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Happy Vishu  – Part 1 All  About Vishu

Happy Vishu !Happy Baishaki !Happy Bihu ! Puttāṇṭu vāḻttukkaḷ ! Happy Ugadi ! My last few posts have been about food related to Vishu celebrations. For the people of Kerala Vishu is the new year according to the traditional calendar – Kollavarsham. It is the year 1193 (2018 CE) according to this calendar. Just to …

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Happy Onam and Some Plantain Chips !

Have you ever  wondered   what  kind of  chips  the  gods  are  likely to much on ? If you are a Malayali  the answer is “Plantain chips”, of course!  All right , that was a bit  over  the  top, but  these chips  are  darn  delicious.  Chips, Onam , nostalgia.. be warned,  this  is going  to …

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Are We There Yet! – 5 Incredible Things to Do In Summer

 A  few  rocks to  climb , big and  small Fellow wandering souls,  to  meet and greet Swap a few tales, old and  new Smell the  mountain air,  feel the  salt in your hair All that  happens  here,  while someone  pipes in from behind “Are  we  there yet !!” Now  that is a family road trip …

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