Category Archives: Favorite Foods.

An evening at the Bandra Wine Festival.

When I mentioned to hubby, rather casually, last Friday morning that the Bandra wine festival was happening over the weekend, I expected the usual – initial enthusiasm, host of phone calls to all the friends asking who wanted to go, … Continue reading

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The humble salad.

Which is anything but. Humble, I mean. In the India of yesterday it probably was that, positioned at it was on the sidelines of the main fare, one or two dishes in a buffet of several. For the most part … 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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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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Adventures au gratin.

I revisited an old favorite today. One of those dishes that when we were growing up, had come to epitomize the upward, cosmopolitan movement of the middle class. In my early teens, any party that you went to, you had … Continue reading

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