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This is How Insects are Eaten Around the World

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16 June 2019

This is How Insects are Eaten Around the World

From wasps and hornets to spiders and crickets - would you try these delicacies?

You’re not alone if you watched Timon and Pumbaa singing Hakuna Matata while eating big fat grubs in The Lion King, and thought: ‘I wonder what those actually taste like.’

In Britain, insect-eating has not yet caught on (although you can order edible critters online, and the odd snack pack of crickets can be found in specialist supermarkets), but we’re somewhat behind.

10 Kid-Friendly Recipes To Survive Summer Break

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2 August 2017

10 Quick & Easy Recipes For Kids

If you’re a mum with a picky eater in the house, you know mealtime is going to be a battlefield. By now, you know the drill: Serve the food, wait for the whining then try convincing, cajoling and scolding. When none of that works, bribe them with a candy and may be (just may be) you might just win the battle, for today.

Things get particularly restless during summer breaks when kids have free time to plan out their not-eating-this strategies. Your best shot to avoid these encounters is to let your kids get in the game.

7 Genius Ice Cube Tray Hacks

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13 June 2017

7  Genius Ice Cube Tray Hacks

If you’re experiencing the sweltering Dubai heat these days, you know your refrigerator is officially your trusted pal (of course, after the air conditioners). But let’s not forget other humble and most underrated tools like ice trays.

You may think they have only one job but they’re more useful than you can imagine. From on-the-go herbs to yummy treats, these trays can be used for a whole lot of purposes — if you know the right hacks.

Here are some to get you started on this kitchen DIY project this summer.

5 Homemade Frozen Yoghurt Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Cravings

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4 June 2017

5 Homemade Frozen Yoghurt Recipes

Whether it’s their guilt-free reputation, the creamy smooth texture or just the sweltering heat outside— we are LEGIT obsessed with fro-yo this summer. Why, you ask?

Because there is literally NO dessert out there that will make you feel good and satisfy the sweet tangy craving like frozen yoghurt will.

But despite our food crushing, most of the store-bought froyos don’t really help in the calorie department. They have added preservatives, sugar content and let’s not forget the candy toppings.

7 Mouth-Watering Iftar Snacks Totally Worth The Calories

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29 May 2017

Deep-Fried Iftar Snacks

The holy month of Ramadan is here, and by now, you must have skimmed through at least 10 articles/per hour — all of them telling you to make the right choices, adopt healthy eating, drink water, avoid carbs...well, you get the idea.

All these features (and people writing them) are 100% on-point. And we too, are on board (at least intentionally) with the idea of a healthier Ramadan BUT seriously, where in the world do we find the willpower to stop staring at these crispy, cheesy and utterly mouth-melting Iftar delicacies?

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Iftar Snacks For Ramadan

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21 May 2017

Iftar Snacks For Ramadan

Blessed and joyful as it is, the holy month of Ramadan can be a challenging time, especially when you have a hectic day. Hunger and thirst combined with a prevailing sense of restriction result in mood swings, arguments and boredom — things that are in total contradiction with the essence of fasting.

Food, as always takes up a great deal of time and effort not in just in our daily routine but in our minds too. So, instead of spending good hours trying to figure out what to cook in a cranky mood, it’s better to plan ahead.

38 One-Minute Recipes That REALLY Taste Great

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18 May 2017

38 One-Minute Recipes

Yep, we too scoffed at the idea of cooking ANY edible food in 1 minute given how peeling a stubborn banana sometimes takes more than a minute.

You too, can doubt and scoff all you want, but the fact is: You CAN make yummy food without spending hours in the kitchen.

Of course, some obvious food items (rice, meat, pasta) are way out of our 1-minute deadline, but these genius recipes are more about being kitchen-creative and knowing what flavours (and food items) work best with each other than actually cooking them.