Thandai, a Favorite Indian Cooling Summer Drink

Originally from Northern India, the ever-cooling, aromatic thandai is one of India’s most beloved beverages! As the name suggests, thandai comes from the Hindi word, “thanda” which means “cool”. It’s an energizing and refreshing, milk-based beverage associated with, and often consumed during the time of the Holi festivals, and especially during the scorching summer heat.…

Popcorn on Stove

Popcorn is America’s favorite snack and it takes only minutes to make. Making popcorn in the microwave is easy but may not good for you. Since ghee has a high smoke point (~485 °F), it is perfect for making popcorn. You get all the buttery taste without any burnt flavor. It is important to use organic corn kernels, as the conventional corn may be genetically modified (GMO). Here is a simple recipe to make popcorn on the stove.

Saffron Fish Soup

This simple soup is comforting, nourishing and delicious. Round out the meal with a hot, crusty French baguette and a simple side of dressed salad greens. For additional flavors reminiscent of the Mediterranean, consider using either Italian or Herbes de Provence Spiced Ghee.