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
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 […]Read More Parotta – An artful delight
Usually most of the countries encourage diversity in food and hence have restaurants serving different cuisines of origin from different countries. But, India is a special country which has a lot many different cuisines spread across different regions of India itself. Off those cuisines from India, we have interesting set of cuisines namely coastal cuisines […]Read More Eatploration – Fishland-15 Bangalore
This is our first post in Eatploration category. We are planning to write our reviews on restaurant foods and food trips under this new category – Eatploration. To kick off this, we will write about our Bangkok Street Food Tour. Firstly, we thank Mark Wiens, famous food Vlogger, for his Bangkok Street Food guide which […]Read More Eatploration – Bangkok Street Food Tour
You may steam cook rice and you may pressure cook spicy mutton curry, but when you cook both together it is a Mutton Briyani. Okay, that first line is to give a simplified understanding of what Briyani is. In fact, History of Briyani suggests the same when Mughal Kings wanted to cook rice and meat […]Read More Briyani – A spicy tranquillizer!
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!
Gooseberry is one of a rarest thing which has a dynamic taste. When you take a bite of it, initially it will be bitter and slowly turns into sour taste and finally ends with a sweet taste. This one single ingredient can give a tour of taste to your thousands of taste buds in your […]Read More Gooseberry Soup – A journey of taste!
Koottanchoru, in Tamil language, approximately translates to “Rice made with a group”. It could be perceived as a rice dish made with a group of vegetables or it could be deciphered as a dish made with a group of people, probably friends or family. Yes, often childhood friends play by making fire and trying to […]Read More Koottanchoru – Allegory of a human life
Many people love to cook and eat seafood but they just don’t know all the tricks to buy good fishes, prawns, crabs etc., Especially, buying fishes from Indian fish market is a big art in itself. During our childhood, noisy and naughty classrooms in schools have been compared to Indian fish markets. Such is the […]Read More The fishy market – Where you buy fish!
Yes, you read it right. There are people who eat goat blood. If you have never eaten goat blood fry, you might be thinking of goat blood as red thick liquid boiling in a pan. No, it does not look like that. In slaughterhouse, goat blood is collected in a small plate and they sometimes […]Read More Vampire’s recipe – Goat blood fry
People love coffee mainly for 3 reasons – aroma, taste and texture. Aroma comes first in priority for the people who love coffee. Coffee is usually made with water and/or milk. And sometimes cream is added for texture. But, when you add cream for texture, it brings down the taste of the coffee. Vegan coffee […]Read More Vegan Coffee – Naturally Creamy!
Tea is a universal drink. It is consumed in different forms for different needs. For example, lemon tea helps in weight loss. Herbal tea rejuvenates mind. Ginger tea cures throat infection. Mostly tea is made with either water and/or milk. But, have you ever heard of tea made with butter? Butter Tea is famous in […]Read More Why should you drink Butter Tea?