My affair with sugar-cane started a long time ago,at a farm where I had been on a call.
The wind was whistling and the sugar cane plantation was all'humms'
The breeze was going through the leaves and leaving behind a note of “sa la, sa la, sa la, sa la” and I was caught.
The farmers festival of pongal is a fortnight away and the fields are nearly empty after the harvest, except for the sugar cane , all ripe and ready .
Yesterday we had passed a sugar-cane field and a farmer was selling the Sugar-cane stems for the passer byes.
The stems were thick and dark and juicy.
We got enough to last a week of munching.
We see enough adverts on what keeps a teeth and gums strong and clean
For us I think it is the juice filled sugar–cane.
It is an art to munch away with out spilling the floor with the rich juice and courageous to break bits of them with the teeth.
The juice by it self is rich and its natural sugar aids our system when diseased.
And to stay healthy
May be u will have a crush on them too.