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Bio Basics - food venture- hindu metroplus

Bio Basics – food venture- hindu metroplus

Hindu metro plus ,Bio Basics   “Bio Basics” is more than just a commercial venture focusing on organic food. They want people to turn organic for their basic necessities. Hence the name. It promotes a shift in the thought process in the way we perceive food . Their mantra is ‘be organic ,buy organic’ . […]

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Watermelon rind curry

Watermelon rind curry

Simplicity Coimbatore , Watermelon rind curry   A friend remembered the watermelon rind curry I had made last summer and she asked me about it.It was then that I realised that while I had shared the blog post,I didn’t end up sharing the recipe.    Making it again this year, I took the effort of […]

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The indigenous rice varieties of India

The indigenous rice varieties of India

Simplicity Coimbatore , Rice and it’s wonderful varieties When did we start thinking that of rice as an unhealthy ingredient ? Not only has it existed as part of this country’s diet for thousands of years but more importantly it is ‘the’ grain that is best suited to the Indian DNA in terms of digestion,absorption […]

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Vegan Cookery Demo in Coimbatore

Vegan Cookery Demo in Coimbatore

The Hindu Metroplus , Eat tasty and healthy   The headline on the Whatsapp image I received,said ‘Life beyond cheese’.It was about a vegan cookery demo held at Arttdinox (Race Course) organised by Bio Basics and On the Go restaurant. While an Indian vegan diet is easy to follow,it does get a bit challenging when […]

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Thamboolam Bags (Navaratri)

Thamboolam Bags (Navaratri)

The hindu Metroplus , Manjapai makeover The nine days of Dussera festivities include celebrations of such varied nature from simple pujas at home, to elaborate homams , dandiya nights , eye catching kolus made up of beautifully painted wooden bommais ,bhajans, music and so much more. Over the years we have been invited to homes […]

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Oatmeal and millet flour cookies with dark chocolate and walnuts

Oatmeal and millet flour cookies with dark chocolate and walnuts

We all know that the banana tree is the epitome of generosity. Not only were we rewarded with a bounty of fruit from our tree but also from several others at the homes of friends and family. After sharing much of the produce largely with those less fortunate than us , I decided to explore […]

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Ven pongal with millets

Ven pongal with millets

Hindu metro plus , Millet pongal We grew up eating the staple dosa (south indian rice pancake) ,chutney and sambhar (lentil side dish) breakfast.On special days there would be piping hot,crisp ullunthu vadais  (deep fried savoury donuts) waiting for us at the table (my brother’s favourite) .The one dish that was rarely made at home […]

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Boiled Groundnuts

Boiled Groundnuts

Hindu metro plus , Snack on boiled groundnuts   In the past month my 4 p.m tea time slot has been all about a favourite childhood snack ; boiled groundnuts. My local organic vendor has had this ingredient on their list week after week. For some reason I never refer to it as a peanut […]

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Chocolate and pecan brownies with millet flour

Chocolate and pecan brownies with millet flour

Who doesn’t love brownies ?! Each version that I’ve come across over the years seems more decadent than the other ! Since there are many friends and family members who make these to the level of scrumptious perfection , I have sort of refrained from making them for the past some years ! That changed […]

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Pongal with other kinds of organic rice

Pongal with other kinds of organic rice

Hindu metro plus , Organic heirloom rice pongal   A week or so after the New Year is when one can feel the slight shift in temperature. The biting cold of the tamil month of Margazhi wanes ,signifying the onset of the Thaii maasam . This is when a big chunk of South of India […]

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