Plants and their Benefits

Meghalaya and the pristine Northeast Indian region is abundant with rare and unique plants that have tremendous benefits.

Health Benefits of Sohphie - Local Fruit of Meghalaya

Health Benefits of Sohphie - Local Fruit of Meghalaya

This is part 2 of our story on exotic fruit of Meghalaya, Sohphie, often misspelt...

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Long Pepper Cultivation in Meghalaya

Long Pepper Cultivation in Meghalaya

Have You Heard of Long Pepper, Also Known As Piper Longum? Welcome to Zizira. Zizira...

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Easy Mexican Fried Rice Recipe with a Twist of Szechuan Pepper!

Easy Mexican Fried Rice Recipe with a Twist of Szechuan Pepper!

Mexican fried rice is a perfect go-to-dinner food. A delicious alternative to mainstream dinner meal....

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Lantana Camara a Camouflaged Treasure Trove - Benefits & Uses

Lantana Camara a Camouflaged Treasure Trove - Benefits & Uses

Lantana camara is a perennial flowering plant found in tropical areas. It is indigenous to...

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Easy to Make Healthy Turmeric Vegetable Smoothie

Easy to Make Healthy Turmeric Vegetable Smoothie

One of the healthiest food for summer morning is a healthy, good and nutrient-packed vegetable...

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Get Connected With Nature Through 3 Underutilised Plants Transformed Into Products

Get Connected With Nature Through 3 Underutilised Plants Transformed Into Products

Our needs are endless! There is no limit to what we want and what we...

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Meghalaya Food: This Is Why Khasi Cuisine’s Ja Stem Is A Dish to Remember (Plus a Recipe)

Meghalaya Food: This Is Why Khasi Cuisine’s Ja Stem Is A Dish to Remember (Plus a Recipe)

In my previous blog, I talked about healthy eating and how bits of spices help...

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Artemisia Annua – A Promising Herbal Remedy for Malaria and More

Artemisia Annua – A Promising Herbal Remedy for Malaria and More

What’s Artemisia Annua or Sweet Wormwood?  It’s an annual herb that belongs to the plant family of Asters (Asteraceae). If you didn’t...

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How Haldi Doodh Keeps Me Healthy Even 2500 Kms Away From Home

How Haldi Doodh Keeps Me Healthy Even 2500 Kms Away From Home

Your body can get a lot of what it needs from Turmeric. Know how a...

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Top 11 Chillies of Northeast India

Top 11 Chillies of Northeast India

For India’s Northeasterners, a meal without chilli is incomplete. In this hotspot region of rich biodiversity, varieties of chilli jostle...

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3 Simple Fat Burning Turmeric Coffee Recipes

3 Simple Fat Burning Turmeric Coffee Recipes

In today’s world, weight loss is something that many of us are striving for. While...

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4 easy healthy snack recipes using Zizira’s infused Honey Collection

4 easy healthy snack recipes using Zizira’s infused Honey Collection

If you are always thinking about what the next thing is, you can make using...

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Why Spices and herbs are natural sources of antioxidants

Why Spices and herbs are natural sources of antioxidants

Herbs and spices have been used and consumed for more than 2000 years now and...

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8 Ways Herbal Tea Benefits your Health

8 Ways Herbal Tea Benefits your Health

Teas can be an excellent alternative to your daily sugary and caffeinated beverages while still...

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How Herbs help to increase your Immunity

How Herbs help to increase your Immunity

Herbs and spices have a rich history of being the key kitchen ingredients in the...

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All you need to know about Turmeric Twist Honey & its benefits

All you need to know about Turmeric Twist Honey & its benefits

Honey and turmeric are two ingredients in Indian kitchens that are known to have a...

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Benefits of Valerian Tea

Benefits of Valerian Tea

Valerian Tea is a sleep tea. It consists of Valerian root and other ingredients. Valerian...

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Bird’s Eye Chilli From Mizoram

Bird’s Eye Chilli From Mizoram

From one set of hills to another, this fiery red chilli pepper has travelled far...

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What are Microgreens?

What are Microgreens?

If you haven’t heard about microgreens, then here’s something about them that will excite you!...

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Black Sesame Seeds: Benefits and Uses; Black Sesame vs White.

Black Sesame Seeds: Benefits and Uses; Black Sesame vs White.

It is believed that the sesame plant has been used for thousands of years. The...

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Lakadong Turmeric

Lakadong Turmeric

Turmeric, otherwise famous as the golden spice, true to its name has a rich, and...

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How to choose the right spice supplier in India

How to choose the right spice supplier in India

Indian cuisine is incomplete without a dash of herbs, and spices. They are pivotal in...

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How to Buy the Best Spice Combos Online

How to Buy the Best Spice Combos Online

The usage of spices as key culinary elements date back thousands of years and rightfully...

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5 Recipes of Lakadong Ker - Golden milk powder

5 Recipes of Lakadong Ker - Golden milk powder

Zizira’s Lakadong Ker is a golden milk powder blend that’s great not only for your...

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