Archive | May, 2014

MRC Bakery – Wellington

The WellingtonĀ  Cantonment in the NilgirisĀ  is about a 15 mt walk from our home in Coonoor. The sight of a small bridge separating a lush golf course is the sight that greets you. My parents being members of the Wellington Gymkhana Club,many of my mornings as a child ,were spent playing table tennis,walking on […]

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Pure Vegetarian

When I was gifted this book by my mom a few months ago, what struck me immediately was ,that not just the recipes but for other trivia too,this book has such a wealth of information. As I happen to be one of those people who like to read cookbooks as much as fiction,this book soon […]

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The “Baby Shower” part

Having an expectant mommy as a friend adds another dimension to the ‘friendship’. More smiles, many more topics of conversation,new vistas to explore and generally a whole lot more love going around ! Pregnancy,we all know is, often, after the initial excitement dies down, a period of introspection for the expectant parents. A multitude of […]

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Hotel Sri Surya

The sight of an open airy space,well lit ,wide tables and neatly attired staff…already the dining experience had begun on a pleasurable note ! My introduction to the food from Hotel Sri Surya ,was late one evening ,at the home of my sibling ! Though I had heard lavish praises heaped on the quality of […]

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Popcorn

When cousins get together to make fun plans for a family wedding,food plays a vital role ! With excitement in the air punctuated with loud laughter,every day dawns with a smile ,especially for the kids ! The weather being hotter than the usual hottest temperature…I didn’t even know that was possible,by the way !!!!…in between […]

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Feijoa Fruit

Travelling with family always makes for the best holiday memories. Especially a laid back trip ,in a familiar surrounding,breathing clean air and generally experiencing a feeling of wellness and health leaves deep imprints in my soul. It’s this kind of experiences that I like to pass on to the next generation of kids in my […]

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Neikkarapatti Gola Urandai

The name “gola urundai”,in Tamil Nadu is used to describe minced meat balls. It is a huge favourite and many small eateries all over the state compete fiercely to offer the most delicious,succulent gola urundai. The preparation is deep fried and comprises of traditional south Indian spices and flavourings. The gola urundai is also a […]

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Bell Fruit aka Paneer Nellikkai

One busy morning while I was on my way to finish the important errands of the day,deep in thought I absently gazed out of my car window. A flash of bright red brought me out of my reverie and onto ‘foodie’ mode. Interesting looking plump red (what looked like fruit) were placed in an attractive […]

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