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
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?
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!
Sometime back my friend KD mentioned about an eatery at Dadar, which serves the most amazing Malvani cuisine. A foodie that I am, I decided to visit this place called Chaitanya, which was highly recommended. And so a drive from Andheri to Dadar was planned to enjoy dinner at this simple quaint eatery along withContinue reading Chaitanya by The Walke’s
Today was a very close friends birthday…. Age should not be discussed …. She is yet young at heart…. So an impromptu lunch was decided to celebrate Rakhee’s birthday. At 7:00 am my mobile was beeping with messages on the Crazy girls chat which has Sheetal, Rakhee and me on it and lunch at aContinue reading And the party is over …..