I am back with another post about lockdown cooking. This time the challenge was not to use the microwave oven and to use the stovetop. I have been making some quick snacks using the microwave oven. I am going to shamelessly plug them down here. Dalgona Coffee & Fries Baked Potatoes Potato Chips Last Friday, … Continue reading Baingan Bharta
In order to keep my daughter busy during the lock down, we encourage her to join a lot of online classes tailored for her grade. Usually, everyone has their own platform/app to broadcast the lessons. Last week, her teacher forwarded a link for a course on Vedic Mathematics which is supposed to help her in … Continue reading The return of the facebook
Apinder (aka) Danny is running a series titled What Did I Learn This Week every Friday. Please visit his site to enjoy his thoughts and posts. I decided I will do a similar one this week. No enlightenment promised though. May be, some entertainment. As you know, I have been trying my hands at conjuring … Continue reading What did I learn this week?
Last Friday was our weekly vegetable purchase day. The vendor was scheduled to arrive at our gated community (or society, as it is commonly called here) at 10 am. I was all ready to go down and stand in line from 9.45 am and I was just savoring my cup of chai before that. My … Continue reading A Frivolous Friday
Brace yourselves for one more cooking related post. I had last four potatoes and few pieces of other veggies left over before we could refill. My daughter wanted something for a snack. Based on the good response for my previous attempts circulated on WhatsApp, I decided to try something new again (new for me but … Continue reading Baked Potato
An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doingDale Carnegie Lock down has forced many of us to plan more than ever. Planning your work efficiently, planning your finances, planning not to go out unless necessary are just a few of the lot. I went ahead and did something that I have never … Continue reading Well executed plan
The lockdown has forced me to explore uncharted territories. Be it getting comfortable showing my face on video chats or awful attempts at drawing, I am finding myself trying new things even though the outcome generally sucks. Today I rediscovered the long-lost chef in me. After we hogged kilos worth of biscuits and toasts for … Continue reading In the Kitchen
What happens when you wake up to an unfamiliar sound?
I was woken up by my mobile phone’s loud ringtone. I looked at the time. It was 4.45 am. It was the milk delivery guy. My apartment management had stopped all the housekeeping services and deliveries as a precaution against Covid-19. I had to go down to the main gate to collect the milk packets. … Continue reading Dramatized Beginning
The world is going bonkers over Covid-19. The lock-downs across the world to prevent the spreading reminds me of Zombie Apocalypse. Thankfully, we have to stay indoors and don't have to do a parkour run with a baseball bat. Truth is that the fatality rate of Covid-19 is low but the scale of spread is … Continue reading Look At The Bright Side