New-Age Valley Women, Tryst With Survival

New-Age Valley Women, Tryst With Survival

Anam Khan, Co-Owner “Books & Bricks Cafe” When the lockdown was imposed in March, as a response to the COVID 19 pandemic, it seemed unimaginable that there would come a time when we would be able to run the cafe as normal again. Not undermining the fact that millions were on the verge of starvation, […]

Food and Nutrition Tips during COVID – 19 Pandemic

Food and Nutrition Tips during  COVID – 19 Pandemic

Make a Plan Buy only what you need. Panic buying has negative consequences like over consumption of food. Prioritize Fresh Products Use fresh ingredients and those that have a shorter shelf – life first. Fruits, vegetables and dairy products should be consumed everyday if available. Avoid canned foods as they have excessive sugar or salt […]

Girda Without Tandoor

Girda Without Tandoor

Ingredients 2 cups of All Purpose Flour (Maida) 1.5 Teaspoons Yeast 1/2 Teaspoon Sugar 1 Teaspoon Salt 3 Teaspoons of Milk Powder A Pinch of Baking Powder 1 Tablespoon Butter at Room Temperature For Glaze 4 Tablespoons Milk 1 Tablespoon Milk Powder Generous Sprinkle of Poppy Seeds Method In half a cup of lukewarm water […]

Mango Recipes

Mango Recipes

Making the most of our favourite summer guest, we’re here with simple yet delectable mango recipes for you. Easiest Mango Kulfi Ingredients 1.5 cups full-fat milk 1 cup sweetened condensed milk ½ cup cream 4 green cardamom powder 1 large mango chopped Slivers of pistachio for garnish Method Blend chopped mango, milk and condensed milk […]

Survival of Home – Based Patisserie

Survival of Home – Based Patisserie

  Coronavirus has impacted our lives drastically. Everyone is afraid to socialize, go out or go shopping. We were confined to our homes, thinking of what to do every single day. We all know baking is a stress buster although everyone took this therapy too seriously. Half of the population has become enthusiastic bakers. This has […]

A Blind Date with Bakarkhani

A Blind Date with Bakarkhani

Kashmir has a rich tradition of bread making and baking. Every neighbourhood would have what is locally known as a Kandur/ Kaandar. These traditional bakeries churn out a variety of breads and other goodies to meet the demands of the community. Amongst all the fascinating Kashmiri breads (Kandur Tsot as they are called in Kashmiri) […]

Farooq Abdullah Inaugurates Ice Cream Shop In Srinagar

Farooq Abdullah Inaugurates Ice Cream Shop In Srinagar

Srinagar: In his first public appearance after release from house arrest former Chief Minister of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir Dr Farooq Abdullah Saturday inaugurated an ice cream shop in Srinagar. Dr Abdullah who has been lying low ever since his release last month appeared at Sangarmal Shopping Complex on MA Road and […]

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