Go Bitter In the Rains

Go Bitter In the Rains

Immunity levels suffer a setback during monsoon and it becomes really difficult to digest food. Then there is the risk of all kinds of skin and stomach infections. According to ayurveda, bitter foods are a great combat material for rain toxins. They neutralize pita dash, help in digestion and have anti-bacterial properties. Gourds- Vegetables like snake gourd, ash gourd, bitter gourd et al are extremely nutritious and are a much better option than leafy greens during the monsoons. They are rich in minerals like calcium, magnesium, and perk up your…

Bitter Sour Symphony

Bitter Sour Symphony

Gracing Bitter is having a sweet moment. It sits pretty in our salad bowl, simmers in our morning crupper and adds that much needed edginess to our main course. It’s shocking to the taste buds and has health benefits too. The new foodie is also done with tried and tested seasonings and looking for new, exciting flavors. A MATTER OF TASTE- Combining stark essences like bitter and sour creates a ‘mammy’ flavor- a pleasant savory taste in Japanese cuisine that’s highly sought after by diners the world over. Indians have…