Month: December 2018

How to beat coughs and sneezes: ways to fight off sniffles

A good strong sneeze can send 100,000 virus-containing droplets around 3.5 metres into the air, and just one of those droplets can survive for up to 48 hours on a doorknob, TV remote control or a handrail, to be picked up when you touch it. If you put your hands close to your nose, eyes Read More

Leftover Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

Yield: 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil 3 carrots, chopped in rounds 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 leeks, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ tsp. pepper ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. onion powder ¼ tsp. garlic powder 1½ c. cooked corned beef, shredded 5 c. stock reserved from initial cooking of corned beef* 3 c. Read More

Pumpkin Creme Brulee Recipe

Serves: 8 Ingredients 3 cups heavy cream ¾ cup sugar 1 15-ounce can pumpkin 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise or 1½ tablespoons vanilla extract 7 large egg yolks ¼ teaspoon salt Instructions Preheat oven to 300 degrees Prepare ramekins by placing in a roasting pan large enough to hold all ramekins or dishes. Boil water to Read More

Pumpkin Pie with Honey

Ingredients • Makes 8-10 servings • Crust • 2 cups (250 g) flour • 1 tbsp sugar • 1/2 cup (4 oz-110g) butter • 1 egg • 2 tbsp cold water • 1 tbsp oil Filling • 24 0z (3 cups) (700 ml) pumpkin puree • 3 tbsp honey • 1/4 tsp ground cloves • Read More

Top home remedies to improve your appetite and eat more

A poor appetite is not likely to cause any life-threatening situation but it can certainly leave you under-nourished and consequently, tired and irritable. If left untreated, this lack of nourishment can cause your immune system to weaken and may also lead to dehydration.   1 Ginger Remedies Ginger contains a volatile oil that has the Read More

Amazing Health Benefits of Bael Fruit

1. Can cure diarrhoea, cholera, haemorrhoids, vitiligo The presence of tannin in the bel fruit helps in curing diseases like diarrhoea and cholera. The dried powder of the fruit is used to treat chronic diarrhoea. The extract of unripe bael fruit can effectively treat haemorrhoids and vitiligo. It is also used to treat anaemia, ear Read More