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Badam kheer – for special times

Hindu metro plus , Badam kheer   Wedding festivities are in the air at the moment.If there is one drink that comes to mind especially during such celebrations it is the badam kheer. Now the actual process of making this special drink is not to be taken lightly. It always involves the expert guidance of […]

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Pick and Cook – Farm to table

Hindu metro plus , Pick and cook Imagine picking your own vegetables or watch them being picked just before you buy !When my sister-in-law Priya mentioned that she had come across a farm where produce was freshly picked and sold,I was all ears. For one this concept  still remains largely unexplored in these parts. I […]

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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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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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The Sugar Pop store experience

Hindu metro plus , Sugar pop store     Have you been to the Sugar pop candy store here in Coimbatore ? I stumbled upon it purely by accident at the Le Meridien hotel and fell head over heels instantly. The pop art is what catches your eye immediately and has you feeling like a […]

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Quad ride in the rice fields of Bali-Ubud

Hindu metro plus ,ATV ride in Bali     If you ask me if I’m an adventurous person,the answer would be ,“yes but with the safety latch always firmly in place” .A new experience minus a high risk factor is what I’m game for. When I first came across an ATV ride through the rice […]

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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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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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Breakfast at 10 Biryani Mandi

Hindu metro plus , Breakfast at #10   The first of April was a day for celebration at 10 Biryani Mandi . It was on this day ,one year ago when they first opened their doors to the foodies of Coimbatore. They celebrated the occasion by introducing their special breakfast menu. Simple country cooking using […]

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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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