8 must-have Rajasthani Foods

Rajasthan is for its rich and royal history, you will find many historically famous monuments here. You will not only be amazed by its royal culture and architect but also the different type of famous foods it offers. The Rajasthani food is world famous for its taste, presentation and uniqueness. It offers a range of … Continue reading 8 must-have Rajasthani Foods

Innovative Journaling – ‘journals for a lifetime’ -review

This is a first hand review of the beautiful, and rugged, journals from Innovative Journaling, erstwhile Renaissance Art, after several years of ownership and daily usage! Those of you who know me, know my love for genuine leather. For the last several years, this book has been my go-to journal cum notebook and stays with … Continue reading Innovative Journaling – ‘journals for a lifetime’ -review

ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

It so happens that we like visiting a temple on our special occasions. Hence we end up often at Iskcon temple on our birthdays, and anniversaries, and those of our kids' too! On this occasion we landed there at 12:30, right in time for the Rajbhog Aarti. Enjoyed the Aarti and the temple then closed … Continue reading ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

We had guests at our home for dinner. And the TV played the Motilal Oswal ad, “When you focus on one thing, you master it”. The discussion veered towards how, when doing one thing day-in and day-out, you keep getting better at it. Whether it is typing on a laptop, using Excel formulae, or having … Continue reading How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

Ubaliyu – a curious delicacy that springs up across the Mumbai – Ahmedabad highway near Vapi every winter

Potatoes, sweet potatoes, beans, spinach, purple yam, and lots of spices 🙂 It all goes into an earthen pot, the mouth sealed, and half buried upside down into a heap of burning cow-dung cakes! What you get after an hour or so is boiled, spiced vegetables, to be eaten as-is with a copious serving of … Continue reading Ubaliyu – a curious delicacy that springs up across the Mumbai – Ahmedabad highway near Vapi every winter