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Black Tea Infused Mushroom Risotto

Black Tea Infused Mushroom Risotto

This rich and creamy mushroom risotto makes for the ultimate comfort food

5 Fruit-Flavoured Teas to Make Hydration Less of a Chore

5 Fruit-Flavoured Teas to Make Hydration Less of a Chore

With India in the midst of peak summer season, the sun is blazing, and humidity and temperatures are both climbing. Dehydration can manifest itself in a number of ways- muscle cramps, fatigue, kidney stones, or mild constipation. At a time like this, when our body loses a lot of fluid content through sweat, it’s of utmost importance to keep yourself hydrated.  Some easy to follow tips to stay hydrated are- eat foods with high water content like whole fruits and vegetables, sip some water every time you sweat, have clear goals about your water intake, and lastly have fun with...

4 Travel List Essentials for a Summer Road Trip

4 Travel List Essentials for a Summer Road Trip

You’ve come to the right place if you’re planning to hit the road for a summer road-trip with your nearest and dearest. Whether you’re looking to clear your head or just get away for the weekend, road trips are the best! The sun is out, there’s wind in your hair, your favourite people are around, and there’s loud music blaring on the speakers. Does it get any better? Road trips are a perfect example of how the journey is more important than the destination. Okay it sounds incredible in theory. But to make sure that you really have a good...

5 Simple Ways to Stay Fit During This Sweltering Summer Season

5 Simple Ways to Stay Fit During This Sweltering Summer Season

Indian summers are long and sweltering. It’s Mid-April and temperatures are already soaring high. A change of season should ideally elicit a change of routines and habits from you as well. The hot, sticky weather can act as a deterrent from exercise for a lot of people. This along with other seasonal changes can make it very hard to stay fit during summers. But worry not! We have five simple changes you can make to your lifestyle to help you stay healthier during this hot season. Hydrate regularly and properly: Although hydration is always important, it’s even more important during...

Most Beautiful tea Gardens of India

Most Beautiful tea Gardens of India

Do you know India is one of the largest tea growers of the world? If there is one thing that Indians are known for, it’s certainly their love for tea. We fondly call our tea ‘Chai’ and it is perhaps the second most-consumed drink after water. If you are a tea lover you must have felt the pangs if someday you missed your refreshing morning cup of tea.  Have you ever pictured yourself sipping on your favorite cup of tea amidst a lush green tea garden soothing both your eyes and mind? Indian tea gardens and estates are filled with...

Top 6 Refreshing Iced Teas to Brew Today!

Top 6 Refreshing Iced Teas to Brew Today!

The sun is out and it’s scorching hot! All we tea-lovers will agree that it’s never too hot for some garma garam milk tea. But the summers are a nice time to experiment with the delightfully diverse flavors and variations of iced-tea. What better way to keep cool than sipping on some delicious, refreshing iced-tea! If you’re still not convinced, read on to find why this rejuvenating beverage is the perfect go-to summertime drink. Tea, because of its nature, is always a good choice of drink. It's low in calories, it hydrates you, has no fat or preservatives, and is...

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The Truth About Tea Bags: Should You Use Them or Not?

The Truth About Tea Bags: Should You Use Them or Not?

You find them in airports and airplanes. You find them in hotel rooms and lobbies. You find them in cafes and restaurants. And you find them in the cupboard in your kitchen. Any and every tea-enthusiast has come across these small, porous bags used to steep tea. These tea bags come either sealed and filled with tea, or open and empty, waiting for you to add whole leaf tea to it. Today you’re going to learn everything you need to know about tea bags and whether or not you should use them. So where did tea bags originate? It turns...

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5 matcha curated recipes for the matcha lover in you

5 matcha curated recipes for the matcha lover in you

Love Matcha? Not only does this brilliantly bright green powder taste distinctly amazing but it's also incredibly rich in natural antioxidants, lifts your mood and aids your concentration. Just one cup of matcha green tea has as many antioxidants as 10 cups of regular green tea! Keeping aside the overall health benefits of matcha tea, it is now popularly used in cooking for its unique taste and naturally green hue.  Matcha is an incredible addition to any kitchen. It is not only a superfood, but brings a beautiful green look and taste to a plenty of dishes and speciality drinks....

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5 Best Teas for a Sore Throat

5 Best Teas for a Sore Throat

Sore throats. We have all had them. We all hate them. And they always seem to come right before an important family gathering, presentation at work, or just generally the most inconvenient time possible. Between the painful swallowing, dry cough, and scratchy throat, it can be a nuisance to deal with and are very uncomfortable. The reasons behind a sore throat could be many- bacterial or viral infections, allergies, or smoking. Thankfully, no matter what the underlying cause of the sore throat is, its treatment is rather simple. If you don’t want to take medication and are looking for a...

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Why Matcha is the perfect ingredient for your skin: 5 effective ways to include Matcha in your skincare routine starting today

Why Matcha is the perfect ingredient for your skin: 5 effective ways to include Matcha in your skincare routine starting today

Over the past few years Matcha tea has developed a dedicated fan base across the world. With everyone coming up with innovative ways to make this tea a part of their lives, we’ve seen all sorts of Matcha shots, lattes, and even desserts coming up. Now the primary reason for the popularity of this tea is simple: the health benefits and medicinal properties it has. There’s plenty of information out there on the wonders that high grade Matcha tea can do for us- boosting brain function, promoting weight loss, high antioxidant levels to name a few. But did you also...
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