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…

In the mood for a Mediterranean meal

Last two days I had probably dreamt of falafal and similar other dishes each time my eyelids met each other. I had been thinking of Doner Kebabs too. The weather being amazing today (almost 22°C while Bangalore showed 21°C) we saw most of our neighbors coming out for a walk , skating , etc. We…

Añejo – our ‘première’ NYC brunch experience

A cousin of ours was visiting New York City for her work. When I asked her , what can we do together when we meet , she popped the idea of a NYC brunch ! While I am here for a little over 5 months, but I definitely don’t know this city , the way…

In Indian Accent, NYC

In India, we have often thought of visiting #indianaccent in #Newdelhi , but somehow we never got the chance. Now that we are so close to #Newyork we could not let go of this oppurtunity.I got the booking done in advance and reached the venue on time. On my way, I even posted an #Instagram…

My Friend came to visit NYC , but we went back to Bombay’s

I belong to that group of people , for whom it will always be “Bombay”, “Calcutta”, the old charm , the old names. There is something in those words which are not easy to shrug off. The first time , I saw the name, I remember clicking a pic and sending it to all my…

My initiation to Ethiopian cuisine – Meskerem

Last Sunday when asked what would I like to have for lunch – my instant reply was something I never had before , for example – #Ethiopian As I know , till I am here I must try everything which I can’t get back in Ooru and we all know in Bangalore we don’t have…