I am a south Indian by birth, a Konkani from Karnataka to be precise. Now, as most GSB konkanis would understand, we are not the typical Dravidians that every South Indian is expected to be, add to that the fact that I was raised across Gujarat for the better part of my life, which means... Continue Reading →
India is the land of spices and flavors. From our Biryanis to Salans to rasams and Avials, everything relies on the right spices. It is no wonder then that Indian’s have some really difficult taste buds to satisfy! One variety of food that always does the job however is the chaats and street food! Chaats... Continue Reading →
For a really long time when I was a kid, I wanted to be a truck driver. No this wasn’t when I was 5 it was when I was almost 14!! I don’t remember where the idea stemmed from exactly, but the dialogue “mere pitaji truck driver the jo Gujarat se Rajasthan hokar Dilli Jate... Continue Reading →
Having spent close to two years in Mumbai, and being foodie that I am, there are quite a few places that make up my bucket list. And as anybody who has spent a reasonable amount of time relishing good food will tell you, Masala Library tops that list with its Molecular Gastronomy meets Modern Indian... Continue Reading →
Phool Muddi done, its now time for D-day, and its going to be a long long day!! DAY 2 Day 2 begins early, around 7-7.30 am, with either the udida mahurat or the breakfast (based on availability of the stone grinder and choice of bhat maam (the priest)) UDIDA MAHURAT Udidu- black gram- is a... Continue Reading →
Recently got married and realized that all of the world wide web does not have information of the rituals in a GSB wedding. So i have taken it upon myself to document the rituals and help would-be brides and grooms!! Read on to find out more......
So I have taken it upon myself to write, and the first sights around me are of lush greenery, the chirping of parrots, cooing of pigeons and the distant rumble of wind. No, I’m not sitting in a faraway land, inspiring myself to write, I am sitting in a fourth floor apartment in Khar,... Continue Reading →
After months of contemplation I've finally decided to go ahead and write a blog. No its not going to be about anything of global importance... its just going to be me being myself, Mostly Talkative!! I hope to be writing about the world around me in general, the food I eat, books I read and... Continue Reading →