Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Birthday Lunch at Asha’s

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Editor/Writer, Cecilia Pinto

 

 

 

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ASHA’S INDIAN RESTUARANT

Celebrated my birthday this 5th of September, 2015, at Asha’s with Lunch.  The plan was to go to Asha’s Avenues but as that was under renovation we decided to go to Asha’s Marina Crescent. The place was welcoming and had a pleasant ambience. Service was good and we did not have to wait too long for the food to be served. The food was good and not too spicy (except for the Biryani) as we ordered ‘medium spicy’. But Continue reading

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Know your sugars

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Editor/Writer, Cecilia Pinto

 

Sugar (Sucrose) is a carbohydrate that occurs naturally in every fruit and vegetable and in greatest quantities in sugarcane and sugar beets which is then separated for our regular consumption.  For most of us sugar reminds us of sweet and happy moments in our lives be it birthdays, celebrations and holidays and the all too addictive morning cuppa! which most people with a health issue would now be having ‘UNSWEETENED’ and refraining from eating cakes and sweets.

But, thanks to the various sugar substitutes, it has been easier and healthier to bake your cake and eat it too! But the question remains – Are ingredient substitutes the answer to solving your health and weight problems Continue reading

Middle Eastern Cooking

The Middle East namely Kuwait has been my residence for the past 33 years and it is only natural that we are greatly influenced by middle eastern cooking, favorites being Kababs, Shawarmas, Falafel, Hummus, Tabbouleh, Moutabel Baba Ghannouj, Machboos Leham, and the daily favorite Khubz which we now cannot Continue reading

Yellow Watermelon

 

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YELLOW WATERMELON

Not sure how many of your have chanced upon a yellow watermelon but was certainly a first for me, while Continue reading

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