November 25, 2013

From Italy, with love…

I remember the first time I tasted this little piece of Italian heaven. In a relatively new café known as ‘Sweet Chariot’ – way back in 2005; it felt so good, I almost assumed that there could be no way that one could possibly make it at home. During the recent trip to Italy, I got the parents to sample it and they loved it so much, that I thought I must try, even though I still don’t know how to pronounce Savoiardi or even Mascarpone –for that matter. So I scouted for the easiest and most convincing recipe on the internet and made it happen this weekend. A slight…

January 12, 2011

I resolve to!

Twelve days past the beginning of the year, and I guess the resolutions post should not be delayed further. However, this year’s resolutions are more of a must-achieve than the usual wish list. So here goes: 1. Learn to Drive Mobility has been a bitch. I haven’t been able to meet so many people who I wanted to, and the others who I have managed to meet, have been thanks to their consistent efforts to pick me up and drop me back home. It feels really horrible, this depending on people to transport me around. Delhi’s such a wonderful place to look around, and I saw the Rashtrapati Bhavan only…

April 25, 2010

The Match

The IPL finals just happened tonight. What a match it was, the Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings! Since, the Kolkata Knight Riders had gracefully bowed out of the tournament, quite a while ago – I had no idea which team I would be rooting for. So, I just sat on the couch, with corn cones and Pepsi, and decided to go with the flow. An excellent innings by the ‘canary boys’, interrupted only by Navjot Singh Sidhu, in the extra innings, with his revoltingly green turban (which I quite liked), and his incessant nonsense! Then came on the home team, which had celebrity biggies for supporters – the Ambanis,…