Illustration: Sreejith R.Kumar
Thiruvananthapuram, December 27, 2014
Inside view

Stiff upper lip

‘Greeting cards? Who on earth sends them any more?’ A stranger in the queue muttered when the cards in my hand slipped from my grasp at the post office. True, the internet age has rendered car... »

Thottipalam Photo: Sreejith R. Kumar
Thiruvananthapuram, December 26, 2014

Weekend getaways

Breakfast at VARKALA Have some fun in the sun at Varkala . Photo: S. M... »
The scene on the beach in Puthenthope on Christmas day.
December 24, 2014

Sea of festivities in Puthenthope

Christmas merriment begins early in Puthenthope, a picturesque, palm-fringed coastal hamlet in Thiruvananthapuram. Waves of excitement grip residents of the area as the predominantly Catholic resid... »
Roast turkey with vintage bread stuffing and cranberry sauce
Thiruvananthapuram, December 24, 2014

Yuletide feast

Roast turkey with vintage bread stuffing and cranberry sauce Ingredients Whole turkey: 1 Large thyme sprigs: 8 Butter: 40 gm (melted) ... »
Vishnu Varma, Software engineer
Thiruvananthapuram, December 26, 2014

Of music, harmony and travel

VISHNU VARMA Software Engineer, 24 What is your most prized possession? My dad! He has always been my superhero and I feel proud whenever I think th... »
Sagarika Pradhan Photo: Liza George
Thiruvananthapuram, December 26, 2014

In it for the long haul

“Bhubaneshwar is the place where I was born and Kerala, the place where my passion was born. I got my first solo platform in Kerala and each time I visit the state, it feels like I am coming home.... »
Marzipan covered plum cake and mulled wine are Christmas specials at Maya Gomez' home in Thiruvananthapuram.
Thiruvananthapuram, December 24, 2014

Taste of tradition

It’s Christmas today. As many families in the city celebrate Christmas with family and friends, MetroPlus gets a taste of tradition in some homes. Treasured family recipes get pride of plac... »
Manohar Sabu. Photo: Liza George
Thiruvananthapuram, December 24, 2014

I am…Manohar Sabu

I really have no time to spare, so you can talk to me whilst I ice this plum cake. My job, as you can see, is no piece of cake this time of year. I started my day today at 7 a.m. and have been on... »

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The evolution of the plum cake from porridge and pudding, to what it is now »

Shweta Bathija launches her online range of high-end foot wear called Baha »