Month: July 2020

Rootsandleisure_Naga pork bamboo shoot

Authentic Recipe of The Popular Naga ‘Pork with Bamboo Shoot’ from Nagaland

Here’s a recipe for a local favorite pork dish from Nagaland submitted by Sentienla (profile at the bottom). Pork with bamboo shoot is a favorite dish in Nagaland, whether it’s a humble meal at home with family or for important celebrations like weddings, tribal festivals, or Christmas. This recipe features pork belly, which adds a special succulent flavor due to the fat content. Let’s get cooking! Ingredients:  Pork belly ( cut into cubes) – 500gm Dry red chilies 13-15 nos Garlic 12-15 cloves 1/2 cup of dry bamboo shoot Water 100-200ml Salt to taste Directions to cook:  Soak the dry red chilies in hot water for 6-10mins. Then take a mortar and pestle, and ground them. Soak the dried bamboo shoot in water (room temperature) for 3-5 mins. Coarsely ground the garlic in a mortar and pestle  Take a deep pot and put the pork belly – cut into pieces, and cook on low flame until the fat from the meat starts coming out. Stir occasionally Now, add the soaked dry bamboo shoot, crushed garlic, …


Music Producer / Mix Engineer VI-LO from Nagaland Chats about his First Single “Remember When”

Today we chat with Vizo Solo aka VI-LO from Nagaland as he gets candid about his journey as a band member (drummer) to becoming his own person as a music producer /Mix engineer. He is super excited about the launch of his first single as a music producer. Stay on for the full conversation below… Music producer and mix engineer Vilo Solo from Nagaland (producer name VI-LO) talks about his newly released single. R&L: Hi Vizo, congrats on releasing your first solo production! We’ve been checking out your work, and we are super interested to know more about you. So please introduce yourself to the R&L fam Vizo: Hi, I am Vizovolie Solo, and I go by my producer name – VI-LO. I come from Kohima village (Nagaland) but I grew up in Medziphema. I am currently based out of Bangalore where I dabble with music production; I am also a mix engineer. I came to Bangalore in 2018, after completing my business studies in Pune. I wanted to build a full-time career out of my …