Brinner and a dejavu moment

If you ask me for a list of food which I miss here (since am in the US) the most , the dish that tops the chart is #idlyvada .This used to be my regular fare before I boarded the bus to office. Yesterday the moment I saw this in the menu I ordered it,…

My first taste of Haleem in this side of the world

We were exploring a different side of #newjersey today . The area’s name is oaktreeroad (beautiful, isn’t it). The entire afternoon when we walked around, I felt I was still in India , perhaps on a little break from the city, towards the hillstations like Ooty , coonoor etc. It’s the shops and houses and…

শুভ নববর্ষ! ❤ 1426 !

Back then , all through my growing up days, this time of the year was so special. Not only the first day of the year , actually the celebration started on the last day of the year ‘choitro shankranti’ and continued till ‘poila boishakh’. My grandma and mother started cooking since morning. Though no one…

A conversation over jhaal-muri took me years back

A couple of weekends back on a bored Sunday evening, I texted my new neighbor and now friend (the root is the common link that binds us). In an hour I was in the couch in #dwitwiyaardho , my nook in #secaucus , #newjersey , sipping tea and chatting over #jhalmuri that I made for…

Aam-fatale !

Since my Hyderabad days – I have associated #ugadi with #pachadi , I simply love the taste as well as the significance of this dish. Even in Bangalore I got to taste it from some friend or neighbors. This year , I was checking all the online posts , in fact a friend of mine,…