Monthly Archives: January 2017

Cinnamon – A Spice Prized For Its Medicinal Properties!

While cinnamon is a popular spice in Indian cooking, did you know that it has a host of health benefits as well? Modern science has now confirmed what our ancestors have instinctively known for ages. Cinnamon is the inner bark … Continue reading

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Green Peas

Green peas boost your immunity since they are packed with antioxidants like flavinoids, carotenoid, phenolic acids and polyphenols. A protective polyphenol called coumestrol found in green peas is said to help prevent stomach cancer. They are rich in phytonutrients, vitamins … Continue reading

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Organic Farming

Every time you buy organic, you are persuading more farmers to grow organic.  

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Akki Roti – A popular Breakfast in Karnataka

Akki rotti is a rice-based breakfast item unique to the state of Karnataka. Ingredients: 1 cup rice flour 1 onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 tsp finely chopped ginger 1 tsp finely chopped green chilli 2 tbsp coriander … Continue reading

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Preserve the Turmeric Rhizome this Season!

Turmeric is a hardy plant that doesn’t need much care and can survive in a variety of climates. It can be grown in pots or grow bags kept out in the sun or on window ledges. Preserve the rhizhome and … Continue reading

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Turmeric Leaves for Cooking

Did you know that turmeric leaves can be used in cooking? The leaves are aromatic and very useful as a herb in cooking, since it gives a distinct flavour to the food and has a lot of nutritive value.

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Snack on a Handful of Almonds!

Almonds are a waistline-friendly snack, known to boost heart health, and come loaded with other health benefits. They are a source of key essential nutrients such as vitamin E antioxidants, dietary fibre, riboflavin, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, protein, manganese and calcium. … Continue reading

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Pepper – The King of Spices!

Rightly called the king of spices, “pepper” is one of the oldest and most popular spices in the world. Discovered 4000 years ago; it is indigenous to the Malabar Coast in India. It was the search for pepper that drew … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – 2017

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