Lively Up Your Shelf! Indian Spices

And India gave unto the world pepper, turmeric, coriander and cardamom. Pepper is said to be a digestive aid. It comes in black and white and is used to flavour food both during and after cooking. Pepper was a hot commodity in the spice trade of ancient times. Turmeric is known as an anti-inflammatory and gives … More Lively Up Your Shelf! Indian Spices

Bread & Chocolate: India

January 10th: National Bittersweet Chocolate Day The India I visited is not a walkers’ paradise. The streets of Delhi are extremely polluted, crowded and holds the possibility of being accosted by one of the capital’s many professional beggars. Despite that, I managed to walk a little and find some chocolate. This is, or rather was, … More Bread & Chocolate: India

Meatless Monday – Food souvenirs

I finally had a mid-winter break! A return trip to Jamaica in February had me thinking of the food I enjoyed on my first visit here. With my renewed quest to declutter and an interest in regional food I decided that the only souvenirs I would get are food items. I shopped at grocery stores … More Meatless Monday – Food souvenirs