Monsoon is welcome. Even though a relief from dry-heat to humid rain-soaked days can cause problems for the body. During summer, the body weakens due to the heat and this especially affects the digestion. During monsoon, outdoor activity is restricted on the whole and one is cooped up indoors listening to the patter of rain. This triggers a chemical reaction in your system bringing a sense of gloom dullness, aches and body pains – a lethargic mood. Here we offer simple natural drinks that keep you refreshed and rejuvenated:
Ginger chai is one of the best natural drinks for the monsoon. Ginger is a natural spice that is known for its refreshing aspect along with health benefits. Ginger cures stomach upset that is characteristic of monsoon. It brings about a soothing relief to cold and cough, sore throat and respiratory allergies that are common during the season. Ginger chai is an efficient aid for digestion as physical activities are restricted due to rains. It also relieves pain owing to rheumatoid arthritis and muscle pain that inflames during this season as it reduces inflammation.
Tulsi or Basil leaf is one of the natural herbs with immense medicinal properties. Drink chai made out of Tulsi this monsoon as it is rich in antioxidants builds immunity when one is prone to ailments owing to changing weather. It fights infections. It improves digestion and increases the stamina. Apart from the above-mentioned health benefits of Tulsi chai, it’s relieving effect on cold and cough and other respiratory ailments are what makes it an amazing monsoon drink.
If you are not a chai drinker then sip coffee with dry ginger and coriander powder:
Coffee brewed from Sukku, (dry ginger powder) and Malli (Coriander powder) is easy to prepare and has innumerable health benefits. It is a welcoming relief and remedy of indigestion. It aids loss of appetite as one is stuck indoors. It cures headaches and mild giddiness. It brings about relief from cold and cough.
Beat the muggy monsoon heat with fresh fruit juice, mix and twist to create your own monsoon magic :
Take cherries and mash them in a blender by adding a bit of water. Add orange juice, crushed pieces of ice and a pinch of salt, little sugar and half a lime. Pour this mixture into a glass and drink right away to beat the monsoon blues.
This drink can be prepared in no seconds – a quick fix to boost energy level. All you need for them is blueberries, yogurt, honey and ice cubes. In a blender blend blueberries, yogurt, honey and ice cubes to get a lip-smacking blueberry cooler.
Pomegranate Mint Cooler:
This drink is extremely high in antioxidants. You will need to blend 1 cup pomegranate along with ½ a cup of orange juice and ½ a cup of pineapple juice with a dash of mint leaves for freshness. A refreshing drink to sip and chill with the rains.
This drink is prepared by blending 1/2 a cup of coconut juice with ½ a cup of pineapple juice. Add a bit of honey and rock salt to it, your pineapple breeze drink is ready.
Stay indoors, watch the rain and indulge in either hot refreshing chai or cold fresh fruit blends which are antioxidants, fight fatigue and season related ailments.
Indulge in Bengaluru’s finest fare of Christmas Delicacy at LUSH
Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel is all set to make your Christmas celebration the most cherished one with a lavish spread of culinary delicacy combined with Live band, Christmas lights, and loads of festive cheer to bring in the true festive spirit this season.
Executive Sous Chef Nitish is showcasing his culinary prowess as he has curated an exquisite feast like no other. The highlights of the menu include Live Grill, Roasted Turkey stuffed with leek bread and cranberry sauce, Maple glazed ham, Mezze bar and much more.
To hit your sweet spot, finish off with Plum pudding, Minced pie, Ginger cookies, Dresender stollen!!
A festive celebration at this five-star destination is sure to give you an unforgettable experience.
What: Christmas Eve Dinner & Christmas Brunch
Where: LUSH, Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel
When: Christmas Eve Dinner, 24th December (7:00 PM to 11:30 PM)
Christmas Brunch, 25th December (12:30 PM to 4:00 PM)
Dinner without Alcohol INR 1600 plus taxes
Dinner with unlimited Alcohol INR 2800 plus taxes
Beer Bucket 4 INR 799 plus taxes
Brunch without Alcohol INR 1850 plus taxes
Brunch with unlimited Alcohol INR 3150 plus taxes
Beer Bucket 4 INR 799 plus taxes
Fresh Mango delights at Gokulam Grand Hotel
Monsoon is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate it than with some sweet and tangy mango desserts and drinks. Head to Gokulam Grand Hotel and Spa and enjoy an array of Mango delicacies before the season is over.
Choose from a variety of sweet dishes like Mango Cinnamon Macaron, Mango Kulfi, Mango Phirni, Mango Mastani, Aam Ka Panna, Mango Shrikhand, Mango Falooda, Fresh Mango Pastry, Fresh Mango Firangipani Tart, Mangoes with Ice-cream, Aam Ras Puri, Mango Mousse, Mango Pannacotta and much more.
Date: Till 30th June
Venue: My Place, Gokulam Grand Hotel & Spa, 115, Gokula Extension, Mathikere, Bangalore 560054
Call to action: 080-4300-1000
Coconut Desserts at Jeon
If you’re nutty for the sweet taste of coconut, you’ll want to check out some of the most popular coconut desserts at Jeon. From the aroma of toasted coconut on top of a doughnut to the sweet bite of a creamy pannacotta, these are desserts you’ll never flake out on.
Address: Jeon Eatery, Sea Princess Hotel,Ground Floor, Juhu Tara Road, Mumbai 49
Aloft Bengaluru brings Mango Mania
Welcome the King of fruits mango!What better way to embrace the season by painting your palate with all things Mango. Moreover, it’s that time of the year again to get messy with your favourite summer fruit.
Right from Barfis to Sorbets, Muffins to Tarts, Flans to Rasgullas, Re: fuel at Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park has something for everyone. Treat your taste buds to Mango goodness all through May!
Venue: Re:fuel, Lobby Level at Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park
Date: May 2019 – Throughout the month
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