Prep Eve

The sun slices the kitchen counter in half, my laptop screen flickers with the recipe I’m loosely referring to and its battery is low, dangerously low–it’s how I like to do Sunday dinner… On a tightrope, knowing I may have to rely on my photographic memory at any moment. I mix and stir and bake. I … More Prep Eve

Day 1

Day 1 Breakfast: Menu: Idli sambar, coconut chutney; upma; chai; chickoo I take my first bite of a chickoo since 2003 and I’m home.  It’s summer and I’ve raced my cousin up a tree in my Naynamma’s yard.  All the way back to 1984.  The memories like the taste are crystal clear.  I slurp it … More Day 1