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Lakadong Haldi and Black Pepper for Health

Turmeric or commonly known as Haldi has always been attributed as a magical spice with very real explanation as to why is it good for the body. It has lots of beneficial properties that makes it stand apart as a superfood. Benefits of turmeric for the body The presence of an active compound called “Curcumin” gives turmeric […]

Edible skincare – Curry leaf buttermilk!

Organic curry leaf powder

This article will walk you through the experience and suggestions of Madhuri – a skin and hair care blogger. Being a skincare enthusiast for more than 4 years now, what I’ve learnt is that as much as it’s important to protect and take care of your skin topically it’s equally or in fact more important […]

Blue Rice Buddha Bowl Recipe

Blue Rice Buddha Bowl Recipe

Have you ever wondered how some flowers can be used to add exciting elements to everyday cooking? Butterfly Pea Flowers or Blue Pea Flowers can do wonders to the food through its magical blue color and have a range of versatile uses in cooking.   What are the benefits of Butterfly Pea Flower? Butterfly pea […]

Blue Tea – Benefits & Recipe

Blue Tea Benefits & Recipe

Blue Tea or Blue Butterfly Tea is made using Blue Butterfly Pea Flowers. Butterfly Pea Flower Tea has the most beautiful and unusual blue color which changes color from a deep blue to purple-pink when you add lemon or lime juice. This magical blue tea can be enjoyed either hot or cold. You can also add wildflower honey to […]

Health Benefits & Uses of Edible Damask Rose Water

Edible Rose Water or pure Gulab Ark- a perfect luxurious gut cooling ingredient for cooking to add subtle flavor of Rose Petals to your desserts, biryani, milk or even drinking water. How is pure edible rose water made? Our Edible Rose Water, pure Gulab Ark is traditionally steam distilled using freshly plucked Damask Rose Petals […]

Knowing Sichuan Peppercorns

Knowing Sichuan Peppercorns

A brief article on our Sichuan Peppercorns/ Timur/ Szechuan Pepper grown and harvested in India. What is Sichuan Peppercorns? Sichuan peppercorn is a spice originally from the “Sichuan” province of China but now grows abundantly in regions that support the required conditions. In India, it profoundly grows in the Northeastern region of India, in lower […]

A complete guide to understanding Honey

Understanding the preparation! Honey is biologically simpler compounds of natural sugar that is present in flower nectars in the form of fructose and glucose. Honeybees are credited to be the most industrious creatures on Earth and spend most of their lives preparing this wonderful natural sweetener. Simply stating, they collect nectars from different flowers and […]