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(Malayalam: പച്ചടി)

The last week has been quite a bit hectic on the social front – meaning, eating out nearly every day! And this is not good for me, not good at all – tell me friends how does it happen that one always eats a bit more when one does not have to cook oneself? 475 more words

International Kitchen

Little Torpedoes on a bed of green waves (Green Gram and little sausages)

Some time ago one of our friends came visiting with her little boy Patrick. Whilst having lunch he started playing with his food and like nearly all mothers my friend too immediately said “… don’t play with your food, Patrick”. 563 more words


The Malabar Coast

Varkala Shivagiri Station drowsed in late afternoon heat. Two women carrying baskets made their way down the tracks, languidly picking up litter. Passengers sat in pools of shade, beneath the fans on the platform canopy, waiting, dozing. 4,018 more words


KADALA and Puttu!

K ……. Is not only for KERALA but also for one of our most favourite breakfast dishes….. KADALA and Puttu!

It is an easy dish to make; it only takes just under 1 hour to bring it to your table, providing you have remembered to soak the Kadala (black Chickpeas) previously for around 10-12 hours. 518 more words



Our journey in Kerala started in Cochin, a busy coastal city. We headed by ferry to Fort Cochin which in on an island the English built in Colonial times. 848 more words


Soul Quenching Kerala

Picking up where we left off, that HORRIBLE overnight bus ride landed us in Ernakulam, Kerala. From there we were only a rickshaw ride away to our destination, Fort Cochin, an island now known as India’s homestay capital. 505 more words

Kochi is not a city... It's a Feeling

Kochi (Cochin) is the (upcoming) metropolitan city of Kerala and the second largest city in the state, next to its capital Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). Kochis is the ‘ 1,109 more words