A green and minty smoothie with a purple flower garnish

Green and Minty Smoothie

One thing that was reinforced on our visit to Auroville was the powerful flavours of fresh local food. Anandi of Satchiananda Cafe and Krishna of Solitude Farm are both quite famous for their smoothies. We enjoyed a reviving green and minty smoothie during our visit, which worked wonders to beat the heat and restore our …

Three 2" squares of creamy, nutty cashew coconut fudge sit on a turquoise blue plate stacked in a pile one on top of the other, with garnishes of white shredded coconut, yellow candied ginger strips and raw cashews strewn about on the plate.

Cashew Coconut Ginger Bars

I may not have known until our visit to Tamil Nadu that India grows much of the world’s cashews but, now that I’ve been to South India a few times, I can tell you that along with cashews, you can’t turn around there without bumping into a coconut tree. The same goes for ginger. It …