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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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Is it really wrong to have daal and curd together?

Did you know that wrong food combinations can cause severe gastric issues? Since childhood my mom taught me what combinations I should not take together.  She never allowed us to have milk and fruits together, daal and curd together, and for a lot of people it is no fish and milk products together. I always […]

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This new year, embrace the bitter as well!

Jewish people celebrate Rosh Hashanah, by eating apples dipped in honey to wish each other “a sweet new year”. Turkish people prepare sweet ‘Ashure’ to wish each other “health, safety, prosperity and spiritual growth”. Chinese people around the world make sweet glutinous rice cake ‘ Nian Gao’ to symbolize getting more and more prosperous each […]

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