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Indian Traditional Mango Recipes: The South India Expedition!

Though most often feared, mangoes have great regard in our mythology. Apart from enjoying it as a fruit, mangoes are used in preparations of pickles, curries, raita, dals throughout the country. Here we shall explore few uncommon, traditionally prepared mango dishes in the southern half of the country namely, Tamilians, Keralites, Andhras, Kannada, Maharashtrians, Gujaratis, […]

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This is why I digitized my Health Records, and YOU Should Too!

अरे बेटा वो क्रीम का नाम याद है क्या? कौनसी क्रीम पापा? वही वो जो मम्मी को स्किन के डॉक्टर ने दियी थी पिछले साल…! नाम याद होगा तो बता देना, वो पर्ची नहीं मिल रही है… That was a conversation I had with my father last week. Needless to say, I could not remember the name, nor could […]

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Liquorice: Traditional Uses, Cough Remedy and much more…

“Ever heard of Liquorice? How about मुलेठी? यष्टिमधु? ज्येष्ठमध??” Well they are all different names of the same herb. Botanical name is Glycyrrhiza Glabra. And the part of this herb that has historically been used around the world and across the cultures is “it’s Root”. Liquorice literally means “Sweet Root”, and यष्टिमधु also means “a sweet stick”. Liquorice root […]

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To Eat Healthy, you got to Shop Healthy!

We all love shopping. Street shopping, high-end shopping, antique shopping, online shopping, window shopping…. everyone has got a favorite. Hey, wait, but what about Grocery Shopping? Ever heard anyone say they love Grocery Shopping? Part of the problem is that it is a chore, it takes time and with supermarkets flooded with so many items, […]

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