A Guide to Navratri Fasting
Navratri, nine days of colors, music, love, and FASTING! Fasting is a part of the rituals surrounding Navratri. It is a way of celebrating these nine days.
Tips for a Flawless Thanksgiving Celebration
The most beautiful time of the year is here! The time when the streets are filled with leaves and the trees remind us about the art of letting go. Fall adds beauty to all! Don’t you agree?
Make Pickling Easier With These Simple Pickle Tips
Pickle Day’s coming on the 11th of November! For us Indians, pickle might just be the best side dish ever created. We can and should eat it with paratha, rice, chapati, dal, cooked vegetables, and so many dishes.
Spices That You Should Stock Up This Fall
Autumn brings with it the most beautiful sight of nature. And for the foodies, it brings delicious food – whether baked or cooked. With delicious ingredients like potatoes, apples, pumpkins all around, who cannot fall for the fall season?
Spice up your salads
A salad is not a meal but a style. And what’s style all about? Dressing up! Dressing and seasoning a salad is an art. The way an art piece requires the right selection of objects and colors, choosing the right spices to make a delicious salad is also an art. With the right amount and...
Make Dry Spices Last Longer
Remember the aroma as soon as you opened a curry filled pot? There’s nothing better than some Indian spices to intensify the flavors of a dish but what happens when the spices you use lose flavor?
The Flour Guide
Flours, the foundation of every Indian meal come in varieties you could not imagine. Using flour can seem like a simple task. That is, until you get to the supermarket and are suddenly faced with multiple varieties.
Clove: The Multitalented Spice
Cloves form the culinary basis of most of the Indian dishes. Originated in Asia, this spice is one of the most popular flavoring agents. It is the dried bud of the flower from the tree Syzygium Aromaticum.