By Rohini Diniz The major disadvantage of using a microwave for cooking is that it cannot be used for seasoning, or sautéing or frying foods and if a recipe calls for these, it needs to be done separately and then added to the food.
By Nandkumar M Kamat In Goa, the period between November and March is appropriate for cultivation of Oyster mushrooms with the optimal period beginning from the coming week, as mild summer approaches and both day time and night time temperatures begin to rise slowly.
By Ian Botham India started as favourites but we need to remember that this English side isn’t ranked No 1 in this format for nothing.
Their dominance in the first ODI showed that like the Test series, they have set their sights on the ODI trophy.
This is that time of the year when the new calendar, to adorn a wall or a table, is eagerly looked for. As they arrive, courtesy a client, as a corporate goodwill gift, or even bought from the roadside shop, hot discussions begin on the merits and demerits of ‘this year’s calendar.’
The euphoria, the dust and the din of the New Year celebrations has by now given way to settling down with routines and responsibilities. As we do so, we realise year after year that there is nothing new and nothing old in our day to day life with the change of the calendar.
Off and on, freedom fighters are in the limelight for various reasons: to demand more facilities and monetary benefits for themselves, job reservations for their children, quotas for admission to professional colleges, demolition of vestiges of the Portugal passage through Goa monuments, (street names, etc).