Olives and Jalapeno
How do you convince an experienced pickle maker, all-traditional, strict mother to mix olives and jalapenos in a pickle? At first, we never dared. However, when we did – mother not only concocted a lovely recipe but also told us, “All art begins with experiments”. And that she loves James Bond movies too!
No, Gunda Keri is not a wanted gangster. Gunda is manjack in Gujarati. Now what manjack is, even I don't know. But seasoned pickle tasters are brave and eager to try anything new. In case of Gunda Keri, since it is made in a strictly vegetarian household, a little bit of courage will do.
Gol is not round, its jaggery in Gujarati. You must have noticed how simple pickles can be of great linguistic importance. But right now, you are craving something sweet. With a little sour thrown in. And linguistics is of no concern.So dip into this rustic mango-jaggery melange and the only word you'll understand is mmmmmmmm.
This is a mango ginger pickle. For the uninformed, mango ginger is not a type of mango or ginger, but is a distinctive, glamorous kind of turmeric. Just FYI, our organic stock is loaded from our happy friends at the Farm of Happiness, Ratnagiri.