Health-conscious foodie is an oxymoron I’ve coined for myself and follow religiously. Once a reckless hogger, my fitness journey has seen me renounce umpteen unhealthy eating habits over time. I remember rounding off jars of mango pickles alone, helping myself generously during every meal. Drifting from that, I’m now exploring other pickle recipe options that… Read More Nimbu ki Mirchi Recipe
Even as I stood at the school gate to receive her, I knew Angel was sobbing. This was new and strange because whenever I drop her, once inside, she doesn’t even turn to bid goodbye to me *wipes a lone tear with my pallu t-shirt*. My over-imaginative mind went into overdrive concocting various scenarios my… Read More School days with siblings
The three people disapproved my presence for different reasons and at varied degree, generously making it crystal clear for me. The man, with his flaring nostrils and intimidating eyes emitting invisible death rays, was furious but controlled, acknowledging the decency of the place. The woman, hopeful but resigned to the fate of my choice, empathized… Read More Khaate peete ghar ki ladki 🙂
“Pay close attention! You’ll need it someday.” she said, exasperatedly. “Why? You are making it for me!” I retorted and waived it off. Forlornly, today I missed the familiar sight and aroma of Mom making my favourite pickle. Armed with memories and an expert’s lineage, I created my version. Did I do it right, Mom?
My son is almost a year and a half old, and as is the norm these days I got him enrolled in a playgroup. The whole process was unbelievably complicated and lengthy. First, to zero-in on the best ones and secondly to shortlist those that are convenient. And then, as always there are people who… Read More And the cycle begins..