Bidding adieu to 2018 in 4 days from today . This has been a splendid year . Happier,healthier,contented and sorted in my head. As I sit at my desk , basking in the warmth of the winter sun , munching my way through some delicious Gajar ka halwa and watching kids play in the park … Continue reading Adios 2018
Alu Fulkopir Dalna is a quintessential Bong dish of Cauliflower,Potatoes and Peas .It is very different from the North Indian variety of Alu-Phoolgobhi. A curry in tomato base,balanced with whole spices and ginger , takes the food experience to a new level . The Confluence of many different ingredients , the pungent mustard oil and … Continue reading Alu Fulkopir Dalna
I don’t think one can ever be prepared enough to deal with death . I am not sure if I will publish this post but I have to write it anyway . Whether you know a person’s time is limited or no , death is always a shock . My father in law had been … Continue reading No , one can never be prepared enough…
Remind me why , It all came to a naught Remind me why , It all burned down to cinders and ashes , Remind me why, I still live in the blackened ruins of an almost perfect story Remind me why , My heart still burns with the fire of a thousand suns , Remind … Continue reading Remind me why
Food I have realized is a big part of who you are..Not just literally but metaphorically as well! I am not a foodie. I am just your regular will-eat –what’s –served person. So for the longest time this whole food brouhaha would leave me wondering at what this big deal was all about! I was … Continue reading Molushyam to Macher Kalia – My Food Story
Life with a child is an everlasting gobstopper. Gobstopper is a kind of lolly pop consisting of many layers . A different flavor hits you with every layer. And the gobstoppers last a long while compared to the average lolly pop. That’s why they are called everlasting Gobstoppers ! That’s how life is with a … Continue reading An Everlasting Gobstopper
In the lies and half-truths We lost each other In the grays and blacks We lost each other In what was said and left unsaid We lost each other In what was meant and not meant We lost each other In the gales and the hurricanes of life We lost each other In the … Continue reading How we Lost each other
This unexpected move to Kolkata, has brought many good tidings my way. So, while yes I had to quit my job after 10 years of working, I am thankful for this break. Since I am at home, I am able to spend a lot of my time with my son and June. The best is … Continue reading The Unknown Tangent!!
Do you think of me ?As often as I think of you ?Do you even think of me ?I know its been many years . Enough to erase any memories you may have had of me .But I still can't help but wonder ...If you remember me . And if you do ,what is it … Continue reading Do you remember me?Do you?
Sunlight streamed in through the open window. A gentle mist hung over the trees in the distance. The fragrance of the frangipani still lingered in the air from the night before . Dew drops glistened on blades of grass . Life was stirring anew . For everyone else , it was the start of another … Continue reading After you