Chutney, Dips & more

If you are looking for something sweet, tangy, and spicy at the same time that bursts with flavours, then the answer is chutney. In India, chutneys are an integral part of the cuisine. In South India, chutneys are more of accompaniments in breakfast. While in Bengal, chutney is more like a palate cleanser, eaten after the main course but before desserts. Irrespective of how and when it is eaten, most of our street food is incomplete without it. There are so many variety and variations in chutneys that if I make one per day, I will take years to repeat them.

Having a fruit tree in the backyard brings so much joy. And if the tree is citrus, it’s just the icing on the cake. Every winter, I eagerly wait for the oranges from my orange tree to ripen so that I can pick these beauties and put them to good use. […]

Orange Marmalade