Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mining for memories: Humble Beginnings.

I am trying to think of the first time I realized I love cooking. Because from my last post you know I didn’t have the best of starts – as much as I love vanilla, vanilla chicken is not a … Continue reading

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Mining for memories.

While pondering life’s persistent questions, my stream of consciousness wandered away from its predetermined path and ended up at a place I had hidden away: beautiful, sunny and warm August mornings in The Ohio State University at Columbus. It was … Continue reading

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Life’s persistent questions.

This is a foodie blog, so I should be writing about my foodie adventures. What I should be telling you about was how I made some pretty interesting Bong food like Dhokar Dalna and Muri Ghonto or about the Date … Continue reading

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  There is a story of how I first started liking alcoholic drinks. When you meet the husband for the first time, he will waste no time in telling you how I went from teetotaler to alcoholic. It’s not as … Continue reading

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The long weekend – part 2: A note on vegetarian food.

I don’t know about you, but I like my kheer cold, straight from the fridge. And so after the hubby had taken baby to sleep on Friday night, I started my kheer making, with the SIL watching and helping. The … Continue reading

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A long weekend.

Yesterday was Independence Day here and so we enjoyed a long weekend. But the cooking long weekend started even before for me – on Thursday, which was baking day! The brownies and bread was finally finished off on Wednesday so … Continue reading

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Chicken soup for the cold – and the soul.

The cold is back. As a Facebook friend put it, “The cold called. And I picked up.” Stupid me. Serves me right for picking up unknown numbers! But sad humor aside, we greeted the end of the road trip with … Continue reading

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The road trip.

More than 13 months after moving to Mumbai, we did several firsts last weekend – a road trip and a trip to the beach. This was a trip we had been planning for months with a bunch of friends but … Continue reading

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Baking bonanza.

I sure am loving this having time for myself thing. I want to bake everyday! The only thing stopping me of course is, who is going to eat all those goodies? Today it’s been three days since the sour cream … Continue reading

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More vacation indulgences.

I am sitting with a cup of coffee right now, which happens to be my favorite chilly, cloudy weather beverage and reflecting on the chilly, cloudy weather of Ranikhet. My aunt and uncle kept telling me that when the clouds … Continue reading

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