The quintessential summer drink

The “sharbat” or “sherbet” is commonplace on everyone’s table during this time of stifling heat of the monsoon season. The sherbet acts as a cool drink composed of fruits and herbs serving as a stimulant and energiser at the same time.

Brewing history out of coffee

For many of us, coffee remains an embedded part of life; a go-to beverage at all times and an aid in running our day-to-day activities. Even during the month of Ramadan, many of us like a cup of hot brewed coffee to seal the day with some raw energy and bring order to our chaotic minds.

fyi / Seal in that hydration

Winter is almost here, which can only mean one thing — time to lock in that moisture and keep your skin healthy, glowing and soft like a goose-feathered pillow.

Cricket mania goes online

The ICC Cricket World Cup has began, and the entire cricketing world is gearing up for what promises to be a showdown between the finest gentlemen of the game this month, in the land where it all began, England and Wales.

Know your coffee

From cappuccinos to macchiatos, coffee lovers out there are very much familiar with the caffeinated drinks’ very own lingo. Here is a quick guide, not just for newbies, but also the coffee connoisseurs looking to try out something new.

What Men Can't Do Without

You will be shocked to hear that there are some who do not care for, or even know about face wash products. Leaving such blasphemy aside, the fact is that your skin needs to breathe.


To combat breast cancer, October had been declared as ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ since 1985.

Sprouts that brave the dark

Brighten up those little dark corners in your house with a little life. How so, you wonder?

Microwave baking: beginners’ mode

It’s hard not to fall in love with the microwave these days. And how could it be? It helps us out on our laziest days, making cooking and baking both easier and quicker.

Summer’s gift — fruits

Endless long summer days and the never-ending heat can only mean one thing — it’s time to load up on summer fruits to survive and thrive!

Handling anxiety attacks

Now, these symptoms are a vague description of what can be happening to a person since everyone feels a different version of it and on different scales. However, they give us a rough idea of when we can term a behaviour as an anxiety or panic attack. Both physical and emotional symptoms can occur simultaneously during an attack, leaving a person even more frightened.

When tides are turning: the amazing microwave!

Let’s not complicate matters further with a run down on physics and the scientific marvel that the microwave is. Frankly, it does not

Reading Food Labels Correctly

Knowing what type of nutrients are present in the processed food that we eat and their exact amount is the key to being a cautious eater. Food labels or nutritional labels make it much easier to compare food and find nutritional values that suit the body.

SOS – picky eater ahead!

“Oh God! My baby wouldn't eat anything and I mean anything at all!!!” If you are a mother, you'd definitely be able to relate to these words, so much so that it almost becomes a national dilemma. And why not? All the mothers in the world are complaining about the same thing- Bangladesh, Japan or Germany!

Modern day Family Planning

As we are living in the modern and 'evolved' era, all aspects of life and people's lifestyles have taken a turn, a leap. Old perceptions are going as people embrace new and unprecedented techniques, methods and inventions.

The etiquettes of Qurbani

The first thing to keep in mind is the welfare of the animal prior to slaughter, as well as your connection to it.