I have to admit I hardly read books by Indian authors. It's not that I don't find them good enough. I loved the "God of small things" by Arundhathi Roy, "The white tiger" by aravind adiga and all of jhumpa lahiri's books. It is just that certain books don't resonate with my life here in the … Continue reading Wise enough to be foolish
When I found a stalk of Brussel Sprouts at Trader Joes I knew I had to try the recipe for its Pulao I had once glanced at in this website. I modified the recipe to suit my taste and also to avoid shopping for ingredients I had run out of. The cooking didn't take long … Continue reading Brussel Sprouts Pulao
I returned to this painting after a quick chore. Madhav is probably wondering what big sister is upto next.
You have to create the quiet to be able to listen to the very faint voice of your Intuition. - Jon Favreau
Books in boxes, on tables, in shelves; books everywhere. Books on Religion, philosophy, art, literature, travel, western, Books for children etc. What more can a book-lover ask for from life than to wander among the tomes like a kid lost in candyland? This was my state at the library book sale. It was Half-price day … Continue reading Used book Sale at the library
My mom is an expert at Handmade Bead Jewelry and my sister is her Designer. I do my part in the family business by supplying beads and tools when I can. You can browse the gorgeous "Soni Summer collection" here. One morning, for our daily project, Medha and I decided to dabble in Jewelry-making. We … Continue reading Fruit-loops Necklace
This is a story of 6 blind men and their view of an Elephant. I read this retelling of a story from my childhood to my 3 year old all the time. We both adore the illustrations by Annie Mitra which, to me, are reminiscent of historical movies I watched growing up in India. The … Continue reading Book Review- The Blind Men and the Elephant
Ladle oil into a rice cooker and Let it get hot; Sprinkle a teaspoonful of mustard seeds and let it crackle; Sprinkle a teaspoonful of urad dal and watch it turn golden in color; Tear a few curry leaves and drop them into the cooker along with a fistful of peanuts to give the dish … Continue reading Meditation on Food #1(Bisi Bele Bath)
Mr. Moon painting the sky one last time before drifting off to sleep.
As much as I love being photographed I enjoy being the photographer as well. Few things that always accompany me whenever I go out are a book to read, a journal to scribble my thoughts and a camera (apart from my kids, that is). When a moment worthy enough to be captured in the form … Continue reading Photography