Summer Recipes

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 […]

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World Idli Day

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 […]

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When Shark Becomes a Food!

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 […]

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Mechanical Chef – A Culinary Robot

Around 20 years ago, software industries started to bloom in India. Colloquially, software companies were called “computer company” in rural areas. My grandma was from one such rural place and she didn’t have any idea about softwares and computers. Obviously, as a kid, I was intrigued by computers and would argue with her that computer […]

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Diwali – A festival of crackers

Late October till December end is a very happening time throughout India. We get a lot of holidays during this season. It also marks a epidemic season and gets a huge rainfall especially in southern regions of India. Everyone plan their vacation and execute them. Major festivals of many religions and regions happen during this […]

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Sirukilangu Varuval – A Rare Gem

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 […]

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Parotta – An artful delight

Sometimes we cringe why some of the tastiest dishes are classified as unhealthy and Parotta is one such unhealthy indulgent food. Parotta comes in different shapes and forms and even in different spellings and this post is not intended to cover that exhaustive list. Instead we may touch upon those list and also appreciate the […]

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