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When Plath, Woolf and Zola came alive in heady flavours and handsome bone china

When Plath, Woolf and Zola came alive in heady flavours and handsome bone china

More than a century ago, writer Aldous Huxley proclaimed, “Civilization means food and literature all round.” The Literary Lunch at Narendra Bhawan in Bikaner is civilisation at its best. It’s a culinary experience where every dish is paired with a literary classic that has inferences of food; classics that in ...

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Countless flavours of good old kulfi

Countless flavours of good old kulfi

My friends are not just my heart, but my ears and eyes as well. The other day, a close friend passed on some news that cheered me up no end; my favourite kulfi-makers from Old Delhi were opening an outlet in central Delhi. He had seen a sign in Bengali ...

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Turning over a new leaf

Turning over a new leaf

Rishim Sachdeva wants to visit Copenhagen. He is hopeful of heading there next summer and immersing himself in the city’s sustainable and inventive approach to food. The head chef at Mumbai’s Olive Bar & Kitchen is on a mission to change the way people consume food and if his new ...

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Festive favourite – The Hindu

Festive favourite - The Hindu

As the year draws down to its last 31 days, there are some things that remain the same, the more they change. December is the month celebrations, of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, in the backdrop of carols, prayers, charity and … fruit cake. Known more commonly as plum cake ...

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Peter Kuruvita: Currying flavour – The Hindu

Peter Kuruvita: Currying flavour - The Hindu

The first thought I had while leafing through Australian-Sri Lankan restaurateur and celebrity chef Peter Kuruvita’s new vegetarian cookbook, Lands of the Curry Leaf, was that I could actually cook from it; many of the ingredients were already in my pantry or could be made available at short notice. And ...

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Ninan’s Restaurant and its long innings

Ninan’s Restaurant and its long innings

Entering Ninan’s Restaurant is like stepping into another world. It is a space with 20-foot-high ceilings, that transport you back to the British Raj. The building that houses the restaurant, YMCA, Esplanade, is 120 years old and the restaurant has been operating here since the 1930s. It was first an ...

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It takes a team to eat this

It takes a team to eat this

Remember back in the 90s, when a sizzler came to your table, half the restaurant turned to look? Well, the giant thaali at Ponnusamy’s Nungambakkam outlet, evokes a similar reaction. The looks from other diners are of part awe and perhaps part judgement as they wonder: “How much are you ...

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Video: Check out Chennai’s largest ‘thaali’ meal!

Video: Check out Chennai's largest 'thaali' meal!

This is Chennai’s largest thaali . It’s got — hold your breath — more than 50 dishes, comprising soup, starters, main course and dessert. Of which 24 are non-vegetarian. The quantity of serving per bowl varies from 60 grams to 400 grams. The thaali is available at the Nungambakkam branch ...

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Indulge in some good food at the Sailana food fest

Indulge in some good food at the Sailana food fest

Sailana is not just any run of the mill food fest — it is also a chance for ordinary folks like us to wine and dine like a Maharaja. Head to Aish at The Park, Somajiguda, where you are seated with a bolster comforting your back and wait for dishes ...

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Coffee classes in Coorg – The Hindu

Coffee classes in Coorg - The Hindu

Much work goes into the perfect cup of coffee, even before the myriad stages of pulping, grading, roasting, brewing et all can begin. What bothers Marc Tormo, is that most of us don’t know about any of it. Marc is a coffee expert, roaster and brewer of repute. Originally from ...

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