As a child, till I was a young adult, dad would take me to Sasson docks at Colaba every Sunday morning and mind you for me it was a very unearthly hour then 5:30 am: I would literally drag my feet and with a frown sit in the car and leave. Somehow I have neverContinue reading THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS… MEMORIES
Amti In Marathi amti means a curry and there are a variety of amti’s that we cook. Mashyachi amti (fish curry), channyachi amti (chick pea curry), dalichi amti (flavored and tempered toor dal), and sometimes amti’s are made using vegetables as well. Usually the amti made with the toor dals is sweet, sour and spicyContinue reading What is cooking today?
The weather has been really hot these days and with the temperature rising by the hour all I can think is of simple food and lots of cold water to drink. As usual Sarita my cook came and asked me in the morning what would I like to eat for lunch and I thought whatContinue reading What’s cooking today?
What is grief? The definition of grief that I found in the dictionary was “Intense sorrow, especially caused by someone’s death” We all go through grief in our lives at some point or the other and many of us on different occasions as well. I was talking to a very dear friend who is goingContinue reading Grief, sorrow, misery, pain………
You are hungry and are sitting at the dinning table and a very hot earthern pot appears. The lid is removed and the steam rushes out. The room is filled with a mouth watering aroma. The serving spoon showcase the tender meat and vegetables sitting in the still bubbling sauce Isn’t that satisfying…… When IContinue reading CLITTER CLATTER OF PETER’S PANS AND POTS
We had been to Thekkady Kerala for a holiday in 2004. The drive from Cochin to Thekkady was spectacular. The winding roads through the tea plantations, the cold breeze, I couldn’t believe I was in Gods country itself. Curling around a misty ridge 2000 feet high in the Periyar vastness, we found “Spice Village” theContinue reading FROM GODS OWN COUNTRY
We are 9 couples in our building who are family to one another.Once in a few months my friends and I from the building plan a barbeque by the poolside. We all await this day. The planning begins a week earlier. Each one of us has to get a dish to grill. Most ofContinue reading BARBEQUE TIME