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Taste of Indian Street Food through Chandni Chowk in Delhi

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One of the things I like to do when I travel is to try the local gastronomy. And of course, if you travel on a budget you have to forget the luxury restaurants of the category. This does not mean that you will have to eat sandwiches every day, or that you will eat poorly and less healthy food. So, are you ready to go on a journey in taste?

In fact, if you are planning a trip to Delhi, eating good, nice and cheap street food is easy and yes, be prepared to discover the magical world of stalls, each of which specializes in a different dish of the local cuisine! In front of a few, you will find benches to sit and eat.

In Indian street food, the spices are the heart of the food. They provide a unique color and flavor, and that's why each cook makes his own secret spice mix, and this is how the magic in each dish is produced.

But my goal is the Chandni Chowk area, a less touristy chaotic market frequented almost exclusively by locals, which beyond the food havens has the world of spi…

Eggless Orange Loaf Cake Recipe

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Tasty and juicy, oranges have always been a favorite among the fruits. Orange, besides being a tasty fruit is also a healthy fruit. Orange can be an important part of our diet. There are many reasons why eating an orange a day is a good idea; they are low in calories but full of nutrients, they promote clear, healthy skin and can help to lower our risk for many diseases and conditions as part of an overall healthy and varied diet.

The most common way of having an orange (besides eating it raw) is drinking orange juice. But we can think of other ways of eating an orange or better to say incorporating its flavor in our food, right?
Yes. We can do that. And a simple way of doing that is baking AN ORANGE CAKE. There are many varieties of orange cakes. Sometimes we decorate an orange cake with simple whipped cream frosting. Sometimes, we cover the entire cake with an orange marmalade.

But today, I’ll be sharing an easy and simple orange loaf cake recipe. This cake doesn’t require any fros…

Travel Adventures in a Magical Triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur

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A trip is always a great emotion, something that remains inside. One of my crazy adventures was during a trip to Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra. I was hoping to better understand this part of India that has long aroused in me an inexplicable charm. For a bit of my character and a bit of my spirit of adventure, I have always had a passion for travel, and I cannot deny the fact that travel experiences have definitely changed my way of thinking.

Before leaving I still remember that most of my bosom friends told me to be crazy. I admit I was a bit scared and did not know what I could expect, but I never thought I could be mad, indeed! It was a unique and unforgettable experience. I had the opportunity to visit amazing places and meet some very interesting people from India and the world, with some of whom I maintain contacts even today.

After getting down in the New Delhi airport, I met with Abhi, Rishav, and Ruchi, a group of unknown faces coming from different parts of India, and we all kne…

Memories of the Mango

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As the rainy season approached a very old man was digging holes in the ground.

What are you doing? asked the neighbor.

Planting the seeds of mango trees, the old man said.

Think you can eat the fruit? the neighbor uttered contemptuously.

No, I will not live long enough to be able to eat its fruits, but the others would. The other day I thought, all my life, I have enjoyed mangoes planted by others. This is my way of showing them my gratitude. The old man said with a heart of joy.

It is an Indonesian fairy tale that I read by chance that opens the post this week.

It's such a disarming beauty that resides in the simplicity of the phrase "The other day I thought, all my life, I have enjoyed mangoes planted by others." It is a love affair long before I knew what love was. Known for its sweet smell, and even sweeter taste, mangoes are a perfect fruit for a romantic interlude. And there have been few other fruits that have captivated the hearts, minds and tongues of the m…

Top Amazing Health Benefits of Cumin

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It is the fact that cumin is the spice that is mostly made from the seeds of Cuminum cyminum plant. Many people are making of these properties in their dishes, especially foods that are originated from regions such as Mediterranean as well as Southeast Asia.

Regarding the scientists, cumin is classified as the earthy, nutty spicy and warm ingredient that can offer people with lots of health benefits. Due to this reason, along with being a part of dishes in the main course, cumin is also made use of as the traditional medicine.

There are lots of facts you need to know about cumin in order to make use of it right. They are controlling weight loss, improving blood sugar as well as to control cholesterol.

Following are some facts about benefits of cumin:

1. Digestion

As mentioned above, cumin is very useful in boosting your digestion. It would help to enhance the work of normal digestion system as well as to increase the protein within the digestive parts so it can work more efficientl…

Durga Puja: An Artistic Carnival to Worship, Admire and Enjoy

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Calcutta has an ancient history, a city that boasts of an unparalleled gastronomy, complex arts, dances and much more. Let us know, then, one of the most marked and unknown festivities for the traveler, that begins to develop up to 10 months before its celebration. The Durga Puja festival is an explosion of colour, joy and gratitude, surrounding the worship of Durga and her victory over Mahishasura.

The preparations begin months in advance when the artisans begin to draw inspiration for clay idols of Durga. By means of bamboo sticks cut in various shapes and sizes they manage to make the basic structure of the idols of the goddess and the platform in which the colossal figure will be displayed, but they also use everything they they find at hand from plastics to reconverted elements. This is a long and delicate process as there is always the risk that they will break and have to start over again.

In a diligent and methodical way, the craftsmen strive to create exquisite pieces of ar…

9 Ways to Connect with Nature

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Man's impact on nature is universally recognized as alarming, that strongly threaten, if not our very survival, at least the quality of our lives. It is the first time in the history of life on earth, that a single species can affect radically the fate of all the others, animals and plants, disrupting and destroying ecosystems. But, it should be noted that ours is a unique species, for better or for worse.

To perceive what lies in the human individual and understanding the quality of the induced damage is therefore a prerequisite for any realistic attempt to change of course. I consider it useful for addressing the human impact on nature, we should pay close attention to ethology and the natural science of behavior. Ethology in fact is the discipline that for the attention to the environment, research the adaptive significance or rather diversity of human behavior.

Cosmologists and geologists describe the Earth from the beginning that is more than four billion years old, with t…