The comfort food of all a Tamilians (may be other South Indians too) is Thair Saadam, or simply, homemade yogurt with steaming white rice. The most basic form of this recipe, which is often fed to children by loving mothers and grandmothers, contains nothing else. Just the yogurt and the rice… not even a pinch […]

At least in South India, the possibilities with rice are limitless. As a people, we would shrivel up and die without rice. But it’s a bad, bad, bad thing as we all know. Filled with carbs, aggravates diabetes, contains very little nutrition and works well only if you’re tilling the fields or building houses. Cauliflower […]

Tue, 9 Sep, 2014, Jayanthi Madhukar, Bangalore Mirror We have heard of mock meats (soya disguised as chicken and bacon) but this one surely takes the cake. Singer Radha Thomas, in an attempt to stay off carbs, has been experimenting with cauliflower, using the vegetable in place of sooji, rice or even wheat. So, from […]