So I am lagging behind in the BlogchatterA2Z challenge but I still thought of playing some catchup...hey coz its not over till the very end right?! Today I introduce to you the humble orotti, a dish that I initially thought my mom invented and named on her own until many years later when I came... Continue Reading →
J for Jambakka!!
Before the Malayali Nazis come to attack me I know this is spelt as chambakka in some places and jambakka in some other...I go with the second for obvious reasons (read it as #BlogchatterA2Z purposes)😂 Ok so I was living under a rock till I was around 13 years old since I had no idea... Continue Reading →
I for Inji curry!!
So the story goes like this- Vararuchi,a Brahmin Pandit used to travel through the forests in Kerala, once he saw a hut there and met the occupants.He was attracted to the young girl he saw there however he wanted to test her culinary and creative skills so he told her mother that he wanted food... Continue Reading →
A for Appam!!
Appam/motta curry (Rice pancakes/egg curry) is an emotion to me! It takes me to a state of pure happiness and peace.....for those few minutes and only for those few minutes in life while savoring them I feel like this world is just perfecttt! To me personally, it takes me back to my childhood days where... Continue Reading →
This post is dedicated to those English words which we malayalees have hijacked and completely modified such that they mean something entirely different/comical/dramatic! 1.Best!!- No not just the word,there is a special way of saying this too...in the proper sarcastic slang and you have to stretch the word for more impact. Bessssttttt!!! This is used... Continue Reading →
Drishyam2! No spoilers!
I admit I was so skeptical to watch this one...like a lot of other people I thought it would just destroy the reputation of the original and I kept telling myself that there is nothing much to actually show in continuity...but alas how wrong I was. Jeethu Joseph is nothing short of a genius! Infact... Continue Reading →
Love for Pothichoru!
No...i didnt say petrichor, but yes pothichoru comes from the land of petrichor...the word 'pothichoru' brings all kinds of olfactory nostalgia to most Keralites like me and unknowingly my mouth starts watering! For the uninitiated, 'pothichoru' is simply a wholesome malayali meal wrapped tightly in a slightly burnt banana leaf (almost like a wrapped up... Continue Reading →