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Nungu summers

Nungu summers

Simplicity Coimbatore , Nungu summers A few days ago , a friend of mine sent me a picture on Whatsapp of a dish that she called ice apple salad. It had strawberries as well and the whole white and red effect was so pretty that for a few seconds I forgot that I was actually […]

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Elantha pazham (jujube)

Elantha pazham (jujube)

Simplicity Coimbatore , Elantha pazham childood memories   Most of us cherish those memories of intervals (mid day breaks) spent at the canteen back in our school days. Among the many other treats which were sold in various paisa denominations,one which is extremely special is the elantha vadai. My friends and I never really bothered […]

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Pea pods (skins)

Pea pods (skins)

Simplicity Coimbatore , Pea pods are edible If you have yet to relish the tender green peas that are in season ,you’d better hurry before this winter vegetable is no longer at it’s best.Not many in the South of India are aware that peas are a winter vegetable.In Central and northern India however green pea […]

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Manju Shroff - home caterer

Manju Shroff – home caterer

The hindu metroplus , Chaat,chats and more   The first time I ate a raj kachori was during my college days,at my friend Divya Goyal’s house and since then my taste buds yearn for this particular dish more than the many other chaat varieties which I have eaten right through my childhood.The kachoris made by […]

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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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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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