The New Indian Express

Appemidi Mango

Appemidi (meaning raw unripe mango) is a mango that is endemic to Karnataka’s Western Ghats and is a tart, acidic mini mango variant that has a GI (Geographical indicator) tag in Karnataka. There are about 40 variants of this mango each of which has its own taste including one that tastes like cumin. Typically harvested from… Read More Appemidi Mango


Birds of The Tamara in Coorg

One of my favourite resorts is The Tamara in Kabbinkad estate in Coorg. The main reason why I love this place is that this is where you can come up close with the mighty Western Ghats and its biodiversity. Being an avid birder I have never ceased to admire the wonderful avian species found here.… Read More Birds of The Tamara in Coorg