If you’ve been a fan of the sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’ you probably already know who Mayim Bialik is. She essayed the character of neuroscientist Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler in the series. But did you know she holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience in real life as well?
Recently, she posted about switching to stainless steel utensils for her kids and wrote about how they were dishwasher safe and a much better alternative than plastic.
I stopped using plastic years ago because we hippie types are very concerned about the chemicals in plastic. I used…
Some people pointed out that such utensils were commonplace in Indian households, others said the west is slowly discovering sustainable practices that we’ve used for ages.
@missmayim , Indians have been using Steel, brass, copper cutlery since ages ;cooking in Iron Wok for a very specific reason. Earthen pots are still used for storing water. This is #Indian way of going green which is going on for centuries.
— SAYEE S G. (@sayee_bharat) May 20, 2021
White people discovering things middle-class India has been doing for ages 😂
— Aashay (@Crowning_Gory) May 20, 2021
Our hostel wali steel thali was better designed then this tbh. Two slots for sabjis , one for salad, one for sweet dish and one for rice/roti. 😊
— आशीष | Ashish (@Ashishmundepi) May 20, 2021
Why don’t these people come and do a crash course in sustainable lifestyle here? The other day i saw an influencer using lids to cover food instead of foils, etc and calling it a envt friendly change in her lifestyle. So basic.🤦🏻♀️
— Madame Query (@Chhota_haathi) May 20, 2021
Very soon they’ll start using daatun as well as eco-friendly toothbrush.
— Neelay Jain (@neelayjain) May 20, 2021
It seems very slowly but steadily, indian culture is shifting to west whereas we are adopting west lifestyle.
Maybe world is just taking करवट!!
— शोभित सिंह – Shobhit (@shob125) May 20, 2021
They might be ahead of us in technology but they are very behind in how to live life which we are also forgetting in copying them.
— Rohan Singh (@Singhjeeee) May 20, 2021
Great opportunity for small scale Indian utensil makers to export
— NeoNeanderthal (@NeanderthalNeo) May 20, 2021
A few Twitter users jokingly said that Amy could’ve just asked Raj (aka astrophysicist Dr. Rajesh Koothrappali played by Kunal Nayyar on the show) about such desi things.
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Amy Farah Fowler could have just asked Rajesh about dishes 🙄
— Apurva Khadye (@khadyeapurva) May 20, 2021
Didn’t Raj tell her anything about Indian life hacks?
— Anshu Mishra (@ianteryamiM) May 20, 2021
Using Ghee in cooking is another tradition of ours that the west has picked up. Do you know of more such instances? Tell us.