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Ishita Goel


Ishita enjoys reading and is a budding writer.

Is making chocolate as fulfilling as eating it? Hear it from the chocolatiers
Mon, Oct 22, 2018

Artisan chocolatiers tell us about the trials, tribulations and sheer pleasure of making that perfect slab of chocolate.

Coffee minus caffeine: This is how decaffeinated coffee is made
Thu, Sep 20, 2018

While coffee is a much-loved drink, the amount of caffeine it contains can be harmful to health. Today, coffee is decaffeinated in its unroasted stage when it is still green. It is soaked in water to strip off the flavours and caffeine from them.

Eating insects is a healthy choice. But are you ready?
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

Bugs are a rich source of fibre and protein and as per the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, they are great for human and planetary health. Around 80 per cent of the countries around the world eat insects.

Softer than cashmere: How the world’s rarest wool has stood the test of time
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

The softest and the most prized wool in the world comes from Peru, where it is sheared and harvested off the back of a Vicuna, their national animal. Their coveted cinnamon coat has put them in the crosshairs.

From average Joe to dynamic Tony Stark: How world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, has evolved his style
Wed, Sep 19, 2018

From an average office gong Joe attire, Jeff Bezos has slowly and stealthily revolutionised his look and perked up his wardrobe with a selection of bomber jackets and narrowly tailored suits.

Do probiotics really keep the good bacteria in your gut happy?
Sun, Sep 16, 2018

According to the study, probiotics were found to have little to no effect in the body. The researchers believe that probiotics of the future would need tailoring to the needs of each individual.

From beetroot pancakes to nachni pizzas: Chef Amrita Raichand shares healthy cooking tips
Sun, Sep 09, 2018

Speaking to, popular chef, Amrita Raichand shares how she keeps fit, weight loss tips and how to eat healthy along with some of her recipes. Read the full interview here.

National Nutrition Week: How Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is diet driven
Fri, Sep 07, 2018

Fried food is the greatest enemy of PCOS. However, not all fat is to be avoided. Good fat like Omega-3 fatty acids can prove to be very beneficial for PCOS patients.

From aristocratic abodes to humble homes: The bittersweet journey of chocolate
Thu, Sep 06, 2018

We may not be able to do without the sweet comfort of chocolate bars today, but the delicacy has a bittersweet history. Trace its journey from Central America to the rest of the world.

Celebrate World Coconut Day with delicacies from Kashmir to Kerala
Sun, Sep 02, 2018

From traditional treasures to recipes influenced by the French and Portuguese, take your taste buds through India’s kitchens and their love for the coconut.

How to make butter at home: It doesn’t get easier than this
Thu, Aug 30, 2018

An easy guide to making healthy and tasty butter – and you don’t even need any fancy gadgets to do so.

Serena Williams’ catsuit banned on tennis court: How the controversial outfit has stood the test of time
Wed, Aug 29, 2018

Serena Williams' catsuit has been consigned to the closet by French Tennis Federation. While the debate rages on, let's take a look at the course of the comfortable yet controversial catsuit.

Meet India’s new super consumers–Wealthy Single Urbanites
Tue, Aug 28, 2018

The Wealthy Single Urbanite believes in working hard and partying even harder. They are most willing to partake of the newest thrill and adventure and open to new experiments. This makes them a huge opportunity for marketing brands.

Away from home this Eid-al-Adah? Let these home caterers cook you some traditional family delicacies
Wed, Aug 22, 2018

Eid al-Adha 2018: Chefs share their favourite Eid recipes so you can cook up a taste of home. Try these home recipes for Awadhi Galauti Kebab, Badami Pasanda Murg, Hari Mirch Keema and more.

Why more and more people are committing suicide before a live online audience
Sun, Aug 19, 2018

For many, streaming their suicide online is a ‘cry for help’. However, when people assume that someone else will take the initiative to stop the act and don't do anything, it breaks down the victim's trust furthermore and adds to their helplessness.

Are there side effects to taking multiple medicines together? Find out why
Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Polypharmacy: It means when a person takes five or more prescription medicines in a day. It may help control various health issues, but taking them together can cause more harm than good.

Toys in war zone: Artist shares war stories through children’s eyes
Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Speaking to, Brian McCarty shares what it's like to hear children's heartfelt war experiences, how effective art therapy has been for them, and more.

Valued up to a whopping Rs 71 crore; here are the most expensive stamps in the world
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

Ever since the first stamp was put on a letter, they have inspired philatelists and enthusiasts around the world. However, it's not all romance and lore. Stamps can cost quite a fortune too.

Planning a wedding? Let the top designers of the country help you choose the best outfit
Wed, Aug 08, 2018

Falguni and Shane Peacock, Shyamal and Bhumika and others share their ideas of an ideal bride and what are the best bridal lehenga options that you can consider for your wedding.

Celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania shares tips for to-be brides at the Vogue Wedding Show
Tue, Aug 21, 2018

Celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania shares some pointers on how brides can be resplendent on their wedding day. Catch all the wedding wear highlights that are a big hit this year.

Moms on the job: Lawmakers across the world who breastfed while at work
Mon, Aug 06, 2018

This Breastfeeding Week, we celebrate women politicians who came out to set examples for millions of women all over the world by breastfeeding in public.

Friendship Day 2018: ‘Little Women’ to ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’, 5 beautiful books on female friendships
Sun, Aug 05, 2018

Friendship Day 2018 books on female friendships: From 'Pride and Prejudice' to 'The Handmaid's Tale', here are five books where authors have deeply explored the beautiful bond that women share.

Microbreweries: How did making beer for a living become a legit career option?
Sat, Aug 04, 2018

India's microbrewery founders open about the charm and challenges of making it in the beer brewing business.

From wood splinters to menstruation belt: How sanitary napkins evolved over time
Mon, Jul 23, 2018

Though most men may shirk away when it comes to the 'period talk', sanitary napkins ironically were initially made for them. These disposable pads were developed by nurses in France to control the bleeding of the soldiers injured during battle.

How Ranveer Singh is causing a stir in men’s fashion; his stylist spills the beans
Fri, Jul 06, 2018

There's no doubt Ranveer Singh is a trendsetter. And who better than his stylist, Nitasha Gaurav to spill the beans on what goes into curating his iconic looks? Speaking to, Gaurav shares what sets Singh apart from the rest.