Food

Almond nut milk | Non-dairy milks | GFCF | Vegan

Considering that I have been a vegan for quite a few years and make nut milks on a regular basis, this recipe should have arrived much earlier on the blog.   It did not feel important to me until a few emails nudged me.  Nice.   I always wanted to take a picture of milk in read more

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Food

Uppu / Uluthamparuppu Kozhakottai | Steamed gluten free dumplings

This article was originally written by me for Beyond Curries.  I am reposting it with some editing as the site for which I wrote  is no longer active. I hail from Palakkad and our cuisine is a combination of the best from the regions of Tamilnadu and Kerala. Every festival is celebrated with sweets and savouries read more

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Lifestyle

IFBM 2014 – First Indian Food Bloggers Meet

(The group photograph used in this post is courtesy of Aloft Bengaluru, CBP) Facebook and twitter were abuzz the whole of last month with #ifbm2014.  It is still ruling most of our posts.  On the 1st and 2nd of August, India had its first ever food bloggers meet. When I started blogging in 2006 (or read more

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Food

Cocoa hazelnut spread (Vegan homemade nutella)

Do you remember those lovely ghugras from my previous post?  Here is another gem where that came from! I was on a short vacation to Bangalore.  My parents had moved homes, so we were helping mom sort books and other things. We had simple, home cooked meals while I was at home, and most of read more

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Food

Making jam at home – Equipments needed

Why make jam at home when you can buy a jar? Can you be sure about the quality of the ingredients?  Do you like your jam gelled with only artificial essence, and commercial pectin?  Are you comfortable reading a list of E-numbers in the ingredients? E-Numbers indicate the number of additives added to a packaged read more

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Food

Clementine marmalade

Hey readers, It’s been a long time since I wrote a post due to some inexplicable activity on the site.  It was hacked, restored, and while on the restoration I also got a few subtle changes made.   Extremely subtle.  Did you notice them?  I am on a break from work and decided to put read more

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