctions.

World-famous bakery shares secrets in a new book

World-famous bakery shares secrets in a new book

- by Associated Press

If there is such a thing as baking royalty, Apollonia Poilâne might be its queen. The 35-year-old is a third-generation baker for the world famous Poilâne in Paris. It was founded in 1932 by Apollonia’s grandfather Pierre and has inspired chefs, musicians, poets, and artists worldwide for nearly 90 years.

Swing this Dashain

Swing this Dashain

- by Umesh Pun

A girl enjoying latthe ping (swing) in Pasryang, Pokhara. It is rare to see traditional latthe ping these days.

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: