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Mysore Dasara

A city steeped in history and royalty, Mysore is also known for its Dasara festivities. The Dasara festivities have religious significance and in fact the name of the city has its origins in Hindu Mythology and a story that is inextricably linked to the festival. Mysore is home to the famed Chamundi Hills that has… Read More Mysore Dasara

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Chef Gaggan Anand’s New Restaurant and More

The name Gaggan Anand immediately conjures a sense of respect that goes far beyond culinary circles. And rightly so. After all, Gaggan has been awarded two Michelin stars and topped Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list for four years in a row. Easily the most celebrated Indian chef, he has always known to chart his own… Read More Chef Gaggan Anand’s New Restaurant and More

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Agumbe and Cobra Research

The king cobra is a fascinating animal and unlike any other snake. I was lucky to come up close with the some absolutely amazing aspects around this wonderful animal. For instance, breeding season of the king cobras is usually after February and male cobras travel miles from their home range in search of a female.… Read More Agumbe and Cobra Research

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DIY Kits: Restaurant at Home

DIY kits from restaurants ensure you never miss the food from your favourite restaurant and can put together a meal from the comfort of your home. The COVID-19 induced lockdown has made restaurants across the country think out of the box and in order to ensure that they remain connected with their customers have come… Read More DIY Kits: Restaurant at Home

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Karkala Travel Guide

Karkala a small town is one of the best kept secrets of the Western Ghats and a commendable symbol of religious tolerance. One of the primary attractions of the town is the gigantic statue of Bahubali or Gomateshwara which is the second largest statue in the world (the first being at Shravanabelagola). A 25 feet… Read More Karkala Travel Guide

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Khichdi Comfort Food Reinvented

A bowl of khichdi has for long been the one pot meal full of nutrients and this humble dish is now at the forefront of a spanking new makeover. The word khichdi is usually met with sighs and pangs considering its boring tag. However Chefs are on a mission to change that. Unofficially designated as… Read More Khichdi Comfort Food Reinvented