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Murud Janjira – Worth the visit

What is Murud like Murud is a seaside fishing town that falls in the radar for a quick and inexpensive getaway from either Pune or Mumbai. Coupled with the added attraction of the ‘invincible water fort’ of Janjira Murud attracts a decent tourist inflow. Most tourists are from within the country (and primarily on a weekend getaway from wither Pune…

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Spicy Peanut Spread – Quick and easy

Here is a recipe for a beautifully simple and delightfully delicious spicy peanut spread that I have been using as an accompaniment for toast for years. All you need is 2 cups of dry roasted peanuts (without skin), 4-5 dry roasted red chillies, 6 garlic cloves, Salt to taste. Combine the peanuts and chili and ground coarsely, then add the…

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Ruci and Idoni, Hyderabad – Bistro Review

Step into the ‘Ruci and Idoni’ store and it becomes instantly clear that this is foodie and grocery heaven. This isn’t your regular grocery market with the usual selection of breads and fruits. A much needed shopping experience (in Hyderabad) with a dash of style is what ‘Ruci and Idoni’ is – complete with a 6 feet wide chandelier close to the…

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Hunger is attacking – Recipe

Black eye bean salad. There is a definite lack of restaurants and eateries that serve delicious and nutritious snacks and salads in the city of Hyderabad.  Although some restaurants make a feeble effort by including the token ‘salad’ section in their menu, most squander the purpose by adding tonnes of mayonnaise or by being super expensive. So futile is the…

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The making of fatso’s

Just yesterday while placing an order at a fast food restaurant, I requested for a change in the beverage that comes with the meal. This was not just a healthier personal choice but also a great chance for the manager to make a profit, as the swap in drink would cost ME dearer. I was quite surprised when the manager refused my request in a…

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