Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lucky Thirteenth

Every three years the Hindu calendar makes up the shortfall of days by adding an extra month to the calendar. This 13th month which is also called the Extra Month or the month of Purshottam . Some people believe that this … Continue reading

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Moong daal Chaklis

  Going on a honeymoon is very common – what is not very common is going on a holiday after an important religious occasion like the initiation ceremony every little Brahmin boy undertakes around the age of 8 or so. … Continue reading

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Kimchi on Sunday

It all started with the humongous cucumber Kadam brought home from the farm. Since we had already decided to have Chinese for dinner, I decided to make some kimchi to go with the meal and use up the cucumber which … Continue reading

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