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    Make time for spice and mud cakes this summer. Plus, sign up for workshops on pyrography and paper making

    Ducks and doves
    There is yet another new restaurant on Romain Rolland Street for meat enthusiasts. My Restaurant has specials like duck salami Russian salad, fish finger chips, prawn fried rice and strangely named dishes like dove green peas finger chips. City-based Dawood Vohre owns the restaurant. Meal for two will costs Rs 250. Details: 9791881439

    All about mud
    Chocolate lovers, take note. Kipling Cafe on ECR is conducting a mud cake festival where the chef will present the decadent dessert in different flavours like white chocolate, rose velvet, blueberry and vodka. Till May 17. From Rs 400 onward. Details: 24530040

    Keep them busy
    The five-day summer programme by the Pondy Youth Centre is a great way to keep your little ones occupied. Besides learning wall painting and wool embroidery, children will also take home cooking tips and create designs on T-shirts. For five-year-olds and above, the workshop costs Rs 400 per day. From May 11, 10 am to
    12 pm. Details: 08489267547

    Paper cutecr2
    Design paper jewellery, household products and stationery. At the workshop, participants will learn how to make paper from the pulp of different leaves—like pineapple and banana. All the materials will be provided and a certificate will be provided at the end of the course. At Auroville, May15-16. At Rs 6,000 per person. From 9 am onwards. Details: 0413 2622122

    Crafting wood
    This weekend, DakshinaChitra is organising workshops for various age groups. A one-day pyrography workshop for children above eight, will teach participants the art of inscribing on wood with fire (tomorrow, at Rs 600 per person). Meanwhile, adults can sign up for a kantha embroidery workshop. Tomorrow and the day after, for Rs 1,500. Details: 27472603

    Bamboo nation
    Here’s how you can reduce your carbon footprint. Auroville Bamboo Centre is organising a three-day workshop where participants will be taught how to build roofs and walls using the plant. Also learn the other ways of using bamboo in a bid to conserve the environment. From May 14 to 16. At Rs 6,000. Details: 0413 2623806.

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