Ready in 30 mins or less: These crab recipes by chef Vikas Khanna are ideal for a lazy brunch

There are times when you just want to stare into nothingness and simply unwind at home. While there are big chances of ordering in, we believe there are ways to make your weekend-in all the more interesting. All it needs is a little effort on your part. These three recipes by Michelin-star chef Vikas Khanna are worth your time and effort in the kitchen, even on a weekend. Crab Cakes Preparation time: 25 mins Ingredients 2 packets- Pound Gadre crab sticks 1/3 cup- Crushed crackers (preferably Ritz) 3 green onions (green and…

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DU fucchas ready to spend 30K to 50K to look their best on day one

Delhi University’s new academic session kick-starts tomorrow, and freshers, it seems, don’t want to miss a chance to look their best on day one. Such is the craze to make the perfect first impression that some of them are willing to spend upto `50000 for it. From clothes to shoes and looks to gadgets, the freshers are spending anywhere between Rs 30,000 to Rs 50000. “Getting into DU is a dream-come-true for me. I want to look perfect on my first day, therefore, I have asked my designer to stitch…

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Ready in 30 mins: Cheese soufflés with apple, walnut and pomegranate salad recipe

Cheese soufflés are the stuff dreams are made of! Pair them with a healthy apple, walnut and pomegranate salad and you have the perfectly balanced dish. This recipe is worth saving to pass down to your future generations because not only is it easy to make but also equally delicious. We are glad Chef Akhilesh Jha of Fresc Co, New Delhi shared it with us. Serves 2 Ingredients 240ml – Milk 3 tbsp – Plain flour 60g – Unsalted butter 6 eggs, whole 175g – Mature cheddar, grated 1 tbsp –…

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Ready in 30 mins: Try this Spaghetti with Clams and Crispy Bread Crumbs recipe

In Italian cuisine, bread and spaghetti is like what daal and chawal (rice and lentils) is to Indians. This comfort food is also probably what you mostly order on your outings to your favourite Italian restaurant. Cooking it ‘al dente’ might be tricky but it comes with some experiments in the kitchen. If you are in the mood for some Italian today then try out this amazing Spaghetti with Clams and Crispy Bread Crumbs recipe by Chef Akhilesh Jha, Fresc Co, New Delhi. Serves 2 Ingredients 1/4 cup – Panko…

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Bright colours, wind chimes, flowers: How to make your home ready for the monsoon

Is the monsoon dampening your spirit? Liven up your home by adding more colours to your furniture and bedding, say experts. Shivani Kankaria, an interior designer at HomeLane.com, and interior designer Kavya Puranik give out ideas that could be incorporated in your home during monsoon. * Roll up and put away those thick carpets and rugs. Damp carpets stink and it’s going to be a while before the sun comes out. Same applies for curtains and drapery. Replace thick curtains with light, quick-dry ones. * Since you’re likely to be…

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