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Moringa flowers

Hindu metro plus , Saying it with moringa flowers   The lunch menu at home went something like this murungakkai sambhar , sundakkai poriyal and murungapoo varuval. Left to me I would have loved to add a murungakeerai cutlet along with it but fearing protests from my offspring’ decided to save that for another day […]

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Copra (Dried coconut and it’s uses)

Hindu metro plus ,A cut and dried treat   A new ingredient has been a source of much delight for me over the past few days. By new I don’t mean to say it’s a discovery of sorts or anything to that effect , on the contrary it’s something that’s always been a part of […]

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Mixture musings

Hindu metro plus , Mixed blessings     The festival of lights is one that we eagerly await for year after year. Many of us look forward to eating some of the traditional sweets that make an appearance especially during this time. My husband on the other hand peeps into the goody bags hoping for […]

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Mango Ginger (Maanga Inji )

Hindu metro plus , Maanga Inji Ever since I visited the Sulur Sandhai some months ago , my trips to this weekly shandy have gotten rather frequent. And I’m pleased to say that it’s become my go to place for any farm related implements made the old fashioned way. On one such visit I spotted […]

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Banana flower (Vazhaipoo)

Hindu metro plus , Vazhaipoo   In the past I’ve been known to wax eloquently about many aspects of the banana tree. From the banana leaf ,the green banana to the ripened fruit they are all terrific contributors to wellness in their own unique way. A few days ago,a post on instagram caught my attention. […]

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Kandankathiri

Hindu metro plus , Farm foraged food   A few years ago I read about the food philosophy that chef Rene Redzepi had adopted at his restaurant Noma. Not only did he succeed in securing top accolades for his food worldwide but also managed to highlight the beauty of using seasonal produce that grew in […]

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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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Food Prints

Most foodies love cookbooks,present company included. As a little girl, I always used to stare wide eyed at the long wide shelf of books next to my mother’s bed side. Despite seeing it everyday,it continued to amaze me. Mom would always read it like she would read her other novels. I say ‘other novels’ because […]

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Toss of a lemon

I had seen this book featured in the sunday newspaper awhile ago. I did think at that point of time ,that I must read it. Over the course of few months,I ended up forgetting about it,until I spotted it at the Just Books Library. The fact that it did have a lemon on the cover […]

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Not just Biryani

As much as I love to educate myself about food and cuisines, I am equally passionate about books of all kinds. As a child I grew up loving the English language ! Now in hind sight I realize that I’ve always been drawn to descriptive writing . Some weeks after I started blogging is when […]

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