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Be Careful about your food condiments!

A condiment is a common generic term for any spice, sauce, or any other minor food preparation that is taken with the main course to impart a particular flavour, to enhance the original flavour, or to complement the dish. Although table items like salt, pepper, sugar, pickles, tomato ketchup, and the works are most people’s general idea of condiments, barbeque sauce, teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, and marmite, all of which

INSTANT ACCHARS: PICK YOUR PICKLE

Growing up in India “Acchars” or the Indian pickle has been a substantial part of my childhood experience. I would see my Mom and Aunts spending considerable time in preparing the vegetables, gathering the spices and making arrangements for their storage for days on end. A very tedious affair indeed!! But the end product makes up for all the trouble caused. Pickles are tangy and immediately add savor to anything

The Goodness of Bitter Gourd

The bitter gourd or karela is a summer vegetable mainly found in the tropical areas.  It first originated in India and then by the 14th century began to be widely cultivated in Asian countries, Africa and the Caribbean islands.  The edible fruit of this vine is extremely bitter but is a storehouse of iron.  There are different varieties of the bitter gourd, and they vary in size and colour. The