Category Archives: Mom

Experiments in writing.

I’ve never done this. But there is a first time for everything. So here goes. There was this writing contest announced for all IIT Bombayites. 1500 words. Write in any form you want. Four topics including one I have been … Continue reading

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Foodie Aside: The bitch in the house – Part 2.

From part 1… In the introduction of Bitch Hanauer talks about a book called Flux “in which journalist Peggy Orenstein, after interviewing 200 women in their twenties, thirties and forties, concludes that ‘Women’s lives have become a complex web of … Continue reading

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Foodie Aside: The Bitch in the House – Part 1.

I love not having Internet on my computer. No, seriously. I needed this no Internet break in Kolkata. Because I finally started reading a book that I’ve had with me for a couple of years. It’s been shared with everybody, … 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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Here are a few of my favorite foods.

Hot arhar dal with ghee ka tadka, Crispy, gingery cabbage, with pickle on the side. Peppery, garlicky tomato rasam with thinly sliced fried potatoes, These are a few of my favorite foods. Basmati rice and rajma ki dal, Boondi raita … Continue reading

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Tip of the hat to mom.

How can I write a food blog and not thank the person who first introduced me to food, literally and metaphorically. As a child, I took my mom for granted and hated her constant bickering about food – eat this, … Continue reading

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