A coconut tree is once such tree where each and every part of the tree is useful. The roots were used to make dyes, tooth brush, mouthwash and it also has medicinal values. The leaves are used to make thatched roofs. Also used in making containers for storage. We store rice The coconut water, weContinue reading THE TREE OF LIFE
We hear a lot about mental stress, depression, anxiety, suicide now a days and many of us also keep promoting blogs, videos, small write ups for a better mental health. I happen to meet a friend a few days back. She suffers from anxiety for many years and I have seen her struggle through itContinue reading Being in the moment
As a child, till I was a young adult, dad would take me to Sasson docks at Colaba every Sunday morning and mind you for me it was a very unearthly hour then 5:30 am: I would literally drag my feet and with a frown sit in the car and leave. Somehow I have neverContinue reading THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS… MEMORIES
Amti In Marathi amti means a curry and there are a variety of amti’s that we cook. Mashyachi amti (fish curry), channyachi amti (chick pea curry), dalichi amti (flavored and tempered toor dal), and sometimes amti’s are made using vegetables as well. Usually the amti made with the toor dals is sweet, sour and spicyContinue reading What is cooking today?
The weather has been really hot these days and with the temperature rising by the hour all I can think is of simple food and lots of cold water to drink. As usual Sarita my cook came and asked me in the morning what would I like to eat for lunch and I thought whatContinue reading What’s cooking today?
What is grief? The definition of grief that I found in the dictionary was “Intense sorrow, especially caused by someone’s death” We all go through grief in our lives at some point or the other and many of us on different occasions as well. I was talking to a very dear friend who is goingContinue reading Grief, sorrow, misery, pain………
Yesterday I went to the local market gadding about looking out for some unique vegetable that I could buy and cook. After walking for a bit I reached my regular vegetable vendor Ram Prasad who usually sells leafy vegetables and I found a small cane basket full of tiny white flowers tucked away slyly inContinue reading Moringa! ……not a film character but a tree!