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Vegan Chocolate Tart

Vegan Chocolate Tart

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In case you’re wondering if I’m vegan,I must confess that I am not. My recipes consist of ingredients which I like to cook with because of the way they taste,...

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Mochai Rice

Mochai Rice

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Most of us in Coimbatore have grown up eating this special green bean during the Pongal season or at the begining of the calendar year. It’s a taste that people...

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Jam thumbprints (whole grain cookies)

Jam thumbprints (whole grain cookies)

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This recipe was actually meant to be shared a week ago. Life as we all know does have it’s share of surprises that tend at times to elevate your mood...

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Konnapoo  (Cassia fistula flower) chutney

Konnapoo (Cassia fistula flower) chutney

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Hindu Metroplus ,Flower power The Cassia fistula tree stands tall just before the main entrance at my maternal home.It’s largely ignored throughout the year until the summer months when the...

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Sesame seed balls (ellu urundai)

Sesame seed balls (ellu urundai)

Simplicity Coimbatore , sesame-the nutrient rich seed The harvest festival that we in Tamil Nadu refer to as Pongal is a time when we celebrate the land for nourishing us with it’s rich bounty and also acknowledging the role of the sun as it passes into ‘makaram’ ,marking the end of shorter days and heralding […]

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Winter carrots (Laal gajar)

Winter carrots (Laal gajar)

Simplicity Coimbatore , winter carrots If you’re one of those people who scout the grocery section or market looking for seasonal ingredients, then you would have definitely spotted the winter carrot otherwise known as the desi gajar .’Desi’ simply refers to the fact that it is a crop that is indigenous to the northern regions […]

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Mochakottai

Mochakottai

Simplicity Coimbatore , Pachai avarai My mother and I were having a conversation about one of my favourite ingredients of this season and apparently the name that I’m familiar with is different from how it is known in stores in the city.So we  actually ended up arguing about that ! I’m referring to the mochai […]

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Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Hindu Metroplus , As you like it When hunger pangs strike ,eggs are an ingredient that is quick to cook and tastes great with the addition of a few basic flavour additions. An egg and tomato meal for me is an all time winner because the acidity of a roasted tomato really cuts through the […]

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