I noticed the Hoppipola signboard the very first time I came to Pune. Previously, I had been to the Bangalore branch and to see this name in Pune gave me a sense of familiarity. So, finally, yesterday, we went for … Continue reading Hoppipola: All Day Bar and Bon Homie
This chicken was made by the laziest person I have ever encountered. He has never cooked for us before (he has never even made his own drink!), but surprised us yesterday by vouching to cook for our weekend party. If … Continue reading Super Lazy Man’s Grilled Chicken: (with Chocolate & Cinnamon)
If you think the gulab jamun mix is for gulab jamun only, think again. I just made kofta out of it! Continue reading Easy Mughlai Kofta using Gulab-Jamun Mix!
I had a most perfect lunch yesterday. Now that I’m more of a Puneite (Punekar? Still didn’t figure out this bit), I have taken the task of discovering places around Pune. It so happened that yesterday we were searching for … Continue reading Cafe 1730, Pune
This was a trip for the love of Angkor Wat and foooood! As soon as we landed, we started eating. Fried dough, local coffee, raw mango with spicy sugar on the train. As soon as we reached Siem Reap, we … Continue reading Hogging through Khmer Land and Bangkok:
What to do in Bangkok when the Realfeel temperature shoots 44 Deg Celsius? Short Answer: Stay where there’s Air Conditioning. That was the strategy we used in deciding what to do in Bangkok in the summer heat for three days. … Continue reading Bangkok and the Heat
If you like cafes with knick-knacks, DIY, books, good food but more importantly, a place that stimulates good conversation…then Pagdandi is JUST THE PLACE! You have to remove your shoes when you enter and as soon as that tiny bell … Continue reading Pagdandi Books Chai Cafe