A trip into the palmgroves of Mudaliyar patti near Papanasam, Tirunelveli to learn to make Karupatti or Palm jaggery
Learnings, moments and memories as a food traveler who has explored the length and breadth of South India to research and document food.
Sandeep Narayan – The Man of Dosais and Durbari Kaanada
Sikkil Gurucharan on Sangatis and Sambhar
What is the food that you associate with Ragams? Could you name a few ragams and the food that comes to your mind when you think of them? I don’t tend to associate food with music, generally. The only thing that strikes me immediately is Reetigowlai and upma. I first started learning from Shri T R… Continue reading Spoonful of music – Nisha Rajagopal on food and music
How did the simple array of Tiffin meant for breaks between concerts, morph into a culinary tradition during the season? Mount Sreenivasan, of the famous Mountbatten Mani Iyer canteen at Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, talks to us in a freewheeling chat. The passion for food comes through strongly as you talk to Mount Sreenivasan, whose dominant… Continue reading Carnatic Kitchen – Filter kaapi with Mount Sreenivasan
Koodal Azhagar temple is one of the 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu. Located in the heart of the temple town of Madurai, this temple dates back to the Sangam era. There are references to this temple found in the Paripadal and Silappadikaram. The presiding deity was praised and worshipped by the Sangam tamil Poets… Continue reading Koodal Azhagar Temple