Eat lychee

When buying lychees, look for pretty pink skin (not green). To see whether or not a lychee is ripe, press the skin gently with your thumb. The lychee should give a little. If it’s too soft, it may be over-ripe. Since lychee is grown in cold regions like Uttarakhand (India), its pretty much a seasonal … Continue reading Eat lychee

roasted samosa recipe

I love samosas..who doesn’t?  But I hate the idea of heating up a ton of oil and standing there deep frying them. Ingredients For the filling 100g/4oz  sweet potatoes 100g/4oz carrots, 100g/4oz peas / beans ¼ tsp ajwain seeds 2 green chillies, finely chopped ¼ tsp salt beet 100g/4oz bottle gourd handful of coriander leaves, chopped For the pastry 300g/11oz  multigrain wholemeal flour, and a little … Continue reading roasted samosa recipe

Eye Exercises

This will help you to reduce the stress in your eyes after working for long hours on the computer. You simply need to try to look at the corner most object, without moving your neck and then do the same thing in the opposite direction. This increases the blood flow to the eyes and you … Continue reading Eye Exercises


By merely having a walk in the morning while viewing the sunrise or the sunset i relax the mind, which is a great way to unwind as i reflect on what is happening around me. On the other hand, i also walk in the garden/ park near me  to enjoy the fresh air whenever i … Continue reading Being