Hmm… castor oil. I was not particularly fond of castor oil. Its greasiness got to me when my mom asked me to wash the grains that were soaked in castor oil. Grains are coated with a layer of castor...
"Mom, please add some sugar to yogurt, its tasting bland today." "No, baby, you already had required sugar today. Enjoy it as it is." "That’s not fair" This was a regular story when I was young. I was a plump little kid...
"But, Momma, this is healthy, they say so", exclaimed Neena's five year old son. "And who are they?" she asked casually. "Those people in advertisements", he retorted. If you think that your kids are not watching advertisements attentively, then you might be...
"Chew your food, baby", I instructed my toddler. When I introduced solids to my baby, I made sure that she is chewing the food. However, at times, she used to gulp down the food without chewing. Such days would be...
Shraddha is a health-conscious mom. She ensured her toddler's health by giving him a variety of food. As she and her husband belonged to different cultures, she got a chance to expose her son to foods belonging to both...
Fermentation is quite an age-old practice that has caught up considerably in recent times. If you are not able to recall what your granny fermented then let me tell you something. The pickles prepared by your granny and loved...
Ayesha has a nine-to-five job. She is concerned about what she eats during office hours. While she is not fat, she would like to take care of her health. Her mother asks her to pack some fruits every day,...
I like eating some fruits and vegetables without removing their skin. They taste different. The skin gives the food a unique flavor. I didn't understand why people remove the skin of soaked almonds. I used to eat that too. However,...
Meenakshi loves her daily dose of "Maa ke haath ka khana (Mother's made food)". When she decided to lose some weight for her upcoming dance competition, she scouted for some diet plans online. Many of these plans were designed...
When I was spreading some seeds in the huge bird feeder at the backyard, my kid came running to me. Her curiosity often makes me question my lifestyle. "What is that you are feeding to the birds?" she questions. "These are...

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