Category Archives: Food & Wine

Is mock meat a good alternative?

Mock meat alternatives are designed to be identical to animal alternatives in taste and feel. Similarly, the nutrient composition of vegetarian products to a great extent is analogous to the corresponding meat products in the market. The benefits of the plant-based substitutes over animal food are the presence of a low amount of saturated fat in addition to high fibre ... Read More »

Meisturwurst Pork-Bavarian MeatLoaf with Creamy Butter-Garlic Cheesy Spinach and Mushroom Sauce

Prep Time: 20 Min Cook Time: 20 Min Serves: 6-8 INGREDIENTS:   • 6-8 slices Meisterwurst Pork Bavarian Meatloaf—1“thick • 600 g whole Button Mushrooms—OR Portobello  Mushrooms—thickly sliced—peeled, washed &  dried on paper towel • 4-6 cloves Garlic—finely minced • 1 medium Onion– finely chopped • 3 cups whole Baby Spinach Leaves—washed • 150-200 g Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oil—set ... Read More »

Recipe : Beer Braised Pork Brats and Red Cabbage 

Prep Time: 20 Min Cook Time: 20 Min Serves: 6-8 INGREDIENTS: 1 kg Meisterwurst Pork Bratwurst links 1 Pack of Hoagie Buns 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard 2 tbsp Fresh Dill—Chopped For the Braising Liquid – 2 Bottles Dark or German Beer 1 large Red Onion—Sliced 1 Red Apple—Cored & Sliced 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce 1 tbsp ... Read More »

Recipe : Asparagus and Jalapeno Cheese Maki Roll

Ingredients Sushi rice – 180gm Asparagus- 4 no. Cucumber- 100gm Red, yellow& green bell peppers-100gm Nori sheet- 2 no. Katharos jalapeno cheese-80gm Rice vinegar- 30ml Sugar-20gm Salt- 10gm Black sesame seeds- 10gm Soy Sauce- 20ml Gari- 10gm Micro greens-for garnish Olive oil- 20ml Black pepper- 10gm Method Pre-preparation Wash the rise 4-5 times till the water becomes clear. Wash and ... Read More »

Recipe : Fruit Salad with a Saffron Yogurt Dressing

Make your regular fruit salad more lip-smacking with saffron yogurt Ingredients 1 cup of thick curds, beaten A few strands of saffron 1 tablespoon of sugar or ½ cup of jaggery, crushed 1 cup each of chopped fruits of your choice. Go colourful with apples, bananas, oranges, chikoos, and pomegranate kernels. Method Beat the sugar, saffron, and thick curds till ... Read More »

Recipe : Meal Replacement Shake

Meal replacement shakes are formulated to work as a complete meal. They can serve as a quick and healthy breakfast option and support a healthy weight and metabolism. It contains a well-balanced proportion of protein, carbs, dietary fibre, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals to meet nutritional needs with fewer calories. “Meal replacement shakes are intended to help people reduce their ... Read More »

How the beverage industry transcended into the online world

Traditionally retail businesses were limited to brick-and-mortar stores and were routed through distributors but with the advent of E Commerce, it has become relatively easier for beverage manufacturers and companies to engage directly with customers and prospects. This change has been largely fueled by the COVID 19 pandemic, where producers recognized the need to ship their produce to consumers through ... Read More »

Recipe : STREAKY BACON & CHILLI-PANEER STUFFED PARATHA

Ingredients 34 Meisterwurst Streaky Bacon Rashers—Fried Crisp & Crumbled 100 g Paneer—Indian Cottage Cheese 12 (depending on Scoville scale heat & taste) – Green Chillies—Finely Minced Red Chilly Powder ½ tsp Carrom Seads – Ajwain 1 tsp Garam Masala ⅓ Inch Piece Ginger 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Fenugreek Leaves—Dried 1 cup Fresh Coriander/Cilantro—Finely Chopped For the Dough 500 g ... Read More »

INDIAN-STYLE STREET FOOD INSPIRED ‘NAAN-PIZZA’ WITH PORK PEPPERONI SALAMI IN BUTTER MASALA

Ingredients 250350 g Meisterwurst Pork pepperoni Salami— Slice Rounds cut into half 100 g Mixed Red & Green Bell Peppers—slivers 1 large red Onion—finely sliced 56 small / mini Garlic-Coriander Naans (Indian Flatbreads)—readily available 8 tbsp Bottled / Packaged Readymade Butter Masala Sauce—Chicken or Paneer—available online & in supermarkets 150 g Mozzarella Cheese—grated ½ cup Coriander (Cilantro) – finely chopped ... Read More »

Should You Eat Local Or Global Food?

With rise in international trade and commerce, a number of imported fruits, vegetables and other food items have become easily available. Some farmers have even started growing international food items at local farmlands. While such developments have definitely increased the variety of foods available to us, sometimes it makes us wonder if we should eat local food or global as ... Read More »