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Thamizhar restaurant- food on the highway

Hindu metro plus , Thamizhar family restaurant     It’s funny how sometimes  accidental food experiences turn out to be quite amazing. My cousin and me along with a dear friend decided to make the most of our trip to Pollachi. It was nice for a change not to have a set plan and just […]

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On the Negamam saree trail

Hindu metro plus , Negamam info.thadam@gmail.com Thadam tours are run by a talented group of people who organise tours in and around Pollachi.   Being a part of the 100 saree pact last year has influenced me to take notice of the traditional weaves that are still in practice close to my home town. The […]

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Singapore… Southern Ridges

Hindu metro plus , Ring the bell of happiness Any visitor to Singapore can’t help but be lured by the glitter and buzz of the famous Orchard road. During the festive season ,the country takes their touristic appeal very seriously. The entire stretch of Orchard is decorated with tinsel arches , stars  and streamers.  Added […]

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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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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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Baharat – the taste of Morocco

Hindu metro plus , The Baharat     I’m always excited at the thought of cooking a Middle -Eastern meal. It’s a cuisine that I started exploring more than half a decade ago. At first my dishes consisted of mostly the creamy hummus , a flavoured cous cous and a spiced aubergine. Seeing that the […]

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Thulp it down

The name by itself is enough to get you to want to know more. It’s awesome when chefs tap into their interests and then translate that creatively onto a plate ! You and me then get to be the lucky beneficiaries of such an adventure ! That’s exactly how I would describe the experience at […]

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Holiday Hot Chocolate

This one just ticks all the right boxes for me. It was number 1 on my indulgences. What makes it even more special was ,that, I had no idea what I was getting and the way it was going to be packaged !!! Picture this ,it was a cold Sunday morning in Bangalore. It could […]

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Gianduia

If you are a chocoholic like me ,stay far away from Gianduia !!!! It really is the she devil disguised as a molten chocolate temptress with a hazelnut echo ! Are your eyebrows going up with that description ??!! 😀 When our lovely friend ,Roberta handed it over and said ,’this is really good chocolat’ […]

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Cullinarium

A home away from home. For Coimbatoreans like me,that could only be the mountains. Blessed to live 2 and a half hours away from the majestic Nilgiris,the Blue mountains that beckon and force you to linger and savour all that it has to offer. In such a place,one is used to time standing still and […]

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