Thacchi Mammu

K knows when he wants food. He’ll go on a “Mamm mamm mamm mamm…” complaining and asking song. Mammu in Tamil for babies is food, in spoken Tamil, it’s Saapaadu. There might be very little in his appearance to show he’s mine, but my maternal heritage has a strong hold in the pool and has…

Sick Day

This week, my old friend Period came to visit after a long time. But some South Indian comfort food made her stay a lot easier to handle!

Meri Maggi Story

Over the years, Maggi noodles have come to be associated with almost commonplace memories. I try to recall some of it in this post.

The Cardamom Conflict

“Cardamom, sometimes cardamon or cardamum, is a spice made from the seeds of several plants in the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the family Zingiberaceae.”

Wrap it Up

Getting creative with food is a different kind of delight. I tried something the other day for dinner- it has the freshness and crispness of salad, the succulence of meat and the goodness of cheese, with a side of bacon! A good balance of gluttony and healthy (or that’s what I say to myself).

Love in My Tummy!

Food is love and love is food. Whether it’s the simplest daal and rice or something extravagant, I live to eat! This is a snippet of something kind of extravagant…