·When boiling milk, smear ghee on the edges of the vessel to prevent overflow.
·While making dosas, put two tbsps of cooked rice into the batter. The dosa will flip over easily and will be crisper.
·If you want to keep any salad fresh for an evening party, first chill the bowl or tray in which you intend to serve the salad.
·Store mushrooms in paper bags rather plastic bags or trays. This stops them from becoming ‘slimy’ and prolongs their life.
·While boiling corn on the cob, add a pinch of sugar to help bring out the natural sweetness.
·While cooking cabbage, add a bay leaf. This will reduce the smell during cooking and also give a subtle flavor.
·To peel an orange or a tomato less messily, dunk it in hot water for a minute or two and then in cold water for the same amount of time. You will have an easy to peel orange or tomato.