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Pomegranates – The delicious little flavour-bombs

As a kid I remember my grandmother running after me with a bowl full of pomegranates coaxing and cajoling me into eating them. “They are delicious, please try them” she said as she tried every trick in her arsenal to get me to eat it. But I was defiant. I just did not want to […]

Kerala’s Love Affair With Coconut – The Tree Of Life

If you don’t like the taste of coconut, give Kerala a wide berth. Else, you may find yourself starving. There is practically nothing that does not contain coconut. Take a meat gravy. A fried, ground paste of coconut highlights its spice appeal. Curried fish? It will probably have coconut milk as its base. Dry vegetable […]

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 […]

A Visit To A Natural Farm Near Bangalore

When we picture a farm, we imagine rows upon rows of neatly planted crops, free from any alien plant growth. As we made our way to Jagadeesh Reddy Natural Farms, this was the image that was conjured up in my head. When we first arrived at the farm, we pulled up into a densely vegetated […]

Locally grown mangoes for the win!

Earlier this week, we re-listed mangos on the Farmizen app. Yes it is September and mangoes are supposed to be out of season, but when I heard that we were listing them again, I didn’t even care to ask how or why. I knew they were going live Sunday morning so as I sat down […]