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Ente Keralam – Coimbatore

Hindu metro plus , Syrian Christian food festival at Ente Keralam   For a person like me living in Tamil Nadu,the mention of Kerala evokes most often lush sceneries, relaxed beachfronts and back waters and most importantly the food. Living in the neighbouring state we aren’t really cut off from having access to the appams, […]

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The Indian Tamarind

Hindu metro plus , The sour truth If your childhood consisted of plucking ripe tamarind pods fresh off the roadside trees then you must know that it’s that time of the year again.The branches swaying in the wind result in unfolding a carpet of tamarind that remain undamaged thanks to being ensconced in the hard […]

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Panam kalkandu ( rock candy from the palmyra tree)

Hindu metro plus ,Sweet alternatives for pongal The rituals that make up the harvest festival hold a great deal of significance for me.Not only does it give me an opportunity to pay obeisance to the land for it’s multitude of offerings but it also throws light on how important it is to be involved in […]

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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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Balaaji Bakery

Hindu metro plus ,Old fashioned treats   It’s no fun being under the weather, particularly during this time of year. Especially when you’d rather be elbow deep in the kitchen surrounded by flour , spices , candied peels and all the other delicious things that bring so much seasonal cheer. Just because the baking didn’t […]

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Green papaya

Hindu metro plus ,How green is your papaya ?   A guest from Europe was quite fascinated at the sight of the papaya tree growing in my garden.It wasn’t just the fact that it was a tropical tree but also because the fruit when available was rather expensive in his part of the world.That set […]

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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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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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