Reminiscing Old Times

When we were growing up, there used to be a berwala right outside the school bus stop. We would buy an assortment of tangy eatables from him like ber (Indian plums of varied types), imili (raw and ready tamarind), fresh Saunf  (fennel seeds and flowers), kairis (raw mangoes) and star fruits. This one that I…

As Tough As A Coconut!

As a South Indian, and having my roots set across coastal India, the ocean, rice and coconuts are an integral part of my life and cultural roots. I got this shot with the permission of a very kind coconut water vendor who seemed rather interested in a Saturday mid-afternoon nap than shoo me off. Needless…

Green Without Envy

I discovered green apples out of pure curiosity, but I still don’t know if the red is better than its green step brother (it is cultivated as a hybrid fruit). However, I do know that it doesn’t oxidize as quickly as the red apple and its too tangy to eat all at one go.   This…

Starry Starry Diet

This fruit is usually found with beach-side vendors who sell ber (Ziziphus mauritiana), imli (tamarind) and kairis (raw mangos). Looks beautiful when its all chopped and served!

Going Bananas!

Most of us love fruits, but are too finicky about liking them all. We don’t even taste the fruits we despise. Here is a small step which will make me at least taste fruits that please my eyes (and my lens too) to start with. Wish me Luck!

Weekly Photo Challenge: One

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, or so they say. A this is the one strong fruit that will take you a long way, what do you think?