Tag: Food

Hot Chocolate and Old Books in Kent

Have you ever bought a book because you liked how it smelled? Well, I just did. This is how it all began. We were in Kent, a town in Connecticut’s  Litchfield County, often described as “quaint.” For the… Read More

All Things Autumn

Autumn in New England is not to be taken lightly. It’s when the green around us gets replaced by flaming oranges and bright reds and golden yellows, but not for long. Soon most of the color will disappear,… Read More

Allergy Friendly Birthday Treat

Last time I did a post on allergy friendly snacks, it was about tahini on toast. This year I found a great alternative to cupcakes, when it came to the annual school birthday treat. With those frosted cupcakes,… Read More

Sweet Summer Spots in Fairfield County

New England summers are all about the surf and sand, and of course, seafood. As someone who has been dutifully doing her rounds of beaches and eateries, I can tell you about a few places I tried recently…. Read More

Famous Pizza

Every town has its pizzeria.The one place that’s always been there, a part of the town’s fabric. A place known as much for its slice of pie as for its people. Often a hangout for teens, local sports teams, it… Read More

Desserts Done Right

Never much of a baker, I always kept my distance from measuring cups and hand-mixers. Until recently, when I realized that as parent to a 5 year old with food allergies, my best bet is homemade. So you have… Read More

Note Kitchen and Bar

Off Interstate 84, is the town of Bethel, one of those New England towns where everyone knows everyone else. Its streets are lined with independently-owned toy and book shops, quirky coffee places, a drive-in (yes, you heard that right), a… Read More

Woodstock Sanctuary

  Let me begin by stating that I am an omnivore. Contrary to common belief, all Indians are not vegetarians or even vegans. I fall into the non-vegetarian category, although lately, I have been wondering about dairy, and… Read More

Tahini on Toast. Take that, Peanut Allergy.

You will love this if you are allergic to peanuts but okay with ground sesame seeds, which is what tahini is. It is used to make hummus (which not many people do at home) or when frying up… Read More

Crispy Dosas, Bag Loops, and Other Stories from India

We are back from a month-long stay in Kolkata, having touched upon Mumbai, and for the briefest of time, Frankfurt. We flew for 8 hours straight, twice in a day, and then some more. We had a three-year-old… Read More