Archive for February, 2009

Feb 25


After giving some inspirational talks in Bombay about our clean up project and our other initiatives there, i traveled by a local train and was in need of inspiration myself by seeing the appalling amount of filth that we were fighting to clean up and worse the kind of apathy of people towards it… It […]

Feb 18


I know i have been quiet for some time now … but there is simply nothing that i want to write, dont have the enthu to put anything down … i am sure this will pass soon and you will get many posts to read again 🙂 They are floating around in my head … […]

Feb 14

Velantime Day

This one has been making rounds for some time now… but just in case some of you have not read it, here it is … i am sorry, i just couldn’t resist it! 🙂 The Real History of Valentine’s Day! 🙂 In spite of what you have been told by everyone, the truth is that […]

Feb 12

Pasta Primavera in a Red Sauce

You can use any type of pasta for this meal. I prefer spaghetti (long thin pasta) or penne (short fat tubes) Cook the pasta according to the directions on the package and set aside. Chop into medium sized chunky pieces 1 big brocolli, a small handful of french beans, 5-8 asparagus Thinly slice 1 medium […]

Feb 11

Cooking Pasta

Spaghetti, penne, fettuccine, etc are all classified under pasta and are mostly just different shapes… A surprising number of people i know do really terrible things to pasta… They overcook it, sometimes even pressure cook it! Here is the way i love to make my pasta, it doesn’t matter which one i am using, more […]

Feb 10

India’s Song

Suparna must have read our Valentine message, she has written a lovely piece… short and sweet 🙂 Her song beckons, like notes from a flute She smells of jasmine and sandalwood She held you close, sang lullabyes She waited for you to open your eyes Today she is aging beyond her youthful years Her garb […]

Feb 9

Valentine’s Day

Ahhh February! … the Month of the Lovers… Valentine’s Day is celebrated almost through out the world by lovers, both old and new, where each exchanges candy and gifts to reinforce their love for each other… Let’s have a different sort of Valentine’s day this year… instead of exchanging goofy nothings, how about doing something […]

Feb 4

Nutrella Nuggets with Pineapples

For all you people wanting an Indian recipe … here it is! No cheese, no cream, no olive oil either 🙂 It’s very tasty, and bcoz of the pineapple in it has an utterly unique flavour 🙂 1 packet of nutrella (soya) nuggets boiled for 15-20 minutes with salt. Drain away the water and squeeze […]

Feb 2

QnA – 20

Q: My question is whenever I try doing something good, the bad idea always follows.I know what I am thinking in mind is wrong but still I wanna get out of that bad thought affecting my good. How can I? A: This is the nature of the memory and mind that it clings on to […]