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Warm & Delightful Tropical Bread

The sun has been particularly ruthless lately here in Bangalore. While we get through our days with tall pitchers of iced tea and melt into a sweet puddle of delight at the very mention of ice cream, there’s also the … Continue reading

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Light and Love-ly – Berry Heart Ice Pops

Come February and there’s no escaping the Valentine’s day frenzy, whether one is online or around the real world. Kitschy, frilly heart-shaped cushions, mushy cards and teddy bears clutching corny notes suddenly sprout everywhere, including in the windows of our very enterprising neighborhood ‘fancy … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Karavalli, Bengaluru

The scene – a balmy evening in Bengaluru, tables set around a cooking station, fresh seafood on a bed of crushed ice, bowls of fragrant marinades, a chef standing over a well-seasoned grill to bring it all together on banana … Continue reading

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Yogurty Yums – Urad Raita

Continuing with our Yogurty Yums offerings, we’re moving from the mountains of Himachal to the plains of Karnataka. Next up is a simple raita made with a creamy urad dal-coconut base, and used, more often than not, as an accompaniment … Continue reading

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Green Beans Coco-nut-ine

The green bean makes its appearance in the local supermarket in an array of avatars, each so different that a judicious taster would be pressured to name them in a blind taste-test. A chance encounter with the canned version reveals spongy, … Continue reading

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Tadka’s Own Chicken Curry

When the adept Tadka chef is witness to such phrases as, Country Captain curried stew, or chicken curry in a hurry, coming out of the mouths of some of the stalwarts in the food business, like John Edge and Rachael … Continue reading

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