Are there any Indian dishes - and/or regions - where the vegetables are not cooked to 'death?' They are turned into mush at just about the same (lack of) consistency as the US South - at least from my 'many years' experiences.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy