Friday, September 09, 2011

World radical One Page Cookbooks :)

That's what Ben calls it in his article "Chennai- The Detroit of India" in the Entrepreneur Country magazine (sep 2011). Thanks Ben, for the mention - you made me blush :)

6 comments:

Ben Austin said...

Hey Ramki, my pleasure. You're an inspiring soul and the world needs to hear about you. Ideas full steam ahead... ;)

Anitha said...

Absolutely agree! Great going Ramki! The world needs to know you :)

Divenita said...

Saw ur article in the hindu.

Ur blog surely is interesting:)

Priya Sreeram said...

hello Ramki; good morning, Today's magzine section had an article on you & ur blog- toally loved the read; ur twecipes for the different cuisine is very interesting- happy to follow ur endeavours !

PJ said...

Hi Ramki, read an article about your twecipes in today's edition of The Hindu :).Very innovative and loved reading it....

Vishal Pipraiya said...

I have been very lucky to have eaten your cooking first hand Ramki. You truly are a shining light for those that dare to tread the unbeaten road!

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Twecipies

Cooking is fun - Duplication is a pain !

"It is extraordinary to me that the idea of creating thousands of recipes by mixing building blocks takes immediately to people or it doesn’t take at all. .... If it doesn’t grab a person right away, ... you can talk to him for years and show him demos, and it doesn’t make any difference. They just don’t seem able to grasp the concept, simple as it is". ( Thanks Warren Buffett !)

"What's angering about instructions in many cookbooks is that they imply there's only one way to cook a dish - their way. And that presumption wipes out all the creativity." Cook dishes your way - Download  1001 South Indian curries now and learn to cook, not to duplicate ! ( Thanks Robert Pirsig !)

"Recipe purity is no different from racial purity or linguistic purity. It just does not exist. Cuisines are alive and change all the time. What is traditional today was esoteric just a few decades back. So being a 'foodist' is as bad as being a racist !

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