Archive | September, 2015

Pickle Jaadis

Hindu metro plus , The joy in a Jar   It’s less than two months to go for the festival of lights. I know it is early days yet, but it is around this time that I start making plans for what I want to make for my loved ones. We know how busy it […]

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The Tiffin – a story by Mahtab Narsimhan

If you are a book lover like me , you know what an incredible feeling it is to come across a great read when you least expected it ! I have mentioned a few books in the past wherein the stories revolve around food. Looking back I think such books played a huge part in […]

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Deliciously sour

Hindu metro plus , The Sour truth   Souring agents are a huge part of our culinary traditions. Depending on the state and community , the food that adds the “pullippu” note , varies. Tamarind ,  Kudampulli ,  Kachampulli ,  Kokum all add that much needed sour tang to a dish. It’s a taste that […]

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Our flavour bases- article hindu metroplus

Hindu metro plus , Spice to Life   Whether it’s podis, pickles or appalams, nothing can beat the home-made variety   Indian food is known for its complex tastes. When entertaining  guests from abroad, we like to showcase authentic Indian food for its sheer variety, especially the vast repertoire of vegetarian food. A German friend […]

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Food presentation

Hindu metro plus , Delicious Presentation   Planning a menu ,especially for a party is something I enjoy doing. Keeping in mind what my guests prefer is how I get started on deciding what dishes to cook. Now , once that’s done and looked over a couple of times ,the attention is focused on each […]

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