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World Vegan Day

Today is World Vegan Day, so let's set the vegan jokes aside for today and take a look at this diet that is ever growing in popularity. Ok, we couldn't help ourselves! Moving on swiftly...veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in one's diet. The practice of vegan eating dates back to the [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Foodie Days, Uncategorized|0 Comments

From the Spice Rack: Cinnamon

A spice for life. Cinnamon is one of the more familiar spices found in most kitchens. Its pleasant flavour and plentiful benefits, make it popular in many cultures. In Ancient Egypt, Cinnamon was once so highly-prized as a commodity, it was more valuable than gold. The spice, gathered from the inner bark of the Cinnamomum tree, [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

There’s no time like tea time!

The best meal, between meals. Who doesn't love a good afternoon tea party? What about the simple (yet necessary) mid-morning tea break, or even post-supper tea? Tea time has become a cross-cultural ritual throughout the world. To some, it is a stress reliever, a meal, a therapist and even a social event.  Freshly Brewed Tea [...]

By |October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t be coy, get that soy!

Soybeans have become so wildly important and popular in recent decades because of the rise of soy food’s popularity, including soy milk and textured vegetable protein. Soybeans, also known as soya beans, are a species of legume. Like other beans, the soya bean (Glycine max) grows in pods enclosing edible seeds. They are usually green but can be yellow, brown or black.    Soya [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s what we’ve ‘bean’ saying!

Beans and other legumes such as chickpeas and lentils are power-packed and hunger-busting. They are high in protein and fiber, and low in glycaemic carbohydrates. These filling foods offer a range of delicious flavours and are used in a number of dishes around the world. There are many different types of legumes, here's a taste [...]

By |September 8th, 2017|Health Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women – The Strength of Our Business

Every day is Women's Day at Gorima's. Women are the spice of life! At Gorima's this rings particularly true. Our story begins in 1979 when our first spice was created, Magi Masala. It was blended by none other than the acclaimed cookbook editor of Indian Delights, Zuleikha Mayat. There was virtually no availability of ready-mixed [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Raksha Bandhan

The ancient tradition of Raksha Bandhan is when sisters and brothers proclaim their love and protection for each other. The word Raksha means protection, while Bandhan is the verb to tie. It is a Hindu festival that ritually celebrates the love and duty between brothers and their sisters. Traditionally, the sister performs a rakhi ceremony where [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pistachio Power.

Pistachios are some tasty tree nuts! Cousins of the cashew, they are delicious and loaded with wholesome nutrients. These delicious treats are native to Asia, particularly in Iran and Iraq. Archaeological evidence dates the association of pistachios and man as early as 6,000 BC. Today, apart from Iran, Iraq, and Syria, pistachios are being produced in many countries [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Health Tips|0 Comments

Go for Goji!

A superfood for a super you. The Goji berry (Lycium barbarum L.) has been revered a king amongst plants for thousands of years. In Asia, its use as a nutritive food dates back nearly 5,000 years and even predates some of the pyramids. Since its introduction to the West, goji berries has joined other exotic [...]

By |July 7th, 2017|Health Tips|0 Comments

Bombay Crush and Badam Milk

Try these simple and delicious winters drinks, made easy with Gorima's. Falooda or Bombay Crush is a sweet drink popular in South Asian countries. It is made using milk or ice cream, or both, rose or elachi syrup, vermicelli or sago (tapioca) or both, or neither, squishy sabja or sweet basil seeds and sometimes fresh cream. [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments