Kerala Mutton Stew

Stew or "ishtu" is a breakfast favourite in Kerala. Usually made with potatoes and carrot, these savoury side dish has the distinct taste of pepper and coconut milk. Stew is made with chicken or mutton as well, and goes well with puttu, noolpuutu, appam and neipathal among others. My mother…

Beau Sabreur – P.C. Wren

Back in the day, I had every intention of being a Legionnaire. The country, colour and gender were all wrong, but then I would be a master of disguise of course. Today I read the sequel to Beau Geste, and I am afraid I do not remember Hank and Bud…

Demonetisation

So this little kid had earned to dine out by agreeing to do her homework. And she was holding us on to our word. So we three, she, her mom and me promptly drove to a nearby restaurant. Since we only had around 280 Rs between us, the majority being…