Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Joy of Rain

It was raining cats and dogs when I was just coming out from my afternoon lecture class -I waited for a while in my room for the rain to stop before heading towards my car parked just behind my office … Continue reading

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Good Posture

According to Wikipedia, a good posture is the stance which is attained “when the joints are not bent and the spine is aligned and not twisted.” In this position, a person is thus able to completely and optimally attain balance … Continue reading

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Sit back and relax

I know I’ve got a million things to do – but today has been a particularly stressful day for me – physically and emotionally. So I decided to just sit back, de-stress, relax and enjoy a good book. That was … Continue reading

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Pizza Adventure – Part 4

Last night, I made pizza – and this time the dough is softer and easier to handle – compared to the last time. I didn’t include too much flour this time when kneading the dough – I guess that must … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Today – Chapati with sauteed tomatoes

This morning’s breakfast menu – made chapati with tomatoes sauteed with onions. Chapati is a flat unleavened Indian bread made from whole wheat flour (made from hard wheat), also called “atta flour.” (Hard wheats have a high protein content, so … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cheesecake

Baked a chocolate cheesecake – from Nigella’s cookbook – I modified it a little – turned out great – with its luscious-smooth-melt-in-the-mouth texture. Drizzled some chocolate ganache on it – merely for presentation. I’ve always loved baking with cream cheese … Continue reading

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Dinner

Last Saturday, I attended a colleague’s wedding dinner – after much contemplation, I decided to wear a saree – after arriving at the hotel, I realized that I might be over-dressed, haha. Had great fun – most of all, since … Continue reading

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Cancelled Trip

I cancelled my trip to Cambodia and Vietnam on 23rd March – after much contemplation, I decided not to go (due to more than few reasons) – first, I had to go for ultrasound on that day; second, because my … Continue reading

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Family

Yesterday my dad and grandpa returned safely from India – after a six-week tour, they seemed tired and worn out when we greeted them from the airport yesterday. It was so endearing to see family members embracing and shedding tears … Continue reading

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A new day

It’s pouring outside – a beautiful morning – with the sound of the birds chirping – and the falling rain. Yesterday, I spent almost the whole day at the hospital, consulting the doctor and going for ultrasound – for a … Continue reading

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