Tag Archives: Kerala

Kerala Coconut Chicken Salad with Glass Noodles

Kerala, India is an excellent place to visit as long as tigers don’t chase you and you enjoy hot humid tropical weather with at least eighty percent humidity. Besides threats of tiger maulings, Kerala is a fantastic tropical destination to spend a few days in the jungles of southern India. The beaches of Kerala may …

Kerala Style Coconut Veggie Soup

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India could you be anymore ridiculous? Traveling through Kerala, India is like a different world than southern California. Today I ordered a lemonade. (To mix with my vodka as we were in a relatively dry state and I refuse to drink a beer “cocktail”) The bartender handed me a Seven Up. Only in India is …

Red Lentil Ulundu Style Vadas with Curry Leaves

It’s nine a.m. And I’m on my fourth cup of coffee!  After missing our flight to the southern tip of India the day before I’m going to squeeze every bit of fun out of our thirty six hours at Poovar Island Resort even if I have to do it in a caffeine fueled frenzy! We …

Cous Cous Uppuma with Fennel and Cashews

After one week in India if there’s one thing I have learned it’s get used to being uncomfortable. Get used to smelling armpits and waiting in long queues. Get used to Ola drivers (Indias version of Uber) that don’t show up. Get used to customer service representatives who will yell at you if you complain …