OKRA

OKRA We chatted long and hard amongst ourselves about this 100th post on this blog. As a landmark post of sorts, there was considerable debate about the following: 1. Who should write it? The Slo-Man is the eldest blogger so he should, said one school of thought. The LastWord is on a roll…

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No Aloo? No point!

So this is it then. The end of civilization as we know it. The thin edge of the wedge. The most unkindest cut of all. Remember that song we used to play, Sam? It's almost over. The end of the world is nigh. There was a time when I lived in Calcutta (Kolkata,…

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Fish

Sometime in the past, we had listed a series of things we could chat about and we asked our faithful, feckless, faceless and fearless readers to vote on them. And no one voted for Fish. And none of the regular contributors to this blog (!) could remember what the hell the intent was.…

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Punjabi Grilled Vegetables

I've been invited for dinner this Saturday; the invitation coming with a nod to my culinary skills. Yes, ladies, gentlemen and all you other lot, I've been asked if I would please come over and use the hosts' grill to make ye famouse grilled vegetables. Since I know you absolutely adore my recipes…

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Catty Rolls

First - the disclaimer. No cats have been harmed in the writing of this post. God knows cats and I are sworn enemies, and there are days when I dream of a cat-free world, but I wish them no harm other than removal from an area measured by a radius of 1,000 miles…

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Kebabs – Chicken

<I edited this recipe for chicken kebabs to deal with the limes. Check the recipe for italicized text. Where be italics, there be edits. Remember to attach your thank you note when you send me that dollar> If you are only interested in the actual recipe and have no interest in, what I…

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Soup – Butternut Squash

Many moons ago, I was asked at an interview if I was a "recipe maker" or a "recipe follower". My prompt reply was "recipe maker" - the interview effectively ended at that point. Like the Slo-Man I am not known for living on blind faith in "leaders". Unlike Col. Haathi, I believe that…

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