Udupi Food at Krishna Cafe in Mattancherry

“There are only a few places in this world where cultural pluralism exists the way it does in Mattancherry. In this maze of multiple streets, every right angle turn greets you with surprise, transporting you to a small town in some other part of the world.” Ananya Rajoo, Route Cochin

For us, who studied at Manipal University, name of the small town Udupi has two meanings – Sri Krishna Temples & Masala Dosa! Both ‘worshiped’ in different way… so when my friends told me: “Let’s go to Sri Krishna Cafe at Mattancherry. It is one of the oldest restaurants, run by Udupi Brahmins.” I simply stopped riksha and said to driver: “Sri Krishna Cafe at Mattancherry!” (more…)

THE HINDU – “On a common plate”

Published in India, November 22, 2013: THE HINDU – “On a common plate”


Two Slovak chefs scout for recipes from Kerala to recreate at Moshi Moshi, their restaurant in Bratislava

Jan Angus and Zuzana Zwiebel Magdova from Slovakia were friends as school children, but life took them down different paths. Zuzana came to Manipal for a degree in geopolitics, stayed on to travel South Asia, and finally settled in Kochi. (more…)