Lunch box hacks

It is an everyday routine to stare at the fridge and pantry to decide what to cook and wishing some magic to help with an answer! And like many, I am realizing every single day, how cruel it was tell Amma that her lunch menu was repetitive and boring (though she packed a good variety…

Simple hacks to avoid food/grocery waste at home

The food waste is becoming unavoidable though we try our best not to. I’m no exception and I have food/groceries going waste from my own kitchen. Recently,I have started following few hacks to avoid the waste and I am happy about the results. Hence this impromptu post on easy ways to avoid food waste at…

Improvising Rasam

I am sharing here my grandmother’s tips and tricks to make Rasam more tasteful. Blanch the required amount of tomatoes and tamarind together till tomatoes become soft (maybe 5 minutes max). Use crushed garlic. This elevates the taste of rasam. If you like it spicy, you can add a small green chilly and a piece…