Bitter Gourd Pickle

All Indian food goes better with an astringent chutney or pickle on the side. This is a quick and easy recipe for a pickle that can be as hot or as mild as you like. We used one teaspoon of the chilli powder but the recipe from chef Jerry Matthew at Spice Village called for …

Spice Village – Thekkady

Spice Village in Thekkady, Kerala, lies on the fringe of Periyar National Park. I’ve stayed here four times now and each time I do, my attachment grows stronger. The CGH Earth Experience company owns and operates this resort. CGH stands for clean, green and healthy. They walk the talk and living these values has earned …

Paratha

Sheril’s Flaky Parathas

Ordinarily, we give you measurements for our recipes in teaspoons, tablespoons and cups but with baking and bread making it is important to be precise. Here we urge you to use the exact ratio and measurements in metric that Sheril uses for success. We really want you to be able to create these lacy flaky …

Green Beans Thoran, Thekkady Barbeque Cooking School.

Green Beans Thoran

Chopping, chopping, chopping! We can still hear the joyful cackle that follows this refrain as we’ve stood with Sheril at the Thekkady Barbeque Cooking School preparing this dish. The finished taste is all the incentive you need to do the slicing and dicing for this recipe. This puts green beans on a coconut-y pedestal.