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Our Most Favourite Song!!
Sunday, October 24, 2010      6 comments

There was a Film by Dev Anand---the "Gregory Peck " of India which he produced,wrote and directed in 1968-1969---called "Prem Pujaari" or "The Worshipper Of Love" and the Music was composed by one of our Great Composers---Sachin Dev Burman(S.D.B... Read more
Music and Moonlight!!
Saturday, October 23, 2010      6 comments

I belong to a Musically inclined Family---note I said inclined not proficient---because all those who sing have never been trained---at all!!!Count me out of this category---I can no longer sing---having excersised my Vocal chords at full blast-... Read more
Full Moon!!!
Friday, October 22, 2010      4 comments

It's been raining on and off since last night----but The Moon has made it's Magical Appearance---all the while playing hide-and-seek with the Clouds!!!The Night is truly Magical---Silvery Light playing onthe Coconut Trees---dappling their Fronds... Read more
Moonlight Nights!!!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      12 comments

Tomorrow is "Kojagiri/Navanna/Sharad Pournima" or the Full Moon night supposed to be the most beautiful Night during the entire year!!!It is the day that the harvesting of Rice is completed and ceremoniously offered to the Gods---on this beautif... Read more
Spicy & Dry Fish Preparation(Fish Kalputty)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      5 comments

TOTAL CALORIE COUNT 367.6/SERVING--TOTAL SERVINGS 6 Total Fat--23.4 g.,Saturated Fat 4.7 g.,Polyunsaturated Fat--6.8 g.,Monounsaturated Fat 9.3 g.,Cholestrol 62.5 mg.,Sodium 481.7 mg.,Potassium 756.8 mg.,Total Carbohydrate-19.5 g.,Dietary Fibe... Read more
Fish Salad(Fresh Fish Kismoor)
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      4 comments

CALORIE COUNT WITH 500gms. MACKEREL Total Calories 311.1/Serving Total Fat 20g.,Saturated Fat 7.5 g.,Polyunsaturated Fat 3.7 g.,Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g.,Cholestrol 62.5 mg.,Sodium 463 mg.,Potassium 528.3 mg.,Protein 21.4 g.The Carbohydrate... Read more
I'm just a bit Random---sometimes!!
Monday, October 18, 2010      7 comments

The reason for the query about Shallots was that I wanted to keep these ready so that I could save time cooking Recipes that require crisply browned Shallots.My problem is excess Fat---I use Rice Bran Oil for frying as it is the only Oil that ... Read more
Getting the PERFECT Crisped,Browned Shallots----Healthily!!!!
Sunday, October 17, 2010      5 comments

I'm not too fond of Cooking nor do I think I'm that great a Cook---but guess that damn Art's in my DNA---I come from a long line of Fantabulous Cooks---on both sides---Mother's and Father's!!I am a funny mix of my Indian and Western Star Charts-... Read more
Goat Meat Curry---Kolhapur Style
Sunday, October 17, 2010      3 comments

THIS IS A RECIPE FOR AN ENTIRE MEAL AND SERVES 6 1)FOR GREEN MASALA PASTE 50 gms.Fresh Ginger Root ,peeled 5o gms.Garlic Flakes ,peeled 5-10 hot Green Chillies(According to taste) 1 small Bunch Fresh Coriander (Cilantro)Leaves,picked a... Read more
Divine Blessings
Thursday, October 14, 2010      4 comments

Goddess Shanta Durga has an abode or "Matth" as we call it---opposite the timelessly serene Ban Ganga Tank near the ancient "Baalukeshwar (The Lord made of Sand)Temple.Legend has it that this Tank was created by Lord Rama on his way to Lanka to ... Read more
A Celebration of Togetherness
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      5 comments

Sudhir has never liked celebrating Milestones---he prefers it to be a quiet evening spent together---in the early years it would the Kids and us---now it is just us!!!This attitude of his used to irritate his brother----- Milind---extremely.Mili... Read more
Our Journey Together
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      8 comments

11th.October,1970---Sudhir and I embarked on Life's Journey together---two extremely impulsive and hot headed individuals-----who agreed to constantly disagree with each other on every aspect of Life!!We were two people who were extremely in lov... Read more
Memories of a Wedding 5
Sunday, October 10, 2010      7 comments

There were two Ceremonies which took place at the very end---first being the stealing of an Idol of baby Lord Krishna--"Bal Krishna"---by Sudhir.This Idol was buried deep in the pile of raw Rice---Sudhir had to stealthily ferret it out and pocke... Read more
Memories of a Wedding 4
Saturday, October 09, 2010      3 comments

The entire 10 days prior to our Wedding had been Raining----it was the Navaratri then---the Nine Nights and Days before "Vijaya Dashmi"or "Dussra"---the Tenth Day of Victory of Good over Evil!!!In the evening on "Dassra" I was ceremoniusly anoin... Read more
Memories of a Wedding 3
Friday, October 08, 2010      6 comments

As the Train chugged into Bombay Central Station I was a bundle of Excitement and nerves!!1My eyes began searching for a pair of beautiful twinkling Dark Brown eyes----which too were searching for me---and it was a truly Magic moment when both t... Read more

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