Tag Archives: food

Extreme love


My children have just started their summer vacation. We are on day two of the holidays; still finding it difficult to make the transition from packed days to days where there are no deadlines to meet or targets to pursue. … Continue reading

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Food phases


The festival of Navrathri is finally over. My dolls are back in their boxes, for a year-long break. The couches are back in position, and sarees put away to be dry cleaned. It’s been back-breaking work, and it’s finally done. … Continue reading

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Lunch


Wherever I go, I love observing people – especially in airports, railway stations, hotel lobbies, and in-flight. Each of these places is a different ecosystem by itself, where people from different walks of life converge for a certain period of … Continue reading

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Oops…too many seeds


We had guests for dinner over the weekend. My carefully planned menu turned out rather well. There was one rice dish, which had a number of seeds – mustard, cumin, cardamom, peppercorn and star anise, in addition to various vegetables. … Continue reading

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Boomeranged


‘Mom, children and food’ – one could write books, and more books on this topic. “Chew slowly, don’t swallow without chewing, don’t place your book where your plate should be, vegetables cannot be scattered around the plate with the claim … Continue reading

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Exam-hunger


Most people talk about exam fever, but does anyone talk about exam-hunger? What’s that, you may ask! It is definitely not the ‘hunger to write exams’, rest assured. Exam-hunger is the sudden and exponential increase in hunger exhibited by students, … Continue reading

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Hot Bajjis & Filter Coffee on A Rainy Day


It has been a hot, humid day thus far.  Finally, in the afternoon, the glare of the Sun is hidden by clouds, grey, dark grey and now black.  The clouds hang low in the sky, waiting for a signal to … Continue reading

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The Craziest Day Ever


I was 21, and had just graduated from University.  I had to travel to Chennai from my home town to attend some interviews I had lined-up.  I had to take a bus from my town to another, bigger town and then board … Continue reading

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