Tag: food

Missing you Appa!!

Dearest Appa, I made some Shrikhand with jaggery yesterday as I made the OPOS Gujarati Thali for lunch. We ate some of the Shrikhand yesterday but I kept some of it in the fridge because I remembered how much you relished eating Poori-Shrikhand. Today morning we made Pooris […]

Fruit Ripening

See the following picture – An innocuous looking packet that resembles a single helping of sugar is actually Ethylene which is a fruit ripener. I knew that fruits were being ripened using some chemical but every time you bought fruits from a shop, they would not be in […]

The Plastic Apathy

My dear friend Javed shared this video on our WhatsApp group and it made many of us emotional… Do watch the video and wonder about the kind of world we are creating for our children – no trees, no colorful flowers plastic filled oceans, plastic flowers, plastic plates, […]

Fresh Food Fetish … fuelled by OPOS

Here’s a sample menu for breakfast/lunch – Breakfast – Poha, Sabudana Khichadi, Pav Bhaji, Pongal, Khichadi, Ammini Kozhukattai, Idli, Dosa, Semiya Upma, Rava Upma, Curd Semiya, Bhel Puri, Stew (ishtu) & idiappam, dhokla Lunch – Veg Biriyani, Sambar Rice, Rasam Rice, Dal Paalak, Puliyodare (Tamarind rice), Bisi Bele […]

Birthday in Benaras

When we were planning the U.P and Bihar leg of the ShikshaDaan Yatra, we decided to be in Varanasi on Krishnan’s birthday which is today. We reached Varanasi yesterday from Allahabad… after a 3 km harrowing drive through a narrow lane. More of that in a separate blog. […]

PenPals… No Blog-pals

All through my growing up years, I thought I should have a penpal. A “penpal” was someone who lived in a different country or a very far off place in your own country and you become friends by writing letters to each other. Penpals met sometimes but mostly […]

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