Quenching the thirst in a healthy and tasty way is must as the smoldering summer heat leaves you fatigued, lethargic, dehydrated and thirsty due to massive fluid loss. Some seasonal and delicious ingredients have been combined to arrive at smashing summer drinks that are extremely easy to prepare and stunning on the palate.
Nimbu paani is very effective in beating the summer heat and is also very easy to make. Take some chilled water and squeeze a lemon in it and you have your nimbu paani. You can add sugar or salt to enhance the taste but keeping it simple will also do your body good. Apart from being a rich source of vitamin C, lemon also has vitamin B, riboflavin and minerals like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium.
A tall glass of iced tea is also easy to make. Just make your regular black tea and mix it with lemon juice, mint leaves, sugar and any other flavorings of your choice. Citrus flavors also blend well with iced teas.
Regular soda or water spiked with ginger and lemon juice along with fresh mint leaves.
Take a blender and blend together cold milk, sugar, coffee powder with ice cubes. You can also spruce it up with a dash of cinnamon powder, nutmeg or even scoops of vanilla ice-cream and chocolate syrup.
Buttermilk or chhaas
Chhaas or buttermilk is another digestive and soothing drink. Have after meals to aid digestion, it is made using curd, water and spices like pepper, salt, ginger, jeera, etc. The reason it is extremely good for summers is because it fights dehydration. It also helps soothe your stomach after eating anything too spicy.
Lassi is a hydrating drink made with curd and sweetened by adding sugar.
Aam panna is a refreshing drink is made using raw mangoes which are a rich source of vitamin C and also contain antioxidants. This drink has a cooling effect on the body and prevents one from a heat stroke and dehydration. It’s healthy and tasty too. Add spices to further enhance the flavor.
An appetizing summer drink, jaljeera has a sweet and spicy taste to it which makes it so palatable. It is a concoction of cumin seeds, tamarind, black pepper, mint, and water. Many people even add boondi (tiny fried balls) to it. These days, you can buy packaged jaljeera powder from the market and simply mix it with chilled water to make this drink.
While all these drinks are good, make sure you drink ample amounts of water to keep your body, skin and mind healthy. This gets rid of toxins from the body, maintains body temperature, helps with digestion and other essential body functions.
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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