Category Archives: Food

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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Memory Trigger 11. Jamalpur.

My facebook friend Sanjay posted this video on his page with the comment “Love these old world ladies, what charm and majesty.” I could not agree more. My earliest memory of steam engines goes back to my childhood when my … Continue reading

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Are You Enjoying What You Are Doing?

Today’s topic or rather question has been posed by weekly Friday LBC blogger Pravin. Apart from he and me, Shcakman is likely to write on the same topic at his blog. Do visit both to get a drift of their … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger. 2

I asked for some pickle to go with my lunch today and voila, something that I had forgotten all about turned up on the table, courtesy Mangal, our help. A few weeks ago I had lunch and spent an afternoon … Continue reading

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Top 37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old.

Lessons Learned Life has this post with the 37 things that we will regret when we are old. I have listed the items and have answered my own experience against each. 1. Not traveling when you had the chance. I … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence And Hostess Twinkies.

I have recently been reading a lot about AI (Artificial Intelligence) and have even entered into some very interesting debates on facebook on the subject with some friends more knowledgeable than I am on it. It is a fascinating subject … Continue reading

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