Aamras: This Luscious And Pulpy Delight Is Every Mango Lover’s Dream Come True

Summers are here in full swing and it’s time for mangoes to raid our refrigerators and fruit baskets. Also dubbed as the king of fruits, mangoes are enjoyed in many forms. As soon as the summer strikes, you can find them in smoothies, dips, mocktails, shakes, custard and so much more. One such desi delight is aamras.Aamras is a divine blend of Alphonso mangoes with a signature pulpy consistency. Relished mostly in the western part of the country like Gujarat and Maharashtra, aamras works both as a stand-alone dish as well as a perfect accompaniment to piping hot…

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True Life: I Made Pickle Guacamole And It Was Actually Good

The whole world is a little bit obsessed with guac. I feel like I’ve heard the popular adage “guac is extra” about a million times this year. My theory is that the popularity of avocado toast spawned the popularity of guac (or is it the other way around?) and we’ve been payin’ extra ever since. This particular guac is a little different then our average. That’s because this guac has pickles! This should come as no surprise to you, dear reader, since 80% of my recipes alone use pickles. Call us crazy (like, that’s…

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Salmon’s Upstream Battle As The Last True Wild Food

NEWTOK, AK – JULY 01: Joseph John Jr. and his son Jeremiah John haul in nets while salmon fishing on July 1, 2015 in Newtok, Alaska. (Photo Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images) “Salmon, like people, take their strength from their diversity,” noted 2016 James Beard nominated author and wild foods enthusiast Langdon Cook while walking under the canopy of Seattle’s hidden wonder Seward Park. Like many living in the Pacific Northwest, Cook has loving if not protective feelings about the diminishing world populations of this beloved wild catch. “I had a special feeling for salmon because…

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Forebodings come true in Valley’s seas

The Uri attack is likely to affect the Centre’s plans for moving more troops to the Jammu and Kashmir hinterland to contain the anti-government protests. Sources said one Army Brigade, nearly 5,000 soldiers, were being deployed in the civilian pockets of north and south Kashmir to help the police in area domination and establishment of the state’s writ. Street violence and massive rallies continue to be the order of the day, particularly in south Kashmir. Area domination The Army has started area domination in south Kashmir, where its counter-insurgency operations…

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