Alu Fulkopir Dalna


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

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No , one can never be prepared enough…


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…

The Unknown Tangent!!


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!!

Wanderlust


Travel is the perfect catalyst for breaking out of routine and one’s comfort zone . Whether one is travelling for business or leisure , or an extended weekend vacation , or a family trip , the idea of exploring the unknown has always held a magical allure . Being an avid reader , I was … Continue reading Wanderlust

My morning commute ….


So my morning commute to work in Gurgaon takes about 30 minutes every day . I get a cab from office for pick up and drop which gives me the luxury to gaze out and observe the world , during those 30 minutes . Since I can never sleep sitting (admittedly it was an inconvenience … Continue reading My morning commute ….

The Joys of Reading & Being Read to


My 3 year old loves books . Obviously he is too young to read on his own , but loves being read to . I have been reading to him since the time he was an infant . In fact , the first book that I read out to him was “A Suitable Boy”  by … Continue reading The Joys of Reading & Being Read to

Trial by fire of a Working Mother


Motherhood is exhausting . Most days I feel that I am working in double shifts .One that runs from 8.30 AM to 5:30 PM and another that runs 24 hrs . I know this is such a clichéd topic . Lots has been written on this but I still want to write some more . … Continue reading Trial by fire of a Working Mother

A mother’s wish for her Son as he starts school


#Mother,#Son,#Hopes,#School,#Learning,#Newstart,#wishes Threshold of Self-Discovery – As my son gets ready to step across from the confines of his play-school to a Full-fledged formal school ,I have a strange fluttering in my stomach . We have only just started the process of admissions , the forms having been submitted , it’s now a game of wait … Continue reading A mother’s wish for her Son as he starts school

Dilli Meri Jaan….


Winters have arrived .And so has the season of weddings in Delhi !And I think nobody does weddings better than the Punjabis of Delhi .The Bling ,the Zing & The Swag … . Aah what a heady cocktail . And what are celebrations without one ! Unabashedly tipsy uncles busy with their “CaroBar”, Testosterone fuelled … Continue reading Dilli Meri Jaan….

Of Dragons ,of Witches & Wands & Magic all around


So , the Other day we (My son & I ) were watching this movie called Pete’s dragon . For those who haven’t seen the movie , its about this child who is in an unfortunate car accident with his parents & wanders into the forest before help arrives . In the woods , perchance … Continue reading Of Dragons ,of Witches & Wands & Magic all around