Monthly Archives : June 2012

Summer lessons


Don’t be fooled by the delicate colour Good God! This heat is really driving me mad. I’m serious, I’ve never felt so sick in my life – there’s a headache, some dehydration or just some other crazy heat-related problem that keeps cropping up all the time. If my fridge could accommodate, then I’d happily go and sit inside it, with chocolate,…

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Kaapi time!


Dark and decadent When I tell people that I don’t drink coffee I’m met with incredulous stares. Why, one person even asked me, “You are from Chennai in South India, how can you not drink coffee? That’s like a Bengali who doesn’t eat fish!” Well, I know I live in Chennai and I also know at least a handful of…

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Spicy, crunchy and tangy


Simple and unassuming It is just hard to say no to anything crispy, fried and especially if it comes with this spicy-sour twist. Gosh! I’m drooling already. On earlier occasions I’ve waxed eloquent about my missing sweet tooth but hold on, life isn’t fair (whoever said it was?) and so to compensate for this, I’ve been gifted with this unique ability…

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Event: Salad Splendour


The heat wave continues even though we know monsoons are just around the corner. Btu whatever the weather, salads are one thing that anyone will find hard to say no to. You can serve them as an accompaniment to a main, a hearty salad is also good enough to eat for a meal by itself and for the weight-watchers this…

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