Blog Post

yourplatform.in > News >

MUST try desserts of Hyderabad, the City of Pearls and archaeological brilliance

0 Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, is known for its historical and archaeological brilliance, the celebratory diversity in its food range, the warm locals who make your stay blissful. But most noticeable of all these must experience factors is the uniquely crafted desserts of Hyderabad. Here are some of THE best and must tries of Hyderabad, the dessert edition! Follow for more such divinely yummy content! Choco Lava, TARO Located in the Jubilee Hills, TARO is a Pan Asian Restobar that is well-known for its uniquely crafted menu and flavours of Asia. The feather to the crown of this Restobar is their Choco Lava pastry. Yes, it’s the same old Choco Lava cake that you relish at your local bakeries, but, this is a must try, not because of the brilliant plating, not because of the classy service, but majorly for the taste that will keep you hooked to it! Shibuya Toast, Forge Breu House Another Jubilee Hills jewel is the Forge Breu House, specialising with their in-house brewery and top notch food. Something that sets their entire menu up high is their crafty desserts, Shibuya Toast in specific. Crispy on the outside, soft and spongy on the inside, this Tokyo originating honey toast is purely a divine experience to your taste buds! Sticky Toffee Pudding, Sanctuary Bars & Kitchen Located in the FilmNagar of Jubilee Hills, the Sanctuary Bars and Kitchen is globally renowned for its fine dining and gourmet menus. The best addition to their menu, and a wholesome completion of your meal would be their signature Sticky Toffee Pudding, made with soft and moist spongy cakes filled with the delicious goodness of toffee and dates. Pull up Chocolate Cake, F House Located in the CBI Colony of the Jubilee Hills, the F House caters to all memorable occasions and parties with stunningly aesthetic outdoor and indoor dining experience. Standing out in their menu is their trending Pull up Chocolate Cake that oozes out the goodness of a hearty dessert and the wholesome content of a perfect finishing to your dining experience!

Read More

Mental Well Being : Guide to help and understand the importance of mental health

0 A quick guide to help and understand the importance of mental health and mental well-being Mental well-being is a state of mental health that enables individuals to handle stressors, reach their full potential, function effectively at work and in education, and contribute to their communities. It is a critical component of overall health and wellness that supports our ability to make decisions, establish relationships, and impact the world around us. Access to mental health is a fundamental human right and is crucial for personal, communal, and socioeconomic growth. Mental wellness involves more than just the absence of mental illness and varies in difficulty and impact for each individual. Mental health conditions encompass a range of psychosocial deficiencies, mental disorders, and other mental states that may cause significant harm, functional limitations, or self-harm risk. While not always the case, individuals with mental illnesses may have lower levels of mental well-being. Well-being refers to individuals’ perception of their lives going well. It is a desirable outcome that benefits both individuals and multiple aspects of society. A good home is a crucial aspect of overall well- being. Consequently, it is important to monitor these conditions for the sake of public policy. However, many indicators that evaluate living conditions do not fully capture people’s perceptions and feelings. This includes the quality of their relationships, their ability to bounce back from adversity, their overall positive emotions, their potential for growth and fulfilment, and their general sense of well-being. Global assessments of life satisfaction and diverse emotions, ranging from positive experiences like pleasure to negative ones like sadness, are often integrated into assessing well-being. Here are four overall health suggestions. Don’t hesitate to reach out for help from professionals if you need further support. Seeking help is a reasonable and courageous decision. Be kind to yourself: When one is experiencing depression, it can be easy to criticize oneself. However, it is important to try and show self-compassion, even when feeling unwilling to offer oneself praise or recognition. Additionally,a helpful tip is to exhibit kindness towards another individual if having difficulty being kind towards oneself. Once accomplishing this, take the opportunity to congratulate yourself. Exercise regularly: Taking a short walk or walking up a flight of stairs can alleviate stress and enhance concentration. Consistent exercise has the potential to uplift one’s mood, increase mental acuity, and alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression. Follow a healthy diet: Healthy food definitely includes fruits and vegetables, but remember to prioritize drinking at least 10 cupsof water per day over any excessive consumption. Additionally, having a positive relationship with food is key to a healthy diet. Explore new cuisines, cherish meals with loved ones, and avoid developing an obsession with food. It’s important to educate yourself on eating disorders and seek help if you notice that your relationship with food is negatively affecting your mental or physical health. Create/Find a support system: If you or someone you know is facing difficulties, it is essential to find the necessary support. You could turn to a friend or a family member for help. Alternatively, seek guidance from a primary care physician, counsellor, or mental health specialist. If the person you approach isn’t providing the required support, explore alternative sources that better fit your needs.Furthermore, consider ways to be supportive and kind if you know someone facing depression. Our mental health and well-being are crucial to our overall health and quality of life. Just as we focus on physical exercise and a healthy diet for our bodies, we must prioritize self-care and mental wellness practices for our minds. This includes seeking professional help, practising mindfulness and stress-reducing activities, fostering positive relationships, and engaging in activities that bring joy and fulfilment. By prioritizing our mental health, we can enhance resilience, productivity, and our overall sense of purpose in life. Remember, taking care of our minds is not a luxury but a necessity for a fulfilling and balanced life.

Read More

Dynamite Chicken recipe that will captivate your tastebuds!

0 Monsoon is the season of craving cosy, comfort food that will keep you in the loop of happiness and bliss. What is a better mid-day buddy than chicken?! Make this Dynamite Chicken and watch as your taste-buds cheer in celebration! Here’s the recipe to the most loved Dynamite Chicken that’s crispy, saucy and spicy on the outside, and tender and soft on the inside. Love delicious food that will make your day? Follow for more! What you’ll need: For the Chicken- ● 1 pound chicken thighs● 1 cup flour● 1 cup potato/corn starch● 1 tbsp onion powder● 1 tbsp garlic powder● 1 tbsp salt● 1 tsp pepper● Buttermilk For the sauce- ● 1 cup mayo● 1 tbsp chilli garlic sauce● Sriracha to taste● 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce How to make it: ● In a bowl mix all the dry ingredients except for cornstarch with chopped pound chicken thighs and buttermilk to make a thick slurry.● Coat the slurry dipped chicken with cornstarch and deep fry till golden brown and crispy.● Mix up Mayo, Chilli garlic sauce, sriracha and sweet chilli sauce for the sauce and nicely glaze and cover the fried chicken with the sauce.● Plate it hot with some white sesame seeds or spring onions on the top and enjoy!

Read More

MUST-TRY desserts of Hyderabad

0 Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, is known for its historical and archaeological brilliance, the celebratory diversity in its food range, the warm locals who make your stay blissful. But most noticeable of all these must experience factors is the uniquely crafted desserts of Hyderabad. Here are some of THE best and must tries of Hyderabad, the dessert edition! Follow for more such divinely yummy content! Choco Lava, TARO Located in the Jubilee Hills, TARO is a Pan Asian Restobar that is well-known for its uniquely crafted menu and flavours of Asia. The feather to the crown of this Restobar is their Choco Lava pastry. Yes, it’s the same old Choco Lava cake that you relish at your local bakeries, but, this is a must try, not because of the brilliant plating, not because of the classy service, but majorly for the taste that will keep you hooked to it! Shibuya Toast, Forge Breu House Another Jubilee Hills jewel is the Forge Breu House, specialising with their in-house brewery and top notch food. Something that sets their entire menu up high is their crafty desserts, Shibuya Toast in specific. Crispy on the outside, soft and spongy on the inside, this Tokyo originating honey toast is purely a divine experience to your taste buds! Sticky Toffee Pudding, Sanctuary Bars & Kitchen Located in the FilmNagar of Jubilee Hills, the Sanctuary Bars and Kitchen is globally renowned for its fine dining and gourmet menus. The best addition to their menu, and a wholesome completion of your meal would be their signature Sticky Toffee Pudding, made with soft and moist spongy cakes filled with the delicious goodness of toffee and dates. Pull up Chocolate Cake, F House Located in the CBI Colony of the Jubilee Hills, the F House caters to all memorable occasions and parties with stunningly aesthetic outdoor and indoor dining experience. Standing out in their menu is their trending Pull up Chocolate Cake that oozes out the goodness of a hearty dessert and the wholesome content of a perfect finishing to your dining experience!

Read More

How to make the trendy Spicy Cajun potatoes in just 20 mins?

0 It’s that time of the year where you and I crave and seek unconditional comfort in the crispiness of fritters or that finger-licking fried snack. Monsoon unites all the food-lovers across the world unanimously to cherish and celebrate the hot, saucy, crispy and spicy snacks that just make the day 100 times better! Pic credit – Whiskaffair Here’s to all the foodies out there, a festivity to your taste buds with crispy, saucy, Spicy Cajun potatoes that gets done in just 20 mins and requires no prep time! What you’ll need: ● Mayonnaise – 3tbsp● Red chilli sauce – 15ml● Salt to taste● Onion – 2 tbsp● Red chilli powder – ½ tsp● Black pepper powder – ½ tsp● Milk as required● Maida – ½ cup● Corn flour – ¼ cup● Salt to taste● Baby potatoes – 200 gms How to make it: ● Boil the baby potatoes without peeling and press down to make them relatively flat.● Make a slurry with maida, corn flour and salt and coat the boiled potatoes before deep frying them till golden brown and crispy.● Set the fried potatoes and mix mayonnaise, red chilli powder, salt, finely diced onions, black pepper and a few tablespoons of milk to make the spiced Cajun sauce and cover the fried potatoes.● Plate your Spicy Cajun Potatoes and top them off with freshly chopped spring onions and serve hot!

Read More

FOOD OF LOVE Part-1

0 Treat your partner to a special meal with these simple and delicious recipes RECIPES AND IMAGES: CHEF NOAH BARNES, CO- FOUNDER, MISS MARGARITA BY ARRIBA CHILLI RELLENOS IN WALNUT SAUCE SALADPREP 15 min COOK 10 mins SERVES 2 INGREDIENTS 50 gm goat cheese150 gm fresh jalapeno100 gm potato10 gm salt5 gm white pepper powder20 gm cherry tomatoes40 gm onions, chopped20 gm chives, chopped20 gm pickled jalapenos, chopped30 gm tempura flour10 gm corn flour METHOD: FOR THE STUFFING: FOR THE BATTER: FOR THE STUFFING:

Read More

Homemade drink mix for a healthier morning drink

0 Getting your kids to chug down their morning milk is a headache on its own, but mixing them a cup of sugary, maltose-packed is way worse. Maltose does not cause harm at first, but excessive or regular consumption of maltose could lead to Obesity, diabetes, heart and kidney related diseases. Finding a healthy alternative to your morning wake-up beverage is hard, so here’s a quick and healthy alternative to all those maltose-packed beverages. If you’re into such interesting and healthy recipes, follow for more! What you’ll need: ● Almond – 1 cup● Fox Nut – 1 cup● Oats – ½ cup● Jaggery powder – ⅔ cup● Cocoa powder – ¼ cup How to make it: ● Wash and soak up your almonds and peel out its skin.● Dry roast the peeled almonds, fox nuts and oats and cool it down before blending it with jaggery powder and cocoa powder into a fine powder.● Sieve the blended mix finely and store in an air-tight container and enjoy!

Read More

Unique travel experiences in Indian that you NEED to check out: Part 2

0 Travelling is all fun and games, but what is the thrill in just visiting and touring the usual and crowded spots that have a million people hovering over? Check out these unique travel experiences in India that you NEED to visit and explore at least once in your life! If you’re new here, circle back after reading the part 1 of the ongoing series and follow for more! The Tarzan experience at Jibhi, Tirthan Valley Iconic for its pine forests and the breezy waterfalls amid them, the Jibhi valley has been famous for not just its trekking and hiking experiences, but also for its one-of-a-kind Tree houses that give the best camping vibes in the Himachal region! Book your tree house today and spend your vacation connecting with the rawness of nature! Be one with the stars and the Milky way at Nako, Kinnaur This splendid Himachal village is known for lots of things, like the lush green forests and the snow capped hills and its deep lakes, but one particular attraction has been the talk of the century. The Nako region of Kinnaur is one of the best places to spot the Milky way on clear skies. Watching as the stars glide through the darkness of the night is truly an experience of a lifetime! Taste the local high: Chhang at Sikkim Every state has its own unique label that sets it apart from the others. Likewise, one of the best yet hidden gems of Sikkim is their locally brewed alcoholic beverage, Chhang. Made from the fermentation of Rice, Millet or Barley, Chhang is native to TIbet and Nepal, and is renowned for its taste in Sikkim.

Read More

Surprise your guests with this simple, yet delicious achari paneer!

0 Cooking can be hard, enjoyable, tiring, and even a mood changer. Cooking can be your best friend when you’re lonely and exhausted. But all things considered, cooking can also mean that you have to learn and remember a million little things and those handful fundamentals that our moms and dads taught us growing up. This simple, yet delicious achari paneer recipe will stun your guests when served with those super soft rotis or a lovely pulao. What you’ll need: ● Paneer – 150 gms● Curd – 1 cup● Onion – 1● Besan/Chickpea flour – 1 tbsp● Mix of fenugreek seeds, Black cumin, mustard seeds, carom seeds and fennel seeds (5 seasoning spices) – 1 tbsp● Asafoetida● Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp● Green chillies – finely chopped● Red chilli powder & turmeric powder● Black salt to taste● Garam masala – ½ tbsp● fresh coriander leaves to top How to do it: ● Heat oil in a pan and add the mix of the 5 seasoning spices, cumin seeds and asafoetida and cook till aromatic.● Add the chopped onion and cook till soft before adding green chillies, red chilli and turmeric powder and garam masala.● Add the paneer cubes, curd and besan flour and let it cook well before topping off with some black salt and freshly cut coriander leaves and serve hot! Note: For soft and spongy paneer, soak it in hot water for about 10 mins before cooking. Loving this new 10 min recipe? Follow for more!

Read More

Reasons why you NEED to try this super easy and delicious Cheesy Potato shots with Secret sauce!

0 Nobody, no matter how much you’re into keeping yourself healthy, can avoid or hate the yumminess and the crispiness of a Cheesy potato shot. This quick and simple recipe gets done in 30 mins, and is the perfect companion to a breezy cold drizzle outside! Follow for more if you love making quick, easy and super delicious recipes! What you’ll need: ● Large Potato – 1● Butter – 2 tbsp● Salt to taste● Sugar a pinch● Rice Flour – 8 tbsp● Shredded Mozzarella or cheese of choice● Chili oil – 2 tbsp● Honey – 2 tbsp● Chilli flakes to taste How to make it: ● Peel and boil the potato and mash it soft with rice flour, salt, butter and sugar to make a dough.● Roll out small bite sized balls and stuff it with cheese of choice and deep fry till golden brown.● For the secret sauce, add some chilli oil to honey and chilli flakes, and serve hot!

Read More