Jamun Cake

The Jamun (Syzygium cumini) is a brilliant purple fruit that leaves an equally purple hue on the tongue. Also known as Indian Java plum, Jamblam, Zambla etc, this is a seasonal fruit which usually makes it appearance during Indian summer months.

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Ripe Banana skin chutney

While I have never been a person to waste food, this year of lockdown has made me go even further and utilize the parts of fruits and vegetables which what one would normally consider as waste.  You can see some of my other recipes on this blog.

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Akshayakalpa and OMBC FB group – Online Recipe Contest

Healthy baking with Akshayakalpa dairy products – online contest with Akshayakalpa  and the Ovenderful Mom Baking Community group on Facebook (OMBC) and www.currylines.com

Akshayakalpa and Currylines are happy to announce this exciting contest that will take place from Sunday July 11th to Sunday July 25th, 2021 (a 2 week span), on the reputed platform offered by the Ovenderful Mom Bakers Community Facebook group founded by Simran Oberoi Multani, which encourages baking using only non refined, healthy ingredients.

The purpose of this contest is to raise awareness among bakers about the benefits and availability of Akshayakalpa dairy products, since health conscious people are on a constant look out for such valuable items.

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Rava Oats Idli

Hurriedly placing this recipe here because I have already posted and promised it on Instagram.

Bear with the bare recipe until I revert and fluff up the post with the usual accompanying frills and trimmings 😀

This recipe has been adapted from several similar ones on the internet.

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Chiguru Farm – Experiences

In my life as a travel blogger, I have visited several resorts of varying sizes and a range of potential for tourism experiences but the relatively small and rustically simple 15 acre Chiguru farm blew me away with the sheer number of meaningful possibilities that it offers to its visitors, right within its premises and also in its immediate surroundings.

Raghu the owner, strives to provide experiences that are down to earth (literally) and related to outdoor and rural life. The events and activities at the farm serve to be highly educational in nature, while incorporating a strong and natural element of fun and entertainment.

So sway along from the prop roots of the ancient banyan tree, as I take you through a swinging time through the farm.

A 3 part series on my experience at Chiguru Farm, covering The Overview, The Cuisine and The Experiences.

Read on for Part 3 of 3 – Chiguru Farm, Experiences 

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