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Recipe: Green Chilli Pickle – a Medley of Flavours

It is often said that there is nothing like a bite of pickle to perk up the drabbest of meals. This is indeed true for they add a touch of spice, aroma and flavour to the food. And there is something comforting about pickles made at home which can never match the store bought ones.… Continue reading Recipe: Green Chilli Pickle – a Medley of Flavours

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Recipe: Mangalore Buns – a nice way to use ripened bananas

Overripe bananas making their way into banana cakes and banana bread is something we all know of. But did you know you can also use the bananas to make Mangalore buns? As the name suggests, buns, as it is also called, is a popular snack of the South Canara region. A favorite in the coastal… Continue reading Recipe: Mangalore Buns – a nice way to use ripened bananas

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Pumpkin: a treasure house of goodness

Fibrous, fleshy and loaded with goodness, few vegetables are as nutritious as sweet pumpkin. An important harvest vegetable in India, sweet pumpkin is a much-loved delicacy given its impressive nutrition quotient and versatility.  A part of the Cucurbitaceae or squash family, this yellow-orange spherical vegetable with a slightly thick outer skin is fleshy on the… Continue reading Pumpkin: a treasure house of goodness