The rising trend of customized cakes by Maryam Waheed

Pictures of 3-D and customized cakes!

Maryam Waheed

Here are some pictures of cakes that i have taken that signify the emerging and rising of customized cakes specially 3-D and different flavored cakes:

1463486_10152091956006349_1700900382_n It is possible to get any sort of cakes made according to specifications.

558989_10151319751414532_399844910_n Many companies have started these cakes specially 3-D ones

252198_4643294957109_1502303796_n All sizes and flavors are available such as this strawberry one.

1621945_10152293353496349_1845237819_n This cake is for a bridal shower made according to customization

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Famous food places in Lahore by Mashal Khanum

Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan and often referred to as the cultural heart of Pakistan. Lahore is famous about variety of restaurants from local to international food. Lahore has incredible upscale restaurants, which provide a huge variety of cuisines. The majority restaurants are either positioned within major hotels like Pearl Continental , Avari and great number of restaurants are located on MM Alam road.

Some of them are:

Cafe Aylanto: It is situated on the MM Alam road. Cafe Aylanto has become a household name for a lot of people. Offering dishes of highest quality. A cool , sophisticated environment is created with dim lights , comfy sofas and stylish decor. This  well looking cafe offers a range of pastas as well as other Continental tempters.download

Covo: Covo is an italian cuisine restaurant. The first thing one notice on entering the restaurant is the classy tranquil feel of the space , with soft, mood lighting. Textured walls , mirrored panels providing great dining experience.
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Cuckoo;s cafe: Cuckoo’s is situated in old city of lahore ,behind the Badshahi Mosque, lahore. It is certainly a place where you can experience nothing but tranquility , admiration of the city and the beauty of the masjid that stands before you. Try and dine out in the evening , as the lights light up both the city and the mosque.download (2)

Craze of McDonalds in the youth of today by Maryam Waheed

Introduction McDonald’s was founded in 1955 by Mr. Ray. A. Kroc. The first McDonald’s was opened in Illinois. By August 2002, there were more than 30,000 McDonald’s in 121 places and countries all over the world, including Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Central and South America, Australia, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, even Russia and China. It has the fastest growth rate in the restaurant industry.The secret of McDonald’s success is its willingness to innovate, even while striving to achieve consistency in the operation of its many outlets. For example, its breakfast menu, salads, Chicken McNuggets, and the McLean Deluxe sandwich were all examples of how the company tried to appeal to a wider range of consumers.               ‘          

 

Facts

  •  McDonalds introduced of brown paper bags with a considerable percentage of recycled content.
  • Reduced solid waste and building a market for recycled products.
  • New paper-based wraps that combined tissue, polyethylene, and paper to keep food warm and prevent leakage.
  • There are more than 33,000 restaurants around the world in 118 countries. It is the world's most consumed from fast food restaurants and people of all ages love to eat food from McDonalds.

    There are more than 33,000 restaurants around the world in 118 countries. It is the world’s most consumed from fast food restaurants and people of all ages love to eat food from McDonalds

 

Why McDonalds is preferred over other fast food restaurants?

1. The food -Improving food perceptions was clearly absolutely critical to re-appraisal of the brand.

A grown-up menu for adults -Using only 100% chicken breast meat from approved poultry farms, it provides a diverse menu for adults. The breakfast is a fast and convenient way to eat. It was also vital to ensure that customers were provided with options that matched their tastes and wallets. More premium food was launched, both beef and chicken. The aim was to offer better products to build better impressions with the public.

Healthier Happy Meals for children- Parents wanted the Happy Meal to remain a treat for their kids — still to include a toy, for example — but were concerned about nutrition. The salt, fat and sugar content was managed to ensure that nearly 80% of Happy Meal combinations were not high in fat, salt and sugar as defined by the Food Standards Agency.

2. Makeover for the restaurants -Research showed that customers saw room for improvement in some aspects of the McDonald’s experience, so these were addressed with a series of investments.

An inviting new look The single most visible signal of change to consumers was the store re-imaging programme which began in 2006 and which completely changed the look and feel of the outlets. Out went the 1980s hangover combination of bright red, yellow and plastic. In came softer greens, purples and wood, more modern and contemporary furniture, materials and seating configurations. McDonald’s became as cool a place to hang out as any coffee shop.

Encouraging a new attitude -The business made a significant structural change by increasing the number of franchisees. Entrusting more restaurants to local entrepreneurs was a huge success, based on the simple premise that if it is your own business you tend to run a better restaurant. At the same time, focus on improving operating standards led to cleaner, more efficient and friendlier restaurants, while investment in new kitchen equipment enabled the serving of fresher, hotter food. This was complemented by improved communication to stores. The result was distinctly improved customer satisfaction scores. In addition, extended opening hours to reflect changing lifestyles saw more stores trade for 24 hours at least once a week. 5791042                          Key Threats

      • lack of growth opportunities.
      • newfound emphasis on healthier eating.
      • Source increasing incidence of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes among the population
      • McDonald outlets are everywhere, the dining experience is never special.
      • Constant battle Burger King, Hardees and other fast food chains, which leads to an erosion of margins for everyone
      • Alliances with toy manufacturers, while popular with consumers, do little for the bottom line because the cost to run these promotions can be quite expensive.

        Click this link to see to the “10 year financial data of McDonald” that clarifies the growing trend and consumption of McDonalds.       http://www.gurufocus.com/financials/MCD

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Benefits of Watermelon by Moiz Masood

Watermelon is one of the best things for your health. Basically the rind of water melon is very healthy to use. The rind comprises of many different minerals and vitamins such as zinc,potassium,vitamin C etc.Watermelon is very useful for the circulation of blood in the body the reason for it is it contains citrulline which can be converted in arginine,Arginine is basically an amino acid that may help the blood to move more freely through blood vessels. Finally watermelon is also very beneficial in providing nutritions in hot weather