Liquid Gold or Honey?

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Last week Tanu called as usual and said she had to tell me something before we launched into our marathon conversation, Mi. I had messaged her earlier in the day to tell her my sugar was a bit “up”. So here’s what she said: Take a 1 inch piece of a...

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From waste to wealth

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I made oats idli after ages and it really tasted nice. It reminded me of the first time we ate rava idlis, Mi. On the face of it, it was like upma shaped as idlis – which was basically what it was – except it was steamed after being fermented...

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Going places

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Aapno Gujarat

Ahmedabad. What a lovely city, Mi. Do you remember how we wanted to visit? Unexpectedly I got an invitation for a tour of the Tata Nano factory at Sanand and was urged by my loves to accept – and I did. I am glad I listened. I thought of you...

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Chilis in the sun

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I walked to the market today. As convenient as it is to order things online, it can never replace that walk down 8th cross, where lemons are sold in baskets for one-fourths the price in the cheapest supermarket and where I get to see my old friends – the women...

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Sifting through

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I was reorganizing my cupboard today. And what a pleasurable job that is! Hours and hours of interrupted fun. Yep, I had to keep attending to the kitchen and other parts of the house. I was a maniac with keeping the kitchen sink empty. It is always funny how I...

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Forward Backward

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I’ve been slowly purging you know. I am looking at the big stack of jigsaw puzzles expecting it to dwindle soon. Such pleasant memories of you and Vidur spending hour poring over the pieces! You used to marvel at how quickly he would find the pieces – and the two...

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Bitter and Sweet Memories

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I am sorry I threw out a pack of kariapak. I didn’t realize I’d shoved one at the bottom of the veggie drawer in the fridge and bought another and used it. So when I was busy cleaning up the drawer to accommodate new purchases, I was mortified to see this sad little...

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