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1 October, 2013

Munni’s Thekua (Indian Shortbread Cookies)

Munni’s Thekua (Indian Shortbread Cookies)
Posted in : Drinks & Desserts on by : Ratna

Indian shortbread cookie Acchha  laga  Bhabiji ? ” Did   you  like  it  Bhabiji “?  Her  anxious  eyes  looking  at  me  for  approval.  “Munni”  is  the  household  help  at  my SIL”s  place.  She  spoils  us  everytime  I visit  my  SIL. As  I  took  a  bite  of  the  Thekua  I was  transported  to  my  University  days.  Staying
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1 July, 2013

Ra-ain in Spa-ain

Ra-ain  in  Spa-ain
Comments : 1 Posted in : Travel on by : Ratna

  That  was Miss  Eliza  Doolittle,  the flower  girl; with  her  very  heavy  Cockney  accent  in  George  Bernard  Shaw’s  play  “Pygmalion”.  It was beautifully  portrayed  by  Audrey  Hepburn  in the  Hollywood  film  “My  Fair Lady”. All  was  well until Eliza  meets Henry  Higgins,  the Professor of Phonetics….. Fast  forward  to  June  2013,  I  was  very
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13 May, 2013

Sandwizza

Sandwizza
Posted in : Soups, Salads & Sandwiches on by : Ratna

  My  daughter  and  I  were  Sari  shopping  in  Mumbai. The  list  looked  long  and  convoluted.  The  pile  of  “Short  listed”  saris  grew.  “Doh coke  la” (Get  me  two  pops),  the  man  behind  the  desk  shouted.  A  little  boy,  no more  than  ten,  ran  across  the  floor  and  handed  us  the  chilled  drinks. Working  steadily
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