Tag: #Traditional mango pickle

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A tale of a pickle #FlavoursomeTuesdays

Summer time is mango time in my part of the world. Famous for its sweet, smooth fleshed Alphonso mango, the western coast of India is also famous for the Rajapuri Mango that is specially prized to make a fiery red hot pickle. My family,like most families in this part of the world, wait patiently for …

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Weekend in a pickle

Pickle on a whim With the summer coming to a close , it was time to make mango pickle before the first rain shower. I was in two minds whether or not to bother with making pickles but when I went to Bhaji Gulley last Friday and saw two Gujerati matrons haggling over the price …

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In a pickle

Ready to go Pickled green mangoes Making pickle is for grannies – at least that is what I used to think. In fact I actually used to pooh pooh the idea that pickles should be made only by women who were not menstruating. What connection was there between a woman’s hormones and pickles? Obviously it …