A steaming cup of fragrant chai is just a permanent fixture in any Indian home. Every home in India has a different version of this brew, some sweeter, some stronger, some with more milk, some with more water… the one thing that does unite this diverse population is the love for this so called elixir of life.
One absolute favorite garnish in Indian cooking that is found across almost all regional cuisines of India is fresh coriander. More commonly referred to as Cilantro in America, also Chinese Parsley, Coriander is used both as a herb (fresh leaves) and a spice (seeds – whole & powdered).
The one thing that constantly bothers most of us is eating healthy. Hectic schedules have given way to convenience in food habits and cooking at home* seems to be on a downward spiral. This change as indicated in multiple reports has happened over few decades and not overnight. So, how do you make the best of the situation? How do you eat healthy when eating out?
In the Tikkaway Kitchens, we are ready to start a ‘name-the-ginger-shape museum’! We have photographic proof!! But, apart from being a source of entertainment in an otherwise humdrum day in the kitchen, Ginger has actually been dubbed among the world’s healthiest foods!
Ever thought how the context of the word ‘fast’ has changed over the last 5 decades? Once upon a time fast used to be ‘Bullet Bob’, now it is ‘Lightening Bolt’! A Trans Atlantic call at one time would take hours to connect… now you can reach the other side of the Atlantic in a few hours! Yes, our perspective of ‘fast’ has changed, but has it changed across the board?