Category Archives: Family

A note on what’s been happening – Part 1: Life as we know it.

Doing the salad post a couple of weeks ago, I was in the “zone”. The words were flowing off my finger tips and I was quite proud of what I wrote. The voice was natural and easy. I excitedly asked … 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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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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Vacation – Part 2: Kitchen discoveries.

There is something about the mountain air. It makes food better, if that is possible. My most romantic memory is of standing outside a PWD guest house in Ooty with a bunch of my college friends at dawn sipping on … Continue reading

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Vacation – part 1.

When you reach your vacation spot and find that on the very first evening you can’t get out of bed after your afternoon nap, you know it’s time to rethink your vacation. I hate being sick in general – but … Continue reading

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