Category Archives: Food

Puttu Kadala Curry.

I very rarely get cravings for particular types of dishes and am easily satisfied with what is cooked at home without consulting me. There are the rare occasions when something triggers off a craving and that happened a couple of … Continue reading

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Going To Pot.

No peanut, your guru does not smoke pot nor has he gone to pot.  Not as yet at least. I use two types of pots at my home. The smaller one on the left is a glazed clay pot that … Continue reading

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Craving!

I read a post on facebook about a friend having some bhelpuri and sevpuri in Mumbai and realised that it has been years since I had some. There is a popular place that sells both about a kilometer away from … Continue reading

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What Is Your Favourite Place Of All The Places You Have Been? 2 On1 # 6.

There is absolutely no need for second thoughts on it. Pune, where I now live. I have done a fair bit of travelling around the world and have extensively travelled all over India. I have lived in Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, … Continue reading

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Cooking.

Like many other things in life that repeat, this too is a topic that inadvertently has been suggested by me for the weekly LBC posts as a repeat. Since there is little that I can add to improve what I … Continue reading

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The Monsoon Is Here!

That is Pune in the monsoon. That was our garden during a lull earlier this afternoon in the rain. The monsoon is always welcomed with hot bajjis. To welcome the monsoon, earlier this afternoon, my Daughter In Love prepared hot … Continue reading

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Movie – Sarkar 3.

The long awaited sequel to Sarkar and Sarkar Raj finally reached our theatres last Friday and I was able to see it yesterday after sacrificing my siesta for an inconveniently timed matinee show. The inconvenience however was worth it and … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger 13. Breakfast Food.

I was introduced to Dal Pakwaan in 1990 at a place called Ulhasnagar which has a fascinating story of giving refuge to refugees and becoming a town buzzing with small scale and cottage industries making the local populace a hard … Continue reading

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Foodies In My life.

Sandeep a foodie if ever one, escorted me home one evening last week from the park and spent some time at home with me, Ranjan and Manjiree talking about, no need to hold your breath, restaurants. Manjiree mentioned the name … Continue reading

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Puran Poli.

I had Puran Poli for lunch today and there is a story behind that which,  I wish to share with my readers. Yesterday was Pongal for us Tamilians and Makar Shankaranthi for Maharashtrians. I am in residence in solitary splendour with … Continue reading

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