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The Gourmet House serves a wide range of pan-Asian cuisine

The Gourmet House serves a wide range of pan-Asian cuisine

Foodies in the city have never had it so good. With the dining scene undergoing a rapid transformation over the years, gourmands now have a number of options to choose from as the city slowly turns home to an immensely diverse range of restaurants that will take you around the ...

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Ghee, the Indian superfood – The Hindu

Ghee, the Indian superfood - The Hindu

Another desi ghee recipe? Whether you’re Paleo, Keto or simply chugging back Bulletproof coffee every morning, if you lurk around the Wellness web, you will inevitably stumble upon multiple fitness coaches gushing about the benefits of ghee. And a plethora of voices, from New York to Nairobi, asking for the ...

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Farming tales – The Hindu

Farming tales - The Hindu

“Aadi pattam, thedi vidhai (seeds are best sown in the month of Aadi),” goes an old Tamil adage. “If you follow it, practically, you will get the desired results,” says K Kalimuthu, an organic farmer from Madurai. “The time is perfect for sowing millets. Last year, I raised two acres ...

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At Kebabery, history and fusion food melt together

At Kebabery, history and fusion food melt together

I’m extremely partial to food from the Northwest Frontier — all aromatic flavour, yielding meat and dark crust. The mother ship for succulent kebabs, of course, is Lucknow. The back alleys near the Jama Masjid in Old Delhi are a close second, but within nudging distance is the month-old Kebabery ...

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No dearth of options – The Hindu

No dearth of options - The Hindu

My gloomy Friday morning considerably brightened with that first cup of hot chocolate. The best part was that it was easy on the stomach and quite relieving to know it did not come from packeted milk, but from fresh coconut milk. Customers have the choice of choosing their favourite milk ...

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Georgia: A paradise for vegetarians

Georgia: A paradise for vegetarians

Georgia and khinkali are often uttered in the same breath. The country’s poster dish, khinkalis are essentially dumplings, and eating them sits right up there with strolling through the charming streets of the capital city, Tbilisi. Popularly believed to have been introduced to the country by Mongol invaders in the ...

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BREAKING BREAD – The Hindu

BREAKING BREAD - The Hindu

The Brioche Cinnamon Roll is light and buttery and it handles cinnamon and sugar rather impressively. The roll, which has a distinct flavour and chewiness to it, is a great way to get introduced to sourdough. Samruddhi Nayak, who has baked it, says: “If you haven’t tasted sourdough before and ...

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Discover the USP of Mani Mess in Thiruvananthapuram

Discover the USP of Mani Mess in Thiruvananthapuram

It is 12.15; still 15 minutes to go before lunch is served at Mani Mess. The small eatery in the heritage fort area on III Puthen Street is barely a few metres away from Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, and patrons are already seated and waiting. Being an early bird is an ...

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Selfies with cattle – The Hindu

Selfies with cattle - The Hindu

The campus of MGR Janaki College in RA Puram was transformed into a village, transporting visitors to the heartland of Tamil Nadu, with children and adults alike enjoying maattu vandi and kudhirai vandi rides, playing traditional village games, and witnessing a wide range of live folk song and dance performances ...

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Plum rasam, anyone? Here’s the recipe!

Plum rasam, anyone? Here's the recipe!

Just the mention of the word ‘plum’ can take your mind to Christmas and plum pudding, preferably cooked by Mrs Weasley from Harry Potter. Of course, neither plum cake nor pudding has anything to do with the fruit (it was a pre-Victorian term for raisins), and Christmas is a long ...

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