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From screen to plate: Top 3 fictional food recipes to try at home

Every cartoon and tv show/movie character has their own signature dish or snack that they crave and relish. Scooby had his Scooby Snax (Routh-watering, eh, Raggy?), The Doctor (Doctor Who) had fish fingers and custard (icky but true), Harry Potter and gang had the famed Butterbeer of Hogwarts to quench …

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A Floral Affair
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A Floral Affair

While flowers might be the centerpiece of attraction on your dining tables and in your vases, why not make them a part of your meal? Presenting some very sumptuous bite-sized feeds that contain one unusual but exciting ingredient – flora! Mogra Sherbet  Need something to cool your throat after a …

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Bhajias for all, all for bhajias!
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Bhajias for all, all for bhajias!

It is rainy season and the dark clouds shadow their gloomy self on the inhabitants below. And what do these shadows cast upon us. Laziness and the sudden urge of having fried food. Ohhh Yumm! Are you thinking of French fries? Ahhh no. Think of something “Desi”. What does everyone …

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Coffee should be your Cup of Tea
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Coffee should be your Cup of Tea

While coffee is a the leading beverage in many countries and regions there are numerous places where its daily consumption is thought to be hazardous for health .It is thought to be harmful in the same line as alcohol , smoking etc because of the presence of Caffeine in it.  …

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DUM KA BIRYANI
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DUM KA BIRYANI

The etymology of biryani according to Wikipedia comes from the Persian word “berya” which means fried or roasted. The Mughals spread the biryani to the Nizam’s kitchen in Hyderabad, Lucknow and Calcutta. The traditional delicacies are predominantly meat based and fragrant, making everyone wobbly. Nizam’s kitchen boasted of a 149 …

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FRY YOUR RICE
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FRY YOUR RICE

Monsoon is here!! It means that we would spend the evenings in the balconies watching the rain.  How do we spice up these moments? Fried rice is a perfect recipe that is easy to make, savoury and spices up your rain-filled evenings. Ingredients: Assorted vegetables onion – 1 big Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp …

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4 TamBram Food Habits That Die Hard
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4 TamBram Food Habits That Die Hard

Thanks to the internet, the world is being introduced and exposed to numerous cultures and practices. Influence on food and cuisine is surely enormous! However, there will be a few food habits say a few dishes, which always remain inside of us. I’ve listed 4 food items which haven’t died and will live inside Tambrams.   1) Kumbakonam Degree Kaapi I personally have great attachment towards the authentic kaapi(coffee). Tambrams drink coffee preferably between or post meals, for a variety of reasons-mental peace, discussions, a source of energy, comfort guests, diluted laxative, morning drink and a placebo for headache relief. It is to note that the weather does not affect the consumption of our favorite kaapi. Rain or shine, my kaapi is mine ^_^   2) The Oorga syndrome The ultimate combination of curd rice with pickle has undeniably a unique place in the list. Although summer season makes this combination a thrill, the duo is an all-time favorite for many Tambrahm hearts. The dominant symptoms are refilling curd rice or the pickle when either of them go empty, resulting in overeating. This is one combo to definitely try if Tambrahm diet interests you.   3) V for Vadaam Crunch, munch and chomp. A Vadaam is the hardened form of rice batter. With different types and combinations, they can end up being excellent side dish substituting chips. They show chips who’s daddy when they’re around. Vadaams are fried in oil, making them a fresh, crispy and the best side dish option.   4) Give me More More is more known as buttermilk today. It’s an instant remedy to hydrate and cool the body. Geographically situated in the tropical region, Tambrahms have their own version of buttermilk called as Neer More. Neer means water. There is no better option than this for immediate relief as it is also healthy for the body. Tambrahm diet has it’s original culinary structure and system to be followed. It includes a wide variety of dishes from breakfast to dinner. I might have missed a few items which I may not have experienced in the list above. I welcome other food items which you wish to add. Just pass it through a comment and I’ll take note.

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The South Indian Delicacy: VenPonga

Originated in the land of Tamil Nadu, Pongal is an appetizing dish that every South Indian would crave to have for breakfast. Pongal is the common name for the dish made with rice but mostly refers to the spicy pongal. There are various kinds of Pongal: Ven Pongal (spicy) , …

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Brighten up your life with healthy sandwich recipes
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Brighten up your life with healthy sandwich recipes

Don’t we all love sandwiches? It’s easy to make, delectable, and saves lot of trouble from cooking hard core dishes. Favored by most people, whether Breakfast or lunch or dinner, sandwiches are rarest of the rarest foods that can be cooked any time by anyone. Lazy dudes, those working on …

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The Legendary Mangalore Bonda a.k.a Goli Baje
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The Legendary Mangalore Bonda a.k.a Goli Baje

If you have ever paid a visit to Mangalore, you will remember the waiter at every restaurant that you have been to, saying “Sir/Madam, you must try the hot-hot Mangalore Bondas available! They are the day’s special. “   As much as Mangalore is known for its temples and lush …

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