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On dialysis? Weight training can help
EXERCISE Weight training improves quality of life in dialysis patients
Fight your way to rude health
For once, PRINCE FREDERICK doesn’t walk away from a fight. He finds the FREE-FIGHTING regimen fun
Eat your whey and honey
Eating the right kind of food before and after exercise is crucial for optimum health and results. Trainers recommend a small meal consisting of high quality protein (egg whites, chicken breast) and slow digesting carbohydrates (oats, whole ...
Stairway to heaven
Where it’s at: Semi-circle of broad stairs behind the Doveton block, with plenty of tree cover and on the way to the canteen.
What’s to love:
The History: Here’s the thing you need ...
Sandhya Raman’s “Mythologies retold” is a tribute to the undying spirit of women
My five - J. SRIRAM
Light my Fire, released in January 1967, is a prime example of psychedelic rock with its long and hypnotic instrumental solo. The trance deepens through the organ and guitar solos and then brilliantly and shatteringly from the deep, Jim ...
The Chianti revival
During a lunch with Alessia Antinori a couple of months ago, the conversation turned, perhaps inevitably, to the revival of Italian wines, particularly Chiantis. Less than three decades ago, Chiantis were synonymous with cheap straw-wrapped ...
The highs and lows of Chennai’s street food
Chennai boasts a vibrant street food culture, but finding a good pav bhaji or chaat isn’t easy
A type of spiced dried meat, which has its origins in South Africa. It can be made with any meat, beef, game or even ostrich and is typically made from raw fillets sliced along the grain or flat against the grain.
The name itself comes ...
You might find it odd that we are putting this, a savoury, down as the signature dish of Grand Sweets, which, as the name might suggest, is better known for its mysore pak or its adirasam. But the kuzhi paniyaram, well-spiced, fried a deep ...
Chef J.P. Gelinas is the Chef From Hell, because he doesn’t mince words in his blog, which is on ‘American recipes and food commentary’. Now a professional Chef, he says food always played an important role in his life. ...
In a thick bottom pan bring 120 gm of cream to boil. Add roughly chopped chocolate to the boiling cream and remove from fire. Stir well until smooth and the chocolate pieces are completely dissolved. Bring it to room temperature. Chill the ...
Best feet forward
The 15-day workshop from April 16 (the second workshop is from May 1) is open to anyone in the age group of 3 to 60 years and will be held at the Indira Nagar, T. Nagar, Kilpauk, Adyar, Velachery and Valasaravkkam branches of Swingers. ...
Cup of health
Study A cup of coffee a day may halt Alzheimer’s disease
No illusion here
Chat Milind Soman on what makes him tick
Get up close and personal with Freddie Mercury on Vh1 Sunday Brunch
Delicacies from the deep
Eating out Seafood fest at Kayal till April 10
Festival of the Tamils
Celebrate ‘Tamizhar Tirunal’ the way the Tamilians do. Enjoy a fine dining experience with some of the choices delicacies from the State, to mark the birth of the traditional Tamil New Year.
Venue: Southern ...
“Goan Beach Shack’ promotion at the Le Royal Meridien hotel. You can ask the chef for your favourite dishes from the land of the vindaloo and sorpatel, sun, sand and feni.
Address: Le ...
Kota and Chanderi
Feather light Kotas and Chanderis, especially crafted for the summer. Exhibition and sale of saris and dupattas at Shilpi.
Address: No 1, Gee Gee Minar, 23, College Rd,
The multi-cuisine restaurant specialising in Indian curries in Anna Nagar is celebrating its first anniversary on April 6. A 10 pc discount on a full range of exotic specialities is on offer for April 5 and 6.
Venue: Curry ...
Diamonds are forever
Gold is volatile, why opt for diamonds? Diamond retail chain ORRA’s anniversary sale is on in the city this week. Choose from an extensive collection at affordable prices. Discounts up to 25 per cent on offer.
Venue: Orra ...
RECOGNITION FICCI-BAF award to Tapas Chakravarti
‘Chhota Bheem’, a new serial for kids, on POGO
Get relief from pain
Osteo-arthritis camp on April 11, 12 and 13
Workshop on business writing
Ma Foi Academy conducts a one-day workshop on Business Writing on April 18 and a 4-day workshop on Instructional Design from April 24 to 28.
The workshop on Business Writing will help learners improve their writing skills and includes ...
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