3d ago| Food & Recipes

The other summer fruit— Jaam

While mango has a cemented spot as the king of summer fruits, in its many varieties it also easily overshadows our other seasonal favourites like jaam or the java plum. The festivity around mangoes often makes for a lacklustre season for other bounties of summer. This dark purple, bordering on burgundy, lozenge sized fruit is fleshy, juicy with a hard seed and stains everything it touches a deep purple, including your mouth.

3d ago| Food & Recipes

Fruity jams and jellies to preserve summer delights

What is the difference between all the soft and delicious fruit spreads? They all might seem the same but each has different special features, and thus the different names. They are easy to make and hard to resist. There are four main ingredients in all soft spreads: fruit, sugar, pectin and acid. The consistency of soft spreads varies from a firm set for jellies to a soft, honey-like consistency for preserves, and thus require slightly differing prep techniques.

6d ago| Life & Living

5 easy mango recipes for summer

Mango is versatile fruit and can be used to make delicious dishes and desserts. If you are a mango lover like me, you will love this collection of recipes that include both ripe and green mangoes!

Easy baked fish recipe

In only 15 minutes, one can just throw everything into the pan where fish is baked with a creamy lemon sauce. This recipe can be made no matter how hectic your day or household has been because it’s this easy:

Nutritional Value of Strawberries

Strawberries are high in fibre and vitamin C, a dietary combination that is beneficial for lowering oxidative stress which in turn can lower the risk of heart diseases and cancer.

STAR LIFESTYLE RECIPE COMPETITION 2022

Star Lifestyle has planned to re-organise a Cooking Competition for all our home chefs (young and old), to generate a scrumptious meat platter for the upcoming Qurbani Eid.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

The other summer fruit— Jaam

While mango has a cemented spot as the king of summer fruits, in its many varieties it also easily overshadows our other seasonal favourites like jaam or the java plum. The festivity around mangoes often makes for a lacklustre season for other bounties of summer. This dark purple, bordering on burgundy, lozenge sized fruit is fleshy, juicy with a hard seed and stains everything it touches a deep purple, including your mouth.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Fruity jams and jellies to preserve summer delights

What is the difference between all the soft and delicious fruit spreads? They all might seem the same but each has different special features, and thus the different names. They are easy to make and hard to resist. There are four main ingredients in all soft spreads: fruit, sugar, pectin and acid. The consistency of soft spreads varies from a firm set for jellies to a soft, honey-like consistency for preserves, and thus require slightly differing prep techniques.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

5 easy mango recipes for summer

Mango is versatile fruit and can be used to make delicious dishes and desserts. If you are a mango lover like me, you will love this collection of recipes that include both ripe and green mangoes!

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Finding quality mangoes in Dhaka

Summer in Bangladesh is a special time for anyone who likes fruits, especially for the variety of mangoes, jackfruit and all other local sweet fruit varieties. Starting off in May, fruit markets all over Bangladesh are now flooded with mangoes of various types, qualities, and varieties. If you among the lucky who can access mangoes straight from the hubs like Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj, and Satkhira, great! But for the rest of us living away from the mango heaven, here is a simple guide to shop for the delicious king of fruits, particularly in the capital.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

High Tea Splendour at The Mumbai Express!

High tea parties have always looked fun and fascinating from the outside; I have been longing to experience one as such for ages. This is where ‘Mumbai Express’ came to my rescue, with not just any ordinary ‘high tea’ delicacy, but a full-fledged three course snack meal with a unique twist — ‘The Deshi High Tea!’

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Jazz up your food with salt and vinegar

What initiated as a sensational flavour of chips, coming as a complete game-changer in the world of potato crisps, salt and vinegar has now moulded itself as an indispensable part of contemporary cooking. However, it would be unwise to limit this amazing flavour pairing to crisps only. With these two rudimentary kitchen condiments, the sky is really your limit when it comes to elevating the flavour profile of any dish! Thus, here are a few lip-smacking recipes highlighting this classic combination along with a delicious salad dressing.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Savoury bites with All Time Milk Bread

Whether used to prepare a quick sandwich or create mouth-watering appetizers such as prawn balls, All Time Milk Bread stands as the shining ingredient. Here are four recipes for you to try using All Time Milk Bread.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Jemma’s award-winning Lemon Swiss Roll and Amaretti Trifle

One of the outstanding celebrations taking place to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 70 years of reign is the Platinum Pudding Competition 2021.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

All Time Roma Cookies ensuring maximum delight in every bite!

In our everyday busy schedules, it often becomes a challenge to make time for relaxation. Rather, the consecutive tasks and activities arising from work and school only add up to our heaping pile of stress. While it may not always be possible to bring some colour and joy into our life by going out or travelling to a destination, we can always find instantaneous sources of happiness, and All Time Roma centre-filled cookies do just that!

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Dried Fish Delicacy in Hilly Cuisine

Dried fish is one of the key ingredients of most recipes in hilly cuisine, and their popularity is on par with any other meat dish.