My mother used to call me “Kozhukattai” which could have meant “you sweetheart, adorable pumpkin pie” or depending on her mood it could have meant “fatso.” In Tamil, my mother’s […]
I have had to learn lessons on life and love at decibel levels that hovered around the 80 mark most of the time. It’s a miracle that I’m not stone cold deaf.
The comfort food of all a Tamilians (may be other South Indians too) is Thair Saadam, or simply, homemade yogurt with steaming white rice. The most basic form of this […]
Cauliflower Upma So what’s Upma you ask. According to my Kaveri Mami (now concocting delicious South Indian veggie dishes in that kitchen up in the sky), Upma was the quickest […]
So I decided to write a song. Another one. This time what moved me wasn’t the backbeat, or complex chord harmonies. It was the sizzle and smell of a dosai. That oily, […]