It is Pride Month!!!! At Tasty Talks we would like to recognize and support some of our favorite cookbook authors who are in the LGBTI+ community. Donating towards great organizations like COC Amsterdam, Amsterdam Gay Pride Foundation, and A.S.V. GAY is great way to support the LGBTI+ community. But if you are looking to invest in a cookbook why not support the authors in the community to spread their stories, creativity, and of course yummy recipes. 1. Start Simple by Lucas Volger Bring out your creativity with basic stuff you have in your fridge and pantry such as eggs, beans,...
Ayurveda-based summer superfood
Ayurveda: It is a method of mental and body healing that originated in India over 3,000 years ago. Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word that means “whole-body” treatment. It makes use of the world’s five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and space. It creates a bodily and mental equilibrium. Disease, according to popular thinking, is caused by internal imbalances. Weather, age, mood, and hereditary variables are all elements that have a role. It’s a whole lifestyle shift that begins with a change in nutrition and continues with meditation, yoga, and other treatments. Elements that are incorporated into it are spices, plants,...
Delhi to Jozi
When Nothando and I met for the first time, we had a rather comforting conversation and felt connected on various levels.
Father’s Day Guava Jam
This Father’s Day I spent the afternoon with my dad cooking his favorite food, guava jam. My dad is from Bangladesh and loves guavas. Many a time, he reminisces about the great guava jam my grandmother would make when he was a young boy. Guavas are a common tropical fruit that can be sweet and have a strong fruity fragrance. They are often eaten raw and cut up into slices like an apple. To make my grandmother’s guava jam, the ingredients you will need are: 2 pounds of ripe guavas, washed and trimmed 4 cups of white sugar, or as...
Food, A Global Language
Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam is a Sanskrit phrase found in Hindu Maha Upanishad, which means “the world or earth is my/your/our family”.
Iran and India
A look at Northern Indian and Iranian faces is enough to suggest similarities between the two cultures.