Category Archives: Food

Crisp and tasty dosa

I was under the impression that crisp and tasty dosas are available only decent hotels and restaurants. I am wrong. The masala dosa, sambar and chutney that  i tasted in the pantry car of chennai coimbatore intercity express was awesome.  It was fresh from … Continue reading

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Sitaram vilas Aduthurai

After nearly two years, i had a chance to visit the hotel again. A new competitor with the same name has come adjacent to the original one.  I tasted idli,sambar and wheat halwa. The eatables continue to be delicious. The halwa … Continue reading

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Gobbling his lunch

On a humid day, His employer and family were shopping in a leading textile show room in T Nagar. In the car park, he was desperately gobbling his lunch, without savoring the delicacies that he had brought from home.

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Bajji and the illusion of sumptuous chutney !

There is unlimited joy on watching the bajji being fried in the pan and served hot. Crisp and hot bajji, dipped mildly in chutney becomes invaluable. Adequate care should be taken to ensure that a crisp bajji does not stay for long … Continue reading

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Creative display

On the first appearance, the shop could be dismissed as just another roadside tea shop. The snacks available in the shop were the usual bananas, betel nut and butter biscuits neatly arranged in bright glass jars.  On a closer look, once observer that one … Continue reading

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Pakkodas – Rightly packaged and attractively priced

They are not hot but sell hot. It has become everybody’s favorite during the lunch time. Attractively priced at 10 Rs, it is kept along with the regular lunch menu by the caterer. A packet might contain four to five … Continue reading

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Drugged

I could not get up from the bed in the morning. Heaviness in the head forced me back to the bed. I was feeling drowsy the whole day. Dullness had set in. I would get up and sit. After a … Continue reading

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Ecstasy

Some pleasures to the taste buds come from simple delicacies. Gulab Jamoon is one. Jamoon is made out of flour and Gulab from sugar syrup. The round shaped brownish jamoon enjoys floating in Gulab -sugar syrup. Its surface has several small pores that are not visible to … Continue reading

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Competitor?

La boulangerie bakery is to be opened shortly in velachery main road. The shop where it is located had earlier hosted vasavi mobiles. Mobiles and accessories were selling like hot cakes. Now it is time for real cakes. Would its arrival trigger … Continue reading

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Perfect accompaniment

Dosa batter is poured into the tava. Shhhhhh. Smoke. Batter is spread across the tava in circular motion by the artisan. The circle could resemble a jogging track. As it bakes one can see small holes in the middle sprouting … Continue reading

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