The awareness about how food defines one and so how we look at our food has changed a lot over the years. The source, its components the nutrition that it imparts is all under for a watch out these days. With a thriving food industry and restaurants popping up like mushrooms, theme based dine- outs, food is always in fashion.
The components that sum up to a healthy living stays hidden in the cupboards undiscovered. Turmeric, Avocados and other indigenous fruits and vegetables that are storehouses if vitamins, antioxidants and more. If you have pushed away your serving of ghee over your paratha fearing cholesterol, or avoided garlic all the while, then its time to change.
We shouldn’t be flattered with the benefits of clarified butter when we have your bottle of desi ghee which was been looked upon as a predator. Garlic, ghee, turmeric and many indigenous products fall under the category of super foods with excellent health benefits. Vir Sanghvi in The Indian Pantry presents an insightful, witty and myth- busting pieces about the ingredients in our kitchen. Sanghvi introduces the reader to not only to the Indian pantry but also the culture, history and unique experiences that make Indian food so popular around the world.