Rising Again on Easter

Finally getting into the drivers seat and not just behind the wheel of the car. Maybe Easter helped, or maybe the drive with just Josephine Goveas and Aiden helped. Or maybe Keya’s prayers helped or maybe one good go ahead from Sajedah did.A great Easter meal with family today prepared by Moline DSouza and some…

Easter Vigil, those that matter, exams and good food

Renewing baptism vows today while listening to the Archbishop of Bombay online felt rather normal this year as compared to last.Infact it felt convenient, one could concentrate on prayer with only people that mattered for company. Bringing me to the realisation that the people who really mattered are those who stay in touch, through thick…

Feeding frenzy in Saigon, Vietnam

Yes yes i know i am late by almost  month to write this food blog but life happened and my blogging got relegated to ‘i should do this some day’. I took my ‘not-so-solo’ trip to Vietnam last month and i had a blast – to say the least. My friend accompanied me for a…

Holiday post – Mangalore

Mangalore is home and whenever I am here my brains don’t function. It is so relaxing here and so silent, you really want to shut down. What I normally do when at home, is that I sleep, read and eat. Speaking of eating it actually took me to eat some amazing food today to wake…

Memories and Possessions

I don’t shop during holidays and very little when not on one (ok that isn’t entirely true…). You can say i have consciously stopped buying unnecessary stuff so i can travel more than i already do. While i avoid picking up random ‘things’ from my trips,  I usually like to bring a part of what…

Highway Gomantak: Fresh fish trail

Fresh fish can be bought from the market and made at home. And this happens every week at my place. But what if you are extra lazy on an extra long weekend? And what if your cooks are also in that ‘i don’t want to cook no-more’ mode? So the lazy blogger made her way…

F(e)asting during Ramzan: A Bohri meal experience 

Did you know you eat lesser when you sit on the floor cross-legged to eat versus sitting at a dining table? Did you know that roasted garlic and chillies help you digest mutton and other heavy meals? Did you know that no morsel of food goes waste at a Bohri wedding and that the thaal…