Airport Chronicles

The airport is a wonderful place. Thronging with people who are making their way to their next destination- some of them are with hope, some with despair, and some (like me) exude passive indifference. Sans the pat-down, till the moment I got comfy in the waiting chairs, the journey wasn’t all the bad-, my jovialContinue reading “Airport Chronicles”

All for a plate of food!!

The kid screamed with glee and they opened the door to the restaurant. He tore through the aisle and occupied the table at the farthest corner. His mother, a lady who looked like she had seen better days, slowly walked and sat beside him. Her face had a grandiose aura and she sat there, teemingContinue reading “All for a plate of food!!”


Have you ordered a thali home? Little plastic cups filled with delectable dishes enough to fill your tummy and increase its circumference momentarily. Or better, a plastic tray with each of the cubby holes filled with choicest of the dishes. But have you had the pothichoru? An ambrosial experience (if I may)! Pothi means aContinue reading “P(iquant)othichoru”

The Art of Making Tea!

Tea- a beverage fabled as a drink mistakenly discovered by the Chinese and made ever-so fanciful by the British over its vast empire including India. Earliest historical reference on Tea in India dates back to 12th century AD while the British started producing it commercially and with China, India constitutes over 60% of the globalContinue reading “The Art of Making Tea!”