Pumpkin Tales' Warm Morning Glory Bowl

Pumpkin Tales’ Warm Morning Glory Bowl

This hearty bowl is grainfree and served warm for breakfast. It’s a completely nourishing way to start the day and each time we visited the cheery Pumpkin Tales cafe, Karen had to have it.

Pumpkin Tales’ Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Tales’ Pumpkin Soup

This light and lively soup is a reflection of Chennai as a cosmopolitan city with culinary influences as varied as the cultures that make up it’s bulging populace. With its finish of coconut milk, and the Indian people’s love of pumpkins, it fits in perfectly as South Indian cuisine. Use cream instead of the coconut …

Chennai

Chennai had always served as a jumping off point for us. We’d usually land in the wee hours of the morning from an overseas flight and bolt straight south to Mamallapuram like a child to the loving comfort of it’s mother’s arms. We never spent anytime in Chennai because, like children perhaps, we found it …

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Welcome to Faces, Places and Plates. We begin our journey in South India No matter what places you visit in the world, sharing plates of food offers the chance to connect with the faces you meet. Cooking with locals creates insights into their daily life and culture. Lasting connections are forged even when language is …