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“I envy Ranveer Singh’s hair”

BY Anita Raheja, Heena Agarwal My favourite outfit: I love cotton, linen pants and a T-shirt. My favourite outfit for a formal occasion: A three piece suit, with or without a tie, depending on the occasion. I like to sleep in: Shorts.

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“I binge on mutton biryani”

By Anita Raheja-Heena Agarwal My dietary preference: I love both vegetarian and non vegetarian food. I just love food. My favourite food: Homemade Indian food. My lunch: Is usually brown rice, vegetables and grilled fish.

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AS INDIAN AS CURRY?

By Zubin D’souza I have travelled the world, met people from all walks of life and whenever I mention that I am an Indian, they look at me with a big smile widening across their faces and say “Ooooh, we love Indian food” and when I prod them further about what they like about Indian food, they look puzzled and …

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Understanding Acids in Wine

By Prahlad Sukhtankar “I don’t drink wines because they are too acidic…They give me heartburn”, said the man as he continued digging into chicken tikka masala while sipping on neat Single Malt Scotch – a pairing that could baffle scientists around the globe had the world been overly food centric.

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Get your organic fix at Natti’s

BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ If you are stressed and tensed about the quality of the fruits and vegetables exposed as they are to pesticides and artificial ripening agents, then opting for organic food is your solution. It may sound fashionably pretentious, but it is the right choice and, in a way, the only choice for healthy living. However, …

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Looking for thrills on the Mhadei

By Christabelle Coutinho You have to do it. That is what most adventure junkies will tell you about white water rafting. Just like bungee jumping and skydiving, white water rafting is one of those hair-raising thrills you can’t afford to miss if you want to experience the highs of living on the edge.

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Sweet blue hour

By Assavri Kulkarni The time of the day just before sunrise and just after sunset when the sun has set but the light lingers on is known as the blue hour. In photography this light is also known as sweet light. Lots of stories in Hindu mythology are set in these two timeframes. The time before sunrise is known as …

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The lure of the exotic

By Padmavati Prabhu | NT BUZZ Some years back, exotic vegetables like coloured capsicum, cherry tomatoes, Thai ginger, broccoli, and lettuce, among others were alien to Goan markets. Now, slowly they have entered the market and created a niche for themselves. Though the actual market demand is not known, after speaking to wholesalers and local vendors it was learnt that …

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Celebrity Bawarchi: Vidya Balan

By Anita Raheja and Heena Agarwal The first thing in the morning I have: A glass of water (room temperature), followed by a cup of tea. My breakfast comprises: Chillas made of oats or moong dal. My diet preference: I am a pure vegetarian; I have never eaten non-vegetarian in my life. I don’t even like eggs. My food philosophy: …

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