• July 31, 2017 /  Coffe and Tea
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    After water, tea is considered to be the most popular drink in the world. According to healthcare specialists, drinking 4-5 cups of the beverage a day is extremely beneficial to our body, helping us to prevent the ravaging effects of many diseases. Looking at the detrimental effects of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, plantations have now started producing organic tea to get rid of such problems. Organic tea not only provides a fuller and richer taste, but comes with a range of healing benefits. From tooth cavities to Parkinson’s disease…it has the capability of preventing many harmful infections and diseases.

    Let’s take a look at some of the major advantages of drinking organic iced tea:

    1. Source of Polyphenols: According to researchers, organic iced tea is a rich source of antioxidants named Polyphenols. These antioxidants help to fight the formation of free radicals and cleanse toxins together with other harmful substances in our body. These free radicals may damage our body cells and lead to serious ailments such as cancer. Consuming organic iced tea regularly is one of the best ways to boost our immune system and stay protected against diseases.

    2. No Caffeine: If you are trying to avoid caffeine, switching over to organic tea is the best option. There are several types of organic teas available in the market that contains less or almost no caffeine. This makes it much healthier than the other beverages around.

    3. Good for Dental Health: Consuming organic tea on a regular basis is a good way to fight off dental infections. According to dentists, this useful beverage contains antibacterial properties which play an important role to boost our dental health. It is also a good way to get rid of tooth decays, gum infections, and halitosis.

    4. Increases effectiveness of the immune system: Organic tea helps to boost our immune system and fight several harmful diseases like cardiovascular ailments, heart diseases, cancer, and so forth.

    5. Lose Weight: After child birth, weight of the mother may increase to a great extent. If not controlled, this extra weight can turn into permanent fat causing obesity. Consuming organic tea is one of the most natural ways of controlling weight and staying fit.

    Regular intake of organic iced tea is one of the best ways to maintain our health as there are no adverse effects of this consumption. This popular drink offers all the health benefits of conventional tea minus the harmful effects of agrochemicals!

  • July 31, 2017 /  Travel and Ticketing
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    Not everybody really enjoys a white Christmas. Seniors probably wont because the cold can actually affect them more than anyone else. Moreover, there will always be those who prefer white sand over white snow. All things considered, the holiday season is the perfect time to go on a trip. It is the time of year when kids have a break from school and working people do not have to work. It is truly the best time to take a long vacation with the whole family. If you are trying to come up with Christmas gifts for someone who will be travelling during the holiday season, these are a few gift ideas to think about.

    You should definitely help them travel in style. This means getting them cool items like a cover for their passport which sports a cool design or really stylish luggage tags. You can also give them items that say I miss you. It can be in the form of a pocket photo album in the shape of an umbrella or beach bag. Personalized Christmas presents with a more personal message will definitely make them remember you throughout their holiday trip. Instead of giving gifts that can evoke feelings of nostalgia, you can also get items that are small, but essential. A cool rubber ducky, manicure kit or mirror might be the perfect gift for any girl. With such gifts, she can have more fun during the trip. Gifts with a sense of humor might also be appreciated. A personal message inside a bottle might even be useful in case the person gets shipwrecked somewhere. Experience presents do not necessarily start and end with the trip itself. Getting experience packages for outdoor recreational activities might also be a good idea.

    Experience gifts can include surfing or diving lessons. An experience package can also be for other aquatic activities like Zapcat racing, white water rafting or a safari experience. It will certainly depend on the chosen location. There are some places that offer those tours and packages as well. The important thing is to enjoy the holiday season. Wherever a person is, the tradition of gift giving must still be practiced. Practical gifts will definitely be more important for some people. You will also have to consider the things that a particular person will really like or dislike. Based on this information, you can easily get anyone the best gift.

  • July 30, 2017 /  Chef and Recipes
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    Spring roll (lumpia) recipe is a popular recipe in the Philippines, it can be cook from pork, chicken, vegetable, or fish. While spring roll was an original Chinese food recipe, it becomes a part on day to day food for every Filipino. I would like to share some variation of spring roll recipe that truly captivates Filipinos taste.
    Vegetable Spring Roll: Vegetable spring is best for people that conscious with their diet, we usually use tofu as an alternate for pork recipes. There are two variation of Vegetable spring roll in the Philippines, 1st is lumpiang togue. The main ingredient for lumpiang togue is mongo sprout, the vegetable here can be also being fry and it is commonly called Lumpiang prito (fried vegetable roll). The sauce for vegetable roll is a sweet thickened sauce garnish with peanut and garlic while for lumpiang prito we usually use vinegar with flavoring as a dipping. The 2nd variation of vegetable roll in Philippines is Lumpiang ubod, with lumpiang ubod we usually use bamboo shoot as the main vegetable ingredient. It is popularized by one of well known fast food chain in our country.
    Another variation of Lumpia is lumpiang shanghai, from the name itself it suggest that it originate from China. Lumpiang Shanghai is a popular recipe during special occasion, it is usually prepare during birthday childrens party and always served with spaghetti and fried chicken, it is so popular because it is so tasty that makes it so economical and it is easy to prepare too.
    Lumpiang Isda (Fish roll recipe) is another variation of spring roll recipe, any kind of fish are fine to be use alternately but usually I prepare fish roll recipe using galunggong (mackerel) as the main meat ingredient. Why I chose galunggong, it is affordable, always available, and it is easy to prepare because it doesnt have a lots of fish bone. If you want to try this variance of lumpia recipe, heres how I cook it:

    Lumpiang Galunggong Ingredient:

    1 kg of mackerel (galunggong)
    2-3 pcs of onion, chop finely
    1 bundle Celery
    2 beaten eggs
    Lumpia wrapper
    2-3 tbsp flour
    Cooking oil
    tbsp Salt
    Vetsin
    tbsp ground peppercorn

    Procedure for Preparation and Cooking
    Steam mackerel for 5-10 minute, flaked and remove fish bone. In a mixing bowl, mix the ingredient together thoroughly excluding cooking oil. Lay in lumpia wrapper in a platter and place a scoop of mixture at the middle, roll to wrap and fold both end to secure filling inside and deep fry wrapped fish. Fish lumpia is best served when it is hot with catsup along with hot steamy rice, enjoy.

  • July 29, 2017 /  Food and Culinary
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    Champagne is regularly served as an aperitif or as a toast at the end of a meal, so it is often overlooked when it comes to food. However, because Champagne is naturally acidic, it makes a really good food match – and not just for oysters and caviar as you might expect, but for a number of different foods.

    Non Vintage Champagne

    This is the cheapest and probably most common type of Champagne available. Non-vintage Champagne is blended from wines from several years and, in doing so, this ensures that a consistent style is achieved. Non-vintage Champagne is younger and, generally, fruiter than other Champagnes, so is a perfect match for slightly lighter foods, such as egg or mushroom based dishes, hard cheeses, pasta or risotto (particularly with a cream or mushroom based sauce), vegetables, fish and seafood. Strange as it may seem, non-vintage Champagne also goes really well with fish and chips, as the acidity of the Champagne helps cut through the oiliness.

    Vintage Champagne

    Vintage Champagne is made from a blend of wines from a particular year, when the quality of the wine is good enough to declare a vintage. Because it has been aged for a few years, it has as slightly more complex structure than a non-vintage Champagne, so can stand up to stronger, fuller flavours. For example, all types of fish and seafood, especially when accompanied with a creamy sauce are a perfect match for vintage Champagne, as are lightly smoked foods, cheese, duck, caviar and poultry with a rich sauce.

    Blanc de Blancs

    Champagne is made from Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, which are red grapes, along with Chardonnay, which is a white grape. Blanc de Blancs, however, is Champagne which is made exclusively from the Chardonnay grape. This is a rare style of Champagne and goes well with lighter style foods and, in particular, sushi, oysters, goats cheese, gently flavoured white fish and vegetables.

    Blanc de Noirs

    This is Champagne made from just the red grapes, Pinot Noir and / or Pinot Meunier. If you come across a bottle, try teaming it with full flavoured foods such as meat and cheese.

    Demi Sec

    Demi sec style Champagne is sweeter than traditional brut champagne and is a good match for foie gras or foods that have a slight edge of sweetness to them. It also goes well with desserts (as long as they arent too sweet), as well as red berries – particularly strawberries.

    Ros

    Ros based Champagne goes very well with seafood, including prawns and lobster, or slightly pinker style meats including lamb, ham and game.

  • July 28, 2017 /  Island and Beach
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    Since people like going to the beach every summer, jewelers found out that making starfish as a theme for their jewelry will be fun. With your first look to at starfish, this may appear to be like a simple sea creature shaped like a star. However, others don’t know that this symbolizes many things. This appears on starfish necklace, starfish ring, starfish earrings, starfish bracelets and more. Peace and love are two of the greatest things that starfish symbolize and this makes it suitable for wedding ceremonies.

    A wedding is the most awaited and most romantic part of couples life. Having your wedding ceremony in the beach can be very romantic. Taking vows are very important to weddings and some of them are doing it in front of the altar to let God witness your love. However, this will be no longer an issue as long as you are dedicated to each other. A beach theme of wedding is often selected by couples and exchanging of vows is done in altar by the shore. Exchanging of the starfish rings to seal your vows will be very memorable experience for both of you.

    Not all couples are financially stable that’s why they are deciding to save some money before getting married. Man takes time for saving some of their salary just to purchase a wedding ring when the right time comes. More often, wedding rings are expensive but not at all! Wedding rings can be in an affordable price that all man can afford. Overstock Silver can offer you affordable wedding rings like starfish ring, just $36.00 and you are on your way to your dream wedding. With this information and budget you can start planning for your wedding as soon as possible.

    Overstock Silver’s comes in a low price because of certain reason like being an online jewelry store without worrying about maintaining and expanding branches. Starfish ring of Overstock Silver is a replica of purely embellished diamond rings. However, its look and quality are almost close to original one.

    Have a perfect beach wedding with the affordable price of this you can find it in online stores or walk-in stores anywhere. It can also be an ideal gift for any occasion. Remember that the price is not the most important thing about a gift, it is the sincerity of the giver and the beauty of the gift. You can also choose to buy it for, yourself complete your summer look. Find the ring of your dreams including a starfish ring for your wedding vows, check out the silver jewelries being offered by Overstock Silver.

  • July 28, 2017 /  Holiday and Vacations
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    France is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. People from across the world come here to enjoy marvellous beaches, stunning mountain peaks, breathtaking natural scenery, lovely nature, incredible beauty, and pleasant weather and of course the delicious French wines! Further, here one can do so much from shopping to sight-seeing to sports, one gets everything in France to spend ones holidays the way one wants to.

    For an unforgettable France holiday experience, it is advisable to rent Affinity holiday villas France. Affinity villas France are a selection of high quality holiday villas in the Fayence area of Provence in the South of France. South of France is renowned all over the world for its lovely nature, Roman ruins, and French Riviera. It has several quintessential French regions and towns like Orange, Arles, Marseille, Toulon, Dordogne, Languedoc, Carcassone, and Provence. Of all, the Provence is the most popular and the most beautiful.

    Provence is an area in the South of France with exceptional natural beauty. Lush green forests, awe inspiring mountains, sandy beaches, deep blue sea, scented lavender fields and vineyards, all make it a heaven on earth. Affinity holiday villas in France are your passport to this idyllic setting. You can revel in the unspoilt and pure natural beauty that encompasses the land of Provence.

    Affinity holiday villas in France are situated in absolute quiet and tranquil area. You can enjoy a panoramic view of the place from your holiday villa rental room France to rejuvenate your senses. The holiday villas have pools, terrace with lawns, Mediterranean flowers, palms and olive trees, rooms with terrace overlooking pool and hills and villages beyond. For those of you who love to spend their holidays amidst nature, Affinity holiday villas in France are the perfect choice.

    However, those of you who like to keep yourself busy even on holidays, affinity holiday villas in France has Boules area, table tennis, badminton, fenced trampoline, swings, and several other facilities to keep you entertained and occupied. You may even enjoy water-skiing, horse riding, gliding, and tennis on your France holidays.

    As most affinity holiday villas in France are located in close proximity to the medieval villages of Fayence, you can go visit them and explore these villages. Fayence is a lively and interesting village with lots of shops, amenities, hotels, restaurants, medieval buildings, cafes, and bistros and vineyards. Buy the locally produced niche farm products or wines or fresh meat and chicken to cook on your own in your holiday villa France. If you want to go a la carte and eat out, there are plenty of options to delight your taste buds.

    Affinity holiday villas in France would ensure that you get the most out of your France holidays and return home with memories to cherish for ever.

    To know more about the Affinity holiday villas France or to make your bookings, please log on to affinity-villas-france.com.

  • July 28, 2017 /  Chef and Recipes
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    There are numbers of green smoothie recipe with different combination of the raw food ingredients. You can look for more of variations through online search. It is best if you make your own green smoothie recipe rather than buying instant or processed smoothie available in the market or restaurants. It is also the best way to have the full nutrition of greens and fruits good for your body. Here are delicious and very healthy green smoothie recipe that you can follow.

    The Basic And Simple Green Smoothie Recipe

    Ingredients

    1 orange (peeled)

    1 pear (peeled)

    1 head green leaf lettuce

    5 sprigs of fresh dill

    6 ounces of water

    Put and blend them together in a powerful blender until becomes smooth.

    Ingredients

    1/2 cup green grapes

    1/2 orange (peeled)

    1/4 cup pineapple flesh

    1/2 medium banana (peeled)

    1/2 carrot

    1 cup fresh spinach

    1/2 medium apple

    3 cups ice

    Put and blend them together in a powerful blender until becomes smooth.

    Include Green Smoothie Recipe In Daily Routine

    When making green smoothie recipe use fresh and organic ingredients as possible to get the full nutrients of the raw food. It is the best way to have more greens to your body. Most people are using the green smoothie recipe for weight loss because it is very effective to cut all your undesirable fats. Also it can offer goodness to the human body by improving your systems. It helps to improve your immune system that can protect and prevent diseases. Another is it can help with proper digestion that breaks down the nutrients go directly to body cells.

    The best time to prepare and have this blended raw food is every morning with your breakfast meal. It will give your day a kick start and will keep you active for the entire day. You can use all sorts of greens and try to experiment of the green smoothie recipe. You can make your own favorite smoothie at the comfort of your home. There are several health benefits that you can have in taking a green smoothie recipe. It includes boost of energy level, skin becomes more radiant, gives you healthier hair and nails, fight food cravings problem and more.

    In general, the green smoothie recipe can do wonders with your body. You can consider adding it to your daily routine and start living the good life of eating more raw food. Not only to lose weight but it can give you a healthier, clearer mind and positive life. Even the kids will enjoy the goodness of green smoothie recipe.

  • July 28, 2017 /  Chef and Recipes
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    Indian Chicken curry is considered one of my all-time preferred chicken recipes from the numerous chicken recipes I have tried so far. It’s not only the irresistible flavor, but I also love this recipe for the reason that it perhaps is the only dish where one can love the juicy tastes of boneless chicken. Though, there are many possible ways of preparing this amazingly delicious dish, it is actually improved in tastes when you follow the suitable chicken curry recipe. The original chicken curry recipe anytime supplies 10 times extra delicious results than any regular recipe. Though, you may also experiment with the chicken curry recipe in a method you need as soon as you gain expertise. You can also try differently flavored spices and combination of elements to add a personal touch in recipe. Considered one of my personal favorite chicken curry combos is toting up some fruits and nuts with matching taste.

    A conventional Indian Chicken curry recipe usually feels like a thick soup. A few of the main ingredients included in this traditional chicken recipe are yogurt, various spices, clarified butter also referred to as ghee, and chickpea flour. Curry has diverse meanings in numerous areas. In places like Thailand, curry normally refers to fish, spicy vegetables or meat gravy dishes. Alternatively, South Indian would usually cook a curry with more bay leaves and coconut milk. Whereas a typical North Punjabi curry may have loads of butter and cream. With almost all these choices, the one chicken curry recipe that I prefer the best is the Punjabi chicken curry version. Below mention are some of the tips that would allow you to to prepare a great chicken curry recipe:

    1. The secret of an exquisite chicken curry recipe is the use of genuine spice and curry powder. The thought is never to make use of the curry powder available in the market. Always try to make homemade chicken curry powder to enhance the taste of your dish.

    2. Always feel free to try out with special flavors and spice combinations. Curry is extensively thought to be certainly one of the most experimental dishes of all chicken recipes. However, make yourself aware about the varied combos of spices and their flavors, so that you just never fail to prepare a good combination.

    3. The ultimate and most important tip of chicken curry is to dish up it appropriately. One of the best options will be rice or Indian chapattis such as roti or naan. Also attempt to dish up spiced potato along to prepare it more attractive.

    Now that you identified some of the essential tips for making the chicken curry recipe more attractive and delicious, it’s essential to try these ideas right away.

  • July 28, 2017 /  Chef and Recipes
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    Working as a chef can be a demanding and tiring career as you may have to do long shifts or split shifts, generally working late and always keeping to the highest standards of hygiene. If an inspector comes into the kitchen, one of the most important things is that the chefs are wearing their uniforms.

    Generally, a chef will wear a complete uniform consisting of the following components:
    Brilliant white tunic the whiter the better as this shows better hygiene and that they are not wiping their hands onto their uniform. Usually, much like with the difference between blouses and shirts, men will button up on the right whilst women button to the left.
    Chequered trousers unlike the tunic, these are permitted to get dirtier and thanks to the camouflaged design, such marks and stains are much harder to see.
    Chefs hat traditionally called a toque, this not only denotes the rank of the chef (often, the higher it is, the higher rank the chef holds) but prevents any hairs falling into the food, much like a hairnet, but far less embarrassing to wear!
    A darker apron like the trousers, this generally will appear dirtier as this will be used to shield the tunic from any food splash, sauce or spillages.
    Pumps whilst footwear is generally a more flexible option for the chef, it is recommended that non-slip comfortable shoes are worn. Ideally, these are smart pumps that have good grip, so as to avoid any falls on any spilled food, grease or water.

    A typical tunic will be made of thick cotton, to protect the wearer from the heat of the stove or if any boiling liquids splash onto the chef. The buttons are made of the same cotton material, as plastic would melt and metal could heat and burn skin.

    The tradition of wearing a chef uniform is believed to date back to a French chef, Marie-Antoine Careme, who also developed the concept of haute cuisine, whilst Escoffier brought the idea with him to London, where it was quickly popularised.

    In recent years, alternative colours have been used, such as black, though this is typically only seen on television where it is meant to denote authority or a dark edge, such as with foulmouthed chef, Gordon Ramsay.

    Chef uniforms are particularly important in helping to show expertise and high standards of the kitchen, and you will find that any truly devoted chef feels empowered and performs best in their uniform.

  • July 27, 2017 /  Chef and Recipes
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    When you are going to dine out, it is important to choose a best restaurant in your town. However, before going into a restaurant, there are a few things that you have to take into account. As a result, it can give you a memorable dinner. When you decide on the type of food you want to have may be the first thing which you have to choose. If you are interested in the traditional Indian food, it is clear that you will search for a finest Indian cuisine in your town. You should be careful to consider that the atmosphere of the restaurant can be graceful.

    The interiors, lighting and sitting arrangement can affect the atmosphere of the restaurant so that you have to think about these accessories. Using the beautiful pictures, posters or motifs can be designed to make your restaurant attractive. These things can liven up your interiors so that you need to choose a restaurant which offers a best Indian cuisine. It is crucial to make sure that they can prepare the dishes in a clean, neat and tidy environment. Nowadays, the people focus more on a clean, neat and tidy environment which can impact your mood when you are enjoying the food.

    The finest Indian cuisine should ensure that the food ingredients are fresh and of good quality. They should be responsible for providing a fresh and good quality of food, offering high quality services. If you want to order the desserts after your meal, the desserts should be offered by themselves or use some other company. Apart from these, the budget is vital in selecting a restaurant. When the restaurant is good but it is far away from your house, there is no use to choose. Because it will take you much time to drive.

    The finest Indian cuisine should provide their menu, address, contacts and timings online, which can offer the reference for you to consider. The best restaurant should have the exotic herbs, spices and unique ingredients. The food should be authentic. And there is a gleaming line of oak colour walls blended with gold mirror back grounding modern artifacts, which can give you a cozy and warm. You will be attracted by the wafts of delicious aromas that grace two sides of the restaurant. Today, the Internet is powerful for the people so that you can search for a mass of the information about the Indian food.

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