Warm Farro salad with roasted vegetables

My Christmas tree is finally up yay! Took only about three hours to figure out how to get the lights connected.  I had some very choice words for my sister-in-law who suggested I buy a pre-lite tree; the connections are horrible to find. Not to mention the hurt from trying to open the tree, Santa…

Meatball Laska

I sometimes wonder if the show on Netflix finds you or you find the show based on the things going on in your life. I have been absent and I blame it on binge Netflix watching. I started watching Lost and was pretty lost watching the show. At one point I felt inspired to start…

Jook – a bowl of memory

I am seriously feeling betrayed by the weather today, I wasn’t expecting it to be so cold all of a sudden.  I figured there is no point in complaining about weather, when there is nothing I can do about it to change it.  When it was hot I thought it was too hot, when it…

New Orleans – Part 2

There are times when I wonder does traveling really change your perspective?  Yes it does, mostly because what you see sitting on your couch munching on popcorn is far different from when you are walking those streets yourself.  I have heard about New Orleans and the ferocity of the place (of course in a good…

Nawlins – Part 1

The journey to NOLA started off running, obviously these days when it comes to flying I have better chances of getting their on my broom then an actual aircraft.  My flight was delayed from RDU to Miami which gave me exactly negative 15 minutes to connect.  That’s right, but you can’t blame me for trying…

Hum Sub Red Carpet Event

This weekend was a star-studded event, some Bollywood stars and some our local celebrities.  After the play last night and the Hum Sub red carpet event, there is no doubt in my mind that our community here has grown in leaps in the last few years.  I have always been a fan of Hum Sub…

Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha

Going to this event/show was a torn decision for me, partly because of some personal reasons.  But that is another conversation, one that will require harder booze than this glass of wine.  When you see high caliber actors like Neena Gupta and Anupam Kher come together to act on stage the outcome will be exceptional. …

Garam Masala

I just started watching Chef’s table as I was writing this entry. I am just on my first episode but there are people who are passionate about food and then there are foodies.  The passionate ones live, sleep, breathe food, and well they are also the ones who are too busy feeding others that they…

Godly Business

Let me be clear before I go further with this, I have nothing against anybody’s spiritual practices or against a particular organization.  One must do what they want and know works for them.  I thought about writing about this after a recent event that I was a part of.  Something that we all have been…

Move

No I am not slacking, I am actually moving!!!! Well not this week but packing has been a pain, and I keep telling my family members if I buy one more plate this year to feel free to slap me.  It is only when you pack you realized the amount of junk you have accumulated,…

Mother’s Day – Indo Mex Tacos

I hope everybody had a relaxing and delicious Mother’s Day, not often we celebrate the person who is responsible for us being in this world. I am the exact opposite of who my mum is in my thinking and living, but I have been inherited her love of cooking and reading.  I was a bit…

An unexpected love affair – Costa Rica

I have to admit this trip of mine was totally unexpected and one that I was not looking forward to.  I am an Indian and it is embedded in my DNA that if I am spending money to fly overseas I have to make it worth every penny.  Flying somewhere to just be there for…