Fresh Food

A couple of days back I ordered donuts from Krispy Kreme. I was eating donuts after nearly two or three years. Krishnan and I enjoyed our respective first donuts but the second one was just not fun. We decided right away never to order donuts again :). The problem with restaurant food is that its … Read more Fresh Food

Day 14 – Munich to Zagreb

Sept 14, 2019 – Zagreb, Croatia   We left from Munich on the EC 113 train to Zagreb. I made Sabudana Khichadi in the morning as Anu likes it but Keshav doesn’t and he was off on his office trip. After breakfast, both Krishnan and I got ready, completed packing and left from home by … Read more Day 14 – Munich to Zagreb

Anniversary Lunch – at Ashoka

Sept 7, 2019 – Bratislava, Slovakia As I had mentioned in my earlier blog, while we took the tram from Hlavna Stanica (railway station) to Hlavne Namestie (main square), I happened to notice this Indian restaurant near the Postova, Martinus stop which is the tram stop before the main square. By the time we completed … Read more Anniversary Lunch – at Ashoka

Puliyodharai – a complete meal

A couple of days back I made Puliyodharai, aka Pulihora aka Tamarind rice. Its a speciality of mine and my puliyodharai has been certified by no less than my mother-in-law, whose Puliyodharai was and will always be the best. Till I learnt OPOS, I would use the MTR Puliyodharai powder but the minute I learnt … Read more Puliyodharai – a complete meal

A Tamilian in India, is an Indian first …

In the last two days after the ordinance on Jallikattu was passed, the peaceful student agitation took an ugly turn…. all sorts of political and other nefarious elements infiltrated the peaceful agitators and tried to turn it into an anti-India, anti-Modi, anti-Hindi agitation. The good thing is students had dispersed before much of these things happened … Read more A Tamilian in India, is an Indian first …

A pinch of pride …

We grew up being told “pride goeth before a fall”. The translation was if anyone is very proud of his/her abilities they will make mistakes and suffer setbacks. Humility was thus valued and is valued still, rightfully so. But ModiJi’s ongoing visit to the US made me think a little about this age old proverb. … Read more A pinch of pride …