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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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When flavours invade your plate

When flavours invade your plate

Bengaluru is a foodies’ delight and the city offers you food from every corner of the world. Having barely heard about Sindhi restaurants, we were quite excited when we heard about Sindh Kitchen, in Malleshwaram. The place, started by Vandana Luthria and her son Akshay, offers North West Frontier cuisine ...

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Melting pot of flavours – The Hindu

Melting pot of flavours - The Hindu

It’s official, fusion is in. Just as the worlds of music and fashion witness fusing of cultures, or between East and West, the culinary world too is ever changing, as customers seek to evolve their tastebuds. And in kitchens in Kerala, West is meeting East in pots and pans. Traditional ...

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Wrapped in flavours – The Hindu

Wrapped in flavours - The Hindu

Street food takes on different meanings in different parts of the country. If we instantly think of papri chaat and kababs in the north, or vada pao in the west, the east often conjures up images of fish on the streets. You can, for instance, get to eat freshly fried ...

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‘Flavours from the City of Joy’: Tangra food fest, Sheraton Gachibowli Hyderabad

‘Flavours from the City of Joy’: Tangra food fest, Sheraton Gachibowli Hyderabad

With all the views of the glittering Financial District along with the comforting flavours of different south east Asian cuisine, there’s a dearth of dishes to try at Zega’s latest food fest, the Tangra spread, aptly titled ‘Flavours from the City of Joy.’ This food fest is vastly different from ...

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Thank you for the flavours: on ‘Arusuvai Arasu’ Natarajan

Thank you for the flavours: on ‘Arusuvai Arasu’ Natarajan

At an early morning photo shoot for an interview for this newspaper in 2016, Arusuvai Arasu Natarajan, was raring to go. He strode into the kitchen of Rani Meiyammai Hall in Egmore, heading straight to the vegetables to check if they were cut in the required shapes to go into ...

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Chef Ajay Chopra is on a mission to help fathers create distinct flavours

Chef Ajay Chopra is on a mission to help fathers create distinct flavours

In Hyderabad to promote his YouTube series The Big Daddy Chef, Ajay Chopra watched in fascination as 18 couples, their children in tow, walked into Oakridge International School. While the wives sat among the audience, the husbands wore aprons, picked up their ladles and proceeded to whip up delicacies. “Some ...

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Wai Kiki Review: A Polynesian promise of warm flavours

Wai Kiki Review: A Polynesian promise of warm flavours

When I first got word of Wai Kiki opening in the city, I was sceptical. What would Hyderabad do with a Polynesian place; and we’re not talking about the likes of Tiki Shack, this place promised to be authentic to its core. Naturally, I was prepared for some form of ...

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City-based Infusions Cafe brings local flavours in chocolate

City-based Infusions Cafe brings local flavours in chocolate

Ever heard of a Moringa-flavoured chocolate? Or ragi and coconut milk? These are part of chocolatier Arun Viswanathan’s new range of bean-to-bar chocolates called Chitra’m. “Chitram means painting in Tamil. I consider cocoa as my canvas and the flavours my colours. I love experimenting with both. This is also a ...

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