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School lunches

The hindu Metroplus , The dabba from home Now that the summer vacations have come to an end and the new school year has commenced ,it’s time for families to get back to following the regular school routine. One of things that’s uppermost on the mind is undoubtedly school lunches. When we were growing up […]

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Purslane

The Hindu Metroplus , The power of Purslane   A few years ago , I was introduced to the grow bag system of raising plants.This was encouraged by many a kitchen garden expert as the best means to use minimal water and save space. Our grow bags contain those plants that I feel thrive happily […]

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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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Deliciously sour

Hindu metro plus , The Sour truth   Souring agents are a huge part of our culinary traditions. Depending on the state and community , the food that adds the “pullippu” note , varies. Tamarind ,  Kudampulli ,  Kachampulli ,  Kokum all add that much needed sour tang to a dish. It’s a taste that […]

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Agathi Poo (Sesbania Grandiflora)- article in the hindu – metroplus

Hindu metro plus , Agathi flowers   It’s that time of the year when in the midst of all the country greens one gets to see bright flashes of red. This velvety flower when in bud stage curves outward like a long beak and hence the name ‘humming bird flower’ fits like a glove. In […]

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Silicone rubber bakeware

            Hues in the kitchen   May 21, 2015 08:49 PM , By Shanthini Rajkumar     Brands are tripping over each other in trying to add a fun quotient to mundane baking paraphernalia. Photo: Special Arrangement   Shanthini Rajkumar finds the eye-popping colours of the silicone baking-ware range irresistible […]

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Green manga article- hindu metroplus

The abundance of raw green mangoes around her inspires SHANTHINI RAJKUMAR to cook up some delicious fare- Friday 8th May 2015 What is an Indian summer without mangoes and the sight of the gigantic trees lush and green with the long tapered leaves laden with heavy fruit. Much has been written in praise of the […]

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