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  • Summer Specials: Mangoes After spending a week in the lap of lustful Western ghats, I was back in Bangalore, rejuvenated but only to be drowned with fever and severe back pain that has puzzled my orthopedic even. Only therapy that I had not dared tried was  the acupuncture, may be the sight of  frightful needles had finally relieved me from the pain. In the meantime I had finished reading the book and watched the movie by the same name – […]

    Green mango and apple salad / kairi chaat

    Summer Specials: Mangoes After spending a week in the lap of lustful Western ghats, I was back in Bangalore, rejuvenated but only to be drowned with fever and severe back pain that has puzzled my orthopedic even. Only therapy that I had not dared tried was  the acupuncture, may be the sight of  frightful needles had finally relieved me from the pain. In the meantime I had finished reading the book and watched the movie by the same name – […]

  • In her book “Lean in: Women, work, and the will to lead” Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook has observed that ‘men attributes their success to innate qualities and skill, while women attributes their success to luck and help from others.’ Are women shying away from acknowledging their intelligence or any significant truth lies in the statement which flaunts the flaws of a patriarchal society? Women are intelligent (yes we can read maps), and men (not diamonds) are our best friends, we […]

    Mediterranean chickpeas couscous salad and why should women stop trying to be a superwoman

    In her book “Lean in: Women, work, and the will to lead” Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook has observed that ‘men attributes their success to innate qualities and skill, while women attributes their success to luck and help from others.’ Are women shying away from acknowledging their intelligence or any significant truth lies in the statement which flaunts the flaws of a patriarchal society? Women are intelligent (yes we can read maps), and men (not diamonds) are our best friends, we […]

  • Let me tell you this is the best summer refreshment of the season, you can get. This colorful salsa bursting with loads of flavor can put even the lime margaritas to shame. And this does not happen in a day… ” One fine summer afternoon,  Pineapple and Mango decided to stroll along the beaches and they ask Avocado to accompany them, together they go happily, merrily,  singing and dancing to the tune of salsa until they caught under the light […]

    Pineapple, mango and avocado salsa – the best summer refreshment of the season

    Let me tell you this is the best summer refreshment of the season, you can get. This colorful salsa bursting with loads of flavor can put even the lime margaritas to shame. And this does not happen in a day… ” One fine summer afternoon,  Pineapple and Mango decided to stroll along the beaches and they ask Avocado to accompany them, together they go happily, merrily,  singing and dancing to the tune of salsa until they caught under the light […]

  • These tiny little carrots with fresh orange color which speaks of warm sunshine and cheery summer days, are the cute little baby carrots, summer fresh produce with a hint of sweet and wild flavours, with baby soft skin, and when showered them under cold sprinkling water, they become more lively and are just ready to be dressed for the evening salad party. They are light, crunchy and that unmistakable snap “carrot snap” itself speaks of their freshness and needs a very light dressing, […]

    baby carrot salad with dill dressing – flavours of summer

    These tiny little carrots with fresh orange color which speaks of warm sunshine and cheery summer days, are the cute little baby carrots, summer fresh produce with a hint of sweet and wild flavours, with baby soft skin, and when showered them under cold sprinkling water, they become more lively and are just ready to be dressed for the evening salad party. They are light, crunchy and that unmistakable snap “carrot snap” itself speaks of their freshness and needs a very light dressing, […]

  • This is a very basic salad recipe which I am going to share with you today and incidentally this is also my first post on salads. I am always up for fanciful salads and for me it has to be visually appetizing, but most of the time I end up doing this – an everyday green salad with a basic vinaigrette dressing. This vinaigrette salad is all-year, all-occasion kind of , either you dress it up and tossed with an […]

    simple green salad with basil vinaigrette

    This is a very basic salad recipe which I am going to share with you today and incidentally this is also my first post on salads. I am always up for fanciful salads and for me it has to be visually appetizing, but most of the time I end up doing this – an everyday green salad with a basic vinaigrette dressing. This vinaigrette salad is all-year, all-occasion kind of , either you dress it up and tossed with an […]

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