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Rainbow in a Bowl

A bag of crisp baby salad greens with names that roll over your tongue in delicious bursts — Arugula, Lollo Rosa, Mizuna, Tango, Frisée, Green and Red Chards, Romaines, Radicchio — deserves a dressing that’s nothing short of royal. Reading … Continue reading

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Mango Mush for the Crème de la crème

The weighing scales go wonky in the summer. Also in the winter. Well, mostly during every other month that is a harbinger of some festival or the other. Those kilos seem to hoard up effortlessly, at the behest of all … Continue reading

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Sweet Nuthings – Cashew-Kissed Cookies

Come Spring and the mind summons the Easter scene – unfolding as if in slow motion, spreading out like a grand Monet on a green-washed park tucked into a rippling river-bend. Distant church bells chime rhythmically, as bouncy rope-skippers chant sing-song … 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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Lemon and Spice Cabbage Soup

Going by food activist Anna Lappe’s assertion that our view of food is largely an “illusion of abundance,” a light cabbage soup would sound like something a hard-nosed dietician recommended. Or perhaps what Beatrix Potter’s Flopsy bunnies cooked in a … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Soup, No Curry.

Every Indian cook worth her salt must feel the burden of many myths weighing down upon her like a dark cloud as she whisks up gravies and kneads flours to produce flavorful culinary results. She keeps many a secret weapon to unleash … Continue reading

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Chickpea Pops For the Movie-Grease Nut.

The avid movie goer is used to wearing jeans that get greasy around the thighs. Grease and movies have complemented each other for as long as one can remember. That artificial buttery stuff that coats every kernel of corn before … Continue reading

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