Food: Recipes and More

Mulberry Jam

I first saw them in 1989, I think. The year my brother got lost in the crowds at Venna Lake….

A third set of grandparents and a recipe for fruitcake

As grandmothers go, she fit the bill perfectly. Her softly starched, block printed or sheer woven Chanderi sarees would whisper…

Carpe Diem: A Lesson in Refrigeration

It struck me as I was throwing out a ziplock bag full of once-frozen strawberries that had now turned a…

Crab and Pineapple Curry

 {Scroll down for the giveaway!} This year is going to be about stepping out of my comfort zone. In the…

Writing: Prose, Poetry and More

पोळी लाटत लाटत  ओळी आल्या नकळत  दीस शोधिले एकांत  पान माझे पांढरे.  घर भरले फिरुनी  कोलाहल माझ्या कानी  लेकी पोरांची…

The girl who didn’t cry at birth

She must have been exhausted from fighting the coils around her neck or something But baby Avanee didn’t cry at…

Kitchen kindred

The creaking fan that needed to be rewound was the only company she had. The monotonous sounds of the autorickshaws…

Discovery

As on any other day, she got up at the sound of her phone’s shriek alarm. 6:45. But unlike other…

Books and more

The Gore Family Cookbook

The Gore Family Cookbook is a privately published cookbook that I put together as a record of my family’s heirloom…

Crumbs!

Crumbs! was my first commissioned cookbook, and was published by Hachette India in May 2016. I had been teaching bread…