Eeyamsombu Rasam by Sowmiya

Blog post by Sowmiya Hariharan Thats one of the best things  next to  “vattal kolambu”   in the tambhram cuisines, That “manam” of the “perungayam” in rasam gets into a “thani pasi” level!!! Rasam has many flavors– milagu jeeragam,poondu,thakali,mysore,elimicham pazham,kadanthipli-arusithipili,pineapple .. n many more…:) This blog is all about my learning experience with rasam,,(thakali rasam first kathukurein… mathadhu aparam ma kathukalam)… Read More Eeyamsombu Rasam by Sowmiya

Kalyanama??? – En Terms & Conditions Apply!!! by Anand

Blog post by Anand Kumar These days, in many TamBrahm households, with girls of marriageable age, the parents are gripped with tension – “Ivalukku kaala kaalathula kalyanam aaguma”??? On the other side, in households with boys of marriageable age, the parents are also gripped with tension in fact more tension – “Ivanukku intha jenmathula kalyanam… Read More Kalyanama??? – En Terms & Conditions Apply!!! by Anand

The Rise and Fall of a Nasal Empire by Prabha

Blog post by Prabha Prakash So, it was one of those days, when one of my long-awaited wishes neared materialization… Amma called out… “Konthe…nee naraya naala mookku kuthikkanam chollindirukkaye…innaku polaama?” (“Child…you’ve been insisting on getting your nose pierced since so many days…shall we go today?”)(#1) “Innakka?” (“Today?”) “Aamam…velli kazhamaiyaa irukku…rahu kalam kazhinjachu…Vaa..vegam ready aavu.” (“Yes..Today… Read More The Rise and Fall of a Nasal Empire by Prabha