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Host a lavish feast this Onam

Onam is fast approaching and one of the first thoughts that arise in our minds is the Onam Sadya, the elaborate vegetarian feast served on a banana leaf. The Onam sadya forms a significant part of the celebrations which also includes pookolam, boat races, dances, martial arts and prayers...

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Recipe for cabbage thoran by Cecy Kuruvilla

We are kick starting our Onam recipe marathon with Cecy Kuruvilla’s recipe for Cabbage Thoran. This is a fairly easy and quick dish to cook and a great introduction to Kerala cuisine for a beginner. The Thoran is a vegetable side dish that is synonymous with Kerala and its cuisine. It...

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Food tales to soothe your mind and body

Finally a good mixer grinder… What mixer grinder to buy? This is a question that often comes up among my friends in group chats and discussions. And I have noticed that most home cooks are in search of a better mixer grinder, there is a sense of discontent. They want their next mixer...

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Eat Healthier, and Feel Better, the Ultra Way.

The benefits of good health go beyond physical fitness. And while it’s important to exercise and stay fit, there are a number of other factors that contribute to your overall well-being, and eating right tops this list. So, how exactly do you “eat right”? By simply cutting down on the...

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Grocery shopping

Are you over-spending at the supermarket?

Here’s a fairly common scenario. You are standing in line, at the supermarket, waiting to bill your cart full of groceries. Just as your turn is about to come, you suddenly notice the array of little attractive things that are usually propped up near the cashier. And just like that, you end up...

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