Kitchen Tips

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9 Earth-Savvy Kitchen Swaps

Use This Not That Series: sustainable kitchen swaps to reduce waste at home A worldwide, mountain of research tells us that our waste and consumption patterns need to drastically change if our children and grandchildren are to lead a sustainable and healthy life. This was the reason I started @NourishbyNumbers – a movement to help…

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Choosing the Right Cooking Oil

For a long time, Canola was the oil of choice in my mom’s kitchen in India. What I didn’t know then was that it had likely been imported all the way from Canada. Choosing the right cooking oil is tough. In this article I share my four criteria for simplifying this decision.  Last month I was…

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5 Instant Pot accessories you need to buy….and 3 that you don’t

It took me a while to love my Instant Pot. But now that I do – truly, madly, deeply – comes the next big question. What accessories do I need to go with my favourite kitchen appliance? Instant Pot Accessories – Do you need them all? There a ton of options out there, and if you…

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16 Practical Tips To Get You Loving Your Instant Pot

 Are you a new owner of an Instant Pot? Are you looking at the unopened box and freaking out just a little? Then this one’s for you! 16 Practical Tips To Get You Loving Your Instant Pot I bought my Instant Pot last year during the Black Friday sales and I didn’t open the box till…

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Food Rationing, Doing Without and Delicious Broccoli Stems

I grew up in India during a time of food rationing and careful spending. In the 1970s, shortly after achieving independence from the British, India was at war with its neighbours. This was a long and tough period in India’s history and the after-effects of the two wars lingered for years. Families (like mine) continued…

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13 Multipurpose Kitchen Tools Every Home Cook Needs

I enjoy cooking especially when I’m feeling inspired to invent a new dish or recreate what I’ve tasted somewhere else. But as my friends will tell you my kitchen isn’t glamorous – not at all. Think more functional and efficient. And that’s partly because I have limited space and any utensil that gets put away must be multipurpose or super functional. Whatever style…

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7 Healthy Food Switches To Make This Year

I can’t believe how fast time flies, and with kids around, I feel we rarely stop to breathe. So this year I am taking stock of our life – starting with the kitchen. Here’s to eating better and living better with these simple and healthy food switches.I am a feminist and consider myself a modern, liberated…

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