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Cranberries , Chocolate bark and a bit of Santa Claus

Cranberries , Chocolate bark and a bit of Santa Claus

Hindu metro plus , Cranberry Christmas Schools these days always advocate sending healthy eats in the kids’ snack boxes.  The best solution for me are the snacks that are non-messy , easy to eat and pack a nutrition punch. Dried fruits and nuts tick all of these boxes. Along with the raisins and dates another […]

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Christmas  baking and Santa colours

Christmas baking and Santa colours

Hindu metro plus , Christmas cookies Growing up with varied interests has a lot to do with the kind of books one was exposed to as a child. The number of stories that I’ve read all through childhood of Christmas and the midnight chimney visitor is what I hold responsible for my fascination with Santa […]

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Neikarrapatti gola urandai

Neikarrapatti gola urandai

Hindu metro plus , The mutton balls of Neikarrapatti   About a decade and a half ago , a nervous young bride hosted three grand old (in number only !!! ) gentlemen who knew just what to say and the manner in which to say it. The loud laughter , the hilarious conversation and the […]

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Food and a raindrop or two - hindu article

Food and a raindrop or two – hindu article

Hindu metro plus , Food with a helping of rain   A few days ago, I got caught in an unexpected downpour. As the raindrops pelted down, I could think of only thing: getting home and wrapping my fingers around a hot drink with something spicy to munch. What is it about rain that sets […]

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Our flavour bases- article hindu metroplus

Our flavour bases- article hindu metroplus

Hindu metro plus , Spice to Life   Whether it’s podis, pickles or appalams, nothing can beat the home-made variety   Indian food is known for its complex tastes. When entertaining  guests from abroad, we like to showcase authentic Indian food for its sheer variety, especially the vast repertoire of vegetarian food. A German friend […]

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Food Detoxifier

Food Detoxifier

In the midst of all the fun and revelry ,that take place at family weddings and gatherings,the conversations do also tend to take on a serious note every now and then. I was struck by the similarities in the way people have begun to perceive food and it’s effects both good and bad. Interacting with […]

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Green manga article- hindu metroplus

Green manga article- hindu metroplus

The abundance of raw green mangoes around her inspires SHANTHINI RAJKUMAR to cook up some delicious fare- Friday 8th May 2015 What is an Indian summer without mangoes and the sight of the gigantic trees lush and green with the long tapered leaves laden with heavy fruit. Much has been written in praise of the […]

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The food detoxifier

The food detoxifier

In the midst of all the fun and revelry ,that take place at family weddings and gatherings,the conversations do also tend to take on a serious note every now and then. I was struck by the similarities in the way people have begun to perceive food and it’s effects both good and bad. Interacting with […]

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Thancos ice-cream parlour

Thancos ice-cream parlour

With the temperature soaring,cooling off is what is on everyone’s mind. Guzzling many glasses of tender coconut water,buttermilk,water,lemonade etc is what seems to help most of us get through the day. So,when a friend and reader mentioned about a new ice-cream place that sold preservative free ice-creams,in unusual flavours…I thought ,why not check it out […]

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Brownies on order

Brownies on order

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