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Dealing with a perpetually waterlogged garden

Most conventional vegetables don’t like very damp soil; constant and/or excessive water often causes their roots to rot, or root diseases to develop.  To make it worse (for you), stagnant water is the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes and other waterborne insects. 216 more words

535. Wednesday 15th February 2017. A day at sea then we arrive in Madang...

Tuesday 14th February

I slept in this morning.

Still, I was on Deck 11 at The Pantry in time to see the first rosy hint of sunrise followed by the full brilliance and warmth of sunrise as it gaped at me from behind a large island. 1,973 more words

Reds, Pinks, & Purples

This will mark the umpteenth week in a row that I’ve cooked with beautiful produce from the jewel-toned side of the color spectrum mentioned above. I have really loved cooking eggplant (though the pretty purple gets peeled away, in my dishes at least!), red onions, red cabbage, taro (or ube to me!), and beets (beautiful beet hummus recipe and product review to come!) 159 more words

You can't visit Hawaii without having some Poi!!

Yes any trip to Hawaii would not be complete without the native staple food called Poi.  It is the one thing, other than fantastic weather, that Hawaii is well known for.   161 more words


Seppankizhangu (Arbi or Taro Root) Roast


Seppankizhangu – 10 – 12 medium size

Mustard Seeds – 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder – 1 tbsp

Red Chilli Powder – 2 tbsp

Coriander Powder – 2 tbsp… 99 more words

Food & Recipes

Kinukatsugi Satoimo - Boiled Taro Root

Kinukatsugi are small taro root. All of these fit in my hands. I had been served this in the past and wanted to try them at home. 122 more words


Papaya - Taro Root Curry Recipe



Taro root/chembu300g


Green chilly5nos


Mustard seed1/2teaspoon

Curry leaves1sprig




clean and cut papaya in to cubesclean taro root(remove skin) and cut into medium piecesput papaya,taro root and salt together in a pressure cooker,then add one cup water in it.cook well(let 2-3 whistle has to come),let the pressure goes naturallygrind coconut ,green chili, and shallots togethermash the cooked papaya and taro root slightly then add the coconut paste on the top of it,let the vapor comes up, mix it well,then cook for few minutes.switch off the stove.heat oil in a pan splutter mustard seeds ,add curry leaves and saute well, add this to the curry, serve with rice.