#cooking

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Presenting chef Sanjeev Kapoor's two methods to season your earthen pots before use. (Photo credit: Pixabay)

  • Cooking in earthen pots facilitates the retention of nutrients
  • Soaking earthen pots in water for 8-10 hours before cooking helps them retain heat
  • Rubbing flour before cooking helps get rid of loose mud

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
In 2018, chef Saransh Goila was invited to be a guest judge from India on Masterchef Australia. (Photo credit: Instagram/saranshgoila)

  • Saransh Goila is an Indian chef
  • He is the founder of a popular Mumbai based restaurant 'Goila Butter Chicken'
  • Goila has been actively participating in COVID relief work as well

.Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
For the last five years, Biart lived a tourist's life in the Dominican town of Boca Chica. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • Marc Feren Claude Biart, an Italian Mafia operator, was caught after six years
  • Biart was traced through his cooking videos which he used to put out on YouTube
  • The Italian-Dutch criminal operated for the Cacciola clan, as part of the larger 'Ndrangheta crime syndicate

Pinata cakes trend began on the social media platform Instagram around Valentine ’s Day. (Photo credit: Instagram/bakes_bytina)

  • Pinata cake, also called 'smash cakes' a uniquely styled cake that comes with a hammer
  • The hammer is used to smash the hard exterior made up of chocolate
  • The interior of the cake is filled chocolates, gems, macroons, and other sweet goodies

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Kamala Harris will make history as the first woman, first black and first South Asian-American vice president of US. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@padmalakshmi)

  • Padma Lakshmi shared the video of demonstrating the recipe of Tamarind rice on Wednesday
  • The author mentioned that the dish is Kamala Harris' favourite and her's as well
  • Padma Lakshmi is a super model and author of four books

Less than 45% of households use clean fuel for cooking in five states, including Bihar and West Bengal, the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) has revealed. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The National Family Health Survey covered 17 states and five union territories
  • The five states are Assam (42.1%), Bihar (37.8%), Meghalaya (33.7%), Nagaland (43%) and West Bengal (40.2%)
  • The NFHS-5 (2019-20) was conducted in 6.1 lakh sample households

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Apart from taste and flavour, Indian spices also offer health benefits. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Indian spices have been an inseparable part of our kitchens
  • They boost the immune system and keep infections at bay 
  • Spices like turmeric, fennel, black pepper help in losing weight