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Holiday food musings

Hindu metro plus ,The bread spread   The holiday season is often filled with family get-togethers and fun conversations.In my family as I suspect is the same with many others , very often the talks involve serious discussions relating to food ,at all levels. Over one such meet up recently we got chatting about what […]

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Alpine cheese

Hindu metro plus , Who made my cheese ?   It was the perfect summer weather in the Swiss alps when friends suggested that we visit the cheese making unit that was situated about 5 kms from Saanenmöser station. I was only more than happy to take them up on the offer.The wooden cottage that […]

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Coimbatore’s Kumaran Market

Hindu metro plus , A market of the people   A chance meeting with Rajesh Govindarajulu recently had us thinking that we must make use of the puja holidays to show older children around the city. He being so well versed with events and places in the city, we were in the best hands to […]

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A salivatingly melodious evening

Hindu metro plus ,An evening of food and music For me a traditional South Indian rasam is always flavoured with a pinch of that intensely aromatic spice , asafoetida .If someone were to tell me that it did not originate in India I would have found it very hard to believe . But that’s just […]

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Kamaldeep Kaur and her creations

Hindu metro plus ,The craft and the lady behind it Being in conversation with Kamaldeep Kaur has turned out to be one of my most educational experiences I’ve had in the short span of a few hours! She was here to participate in the Srishti exhibition organized by Cctn to showcase her amazing array of […]

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A marathon view from a bicycle

Hindu metro plus ,Coimbatore Marathon 2015 Any well-organised event will have a story or stories behind it . Let me lead you through a biker’s journey of the Coimbatore Marathon 2015. This is the 3rd consecutive year that we group of cyclists have worked closely with the CCF & Coimbatore Runners Association in ensuring that […]

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Bali food Safari – Jimbaran

Hindu metro plus , Bali Food Safari When an organization claims that it offers the number one food experience in Bali through it’s mystery dining tours,it immediately piques your interest.The Bali food safari which I stumbled upon by accident is a culinary tour for the palates put together by Australians Simon and Gael after they […]

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The Shandy at Sulur

Hindu metro plus , To market ,to market… The damp soil , the persistant drizzle and the less intense rays makes it ideal for farmers to grow crops that thrive in well hydrated soil. Determined to follow in their footsteps , I went scouting for organic sprouted small onions for sowing. My search led me […]

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TheMasterchef Australia judges

Hindu metro plus , Matt , Gary and George For the past few weeks Facebook has been abuzz with excitement about the World food on a plate event with the famous judges from Masterchef Australia. Now ordinarily I’m not one to go gaga over celebrities but when it came to George , Gary and Matt […]

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The Batik story

Hindu metro plus , Batik , the happy fabric You know you’re in Batik country as soon as you land in Indonesia. It’s available for sale everywhere. The make shift shacks on the beachfront , the small road stores as well as the air conditioned boutiques all carry different kinds of hand crafted batik clothing […]

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