Tawa Tales..New age kitchen with emotional touch

Now a days  food delivery is mostly in trend wrt food tables. People prefer to order food at home rather than wandering around. This has led to new food business in NCR regions with most competition. Winner deserves it when its every thing is in place. Starting from Food menu to order to delivery to Packaging to taste & presentation.

Recently we ordered food from TAWA TALES, a newbie in this business, which shares with their customer their love for food. According to their concept, “its a new age kitchen that’s all set to bring you mouthwatering delicacies from depths of India’s culinary heritage”. Will share my reviews about their modern interpretations of age old recipes.

We placed an order including both veg and non veg. quite easy to place the order and their owner Sanchali, provides full guidance in helping us decide the menu. She also guides you about the food taste, which leads to perfect customer satisfaction. Delivery was done before time as promised.

Packaging of food was perfect blend of art, culture and mind. According to Tawa tales team, they want to connect with their customer emotionally through extra value personalized items. Their packaging is both high quality & fun.Black microwave safe boxes sealed with plastic covers stating the food item inside. Every cover has Tawa tales pics on it. Food inside is packed inside foils to keep it warm.

With every order, they include a handwritten postcard for their customer stating their hardwork and love for food. Along with it they provide an InstaShot Foodmat, which is a new concept & gets food lovers a new way to click their pics.

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Tawa tales has focused more on menu, which shows the amalgamation of so many dishes. This team has special relationship with several indian cuisines – from heavenly paranthas of Amritsar to staple dosas of chennai to spicy Kolkatta roles to litti choka of rajasthan.

In veg we had, Paneer Butter masala with Lachcha parantha,which was delicious. Paneer was soft & tender blended inside masala thick gravy which was medium on scoville scale. Lachcha parantha was perfect shaped and not at all oily. Next we tried their Parantha menu, where we had Mix & aloo parantha. Must say, had such tasty parantha’s after a long time. Fully stuffed, well cooked parantha’s with perfect flavors & taste. Simply loved it.

In Non veg we had , Chicken tikka masala roll, which again was served hot and tasted delicious. Chicken was soft and tender with perfect sauces inside Parantha.

In drinks we had Modi nagar ki Shikanji, which was refreshing lemon mint masala, tasting tangy and mouthwatering. In desserts, we had Walnut Phirnee, which is classic indian milk pudding thickened with rice flour with dry figs & walnut served in clay pot.

Must recommend place and would definitely try their food again.

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StBotanica Anti Aging & Anti Wrinkle Cream Review

Everyone in today’s world desire a skin which is healthy in a natural way. We can acheive this with proper diet, gym, exercises, drinking water and many more natural ways, but still we miss on some nutrients, which is fulfilled via few creams, like StBotanica Anti Aging & anti wrinkle. This cream is formulated with Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin E. It Penetrates deep into the surface layers of your skin leaving it immediately hydrated.

So i bought it for my sister who is aging 30+. Always remember there is an age to define when you can use such creams, so its not preferable for people under 30 yrs of age to go ahead and use it. Will never recommend.

Product Description

St.Botanica is a beauty and lifestyle brand with a desire to promote a natural, healthy and beautiful lifestyle. We want you to look and feel fabulous. Experience long-lasting moisture that outlasts your entire day with St.Botanica Anti Aging & Wrinkle Cream. Its hydrating formula keeps your skin moisturized all day and immediately softens the look of fine lines and wrinkles. St.Botanica Cream is a unique blend of Natural Ingredients. Blended with Hyaluronic Acid, Moroccan Argan Oil, Co Enzyme Q10, Almond Oil, Vitamin E, Grapefruit, Passion Fruit and Aloevera to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Indications: Helpful for Reducing Wrinkles, Reducing Signs of Aging, Moisturizing the Skin. Also very Effective for Dry Skin, Sagging Skin, Dull glow-less Skin.

Price : Rs.849 INR for 50ml of product

 

Ingredients: Blended with Hyaluronic Acid, Moroccan Argan Oil, Co Enzyme Q10, Almond Oil, Vitamin E, Grapefruit, Passion Fruit and Aloevera and other Ingredients

Directions: Apply on Daily Basis. Will prefer night time, as it give your skin some time to relax. Use it in circular motion only after successful skin test.

Packaging: The cream comes in a pump packaging which I really like. It is hygienic to use and easy to carry while travelling. The lid closes tightly.

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Benefits

  • UNIQUE BLEND OF EXTRACTS & OILS : Our unique formula contains powerful moisturizers like shea butter, Moroccan argan oil, natural aloe, almond oil that together provide optimal hydration to your skin. Recommended for Both Men and Women. St.Botanica AntiAging & Anti Wrinkle Cream hydrating formula keeps your skin moisturized all day and immediately softens the look of fine lines and wrinkles. St.Botanica Cream is a unique blend of Natural Ingredients. Blended with Hyaluronic Acid, Moroccan Argan Oil, Co Enzyme Q10, Almond Oil, Vitamin E, Grapefruit, Passion Fruit and Aloevera to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
  • FIGHTS WRINKLES & FINE LINES – This advanced moisturizer includes natural ingredients such as Almond Oil and Shea Butter along with Hyaluronic Acid providing all the benefits of a natural facial treatment. Besides being tried and true, we’ve found a healthy and natural way to achieve your desired skin. Our products are made from only the best natural ingredients and infusions. The ingredients we use are designed to help you achieve a youthful glow. Its formula is non-greasy and absorbs quickly into skin’s surface. Get: Long-lasting daytime hydration with a non-greasy feel, Anti-aging moisturizer reduces appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, Exfoliates to aid surface cell turnover.
  • HIGHEST QUALITY HYALURONIC ACID : We use a premium quality hyaluronic acid that is 100% clear, odorless and free of impurities. It’s simply the finest grade you can buy. This face cream is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin, and can even be used around the eyes.
  • GOODNESS OF Almond Oil and Shea Butter :This advanced moisturizer includes natural ingredients such as Almond Oil and Shea Butter along with Hyaluronic Acid providing all the benefits of a natural facial treatment. We use a premium quality hyaluronic acid that is 100% clear, odorless and free of impurities. It’s simply the finest grade you can buy. This face cream is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin, and can even be used around the eyes.

My recommendation is to use this cream only if your age is 30 + and you have done successful skin test. The consistency of the cream is watery gel like. As soon as you apply it on your skin, it gives you a huge dose of moisture. If required, you can mix it up with some creams.Their products are research based and connect to people’s healthy life. They are free from all chemicals, additives as much as possible, and have only natural ingredients, affordability and long-lasting results.

Glam Ego Box January 2018 Unboxing And Review

Now a days Beauty boxes are in a trend and leading this race is Glamego brand, who provides the world-renowned products to us in such affordable prices and with a great service. They ensure that subscribers get full value for their money by offering handpicked premium beauty, skin care and other cosmetic products.

This year, Glamego January Box 2018 come with the hashtag ‘NoResolution’ on a cute colour-ful box which speaks of very famous resolutions mentioned all over the box that every girl dreams of like Less Selfie, Listen to him, Say always yes, Size Zero etc.

Packaging: Best part is Glamego has worked upon its presentation card-boxes, which again makes it’s a No.1 Beauty Box. The contents of the box come protected on the hay which prevents damage to the product. Love the simple yet thoughtful packaging!

How to order: You can get this subscription box online n their website. Do visit http://www.glamego.com

GlamEgo January Box contains :

  • Bio-bloom Face Oil – Rs. 1499 /-
  • BellaVoste Lip Gloss – Rs. 599 /-
  • Natural Bath & Body Grapefruit & Vitamin C Skin Cream – Rs. 220 /-
  • Mcaffeine Caffeine Shower Gel :- Rs. 189 /-

This all wonders in just Rs. 299. What you expect more 😊

Bio-bloom Face Oil

Biobloom is well known top organic brands, which have come up with their face oil range made from 100% natural ingredients. It has Apricot Kernel Oil, Carrot Seed Oil, Rosehip Oil, Germanium Oil, Lemon Oil, Frankincense Oil, Myrhh, Rosemary, Vitamin E and Evening Primrose. Being a totally organic oil, this is suitable for all age groups and skin types. This can be used as a night serum too before your daily night cream.

My thoughts about this product is,it’s one of the best age defying & radiance booster face oil, which is just 1-2 drops enough to help you skin glow & seem smooth. It helps delay the process of ageing in the most natural way

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Bella Voste Lip Gloss

Winters are bad time for my lips. They get dry and loses moisture. Glamego, considered this and added this Italy-formulated lip gloss that gives moisturised and plump-looking lips, just perfect for winter season! I received the shade Pop Of Pink. This is soo good that I have forgotten my other matte and normal lipsticks. The shade is a beautiful pink colour that will go with fair, medium and dusky skin tones. This lip gloss formula works perfect for my skintone and stays for nearly 4-5 hours. Perfect sheen and radiance with no messup.

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So next week will review its other two products, after using them!!

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Cafe Wanderlust… A Culinary Journey !!

Tucked in one corner of Galleria, this is the lone & fun travel cafe in Gurgaon!  Cafe Wanderlust‘s decor is idiosyncratic , focused on people who love to explore and try new delicious delicacies. Its located at the back side of Galleria ,1st floor and seems just like a typical cafe but they have quirky ambience. They have sufficient space which looks bounteous, because of its seating arrangement, ranging from bean bags to old steel chairs to Hanging Jhulla & Egg chairs. Walls are covered with book shelves and customers valuable comments. Games are available to sit and play while your order gets prepared. This makes the customer use his or her time in meaningful way. Sometimes you may find paper and color pens to draw and write not just about the cafe but anything.

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The cafe is filled with travel & food related books which again you can read and enjoy with your food.The cafe has focused on every minute detail to keep its customer engaged. The menu is full of pictures of food items they serve along with small description of its history.The cafe is vegetarian. They serve different continental platters for breakfast. The food is not at all oily and has perfect blend of spices.

Best part of their food is, its served with so many sidings, like chutneys of Apple, mango, dhaniya, then Kaanji, raita, pickle etc. So many ways to flavor your food as per your tongue. Sweet to tangy to spicy.We have kicked off our evening with scrumptious delicacies like:

Banarsi Kachori

Taken from streets of Banaras & served with dash of innovation. Four soft kachoris filled with banarsi masala, served with spicy aloo subji & 6 kinds of dips (Methi, Dhaniya, imli, apple cardamom, papaya pickle & raita). Banarsi masala is in-house prepared using ground fresh spices.

Amritsari Cholley Bhature

Everyone and especially punjabi’s all time fav homemade cholley with freshly done bhature. Imli chutney & raddish pickle add a tangyness to it making it more eatsome. Best part of this place is all the masala’s are inhouse. The taste and aroma spring from age old recipes from traditional household.

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Cosmopolitan Parantha Platter

Delicacy serving parantha’s from originated from diff states, Methi from UP, gobi & aloo from Punjab. Served with mirchi salan from Hyd, aloo subji from Haridwar, Ker sangri from Rajasthan & many more. It was the winner dish for tonite for us. We repeated the order to satiate our hunger.

It has a surprise to it, its not only 3, but 4 parantha’s in which one is special RABRI parantha. Their specialty and my fav from now on. Must try !

UP wala Tehri Pot

The quitessential biryani / tehri from UP , now a popular part of Awadhi cuisine. Served with freshly made tomato launji & homemade kanji. Tastd delicious with kheera raitaand must try !

White sauce /mushroom Pasta– Loved the soft wheat penne pasta in thick , served hot white sauce. Tasted yumm. Must try !

In drinks, we had my fav Hot choclate (5/5) – Presenatation made it more scrumptious.  Kanpur’s Desi Adrak Chai (5/5)- strong Adrak with perfect texture & flavor. Mint Lemonade (4/5) – Minty lemonade drink served chilled with refreshing herbs.

You can also try here, english breakfast options like Omlettes, Crepes,Waffles etc.

Address: SF 53-54, First Floor, DLF Galleria, DLF Galleria Road, Gurgaon, Haryana 122009

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Lohri farzified @ cyber hub,Farzi Cafe !!

Lohri is one of the most commonly celebrated festival in India and way of spreading joy.India being known for its diverse culture & traditions, here no celebration is complete without good food & dance 😊

This year we planned to celebrate lohri festival with family & friends at Farzi Café (cyber hub) who especially launched lohri menu for people to come and enjoy. To start with they have even scripted the menu card with lohri pics. Lohri is incomplete without bhangra dance on beats of dhol & relish scrumptious meals like we had here today.  So here is a short review about the same.We kicked off our day with delicious dishes like :

Bhuttia aur palak ke tinke

Presentation of the dish is an imp part which makes it more appealing. This worked out best for this dish as you can see in pics. It was curated well in form of lohri sticks. Skewers of sweet corn & spinach rolled on bamboo sticks. Prepared fresh make it feel smooth and soft when in mouth. Plated well with aloo chips that symbolized fire. Sauce was sprinkled well on sticks to symbolize flames and went well with the taste. It was prepared from bell peppers. Dish was amazingly delicious and mouth watering. We repeated the order.

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Matka chholley with Lucchi puff

This was next dish served,& increased our hunger more as this is what Punjabi’s crave for. Pindi cholle with maida puri famous as Luchi. Cholle were well prepared with perfect blend of spices. Luchi on other hand was not at all oily adding to the beauty of festival food. Served with chilli pickle and potato fried worked as sidings. Loved this dish as it was toooo delicious.

Bathua Sarso da saag, Makai | Mooli Pide

Again Punjabi’s have to eat this traditional dish of ours to complete the Lohri rituals. Sarso da saag with makki roti is a combination of regional leafy greens cooked with ghee, jaggery & chickpeas flour. Presented in form of a ship, garnished with butter, gurr & raddish. It was a must try dish which can only be enjoyed eating with hand.

Rewari Gajjak Peanut Butter icecrea, caramel popcorns

Sweets are integral part of our punjabi’s festival. Here we had Peanut butter icecream ,which was crunchy from inside served chilled with caramel popcorns and rewari gajjak sidings. Neither too sweet neither less. Perfect blend to end your day with amazing after taste.

It was a great lohri celebration and will look forward to visit this place again!!

Fuschia Anti Acne Face Gel-Neem and Basil | Review

Face gels are a trend in now a days and especially Acne related. They have many ingredients which help to treat acne and as well help skin to grow radiant.I recently purchased Fuschia Face gel for my sister and suggested her to use it for her Acne problem. Let me share my opinion about it.

About Brand:

Fuschia comes under company Vkare Bio Sciences.This brand dedicated to Natural , Handmade Skincare Products. From natural ingredients to manufacturing process , from Unique Packaging Styles To Eco-Friendly Policies, brand stands apart from most other Cosmetic Brands. Their constant efforts to provide customers the best & at the sametime contributing towards saving our ecosystem makes its products , much in demand.

Product Description

Neem & Basil essential oil prevent acne outburst & heal inflamed skin, cuts & wounds. This combination tightens pores, lightens dark spots & brightens the skin to give a more youthful look.This product is made from Natural ingredients and essential oils.

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It doesnt encourages the practices, that may harm the user or the environment.So its Eco-friendly with its product development too. It contains no petroleum based ingredients, sulfates or parabens. It’s pure & natural with no synthetic preservatives.

These products are certified by Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). The certification ensures that products are consistently produced and controlled according to quality standards, minimizing the risks involved in any pharmaceutical production starting from materials, premises and equipment to the training and personal hygiene of staff.

By opting for this, one can reduce his/her carbon footprint as there are chemicals or petroleum products are involved which relatively have a higher carbon footprint when compared to organic alternatives.

Ingredients – Aqua, Aloe Vera, Neem Leaf Extract, Holy Basil Oil, Vitamin E.

Store: Store in cool & dry place.

How to Use: Use these masks once or twice a week Apply a layer of this mask even over your skin and relax for 15-20 minutes. Once dry, rinse with plain or cold water.

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Packaging:

It comes in a small cute tub like jar with screw open lid which shuts tightly and prevents any spillage.

My take on it :

The gel is pale green in color and has refreshing fragrance. Its easy to use as it has big opening.Spreads very easily and gets completely absorbed by the skin with a little massage (i prefer circular motion). Should be usually applied during the night time before going to bed, as it helps skin to rejuvenate & show effects sooner.It doesn’t sting or irritate my skin, but rather it has a cooling effect.She has been using this gel since quite a while now, its really good

Will rate it 4/5, and definately buy it next time !!

Thanks for reading. Do leave your valuable comments !! Take care

 

GO Gourmet..Fresh snacks to dine at home !!

Gourmet s a cultural idea associated with the culinary arts of fine food and drink,  which is characterized by refined, even elaborate preparations and presentations of aesthetically balanced meals of several contrasting, often quite rich courses. The term and its associated practices are usually used positively to describe people of refined taste and passion. Gourmet food tends to be served in smaller, more expensive, portions.

Being true to its meaning, Go Gourmet, is serving a tasty mix of  Salads & healthy food.It brings its own dash of cookery craziness to the table for those hungering for some scrumptious delicacies.

Gourmet restaurants are going a step further to cater to customers—by giving them the option to dine at home. Delivery services are quick and try to reach us on time as its essential that the packaging retain the freshness and quality of the chef-driven contents.

Parcel packaging is well planned showcasing the ingredients and calories intake. We placed an order for:

1) Falafel Wrap – It was so well stuffed , wholesome Falafel, hummus & veggies in a multi grained tortilla. It tasted well,but lil on spicy end
2) Classic Egg Sandwich – It was a classic combo of egg, whole wheat bread, flavored well with mustard and herbs. Tasted good.
3) BBQ Chicken Wrap – It was really good. It was flavoured Chicken breast piece stuffed in multi grain tortilla. chicken was very juicy and well spiced.
4) Shikanji – as usual they serve beverages with original content. Best in taste
5) Pom Lemonade – Similarly with this. Tasted perfect like fresh juice.

And pictures say it all 🙂

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