Nothing is coming! And 50th Post!!

Like Russell Peters says … “Nothing! Nothing is coming son…. Nothing…..”I’m going to make a stark and honest admission here. I have nothing  to post today.  I’m barely afloat. My plate is so full that I can barely hold it up, let alone eat from it! Like always, there are words galore swimming in my... Continue Reading →

Who cooks? The Wife? The Husband?

In the era of ever- blurring gender based marital- role demarcations, it does sometimes get difficult to adjudicate who does the cooking. Who is the master of the kitchen? Who dons the mantle of the chief bread- maker? Who puts grub on the table; day after day after day. And nights too!   There are three... Continue Reading →

Eid at the H household!

*Warning – This will most likely be a very long post. Kindly grab a cup/mug/glass/goblet of your favourite beverage before you sit to read this. Gather some munchies as well if you wish… Enjoy! Some say they will not celebrate Eid this year…. Reasons? Well, that is their prerogative. I did give the notion some... Continue Reading →

Grubbie Tuesday- Here’s my meal plan..

Last week, I raved about meal plans. How it makes my life easier, more organised…… So, what does a typical meal plan look like in the J household these days (just prior to Ramadan of course) ? Saturday Dosa + Sambhar Left-over chicken biriyani Chappatis + Potato gravy Sunday Idlis + Chutney Vegetable sandwich Pasta... Continue Reading →

Grubbie Tuesday! Plans and MEAL PLANS!

I think Virginia Woolf was spot on when she said “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well. If one has not dined well” (A room of one’s own). Two days, two consecutive food posts. Written with such ardour. Such intensity. Such passion. You might assume that I am borderline food obsessed. Well…. I am.... Continue Reading →

Appam Chronicles…

The quest for the perfect appam…. My fellow mallu’s (those who inhabit or originate from mallu land aka the banana state – Kerala) will know exactly what I am talking about. The perfect appam is different for different people. For me, they are magical things. I can wake up in a grouchy mood, sit at... Continue Reading →

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