Food

Kotte kadubu: a symbol of tradition wrapped in moulds of faith

Having celebrated Ganesh Chathurthi last week with all the religious fervour, this post is a look at one of the traditions followed each year on the day of the festival. The preparation of one of His favourite dishes, the ‘Kotte Kadubu’ which is commonly followed in most households in the South Canara region of Karnataka. A… Continue reading Kotte kadubu: a symbol of tradition wrapped in moulds of faith

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Recipe: Pineapple Rasam – a melange of savoury, sweet and tangy flavours

A staple of any South Indian meal, rasam aka saru in any form is my all time favorite.  I love drinking it most of the time.  Today, I tried an interesting yet delicious twist to the daily rasam by adding pineapple. A rich source of Vitamin C, pineapples are excellent for the immune system and… Continue reading Recipe: Pineapple Rasam – a melange of savoury, sweet and tangy flavours

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Recipe: Tender Coconut payasam using Sprig Salted Caramel

There is nothing more refreshing than a bowl of payasam to finish any meal. Symbolic of all things happy, festive and celebratory, payasam is one of the most common desserts in South India. With a few simple tweaks like the addition of fresh fruits or jaggery instead of sugar, payasam can be made both nutritious… Continue reading Recipe: Tender Coconut payasam using Sprig Salted Caramel