Indian Tea & Its Significance in the Indian Culture

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India is one of the largest tea producers and consumers in the world. The southern and eastern states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam are some of the regions with large tea plantations which account for almost all the tea produced in India. Continue reading

The History of Single Malts

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The History of Single Malts

It is one of the most priced and sought after choice of whisky preferred by many people around the world. So what does it make so special and why do people possess it with great pride? The reason – Unlike blended whiskies, Single Malts are the product of a single distillery with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. Moreover the age of the whisky is also of great consideration. Older the better as it tastes great, carries the shades of forest floor and a smoky medicinal kick. It also carries a high premium which generally captures the prevailing wisdom. Continue reading

Delightful & Delicious Monsoon Recipes

Delightful & Delicious Monsoon Recipes

Delightful & Delicious Monsoon Recipes

Ever wondered what’s the best thing the monsoon brings along with it apart from rain, thunder, lightning and cool zephyrs?Yes, you guessed it right. It’s the time of the year when monsoon instils a desire to munch on a lip smacking and tasty hot snack along with a cup of hot coffee or tea. The rainy days usually create a craving for delicious snacks like samosas, bhajiyas, cutlets, aloo / onion pakoras, cheese puffs, fish / egg pakoras and so on. These crispy snacks are incomplete without accompaniments like green mint chutney, tomato or tamarind sauce. To add to the tasty fun, a masala chai or a filter coffee would do wonders in the wet and rainy climate. Continue reading