Malabar Food Memoirs

Food is one of the most overlooked blessings in our lives. It brings families together, cheers us up, lifts our mood and fills us with good memories and warmth of relationships. Sheema Shireen recalls heartwarming food memories from her hometown in Kerala, well known for its Malabari cuisine. We invite you to join her in this lip-smacking culinary journey of food, history and culture with the hope to make you nostalgic.

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Union Christian College – nostalgic over my alma mater

As the prestigious Union Christian College, Aluva in Kerala, recently completed 100 years, Sheema Shireen beams with pride as she shares the rich history of her college. She also recounts some of the fondest memories and favourite spots she was lucky to have enjoyed as a college student. For those of you who are caught up with life’s busy routine, this memoir is sure to take you down nostalgic moments of college life.

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Kalaripayattu – the mother of all martial arts

Did you know that Kalaripayattu, or ‘Kalari’, is considered the mother of all martial arts? 10th Grader Nithya AS, shares her experience learning Kalaripayattu from her Kalari Gurukkal, Dr S Mahesh. She sheds light on how this ancient martial art form has survived centuries to teach people the art of self-defence and balancing the mind, body and soul.

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