I have almost zero recollection of the time as a kid when I enjoyed red amaranth stir fry in India. Lal math, as it’s called in my native language, Marathi, never enticed me as a kid. But last summer when I decided to grow red amaranth from seed purely as an experiment, I was astonished […]
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Did my ancestors know about sustainability?
I wrote this piece to participate in New Writing North’s – A writing Chance contest and it secured my place in the final thirty. I am very proud to have achieved this given how little writing experience I have. Here’s what I wrote: As the world came to a standstill in 2020, our lives evolved […]
Zanzaneet Kitchen Garden 2021
The sun has shone brightly this week and the garden is starting to produce some lovely veggies. We’ve tried to do things a little different this year with our veg garden. Here’s the beautiful produce I harvested this afternoon. Firstly we got a bit better organised, last spring’s lockdown (in 2020) meant that it was […]