Amusing Journeys with Food

Vani Viswanathan tells you about food she’s had in her trips around Southeast Asia, the interesting happenings around getting the food each time, and finally, what they made her realise.

The Little Delights of a South-Indian Meal

‘Appalam’, ‘Vadaam’, ‘Thogayal’ and Pickles – they are an indispensable part of a South Indian’s meal. Swetha Ramachandran tells you more about these yummy sidekicks.

Dancing in the Rain

Inspired by what he saw in the Khandala Ghats when he went trekking, Bala Iyer pens a poem, describing the moment.

William Dalrymple’s ‘Nine Lives’

Nine Lives by William Dalrymple is an insight into the diverse religious practices followed in India. More importantly, it is a collection of stories that are moving and revealing. Read it for sure, suggests Anupama Krishnakumar.

Paanch Phoron – Eliciting the Bengali in Me

Kasturi De shares with us her joy of discovering Paanch Phoron – the Bengali spice blend that has dramatically altered her cooking. Read on to know more about Paanch Phoron and the author’s cooking experiments with this interesting blend of spices.

Clippety Clippaty to See Mr. Vanchi

Sridhar Thiagarajan on the walk he took from a village to see one Mr. Vanchi, the sights that met his eyes, the little things that he did.. Walk along and meet Mr. Vanchi.

Food Free Father

A dad who loves food visits his daughter in Singapore, only to find his health-conscious offspring cooking and serving food in a way he least expected, much to his dismay. Here’s a humourous account of his experience in P.R.Viswanathan’s words.

Lychnobite Land

It’s the land of Lychnobites – the land where people work during nights and sleep during the day. Jeevanjyoti Chakraborty tells you more about the place, with a dash of poetry. Read on.

The Way to Anyone’s Heart

Cooking is an art, according to Vanga Srikar Reddy, one that can give you a wonderful sense of satisfaction! Catch him talking about how he picked up cooking, what his specialties are, how he experiments with his dishes and more importantly, get to know some very interesting facts and personal experiences!