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Food melds with music in ‘The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan’

Food melds with music in ‘The Sixth String of Vilayat Khan’

The words had me hooked. “Great music and great food always seemed to go together in this world,” Namita Devidayal writes in her new book on sitarist Vilayat Khan. I am greatly fond of his music and was flipping through the pages of the book when I came across a ...

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Deccan delights from Ghazipur – The Hindu

Deccan delights from Ghazipur - The Hindu

We had friends – including a much loved niece, mentioned earlier in these columns – coming home for dinner one evening. We had promised the niece a Chinese dinner. But I thought I’d look at other options, too. I surfed the net and discovered a food site called Yum Yum ...

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At home at Soho House

At home at Soho House

For three days straight in early September, every cocktail menu I got a look at, featured a drink which has chillies, coriander, and lime in it. Picante de la Casa is cool, it’s piquant, it’s bright, it perks you up, and there’s no mistaking this: it’s chatpata. I would have ...

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A preview of the Namma Ooru Sandhai at Coimbatore

A preview of the Namma Ooru Sandhai at Coimbatore

Lady’s fingers in red, and white, and even one that’s one feet long. Tomatoes the size of grapes, and hand-picked wild greens. Country vegetables, some of which one would not even have heard of, will occupy pride of place at Namma Ooru Sandhai, a farmer’s market that will be on ...

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Reinventing native grains at Fab Cafe

Reinventing native grains at Fab Cafe

When one thinks about dahi papdi chaat, kuttu, jowar and bajra are not the ingredients that come first to mind. Nor is ajwain something that one associates with croissants. And sprouts golgappas with pineapple and mint water? Pfft. While there is a decidedly familiar menu of parathas, rotis, biriyani and ...

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Jalebi shake anyone? – The Hindu

Jalebi shake anyone? - The Hindu

Quick, frill free and fun! This is what Dhadoom has to offer at its first outlet at Mantri Square Mall in Bengaluru. Owned by Yellow Tie Hospitality in collaboration with chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, Dhadoom-Flavours & Fun takes you on a roller-coaster ride with its new spin on well-known dishes. ...

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VVS Laxman: Spicing it up!

VVS Laxman: Spicing it up!

Over a Chinese meal, VVS Laxman opens up on the highs and lows of his sterling career, and how his food habits have changed after retirement Source link

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Thalassa in the city – The Hindu

Thalassa in the city - The Hindu

It’s unusual for a Goa regular like this writer to spot Mariketty (a portmanteau of Maria Katarina) Grana in a space that doesn’t feature the sea as a backdrop. But we are delighted to meet her, as her warm hugs and delicious food are intact. Grana, owner of Goa restaurant ...

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Twists to the tipple – The Hindu

Twists to the tipple - The Hindu

George Bernard Shaw called it liquid sunshine; Haruki Murakami compared it to a beautiful woman that demands appreciation; Ernest Hemingway believed one should never delay opening a bottle of whisky and Bob Dylan took his love for the drink further by launching his own brand. The drink, clearly, has something ...

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107-year-old YouTube sensation no more

107-year-old YouTube sensation no more

The wizened old lady with a bent back, walks towards the fields, picks up a long twig and breaks it with her bare hands. This will form the fuel for her mud stove, in which she’ll cook fish, which her great grandson K Laxman will shoot and upload on YouTube. ...

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