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# Day 330 (Food ramblings: Yoghurt and more)

That familiar children’s rhyme is here not as an early reference to the eating of curds! Experts tell us that honour belongs to recorded references to ‘dahi’ in ancient Indian texts that date back to 500 years before the start … Continue reading

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# Day 329 (Food Ramblings: Of milk and its ‘setting’)

The desi-ghee reminiscences the other day led me down another food-memory-lane ~ a tale of milk and its ‘setting’. Milk is another one of those daily nutrients you just take for granted. After all humans have been known to drink … Continue reading

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# Day 327 (Food ramblings: Of the ‘ghee’ in my veins!)

Twice a year on ‘Ashtami’, during the auspicious navratri-days, we follow a tradition of ‘kanya-pooja’ at our place (a custom prevalent in most North-Indian homes i know of). A special combination of ‘halwa, kala-chanas and puris’ is prepared and then … Continue reading

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# Day 115 (Some ‘sinful-delights’ and more!)

“ (A picture of the tempting fare at ‘Concu’ in Hyderabad) “Mmmm, this is sinful delight,” murmured the guest as she savoured a spoonful of the exotically named birthday cake…a ‘Baileys Triple Decker Chocolate Truffle Cake’ which the chocolatier described … Continue reading

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# Day 103 (The food-moralism trap…)

“So what exactly are toxins?” The unexpected question posed by a younger member of our conversation group worked like a hose splashing cold water…our animated discussion came to a ten second awkward pause. Then my friend who had been extolling … Continue reading

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