If there’s one thing that we all love with all our hearts, it has to be cake! Years of culinary experimentations have not only given us new and delicious cake flavours, but has also made cake a piece of art. Bakers from all around the world have taken up the challenge of turning almost anything into a cake. We find this so entertaining that we have TV shows like Nailed It, Cake Boss and Baking Impossible that work on the plot to bake the most intriguing and creative desserts! Our love for baking helped us discover a mind-blowing video that has us amazed and we are sure it will amaze you too. The trend of turning cakes into real-life objects was taken on another level by Chef Natalie Sideserf. Here’s the video: American Chef Natalie Sideserf posted this video on her Instagram account @sideserfcakes. The clip featured a banana python snake, but a few seconds later she cuts into the snake and shows that the snake is actually a cake! This moment of realization that the snake is a realistic cake has the internet’s mind-blown. Had she not cut the cake in half, nobody would be able to understand that it was not a real snake, that’s how realistic the “snake cake” looks. This viral video has over 1.5 million views and 117k likes! Natalie Sideserf is known for making realistic cakes like these, she has even managed to make a cake look like a hairy, used brush! Take a look yourself: The internet is surely divided about their opinion on these realistic cakes. Some consider it an artistic marvel while others disapprove of the idea of turning cakes into real objects. What do you feel? Would be interested in taking a bite of the ‘snake cake’ or would you be too scared to even take a bite? Tell us how you feel in the comments section below!
India is a land of exotic fruits and vegetables. With every changing season, we get to enjoy a wide variety of seasonal produce – each of which are tasty and include several healthy nutrients. One such seasonal fruit is sitaphal (or custard apple). Grown widely during the early winters, this tropical fruit is fleshy with unique taste, aroma and texture and multiple black inedible seeds. That’s not all. Sitaphal has a rich nutrient-profile too. According to Ayurvedic expert Dr. BN Sinha, “Custard apple is loaded with antioxidants, fibre, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and more. These nutrients help benefit overall health.” However, due to its rich sweet taste ad fleshy texture, people with diabetes often avoid custard apple in their diet. If you too avoid enjoying custard apple for any such reason, then this article is just for you. Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar recently took to Instagram to bust a few popular myths associated to custard apple. She clears, diabetics need no avoid eating custard apple as it is “low on glycemic index”.Let’s take a look at the 4 popular myths and facts about Sitaphal, as explained by Rujuta Diwekar: Myth – Avoid if diabetic Fact – It is low on glycemic index and local, seasonal fruits are recommended for diabetics. Myth – Avoid if fat Fact – It is a good source of vitamin B complex, especially vitamin B6. Custard apple even helps reduce bloating. Myth – Avoid if heart patient Fact – It is high on minerals like manganese and vitamin C and has an anti-ageing effect on the heart and circulatory system Myth – Avoid if PCOD Fact – It is a good source for iron and helps prevent tiredness, irritability and improves fertility Earlier, Rujuta Diwekar shared another post on Instagram explaining the benefits of including custard apple in our daily diet during this season. Click here to know more. Considering this, we can say eat every seasonal fruit and vegetable to enjoy its taste and benefits to the fullest. But always remember, moderation is the key. Eat healthy, stay fit!