“Nothing brings people together like good food, says Yamini in a big smile. In our Indian families, we always welcome guests, it’s a blessing to share and add more plates, Do you like Indian food Beti? Okra, patato dumpling? I hope you always cook with the freshest ingredients, garlic, ginger, turmeric, cilantro.. Beti you are still here? How I wish I had been ‘there’, in … Continue reading How to eat well, travel often and bake our world a friendlier place (almost live from NYC)
LoVe brings you Home! (For Weekly Photo Challenge: share an image of a door) Continue reading LiFe takes you to unexpected places
A big thanks to the Blogging U team for Photo101. Not only I learnt a lot, but I also met great bloggers. Thanks for the tips, the discoveries and all your inspiring pictures. So here is my little Monday’s present back to you all: meet with photographer Murad Osmann. Yes, a good photographer will need to masterize the technics, but a great one will always be the … Continue reading Follow me all to the Ends of the world.. and up to the altar!
When I was living in India, my favorite week end treat was to wake up early and wander in markets. It’s an unique experience for all the senses, the flagrance of the spices and fresh cut herbs (and man.. those samosas!), the mountains of fabrics of all shades of materials, the sparkly bangles.. If you are fortunate enough to have an Indian friend, s/he’ll share … Continue reading Intricate Mehndi
This week’s challenge: share with us your photos of twinkling light. Already paid a tribute to Christmas and Hanukkah, so for the sake a diversity, here is my little one to Tibetan buddhism, right from Sikkhim. The more blessings the merrier, no? Continue reading Twinkles
Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge :Photos are visual spaces where shapes and lines, objects, and people come together. Only Indian can tell the real meaning of Crowded. But whatever the apparent messy and chaotic looks of the places, you’ll get used to read between the lines and get a sense of direction. Forget your compass, your google map and your agenda. Live by the moment and remember that what … Continue reading “Mind the gap, please mind the gap”
and feels the joy of quietness, he is then free from fear and he feels the joy of the dharma”. – Buddha Continue reading “When a man knows the Solitude of silence
New month, new class! I have become so addicted to the BloggingU that it felt too sad to leave all the awesome bloggers just after Blogging201. So here I am again, camera in hand, ready to start the Photography course! Today’s theme: Street When was his picture was taken? last week? a year or a few decades ago? or even more?… This is the fantastic market … Continue reading Where the streets have no age