The Spread is Laid

Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself. ~Anthony Bourdain Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we…

Ring in The Rains

Coming from Mumbai, I am not a huge fan of the rains. For people like me, who have lived in coastal cities in India, rains are followed by heat and more humidity. What acts as a bigger turn off is the post-rain muck. As the southwest monsoon winds set in, here’s a last shout out…

Work Up Your Appetite

  Breakfast for many of us has become a luxury; we seem to be in a perennial hurry to get somewhere. Lately though, the fad of cooking channels and blogs is on the rise, and the fantastic pictures and easy recipes make you want to fix yourself something. For several years, breakfast meant a toast…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Morning 2

OK! I am very inspired with all the posts for the theme of the week, and so let me present to you a ┬ávery typically South Indian Breakfast. On the plate is Idlies, Ulundu wada, Sambhar, Chutney, bread-butter and Ven-Pongal. I had trouble adjusting the lighting so the picture has come out grainy. What a…