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Tadka’s homely beverage bar

Filter Coffee Frappe

The great South Indian filter kaapi seldom gets a respite – from being talked about to being made and had, in all manner of ways. We are big fans of this strong drink, and while we love it plain and simple, the … Continue reading

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Freshen up! Fizz up! Mango Cream Sodas

When the sun is out and tolerable in Bangalore, our minds hark back to the beaches of Fr’isco, to the tall, cooling glasses of fizzy, fruity, creamy sodas guzzled down breathlessly..leaving frothy mustaches that lived long enough to tell a … Continue reading

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Spiced in a Trice – Bubbly Buttermilk

Zooming in on a speck of an image in the vast map of memories that often unfurls in the mind’s eye, one spots an earthern pot filled with buttermilk. It could be a leaf out of the imagination, from the … Continue reading

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Citrusy Sweet Tea, Y’all!

Spoon after spoon stirred in to no avail, the cold tea resists all attempts at sweetening as the sugar settles like a stubborn sludge at the bottom of the jug. A jumble of thoughts swirl up at the sight, remindful … Continue reading

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Cuddle up with a Coffee Crush

There are few things that can match up to the experience of waking up to freshly brewed coffee in the morning. Or any time of day. Sauntering into the kitchen with eyes still half-closed..one holds the steel curves of a … Continue reading

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A Molten-gold Summer Morning

On a particularly sultry summer day, when the sun beats down early on, start your day with a tall glass of water. To step it up a touch, drop a chunk of jaggery, or gur, in the water..it is not … Continue reading

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Mommapalooza!

From that first blob of homemade applesauce she fed you when you were a toothless infant, right upto keeping up with your ever-shifting, eclectic food choices over your growing up years, be it vegetable stew or egg curry, butter chicken … Continue reading

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An Earthy Eat-in

On Earth Day, the Tadka kitchens are serving up a truly delicious, natural, nourishing meal – call it a teach-in if you will – dappled in earthy hues and textures. A truly synesthetic experience for our epicures and environmentalists, the … Continue reading

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Mighty Tea Thoughts

It’s easy to get mesmerized by the sight of a teapot, short and stout, with a handle and a spout. If you’re a hopeless teapot fanatic, so much so that when you see swirls of floral motifs on a teapot at a … Continue reading

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