Tuesday, Dec 26, 2023
garlic peels

Don’t throw away garlic peels. Here’s a zero waste way to turn them flavoursome for your holiday dishes

December 26, 2023 15:00 IST

Garlic is renowned for its potential health benefits. Crafting your garlic powder at home helps preserve more of these natural properties

gen z, gen z 2023, gen z lingo

23 Gen Z writers at The Indian Express share the things that defined 2023 for them

December 26, 2023 13:56 IST

Hear from the Gen Z writers of The Indian Express

parents dinner

Meeting your partner’s parents for the first time this New Year? We can help

December 26, 2023 11:30 IST

Purnima Chauhan, clinical psychologist, Lissun, suggested showing genuine interest in their values and cultural beliefs to build a bond. "Know beforehand of any family traditions that one must be aware of."

moringa leaves

Nutrition alert: Here’s what a 100-gram serving of moringa leaves contains

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

Dr Sanjay Kumar, general physician, Cygnus Laxmi Hospital, helps us delve into the extraordinary health benefits that moringa leaves bring to the table.

holiday grief

What is ‘holiday grief’?

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

Many people are engulfed by an unexplainable wave of sadness and grief when the holiday season hits. This experience has been defined as 'holiday grief'. Let us understand what it is and how you can cope with it. (and help your loved ones cope too)

Can eating a dessert every day harm you in the long run?

What happens to your body if you eat dessert after dinner every day?

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

From the effects on metabolism and sleep patterns to potential long-term consequences, we explore the intricate relationship between nightly indulgences and your overall well-being.

Whether attending promotional events or weddings, Deepika's love for traditional six-yard saris is evident.

Know all about Deepika Padukone’s blue Sabyasachi sari look and other times she donned the designer

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

For the event, Deepika graced the red carpet in a stunning peacock blue Benarasi sari, sourced from her preferred designer, Sabyasachi. The rich blue fabric was adorned with intricate golden floral threadwork, providing a striking contrast.

Chef Saransh Goila of Masterchef Australia fame shared just the recipe for making a Goan Baath cake at home for Christmas.

Try this delicious Goan Baath cake for Christmas instead of the usual plum cakes (recipe inside)

December 26, 2023 10:22 IST

Whether enjoyed as a family-baked tradition or discovered in the local markets of Goa, the Baath cake offers a unique culinary experience that captures the essence of the festive season in this coastal paradise.

sweaters, winter season, celeb fashion

Winter wardrobe: Elevate your style with these Bollywood-inspired sweaters

December 26, 2023 10:25 IST

Sweater weather: From Alia Bhatt to Deepika Padukone, let the stars guide you in making the right winter fashion choices.

Holiday Family Dynamics Tips, Navigating Family Relationships

A guide for couples to navigate complicated family dynamics during holiday season

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

Here are some practical tips to help couples overcome the challenges family dynamics can pose during the holiday season


Does dieting mean eating more of what’s good for you? Let’s decode

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

The concept of dieting as a positive lifestyle choice also involves considering individual dietary preferences and restrictions


Foods to improve good cholesterol levels in young Indians

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

According to Miloni Bhandari, clinical dietician, Surya Mother and Child Super Speciality Hospital, Pune, foods high in fatty acids are crucial in maintaining good cholesterol

Here are some things you need to be mindful of before getting a tragus piercing,

Are you considering a tragus piercing? Let us guide you

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

If you're contemplating a tragus piercing, weigh the aesthetic benefits against potential challenges and, most importantly, consult with a professional piercer to ensure a safe and satisfying experience. 

his guide is here to offer you practical tips and remedies to kick that hangover to the curb and get you back on your feet.

Here’s how to manage your hangover the night after Christmas, New Year celebrations

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

If the damage has already been done and you're reading this the morning after, worry not. We have things to help with that too!

So, gather around, harmonise with joy, and let the spirit of these timeless tunes resonate through the air, bringing warmth and unity to all who lend an ear.

From Joy to the World to Deck the Halls, 9 Christmas carols to sing your way into the holiday spirit

December 24, 2023 16:30 IST

Whether you're caroling with loved ones, singing at a festive gathering, or simply enjoying the melodies at home, these nine Christmas carols promise to infuse your holiday season with the magic of music.

plum cake

Christmas special: How plum cakes have evolved over time

December 24, 2023 15:00 IST

In modern times, there's a wide range of plum cake recipes, accommodating dietary preferences like veganism or gluten-free.

Ladoo peela color trend, Bollywood divas in ladoo peela outfits

Take inspiration from Bollywood divas to style the ‘Ladoo Peela’ colour

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

From Alia Bhatt to Katrina Kaif, check out how our favourites styled the ladoo peela colour.

Tinselling in Relationships, Gen Z Dating Trends

Add ‘tinsel’ to your X-mas trees and not your relationships. Here’s why

December 26, 2023 10:24 IST

'Tinselling' refers to the way couples often try to bury their true feelings during the festive season, much like the metallic decoration covers up any gaps or rough patches of the Christmas tree.

Rannvijay Singha

This is how Rannvijay Singha manages to keep fit

December 24, 2023 09:30 IST

Continuous process...said Rannvijay Singha, while sharing his fitness mantra that all of us can learn from

Kodawari is closely tied to Japanese values of discipline and strong work ethics.

Kodawari is the secret behind the success of the Japanese people

December 26, 2023 10:25 IST

Kodawari is a Japanese term meaning the pursuit of perfection. This concept is deeply ingrained in Japanese culture and philosophy influencing various aspects of their life, like their work culture, their relationships, or their development

Christmas decor ideas, Holiday home transformations

Elevate your Christmas celebrations with these unique festive decor ideas

December 23, 2023 19:45 IST

Here are some enchanting Christmas decor ideas that promise to bring warmth and whimsy to your festive celebrations

Christmas 2023: Merry Christmas

Christmas Day 2023: Date, history, significance and wishes

December 25, 2023 08:55 IST

Christmas 2023 in India: Celebrated every year on December 25, Christmas has its roots in the Christian tradition, marking the birth of Jesus Christ.

goa exhibition

Blue carbon takes centerstage as Goa exhibition reveals hidden aspects of climate crisis

December 23, 2023 16:22 IST

The display represents the only such recording of its kind from India

virat kohli

Virat Kohli’s recipe for making vegetable fried rice with a twist is worth trying (recipe inside)

December 26, 2023 08:30 IST

Kohli's suggestion of making vegetable fried rice using vegetable stock is a great example of a healthy, flavourful dish, said registered dietitian Manvi Lohia, head of holistic health, and international business, Ekaanta, Haridwar

new years sydney

Planning a New Year’s trip? 5 cities with the most memorable celebrations

December 26, 2023 10:25 IST

As you bid adieu to the old and welcome the new, let the world be your stage for a celebration that transcends borders and captures the essence of global camaraderie; whether you choose to dance the night away in Edinburgh, or witness the ball drop in Times Square.