I am a Bombay girl through and through, but one thing I never could wrap my head around is how could anyone consider Bombay rains to be romantic? Rains to me has always meant claustrophobia of being in a closed and over-crowded train compartment, with a wet raincoat on. When on the streets, you are…
A Still Life
Life is full of hustle and bustle, even when we feel that there is nothing meaningful happening. Life is only still in photographs, however, each photograph holds a lot of stories. I am fascinated with still life photography, and even paintings, but sadly, painting and sketching are not skills I possess. I can’t manage to…
Cravings are inevitable, when you are explicitly told a stern no. When things were freely available, I’d usually avoid breads and fruits not because I don’t eat them, but because I am lazy. There is always a weekend to stock up, especially when you have a list to stick to. But when you become the…
Vishu, and Tamil Puthandu are the start of the Solar calendar in the two states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. As my father is originally for the border of both states, we observe both festiviteis at our home. For Vishu, the celebration involves setting up a Vishukanni. In Malayalam, kani translates to “that which is…
If (s)he’s an apple and you’re an orange,celebrate your differences –make a great fruit salad.Love isn’t about being the same –it’s about being sweet with each other. ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Fake or Real?
It is absolutely a real piece of tart. Here is a piece of the tart that I eventually ate. I was just checking if what I write gets read at all!
Rhymes With Orange
I love oranges. That said there is so much to feel sorry for this seasonal fruit. Its name and colour are the same and the lonely thing doesn’t even have a word to rhyme with. However: “Plants are more courageous than almost all human beings: an orange tree would rather die than produce lemons, whereas…
Detox Your Mind!
OK, after having bombarded you with posts about sweets and pastries, time to detox your system with some fresh fruits. Yes I finally managed to lay my hands of the first set of grapes for the season. And they look delicious, don’t you thing?
Apples for a Week!
If an apple a day keeps a doctor away, I guess I am all sorted for four days in a row now. So I guess, I can survive for half a week without any illnesses… hopefully!
As Sweet As a Pomegranate
I love pomegranates, and considering that I am struggling with an acute stomach infection it is helping me quite well too. While peeling it fun, you can never have enough of it to eat anyway…