Danya

229 Added | 6 Magazines | 4 Likes | 17 Following | 90 Followers | @theindiaedition | Seeker of good wine and good (vegetarian) food. Always planning my next trip(s). Currently in India.

Protein-rich Bean and Tofu Chili | A Nourishing Soup

It’s been a long while since I’ve posted here on The India Edition – I’m sorry for being away but I assure you, I’m back! We made the move to Chicago …

Recipes

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Nutrition

My Best Day In California's Wine Country Looks Like This

Napa Valley

Our Favorite Ice Cream in Every State

There's no more delicious way to celebrate life than with a scoop of ice cream.<p>As recommended by our team of 30-plus local editors, discover new …

Dessert

Buckwheat Crepes | A French Classic Made Easy

Buckwheat crepes always seemed too difficult to make at home – I imagined that there was some secret method that brought out the best of that toasted …

A Real-Life Guide to Buying Wine

When I first started buying wine, I dreaded coming off like an idiot. You know that feeling: You scan the aisle for a familiar label, but then the shelves close in and paranoia creeps up: “The clerk, he’s watching, isn’t he? He knows I know nothing about wine, doesn’t he?!” You pretend to read a …

Hermione Granger

The coolest, most affordable hotels in every major American city

From New York and Boston to Los Angeles and San Francisco, it’s no secret that many America’s biggest cities can be hard on the wallet. But if you …

Zucchini Spaghetti with Red Pepper Pesto | Vegan

• 1 large red bell pepper<br>• 3-4 cloves of garlic<br>• 50g tofu<br>• 1 tsp olive oil<br>• Salt, to taste<br>• Crushed red pepper flakes or paprika, to taste<br>• 3-4 basil leaves or …

Healthy Zucchini Chocolate Oat Muffins | Gluten Free

Zucchini Chocolate Oat Muffins<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 30 mins<p>Total time: 45 mins<p>Serves: 7-8<p>Ingredients<p>2 eggs<br>• 70g or ¼ …

11 Things You Have To See In Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cambodia is a gorgeous country, with so many beautiful places to experience it can hard to nail your trip down to one area (and why should you). It’s …

Phnom Penh

Tofu Veggie Lettuce Wraps | Vegan

Tofu Veggie Lettuce Wraps<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Recipe type: Appetizer<p>Cuisine: Asian<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 25 mins<p>Serves: 6<p>…

Oat Apple Chia Muffins | A Healthy Eggless Breakfast

Oat Apple Chia Muffins<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Recipe type: Breakfast<p>Cuisine: American<p>Prep time: 20 mins<p>Cook time: 30 mins<p>Total time: 50 mins<p>Serves: …

Rainbow Vegan Taco Lettuce Wraps | Summer Lunch

Rainbow Vegan Taco Lettuce Wraps | Summer Lunch<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Recipe type: Main<p>Cuisine: Mexican<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total …

Recipes

Spaghetti with Pesto and Green Beans | A Classic Ligurian Pasta

I’m biased towards winter vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli, so when the hot Indian summer comes around it can be a struggle for me. Most of …

Recipes

Chocolate Orange Almond Olive Oil Cake | Gluten and Dairy Free

The moment I received a carton full of fresh, juicy oranges straight from the orchards of Nagpur, I knew exactly what I was going to use the first …

Recipes

How to Choose the Best Cake Pans

Cake is a complex thing. Even when you start with a flawless recipe, factors ranging from creaming technique to ingredient temperature can affect how the cake turns out. I used to work full time at a wedding-cake boutique in Greenwich, Connecticut, and I continued making wedding and …

Where to Get a Great Croissant in 15 Cities

From Birmingham, Alabama to Seattle, Washington, here is where to get your hands on some flakey goodness<p>If you're a pastry fiend, then the question …

Restaurants

20 Ideas to Make Your Whole Home Feel Bigger

As someone who currently has a desk-nightstand-vanity hybrid, trust me when I say that I get any and all of your small-space living woes. That's why …

Home Decorating

Spinach and Yogurt Salad with Crispy Onions | Summer Tapas

Spinach and Yogurt Salad with Crispy Onions | Summer Tapas<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Recipe type: Salad<p>Cuisine: Middle Eastern<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook …

Vegetables

Tofu Steaks | How to Make Tofu Taste Good

Tofu Steaks | How to Make Tofu Taste Good<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Recipe type: Side<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 10 mins<p>Total time: 20 mins<p>Serves: 8 …

Recipes

Chocolate Mousse Shots | Eggless, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Low Carb, Quick!

• In a heavy-bottomed pan on low heat, combine all three ingredients. Using a whisk, continuously whisk till the chocolate in completely melted (about …

Gluten

30 Home Finds Under $50 From a New Best-of-Amazon Curation Site

Amazon is like an adult playground. It's a magical land where anything is possible—or at least where (most) anything can be delivered to your …

Home Decorating

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker who's stood in line in …

IKEA

Lemon Cupcakes | A Springtime Classic

Author: The India Edition<p>Prep time: 15 mins<p>Cook time: 25 mins<p>Total time: 40 mins<p>Serves: 5<p>Ingredients<p>55g salted butter (at room temperature)<br>• 100g …

Baking

Nutty Chocolate Buckwheat Granola

Nutty Chocolate Buckwheat Granola<p>Author: The India Edition<p>Recipe type: Breakfast<p>Prep time: 10 mins<p>Cook time: 20 mins<p>Total time: 30 mins<p>Serves: …

Recipes

Mediterranean Salad Wrap | Healthy, Vegan Option!

Ingredients<p>2-3 wraps or 5-6 slices multigrain bread<br>• 20g or a large handful of rocket leaves (arugula)<br>• 1 large tomato, sliced round<p>For the topping:<p>15g …

Why your hair might not be as healthy as you think

Recently, sulfates—the dirt-and-oil-grabbing detergents that also sadly wash your healthy shiny hair oils away with them—have become the enemy of …

Hair Care

The Guide To Buying Gourmet Ingredients In Mumbai - IFN | IFN

Imported cheeses are now available at your neighbourhood store.<p>Fresh rosemary can add incomparable flavour to pasta. Without fresh yeast your …

Balsamic Vinegar

Healthy Winter Soups | IFN

A vegan Thai soup. Photo: Danya Dhanak<p>Winter is finally here and the slight chill in the air calls for a hearty soup to warm up the evenings and …

Creamy

Why You Need to Bake With Almonds More Often | IFN

Cinnamon swirl almond cake. Photo: Danya Dhanak<p>Almonds are the <b>new baking ingredient</b> on the block, and guess what the best part is? Making <b>almond …

Baking