Total Posts : 19 posts


Whiskey: Its history and current industry

Whiskey has had a love-hate relationship with mankind.  It has been the big thing in the liquor industry for a long time.  However, it has been on a decline for last 3-4 decades.  Now it seems to be making a comeback in the market.  Tom Ashbrook of OnPoint Radio brings

18 Feb 13 1 min read

McDonalds India to pay Rs 15,000 for delivering the wrong burger

Companies can no longer take the Indian customers for granted.  They cannot just treat them easily.  Here is an interesting case where McDonalds in India delivered a non-vegetarian burger to a customer even though she had ordered vegetarian.  She was awarded Rs 15,000 for the negligence. > Fast food giant

01 Feb 13 2 min read

Beef Burgers in Britain and Ireland contained Horse meat

The Brits are in a bit of trouble.  Their Beef burger patties had Horsemeat in it as well. > Many of Britain’s biggest retailers were forced to pull products from their shelves yesterday as their suppliers were found to be selling beefburgers laced with horse meat.  Tesco’s were found

17 Jan 13 3 min read

Science of making the Perfect Pancake

I love making pancakes, specially for the kids.  Of course, I don’t make it quite as well as this expert would or even approve of.  So, its nice to listen to the art of making a perfect pancake. Related articles from External Sources Banana-Split Pancakes | Babble [http://www.babble.

04 Jan 13 1 min read

Barack Obama: I am great at cooking Keema Curry!

Vikas Khanna is an Indian chef, restaurateur, food writer, filmmaker, humanitarian and the host of the TV Show MasterChef India.  He has been in the People’s list of “Sexiest Man Alive” as well as been called the Hottest Chef in the world! In a dinner ceremony last year, he

02 Jan 13 1 min read

Cadbury’s makes chocolate that doesn’t melt!

Non-melting chocolates are here.  Cadbury’s has come out with a chocolate that doesn’t melt [] ! > New ‘temperature-tolerant chocolates’ that don’t melt even at 40 degree Celsius have been developed by confectionery giant Cadbury, which will soon

28 Nov 12 1 min read

Getting my Chai right!

Yesterday at Houston’s Bush airport (near gate E-1) I went to ‘Peet’s Coffee” and asked for Masala Chai.  I thought that instead of the regular Starbucks chai, let me try the chai from this chain.  Chai from Starbucks is my favorite drink outside my house. I prefer to

06 Apr 10 2 min read


YEAR 1,222 today’s date. Place: your city or town of your choice. The main purpose of this simple exercise is to really appreciate all our current everyday blessings. Please try to see, listen to, smell and touch in your imagination the following: 1.-One very famous person. 2.

10 Nov 08 1 min read

The Economic Pendulum Shifts Eastwards

Look at how things change.  roughly 400 years back the British first put a foot on the Indian soil.  By 1900, they were clearly in charge of the country.  Then in 1947 they left bruised by the WWII and could no longer handle the already bankrupted colony.  Then it was

07 Mar 08 2 min read

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