Mommy Diaries: Bialetti. Breastfeed.

I am half mind about changing from Nespresso to Bialetti again. Nespresso doesn’t satisfy me anymore. It’s good coffee but not for someone who enjoys the ritual of making coffee. And I need my caffeine after ten months of extremely clean diet! Past month, since my child’s birth, has been a rollercoaster ride of new […]

Day 54: Snails/geri-gugli

I don’t know if it is a French influence on Bengali cuisine or Bengali influence on French cuisine – or if this existed from ancient times… heard of “geri-gugli”? Edible pond/water snails, clams and mussels – are called “geri-gugli” in Bengali. Once considered a delicacy – these days the “Babu”-s frown at snails and clams […]

Day 28: Fries are Soul Food – The Breakup

Lunch hour is so pleasurable. That 45 mins that I take, is pure bliss. Especially when the sun is out. Walked into Rheinfelder Bierhalle, for salad, fries and cola. Yes, those who know me know my appetite for fries. There’s no time for fries… fries are meant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. (I can totally […]