Summer food to fit the mood

Summer is eagerly awaited by each one of us. For the children it means the much-awaited summer holidays and for adults it evokes a sense of nostalgia. The season is characterized by festivals, family vacations, outdoor activities, and leisurely brunch dates. However, what people look forward to the most is the endless supply of delicious food and refreshing juices made by none other than our beloved mothers, who are truly the best chefs.

The following test can help you determine your fondness for a particular season. 

Simply read the list of words below and state which season immediately comes to mind:

  • Watermelon
  • Lemon
  • Cucumber
  • Curd

If you find yourself instinctively shouting out “SUMMER!” after each word, it could be a sign that you truly enjoy this season. These ingredients are often associated with cooling and refreshing treats that can provide relief from the heat of summer.

Watermelon sugar, hi! 
It’s a no-brainer to choose watermelon juice during this season as it provides many benefits.If you want to add some variety to your drink, consider trying a watermelon and flavored sherbet mocktail that can tantalize your taste buds. Furthermore, there’s no better way to beat the heat and quench your thirst on a scorching summer day than by sipping on a cold and refreshing glass of watermelon juice.

A lemon aid 
Here’s an unpopular secret. Although it’s not widely known, it’s common to lose interest in food at times during this season. However, there’s a simple solution to this problem: add a squeeze of lemon to your dishes. The tangy flavor of the lemon will enhance the taste and make your food more appealing, regardless of the cuisine, from chats to Chinese. Give this trick a try, and you’re sure to love it!

Stay as cool as a cucumber
During this time of the year, many people embrace the idea of cooking without fire. With cucumber as a versatile ingredient, there are endless possibilities for creating delicious salad combinations with recipe sauces. It’s exciting to think about the various ways one can experiment and create revitalizing salads using this as a master ingredient. 

A spoonful of curd a day, keeps the summer heat away!
Curd rice is a summer meal masterpiece that can quickly satisfy your hunger and leave you feeling content. With a variety of tasty pickles on your shelf, you’ll never tire of this classic dish. Each time you indulge in curd rice, the addition of flavorful pickles will add a new level of excitement and interest to your meal.

We’re never strangers when it comes to summer stories. These shared experiences are what inspired us to help make more memories. So, stay refreshed and make the most of this wonderful season!