Archive | February, 2016

Sesame -a much needed wellness seed

Hindu metro plus , Open Sesame Tahini maybe a recent addition to our taste buds but the seed from which it is made is said to be one of the oldest crops in the world. Did you know that the tiny sesame seeds that we most often barely give a thought to is actually a […]

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Let’s walk and taste ,laugh and discover- heritage food trail in Coimbatore-part 1

Hindu metro plus , Heritage food walk by Divya Chandran Every year in January ,the citizens of Coimbatore come together in support of the Kovai Vizha. These week long activities this year, included a heritage food trail. It was organised by the Coimbatore chapter of Young Indians along with Mr. Rajesh Govindarajulu , a person […]

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A Welsh Rarebit memory

Hindu metro plus , The Welsh Rarebit In the past month I have had the opportunity to walk down memory lane , laughing and reminiscing about an impromptu road trip that a bunch of us took around the UK ,many years ago. There we were , a group of very different individuals from diverse backgrounds […]

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La Chaine des Rotisseurs

Hindu metro plus , Balliage de Bangalore   Most foodies dream of being a part of as many gourmet gastronomic experiences as possible. So when I was invited to a five course sit down dinner by a member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, I was more than delighted to accept. La Chaine des Rotisseurs is […]

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Green bananas

Hindu metro plus , Cooking with green bananas   We rushed outside on hearing a loud whoosh ! A portion of the trunk belonging to our banana tree had swayed over unable to bear the heavy load of the huge bunch of green bananas hanging from it’s tip. Thankfully it stopped before it could hit […]

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The Kongunadu Livestock Festival

Hindu metro plus , The Splendid Cattle festival Living in the South of India ,one has frequent opportunities to attend dog shows and equestrian events. For the first time I was invited to attend a livestock show by the team at Pollachi Papyrus ,with the focus being on country cattle. This was organized for the […]

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Rose water- home made with love

Hindu metro plus , A Rosy Affair   Indian food is known for it’s use of heady spices and strong flavours. Along with relishing the hot curries and rich meats we do also have a taste for delicate dishes that carry subtle fragrances ! A week ago I attended a cookery session along with a […]

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Food photography workshop- a fun experience !

Hindu metro plus , Light , Camera and food !   The address said “The Summer house studio , Jaynagar ” The sign on the building announced “The good folk company”. We had arrived! After weeks of planning and re-organising schedules, I was all set and looking forward to my first food photography workshop. This […]

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