There have been times when the rain made the window panes hazy with their drops and I have wanted to bite into these. When our backyard looked like a watercolor painting through the bleary glass: unfocussed, washed out and deep deep green that I have evoked that whiff of smell in my memories. [...]
Soft, melt in the mouth wadas nestled close together in that bowl he held out to me. “Chaat Masala?” he asked, as he took out that little plastic bottle which held the very essence of street food. I nodded in approval as I stretched out the bowl towards him for him to [...]
These paper thin savory crepes are enormously popular all over India. While Dosa is more of street food in the northern parts of India, they are almost staple and an everyday affair in the southern regions.
Calcutta or Kolkata, The City of Joy is a city known by many names and painted in many hues. It is also the place which I call home and where I spent the first 21 years of my life.
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Here we are waiting and praying for a few drop of rain. The earth is cracking in deep veins, dry and thirsty.The cool summer green has given way to patches of yellow and brown and an inexplicable stillness in the air. The [...]