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A stranger for so long and now turned into an intimate… A new leafy vegetable visited my kitchen a few weeks ago, after a few rounds of tasting, it got two thumps up from me. Red swiss chard, with green ribbed leaves and red stems often used to flirt with me when I walked past it in the produce aisle. Here is exactly how it used to flirt with me: Hey sexy!...

Plantain flowers, a Kerala veggie delicacy that I used to devour while growing up, that too plucked right from the plantain plant grown in the backyard of my house in kerala… The scene of plantain flowers or blossoms hanging from the plantain plant is quite common to those living in Kerala. If you are in Kerala, you just have to look around to spot a plantain...

  When it comes to comfort food nothing can beat this Rice-Mung bean in coconut milk… Cold viruses fell in love with me and have been dancing in my nasal cavity for the last couple of days. Today, I woke up totally sick and exhausted. I didn’t have any appetite but at the same time I felt really hungry. When sick nothing can comfort me like a bowl of...