As a couch foodie I participate in lots of food pages, food groups and food blogs, but given the “couch” prefix, mostly silently and inactively. Going by the foodie activities outside Indian one can feel, in many developed countries vegetarian and vegan culture are being embraced by more and more people and thus creating a … More Being Political Correct while being Foodie, Feminist and Whovian
If I have learnt anything about home management from my mother than that is the most important, most tiring and most baffling job of a home manager is not keeping the maids happy but it is to take care of leftover. Unfortunately we homemakers don’t have the special vessel of Draupadi which used to cook … More The Story of Leftovers
Words and phrases are limitless. They always have well defined general meanings yet they have unlimited number of specific personal meanings for different people. Take “guilty pleasure”, it has some well defined meaning which can easily be found if one would Google. Most of the times I am not keen on the well defined meaning … More Guilty Pleasures and Political Correctness
My mother had and still has this bad or good habit of making list about everything. Daughter back from hostel what delicacies I can cram in a month – make a list; not-so-dear relatives visiting what should be the topics of conversation – make a list; daughters have been bad so must complain all their … More My List-Blog: 9 Problems Only the Slow-Eaters Can Understand
I still vividly remember the old days when the most important tasks of my mother as the mistress of household were to buy tonnes of mangoes to make varieties of pickles and to buy tonnes of rice for the whole year. Both tasks involved lots of discussions, thinking, planning and of course arguments. Those were … More Where Are All The Rice Eaters?
So Boris Becker has really come to India (for second time actually) and how many times this had happened in my mind I can’t remember now. In my mind this had happened long back, long before the term “fan girl” was invented. Yeah I was obsessed about Boris in my good old days. Now I … More Boris, Wimbledon and Rain