Garlic Pickle


Summer here is all about eating ice creams and lemonades, however summers in India are very different. In addition to it being the time for mangoes, it is also the time my grand mother used to gear up to make vathal,applam and pickles. Pickle making was reserved for the summer months, and although this particular … [Read more…]

Homemade Strawberry Jam(no pectin)

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Jam….the word reminds me of days as a kid, where the only jam we had in India was ‘Kissan Mixed Fruit Jam’. Having it for breakfast with Amul butter was one of the childhood food memories I cherish. It was the ‘meal’ I made for my little brother when my parents where out and I … [Read more…]

Ginger Pickle

Ginger pickle

Pickle and curd rice…to me, its a match made in heaven. It is comfort food in the more simplest forms. Pair the curd rice with a quick and easy ginger pickle, and it not only rounds off your meal, it also aids in digestion. Honey and ginger is also another classic combination, and instead of … [Read more…]