Fruit Ripening

See the following picture – An innocuous looking packet that resembles a single helping of sugar is actually Ethylene which is a fruit ripener. I knew that fruits were being ripened using some chemical but every time you bought fruits from a shop, they would not be in a box and you assumed that they … Read more Fruit Ripening

Just enough … Waste not

The world is in a strange space – on one hand, you have millions dying of hunger, or living with malnutrition and on the other hand, we waste tonnes of food. Walk into an office cafeteria that has a lunch buffet or even a restaurant that has a buffet or the most notorious of all, … Read more Just enough … Waste not

OPOS Maharashtrian Dal Palak – new love

I have never liked dal (lentils). In any which way … I didn’t like the South Indian “kootu” or the North Indian plain dal fry. I would eat the Dal fry once in a while if there were no other options available. Similarly, the only way I liked Palak (spinach) was as Palak Paneer (Cottage … Read more OPOS Maharashtrian Dal Palak – new love

Sarva Anga Thrilled :)

Since December 2016, I have been struggling with the movement in both my arms. My right collar bone had curved and I couldn’t move my arms freely … my right arm couldn’t be raised beyond a certain point in the front and I couldn’t touch my back :(. In Feb 2017 when we met with … Read more Sarva Anga Thrilled 🙂

Fresh Food Fetish … fuelled by OPOS

Here’s a sample menu for breakfast/lunch – Breakfast – Poha, Sabudana Khichadi, Pav Bhaji, Pongal, Khichadi, Ammini Kozhukattai, Idli, Dosa, Semiya Upma, Rava Upma, Curd Semiya, Bhel Puri, Stew (ishtu) & idiappam, dhokla Lunch – Veg Biriyani, Sambar Rice, Rasam Rice, Dal Paalak, Puliyodare (Tamarind rice), Bisi Bele Baath, Paruppu Podi rice (Spiced lentil powder), … Read more Fresh Food Fetish … fuelled by OPOS