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Cheese Chicken- Notes of a Homemaker


Dedicated to the generations of women, who went through the process of home-making happily, and considered it worthy and satisfying enough to be a full-time job. To the innumerable people who ask me,”What do you do the entire day?” – I am genuinely puzzled; I am sure about one thing though – I don’t have … Continue reading

Mango Coconut Chutney – Kerala Mango Chutney – A Journey Most Familiar


During our school and college years, we used to motor from Kollam to Ernakulam to visit our grandparents.The smell,sound and sight of every milestone is so strongly etched in my memory slate that even now as we go down the road, we await those familiar landmarks in anticipation. Here is Neendakara Palam below which the … Continue reading

Besan Laddoos – Life – The Supreme Gift


If you can dream – and not make dreams your master; If you can think – and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap … Continue reading

Dosa, Chutney and Filter Coffee-The South Indian Life Line


Today the main artery of Bangalore. M.G.Road is  teeming with vehicles and pedestrians. We seldom go there now, since there are  malls and shops dotting each locality. In the eighties, M.G.Road was where we used to go for eating out or shopping or just chilling out with friends  in the evenings. I am nostalgic about … Continue reading