All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be the blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king. by—J.R.R. Tolkien Continue reading All that is gold does not glitter!!
The girl in mourning! The burnt end of a stick scratches One line in the dirt: forehead, nose, lips pressed together. It is a thick line, this margin Between her face and what has become sky. The line is charcoal on peach earth. It is a fragile medium. Wind can enter the ash, and lift it, Lift this sorrow out of the personal. by–Suzanne Clearly Continue reading The Immortals!!
A man with a beard is to me most desirable! A good well-groomed beard brings out the best in a man; to me a good beard can make the most average man look irresistible! But imagine a beard on a woman. I mean I find it very difficult to picture myself or any of my female friends with a mane. However, Harnaam Kaur from U.K … Continue reading Beardo!!!
The Solitary Reaper Behold her, single in the field, Yon solitary Highland Lass! Reaping and singing by herself; Stop here, or gently pass! Alone she cuts and binds the grain, And sings a melancholy strain; O listen! for the Vale profound Is overflowing with the sound. No Nightingale did ever chaunt More welcome notes to weary bands Of travellers in some shady haunt, Among … Continue reading The Immortals!!
What can you add to chicken, mutton, prawns, potatoes, paneer, roti and naan to make them taste charred and heavenly. TANDOOR!!!!! A cylindrical clay or metal oven with charcoal or wood fire cooks the food keeping its juices intact. The most common form of tandoor in India is Punjabi tandoor. The different dishes that can be prepared using a tandoor are: Rotis: Tandoori Roti, Tandoori Naan, Tandoori … Continue reading Thought for food!!
A flat bread or roti with filling of meat and vegetables and tangy sauces, the best part you can eat it on the go. That my friends is one of the best fast food inventions—a roll; and the big daddy of the rolls is Shawarma. Yes the Middle Eastern delicacy that has taken the world of rolls by storm. Let us see what Shawarma means: … Continue reading Thought for Food!!
India is known for its diverse culture, which is best depicted in the food. One such dish is Biryani. Biryani- a word that awakens the senses and soul. Mutton, chicken, beef, fish, prawns, vegetable and many more… are the variations that one can have. Some say that the modern Biryani was created in the Mughal royal kitchen, as a confluence of the native spicy rice … Continue reading Thought for food!!