Tag: food

Sprouting Javed’s way !

My school buddy Javed was at home a couple of weeks back and he was looking fit and handsome. He refused to eat food because he had to go somewhere and also because he was eating slightly differently to get fit. That diet included a lot of sprouts […]

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 […]

Bird Tales from my balcony

I have always felt that the balconies in all multi-storey condominiums in Gurgaon and probably in other cities as well are largely meant for pigeons to use as their homes, toilets and general play area, in the last few years as construction around our condominium complex has reduced […]

… And a Happy Diwali it was! 

For many years our Diwali celebrations have been muted. We don’t go to the card parties because we don’t play cards and South Indians anyway don’t play cards during Diwali. We never did the regular “Pooja” that was done by my parents and my in-laws because we don’t […]

Nutty Ladoos and Spicy Halwa 

Every Diwali we make the  “Nuts” ladoos and the Deepavali “marundu”. Even though this year we are not celebrating Diwali, we continued the tradition and made both. While the “marundu” was made with the spice powder that dad had made in 2007… the ladoos were made by me […]

Saffron Risotto ?&*#@

All those special characters are in the title because am surprised that I made Risotto at home and got it nearly right !! Krishnan and I love the Risotto but I always thought it was something exotic and cannot be made at home. We would go to Tonino or […]

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