Shop smart, it saves a lot of time, effort, and most important money. We all are looking to save money and what better way than saving some through grocery shopping?
Food wastage/loss happens during various stages of the food supply. Though we may or may not be able to stop food wastage or loss completely, we definitely can play our part and preventing food wastage at the household and individual level.
As per the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States, One-third of the food produced for consumption is lost or wasted globally which is around 1.3 million tons of food. It also states that HUNGER is one of the biggest challenges in development.
I distinctly remember the first time I had seen the Ram kand. It was a cold morning in January and I was visiting the Shani Shingnapur temple, in Nasik. The vendor had neatly placed it on a cycle and was slicing it out for sale.
In the Indian context, Cast iron cookware has been used since time immemorial. It especially forms an important of the Maharashtrian kitchen whereas Teflon is a relatively new concept. My personal favorites are the clay and cast iron cookware.
As a teen being a Tomboy, the last thing I wanted to do is enter the kitchen. But having both parents working and me being a curious child, the kitchen became my laboratory. I brewed some disasters there and conducted some successful experiments. I guess that’s where my rendezvous with food began. Over the years I’ve learned cooking from my parents, grandparents, professors, chefs, home chefs, and at times even strangers. I explored cooking further by watching t.v. shows, magazines, cookbooks, at home and while I traveled. Honestly, the learning is never-ending and it only increased my love for food.Read More »Cooking simplified for Beginners.