Archive | July, 2015

My pumpkin patch – article for the hindu- metroplus section

Hindu metro plus,pumpkin patch   http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/Food/remembering-apj-abdul-kalam/article7481451.ece Early this year ,I was inspired to devote time to nurturing my kitchen garden. The greens and the herbs did well but the vegetables were another story altogether. The trials continued with a variety of seeds. One day ,we decided to plant some pumpkin seeds. With little or almost […]

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Miniature food art- article in the hindu metroplus

http://m.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/bitesized-and-beautiful/article7456406.ece   My cousin Harini has introduced me to a whole other world of food ! It’s far from edible but that doesn’t make it any less delectable,  to look at ! Thanks to her, I got to know Shirali and learn more about her miniature food creations. Shirali lives in Ahmedabad and is a […]

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Millet noodle – Healthy noodle dinners- article in the hindu metroplus

Chinese food is a family favourite. And I love cooking it too. I find prepping a Chinese meal calming and therapeutic. I enjoy the precision and organising that goes into it. Cutting the veggies uniformly and neatly placing them in individual bowls before firing up the wok for a quick stir fry is what this […]

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10 biriyani mandi – article in the hindu-metroplus

  “Have you tried 10 biryani mandi in Ram Nagar?” I received this whatsapp message from a friend, along with pictures of the food she ate there. That is all I needed to try it out. It was clean, simple and unpretentious. And ‘10’ is the door number, and there is a large white board […]

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Handwritten recipes

          My favourite kind of recipes are the ones that turn out great as a result of kitchen mishaps. These too find special mention in my book along with a description of the kitchen blooper. Photo: Special Arrangement   My mother always right away wrote down a recipe that was a […]

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