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Chef Abdul Yaseen says that the love for food is the best kind of love, and this is what makes cooks become chefs, and chefs become mentors. He talks to NT BUZZ ahead of his curated dining experience Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Beleza by the beach will be hosting a master class today and tomorrow, with celebrated and …

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Coastal delights atop the plateau

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ After quite some prodding and delays I finally decided to visit this picturesque property atop the Kadama plateau. DoubleTree by Hilton has an unobstructed view of the river and is close to the capital city, though away from the buzz. And when I had to choose between trying out the Sunday Brunch or the …

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On a royal heritage walk

Sanjeev V Sardesai Among the best villages in Goa for accessibility and heritage importance are undoubtedly the villages of Pilar and Goa Velha. Pilar is a very historic village situated along the NH66 bordering Goa Velha Village, about 10 kilometres from Panaji, and about a kilometer before the Zuari Bridge. This village, and the nearby Goa Velha, was identified as …

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Fairytale Germany

Along the 600-kilometre trail from Marburg to Bremen, the Brothers Grimm classics come alive Sonia Nazareth Even if you’ve never landed in Germany, somewhere in your imagination, you’ve been there, thanks to the Brothers Grimm fairytales — Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Cinderella, and Rapunzel. The curators of folklore, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, collected, edited, and published the stories …

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Candies from Memory Lane

We enjoyed these little treats when young but steer our own children away from them. Maybe it is time to revive the kiddie treats from the past. After all, they are all that remains of a less complicated and more productive time! Zubin D’souza Way before swag became a byword for being cool, young kids growing up in the 70s …

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Tracing the historic voyages of Portugal

NT BUZZ Researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon (ICS_UL) and a visiting professor of the Cunha Rivara Chair, Goa University, Ângela Barreto Xavier, will deliver a public lecture on ‘From 1498 to Magellan. Memories and archives’ on July 23, 6.30 p.m., at Camões-Centro de Língua Portuguesa, Panaji. In this presentation, Xavier will ask three …

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Being women: Befriend changes at midlife

Aldina Braganza The only thing permanent in life is change. We are forever changing. Like all of life, every feature in this universe is constantly changing. Our yesterdays and our todays, moment by moment are moving from the now to a memory. Our bodies go through change every day. Some days we feel it more than others, but nevertheless it …

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Healthy Eating for Senior Citizens

Rohini Diniz The goals of nutritional care for senior citizens should be to keep fit and active, lead a healthy and purposeful life through retarding the ageing process, improving immunity and mental function. As a person ages there is a decrease in physical activity levels and a decline in BMR, both of which reduce the total energy needs of the …

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Tips for a safe monsoon

Deepika Rathod It’s raining! Or should I say pouring? Like every year, we are getting a good amount of rain which gives relief, particularly after the scorching heat. The rain is soothing but it is also a perfect breeding ground for various bacteria and germs. We see a large number of people falling ill due to the same. Ailments like …

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How ‘That Goan Girl’ is taking over the web

Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ The numbers speak for themselves. 16481 Instagram followers. 4423 Facebook followers. 2090 Twitter followers. But when Jade D’Sa began ‘That Goan Girl’ in 2014, it was just about finding a creative outlet and nothing more. “I moved to Mumbai to study and then got my first job, which was really monotonous. I’d have unfulfilled …

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