The most precious group of flowering plants all over the world are the orchids. Orchids belong to the family of Orchidaceae, which is the biggest family of the plant kingdom. Orchids, which are distinguished by their varying shapes, sizes and colours are mostly grown for ornamental and medicinal purposes.They are also a source of food and useful for several cultural practices. Among the numerous g
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Perfect spongy cupcakes are dense, spongy, moist, soft and very appetising. Once a cupcake is broken apart there should be presence of tiny air bubbles quite unlike muffins with large air bubbles. Cupcakes are also characterised with smooth texture and are super delicious.
When I eat my humble honey baked oats, I want crunchy tops with a moist inner texture, not too soft and not too hard, and obviously golden brownish in appearance. And then I keep measuring, adding and removing the recipe ingredients until I am totally satisfied with the outcome.
This chocolate banana chip cake would be a perfect replacement for anything you would normally buy from the supermarket or local shop. It baked up really well and it is just a perfect homemade chocolate cake you can bake up so quickly and easily.
Being one of the most essential and largest organs in our bodies, there is a need for us to adopt only the healthy habits that will keep our livers healthy at all times. Considering that many people have resorted to several unhealthy habits that could endanger the liver, it is high time such people started making a U-turn!But peradventure you are oblivious of certain common habits that could damag
Seaweeds Our bodies are mostly affected by several free radicals from both within us and our surrounding environs such as UV light, ionizing radiations, cigarette smokes, harmful pollutants, industrial wastes and reactive oxygen species that are chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen. Interestingly, these free radicals can be minimized and extracted from our bodies through the defensive
Quick Quiz!!!Have you ever heard of an alligator pepper?Have you ever seen the alligator pepper?Have you ever used the alligator pepper?Okay! Peradventure you don't have a clue about this awesome spice, what about its close relative ~ grain of paradise?If yes, kudos! Otherwise, you are definitely missing out on this amazing gift of nature. But before shedding light on some amazing things you stand
Growing up, my dearest mummy won't cook egusi melon soup without adding osu (truffle). The amazing taste and texture osu adds to soup is just remarkable and as such, it became an ingredient we never wanted to miss out in certain dishes especially egusi soup.While my family and I were busy enjoying the delectable flavor and texture this priceless jewel offers, scientists and researchers were equall
This strawberry cake is very moisty, light with spongy texture that often accompanies cakes. Moreover, the strawberries also give a characteristic appetising flavor and moisture which is boosted through the addition of melted butter. The entire ingredients just add up together so well to give such a su--pp--ee--rr tasty cake.
This Brazilian carrot cake with chocolate icing was pretty simple and easy to prepare, never took much of my time to bake, looks captivating, tastes delectable and is equally a perfect treat to unwrap and enjoy either as a breakfast, lunch or dessert.
One of the oldest oil crops that is mainly planted in Africa and Asia for its unique flavour and high oil content is sesame. Sesame is notable for its numerous beneficial properties such as anti-hypersensitivity, antioxidative, anticancer, anti-immunoregulation and immunoregulatory. It is also useful for controlling the blood pressure level, managing dermatological diseases and for lowering the cholesterol level.
Shoes off, coat off. Get me that dressing gown & slippers!Bliss, nothing better than a nice warm house after a long day outside in the bitter cold. It's dinner time and with a rumbling stomach I'm craving some fish and chips. The classic British meal we are famous for but can it be made quickly from scratch? Answer, yes if you know your kitchen down to a T! (And a glass of cider down your neck
Do you often find it difficult eating assorted fruit and vegetables daily to make-up for the WHO recommended 5-A-DAY? If yes, then worry no more, because this seven-layer fruit & vegetables dip is one of those exotic desserts that nourishes, refreshes and suites your body system like you’ve been born-a-new.
Having a good understanding of certain herbs around us that are capable of maintaining a friendly atmosphere as well as boosting our health, should remain an utmost concern to us all. I have no doubt that it will interest you to know more about a popular aromatic and yet healthy herb that can be used for both medicinal and culinary purposes.I enjoy spicing my food with assorted herbs and I usually
What other better way of kick-starting your daily activities than with a strawberry and blueberry granola parfait that is packed with several nutritive values? Give this recipe a try and I bet you will love it.
Satisfying, healthy and nutritious, this substantial freshly grilled aubergine with lemon dressing makes a perfect tasty starter! The collection of spices used during the preparation also added an excellent depth of flavour and aroma that you can't afford to miss.