The three greatest contributions of Mysore

“There are many gifts we Mysoreans have been given. There is the divine coffee that Baba Budan himself blessed us with. But let me tell you about three things that are poles apart and yet so similar. They are our vegetarian cuisine, our Mysore veena and R.K. Narayan’s novels. You ask what they have in common. They are all very limited. Our vegetarian cuisine has endless permutations of the same rice, broken wheat and dals…nothing else… no meat or fowl or fish.”

BFL-mPhasis founder Jaithirth Rao, quoting his grandfather Nagavara Madhava Rao, in a 2005 article in The Indian Express.

Read the full article here: Vendor of treats

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2 Comments »

  1. Jerry Rao’s excellent piece makes Kosambari all the more delicious.

  2. ravi said

    yappa! ee blog ina template change maaDidre nanna kaNNugaLLu nimge dhanyavaada heLotve!

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