…..and foods to cherish   It is fun to experiment with recipes from store bought books. Drooling at the photographs and following instructions and measurements to the ‘T’. And then there are borrowed recipes – borrowed from families, friends, aunts, uncles, heirloom recipes.  

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….A must during festivals!       A South Indian festive menu you know is never complete without a payasam for dessert! And one THE popular payasam is the Paal Payasam..

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    Besan ke laddoos or sweet dumplings made from gram flour, ghee and sugar is one popular Indian sweet recipe made and relished in many homes during festivals, like Deepawali and Krishna Janmashtami. Laced with the flavor of cardamoms (elaichi) and some nuts mixed in, all make it a  tasty sweet dish. No wonder…

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    Life throws in many opportunities your way. Some seem promising and some not so. Some call for major turnaround and some become a part of our daily life. Some call for role reversal or role change. The new openings and chances that come your way will have many more such different shades. Opportunities need…

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  Its time again to immerse oneself into abundance of juicy velvety mangoes! I am sure many have plans to experiment with them in your cooking. Or even simply enjoy them fresh as is. After a big dose of rasayna, here it was time to move on to the next mango item on the to-do…

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  Rasayna, a popular sweet delicacy of Udipi Brahmin cuisine.   Udipi is a small town situated just 60 kms away from Mangalore (a city is South Coastal Karnataka). Udipi is the abode of Lord Krishna. ‘Udipi cuisine’ is said to have developed and perfected in the Udipi Krishna Math (Lord Krishna Temple). Udipi was earlier known as ‘Shivabelli’…

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