Apples from the top of the world!
This morning as I was scrolling through the Farmizen app looking for some fruits to pre-order, I came across this listing of Royal Kinnaur Apples from Nako. I must admit, this brought back a flood of memories of an EPIC trip that I took with my parents to Spiti Valley with Nako as one of […]
6 Reasons Why You Need Grapefruit In Your Life Today!
Grapefruit is a tropical citrus fruit known for its sweet and somewhat sour taste. It’s rich in nutrients, antioxidants and fiber, making it one of the healthiest citrus fruits you can eat. 1. It’s Low in Calories, Yet High in Nutrients Grapefruit is low in calories and also provides a significant amount of fiber, […]
Purslane – The edible weed that’s extremely delicious and highly nutritional!
Common purslane, Portulaca oleracea, is a highly variable, weedy plant in the purslane family (Portulacaceae) with a wide distribution. Although it is likely native to North Africa, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent, it had reached North America by pre-Columbian times and was in Europe by the late 16th century. It is now naturalized […]
The Ancient Afghan method of preserving grapes
Grapes are a staple on afghan dinner tables , you may be surprised to learn that the geographical area of Afghanistan has been growing grapes since at least 2000BC, making it one of the most ancient grape growing areas on the planet. A myriad of local verities like hussaini, taifi, kasendra, lal, kata, gholafan, red […]
Eat the colours of the rainbow!
Eating a healthy array of colors—literally, a rainbow of colors—is exactly what your body needs to maintain a healthy, balanced ratio of all the beneficial phytochemicals available, each of which is designed to benefit your body in a different way. Reds Lycopene and anthocyanins give plants their red color, which can help reduce your risks […]
Our Favourite Uncommon Greens Recipes
We love our greens and are always looking for new ways to prepare them. Here are some uncommon recipes that look absolutely delicious and are surely loaded with nutrients. Lasooni Palak Khichdi The vibrant colours and the tantalising recipe make this one an instant hit. Its such a visually unique dish with the falvour the […]
Malihabad – The Land Of Mangos, A Fascinating History!
Malihabad in Uttar Pradesh is also known as The Land Of Mangos. There is a fascinating story behind the mangos from this area. Malihabad was historically significant town and even finds a mention in the Ain-i-Akbari. During the reign of Shuja ud-Daula, a part of Malihabad, was granted to Faqir Muhammad Khan aka Goya Malihabadi, […]