A candid conversation with an eleventh generation puppet master who has dedicated his life to preserving the Kerala Tholpavakoothu tradition.
It’s 4:45 a.m. I struggle to open my eyes at the sound of the alarm. A little disoriented, I look around. It takes some time to remind… Read more “Pondicherry: A Colonial Paradise”
The clouds roll in… beckoning, forbidding. Gray. A storm is coming. It is flat. Flat, with tinges of red hidden between the short grass, which flickers and… Read more “A Walk along the Kabini River”
It’s finally time to post a recipe! I’ve been searching everywhere for the perfect eggless cake recipes, they tend to come in handy when you bake for… Read more “Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes”
The first droplets hit the screen of the car, and for some reason I am speechless, completely spellbound. The rains have finally come. There are literally so many… Read more “Bengaluru Rains”
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day. We were sitting at a restaurant, and all of a sudden we got talking about seafood.… Read more “Waves and the Wind”
Such love. Much bread.
I’m sitting on the back steps of the house. It’s raining, pouring all around me. As I look out over the fields I can see the brilliant… Read more “Reconnecting with my roots…”
Excerpts from the journal I wrote while in Spain, in April of 2014…
Costa del Sol, I miss you.