In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer I am thankful for Priti – The person who rekindles my inner spirit by just being [...]
Most Indians have a thing about overcast skies and fritters and chai. Deep fried goodness of flour coated vegetables, chillies, or fish is much loved on most days. But when it rains, this thing that we have for all things fritters takes a heady turn. Sort of like a dull, pleasing yearning. We [...]
A cake full of decadent flavor, indulgent aroma, simple goodness of honest ingredients and it tastes like home to me. Crispy Apples & fresh smelling fennel pollen. Kashmir, the place I am from has both these in abundance and baking them in a cake was incredibly reminiscent .
Friday nights! If you have kids you know that Friday nights do not necessarily mean that you get to paint your nails a dark shade of red and get out to paint the town in the same color of divine abandon. Well not every single Friday night. There are those Friday nights when a [...]
A while ago, actually make that a long while ago, I posted about the group that I and two of my friends started. We get together once a month with other members and cook/ learn/teach . There is only one rule. – Cook with fresh ingredients. Our last months theme was Caribbean food. Our host [...]
The good thing about a mint cilantro chutney is its simplicity. The next good thing is its versatility. But the best thing about this simple yet versatile chutney is the powerful punch it packs in the tiniest of servings. Don’t they say great food satisfies in small servings? With the fresh lingering [...]