Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Birthday Lunch at Asha’s


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 was disappointed with the ‘Chingri Chaap’, didn’t taste like prawns at all. The Samosas were delicious. The desserts were not all that great and the Kulfi left a peculiar powdery taste on the tongue.

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Know your sugars


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

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