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All posts of Prashant Kurup

Makar Sankranti – The Story Behind The Delicious Treats Of Harvest Festivals

Festivals are celebrations of culturally significant events in societies. Some of the oldest forms of festivals were harvest festivals. Ever since man went from being a hunter-gatherer to an agriculturist, seasons have been the center of their activities. Seasons determined the food production which was a basic necessity for a community.  Agriculture is a strategic […]

How to eat healthy when you don’t live at home

One of the first things to take a hit when you move away from home is your diet. For many millenials, cooking is such a daunting task that they find it much easier to order in. The problem with that though, is that by playing the discount game on Swiggy and Zomato, you end up […]

What is A2 milk?

Of late the interest in A2 milk has been peaking with many brands around the country pushing the product hard. Honestly, I didn’t even know that there were different kinds of cow milk, so I set out to find out what exactly A2 milk is and why is it supposed to be good for you. […]

Kerala Style Raw Papaya Thoran Recipe

Ingredients 1 Small to medium papaya 1 Onion 5-6 Garlic 2 Green Chillies/5 bird’s eye chillies 1 Teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 Coconut Salt Coconut Oil   Steps Cut the papaya into small square pieces. Mix this with chopped onions and salt, and keep it aside for 15 minutes Heat oil and […]

Farmizen Tribes Changed My Life

Understanding the effects of chemicals in our food is a bit like one of those things that once you know, you can’t help but notice it all the time. You can’t un-know the damage you are doing to your body. I found myself in a peculiar situation because, at the time, Farmizen didn’t deliver vegetables […]

What are free range eggs and why are they the better choice?

Did you know that for every human, there are nearly 3 chickens on earth! Numbering at nearly 19billion, they are bred to fill the insatiable appetite of human beings for eggs and chicken meat. But how are they really bred at such a massive scale? Unfortunately, to achieve such scale, there are shortcuts that are […]

RCEP could spell disaster for farmers in India – But why?

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership – Four words that have taken India by storm over the past month. This only made news when the news broke about India pulling out of the deal citing concerns about damage to India’s domestic industries especially the agricultural sector. Farmer groups have been protesting the RCEP deal ever since the […]