The aam Aam Panna

A few days ago, I was at the Indian store to refill my stock of masalas (spices) and chai (tea), when my gaze landed on a basket of mangoes sitting innocently on one of the counters. I froze. Literally. Froze. And then it hit me hard. The calendar is on May. MAY!! For most desisContinue reading “The aam Aam Panna”

Blue Thumbs Go Farm to Table!

With 2020 packing most of us in the safety of our homes, I had to do something to keep my spirits up, to stay positive. A quick look in the kitchen revealed a bottle of fenugreek methi seeds. The discovery reminded me of an experiment I’d done as a child. Soak the seeds overnight, when youContinue reading “Blue Thumbs Go Farm to Table!”

Rapunzel of the 21st century

Hello there. I am Rapunzel… you don’t believe me? I really am – Rapunzel of the 21st century. Though I don’t have a wicked witch keeping me locked in a tower, I do have the society and expectations of the various ‘well-intentioned’ aunties and uncles who keep me locked in the tower of society’s dynamicContinue reading “Rapunzel of the 21st century”