Plant Stories

taletown.org multimedia English short stories & retold tales on or about plants with flower quotes, tree quotes, tree jokes, plant quotes, flower jokes etc

  • Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 16

    Datura stramonium, early evening NNI

    Retold Arabian Nights Tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves 16

    Marjina brews a deadly cocktail for her guests using oil & weeds.

    Hosh reveals why she chose to use these...

  • Are You A Leaf Or Root?

    kringamorphosisAre You A Leaf Or Root?

    Tree analogy reportedly used by Tyler Perry.

    His tree test classifies people into three types: Leaf People, Branch People & Root People

  • Banana Lassi - Restaurant Style

    LassiIsha teaches Hosh how to make Banana Lassi - Restaurant Style.

    Story with banana secrets, its calorie content, GI value and impact on blood sugar & digestion

  • Coconut Balls Dessert

    coconut and pistachio balls (raffaello)Isha teaches Hosh Coconut Balls dessert recipe.

    Cheap & simple, yet all her guests love this dish.

    Cooking story with tips on how to make this quick, easy sweet

  • Eggs On Your Face

    Starter Pots"Very interesting," Isha laughed, "No. I didn't know that."

    "Yea Ma," he said excitedly, "eggs have really clever packaging. A true engineering marvel, that is scientifically cool and technologically functional."

  • Green Or Red Chili Paste

    [red hot chilli peppers]How to make Green or Red Chili Pastes, which to use when & how to store them safely?

    Isha teaches Hosh a common curry base used worldwide, and gives cooking tips

  • How To Steam Vegetables

    party DishesIsha teaches Hosh how to steam vegetables well & create healthier, tastier, vivid, crunchy veges.

    Which vegetables to steam? Where to find their steaming times?

  • Jira - Master Spice Cumin

    CuminIsha teaches Hosh about Jira - Master Spice Cumin, the magical spice & natural remedy with many health benefits.

    Learning how to cook well & cheaply is easy.

  • Jira Rice

    Fluffy and IndependentStory with cooking tips: Jira Rice

    Hosh learns how to cook Jeera Rice - cumin spiced rice.

    Isha's quick & easy rice cooking tips & Jeera Basmati recipe

  • Luscious Mango Lassi

    Mango LassiIsha teaches Hosh a luscious Mango Lassi recipe.

    Cooking story with practical tips on mango cultivars & flavors.

    Differences between milkshake, Lassi & smoothie

  • Nimbu Basmati - Lemon Rice

    Winter Rice Harvest"Nimbu Basmati is quick and easy to make yet it turns out looking alluring, smelling heavenly and tasting delicious. It combines Basmati fragrance with lime and lemony flavors and we flare up its presentation using golden glows of turmeric."

    "So it uses mostly ingredients that you already know about."

  • Stories Are Coming

    taletown.org snakeA variety of new stories in the pipeline.

  • Tamatar Basmati - Tomato Rice

    rice fields"Tamatar Basmati is quick and easy to make, yet it turns out looking rich and tasting delicious."

    "Basmati fragrance is compromised a bit because tomato has a powerful flavor, but the dish gets compensated for that as tomato also lends the dish its rich color lavishly."

  • The Fern And The Bamboo

    Free Bamboo Stock BackgroundsEtc Wallpaper -  Asparagus Fern Green"Year after year, the fern flourished, and the bamboo just lay hidden beneath the soil, wanting simply to be forgotten. But I did not forget it, and I would not quit on it.”

    "Then one fine morning, a tiny bamboo sprout peeked shyly out of the earth. Compared to the fern, it was so small and insignificant, so unsure of itself.”