Milk Stories – Mother Dairy, Arokya, Chitale Bandhu

When we first came to Delhi in 1997, I discovered Mother Dairy milk. We lived in Patparganj, right behind the Mother Dairy factory and there was a vending machine in the small market behind our society flat. I couldn’t get over how tasty the milk was and especially the one that we got from the … Read more

Butter – not the melting kind, a Pune special

Dearest Appa, This post has to be addressed to you because every time I eat a butter, I remember you and can almost hear you say “they use their feet to mix the dough, and maybe their sweat mixes with it or even worse, their snot”. It still didn’t stop me from loving this crisp … Read more

Nothing you cannot do …

I was in Pune on Tuesday and Wednesday … One to meet with clients and the second to attend Nasscom’s GIC conclave. Ofcourse all my personal Pune expectations were ticked off – Chitale Bandhu Bhakarvadi, Kayani’s Shrewsbury and surprisingly “butter”, Geetu’s awesome sabudana khichadi and roti upma, Kalyan Bhel, Natural ice cream, sugarcane juice and … Read more