Bihar's 'luxury tax' on samosas sparks row

Bihar's 'luxury tax' on samosas sparks row

Cosmetics, perfumes and some sweets were also among the "luxury" items to be taxed at 13.5 percent, but the decision to include the much-loved pastry snack was met with bafflement on social media.

Diwali special recipe: Butter murukku

Diwali special recipe: Butter murukku

Make special butter murukku for Diwali!

Interesting! Know when Mumbai people stop for a snack

Interesting! Know when Mumbai people stop for a snack

More than half of Mumbaikars crave a snack at 4 p.m., an hour generally associated with a tea-break in India, according to a survey by a quick service restaurant chain released on Tuesday.

Maharashtra assures action on supply of sub-standard snacks to schools

The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court it will take action against officials concerned if there has been any lapse in stopping supply of sub-standard snacks to schools in tribal areas.

Healthy recipe: Ukadpendi

Healthy recipe: Ukadpendi

A  healthy and versatile snack

(Serves 4)

Ingredients

Snack away at the movies with Snacket app

Snack away at the movies with Snacket app

Tired of long cues to grab a snack while at a movie theatre or scared of missing scenes post interval? Here comes Snacket, an app which lets you order food and drinks from your smartphone in a quick and easy way while you enjoy a film of your choice.

Memories influence our choice of food: Study

The stronger our memory is of a certain food, the more likely we are to choose it - even if it is the more unattractive option, according to a new study.

Protein-rich snacks make teens feel full, diet better

Munching on snacks rich in protein promotes feeling of fullness, and helps teenagers cut down unhealthy eating habits, finds a new research.

'Maggi' under regulatory scanner for excess amount of lead, MSG

This piece of news may not sound good for many 'Maggi' lovers as it may now face a ban in Uttar Pradesh after it has been found to contain harmful chemicals.

Recipe: Baked Beans

Recipe: Baked Beans

Ingredients

1 pound: dry navy or soldier beans

1/3cup: molasses

1/3 cup: apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon: dry mustard

1/2 cup: dark brown sugar, firmly packed

1/4 teaspoon: freshly ground black pepper

Stop munching on those midnight snacks if you want to lose weight

 If you want to lose weight, cutting down on late night snacking may be the best way to do it, scientists have claimed.

Junk food evokes positive feelings

Most people tend to automatically associate junk food with positive feelings, scientists say.

Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide

Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide

Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, noted a study that called for better communication between neuroscientists and educators.

 

Navratri special recipe: Sabudana Vada

Navratri special recipe: Sabudana Vada

Ingredients

Sago (Sabudana) - 1 cup
Potato  - 2 small
Green chilli- 2 (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves- 2 tblsp (finely chopped)
Lemon juice- 2 tsp
Saindha Namak (to taste)
Fresh oil for deep frying

Method

Recipe: Russian Potato Salad

Recipe: Russian Potato Salad

Ingredients

5 large Potatoes 

1 package Turkey Hot Dogs 

5 Eggs 

5 large Dill Pickles (chopped) 

1 bunch Green Onions (chopped) 

500 gm fresh Green Peas

Salt to taste

1 cup Mayonnaise