Posted on 28 March 2008 by Dee
When someone talks photography , it goes over my head.. I really don’t understand the nuances of this art!! K is slightly better than me, he at least clicks decent pictures of those other than me!
So what did I do about it?? Pestered Bee for suggestions for a while, read most of her photo essays, read a coupla books and so I have been able to at least take baby steps towards my goal of taking decent pictures. Thank you Bee!
Posted on 27 March 2008 by Dee
Summers are excruciatingly painful (metaphorically speaking)and depressing for me in the desert. The days seem to be long and never ending , sometimes the sun doesn’t set until 8pm in the evening. Compact disks left in the car for a long time burn and become mushy . But for the 4 months of heat , Arizona is a beautiful place to live in. The weather is more or less similar to Delhi and Hyderabad . Come Summer, Chai will be a rarity in my house during the evenings.
Posted on 26 March 2008 by Dee
Kohlrabi or knol- kohl as it is commonly called in India is quite similar to turnips. More about this fleshy vegetable here
Impulsive buyer that I am, I bought them on a whim from the farmer’s market which happens in a mall close by and I only knew how to make sambhar /kootu with this green vegetable and my dear K , hates all kinds of sambhars and rasams with a passion and I cannot do without either.He goes to the extent of shamelessly telling our close friends who invite us to their homes, not to expect him to taste them! Can u imagine someone eating idlis without sambhar?? I really haven’t got it till now !!!
Posted on 14 March 2008 by Dee
Potatoes are a rarity in my home , except when there is an audience other than me or K . when lovely sia of monsoon spice had announced her event “ode to potato”, I couldn’t resist participating . This dish is a regular when we have parties as the size of the appetizer is small and I can make large batches without panicking and is very crispy and tasty to eat !