Comfort foods are the food items on which people have high nostalgic or sentimental values while they are mostly high in carbohydrate level. To quote some examples, Idlies, Dosas, Rotis, Steamed white rice are some of the pan-Indian comfort foods. Every family in India consume leastways one of the above at least once a day […]Read More Indian comfort foods in zero carbs!
Do you know what is worse than an Indian summer? The answer is “Indian summer at its peak”. Though we see summer as a displeasure, nature grants us with many fruit seasons only during this time. Tender coconuts, Ice Apples, Mangoes and Water Melons start to decorate road-side shops during this season. Though they are […]Read More Summer Recipes
Sometimes we won’t understand the power of simple things in life. Idli is one such thing. If you haven’t heard of the name – Idli – ever, let me take the honour to introduce it to you. In a nutshell, Idlies are steamed soft ellipsoid balls made with fermented batter of soaked rice and urad […]Read More World Idli Day
Inspirations are everywhere. Especially when it comes to food, we often get inspired from other recipes. We try to take ideas from a foreign recipe and try to localize it or we take two or more different recipes and try to blend them into one special recipe. Many times such experiments lead to disaster output. […]Read More Koppara Kathirikkai – A successful experiment!
People tend to explore something new always in their life. It depends on the person’s interests. For foodies, exploration is mostly on cooking and eating. Actually, that is the main reason why we named our culinary channel as Cookploration. And, we also like to appreciate all good food that we get to eat outside. That […]Read More Eatploration: Authentic Burmese Cuisine in Bangalore
Eating is a sensual experience. Don’t get me wrong here. Food’s colour and shape are sensed by eyes, smell is sensed by nose, temperature and texture are sensed by touching, taste is sensed with mouth and finally ear’s hear the sweet sound of food being bitten and chewed. Hence, I consider eating food as a […]Read More How to butterfly chicken breast with lollipop bone?
Pondicherry, officially known as Puducherry, is an Indian Union Territory. It is a coastal region located below Chennai and still has many foreigners living in the place. It is a major tourist attraction due to beaches, booze, lakes, Auroville, White Town among other things. But, here, we are primarily going to focus on the food […]Read More Eatploration: Pondicherry – Organic Food + more!
Most people are already tired of arguments about eating meat for food. Vegetarians claim that killing animals for food is morally wrong and unacceptable. Meat-eaters counter that with an argument saying killing animals for food is nature’s design. Okay, let us put that debate to rest and ask another new question – “Why do people […]Read More Why should meat-eaters have all the fun?
There is a huge magnificent predator in deep sea that everyone is afraid to near. It swims swiftly and has the strongest bite force. With its monstrous jawline, it gives nightmares to the deep sea habitat. It is a cold blooded creature known for its cold blooded murders. Yes, I’m talking about Shark. But, how […]Read More When Shark Becomes a Food!
What would you do if your daily food gets boring and you’re too lazy to cook with stove or microwave? What is the solution for people living in hostels or studio apartment without any kitchen space? What snacks can be made by even a 10 -year-old kid without much help from adults? Keeping these kinds […]Read More Fireless & Wireless Cooking – Part 1
Sirukilangu, when directly translated from Tamil means “Small Tuber”. But it is generally called “Native potato” or “Chinese potato” and biology calls it as Plectranthus rotundifolius. Though it is called Chinese Potato, these edible tubers are available only in some regions of India, Malaysia, Srilanka, Indonesia and West Africa. Sirukilangu is overwhelmingly a subsistence crop, which means […]Read More Sirukilangu Varuval – A Rare Gem
Vadai , sometimes referred as Vada in some parts of India, is an ultimate snack of India. Vadai finds a special place especially in families of Tamilnadu, a southern state of India. A famous fable told to almost any kid growing up in Tamilnadu involves a crow stealing a Vadai and fox cunningly plan to […]Read More Vadai – The ultimate snack!