Ong bac 3

Loved this movie.. Ong-Bak 3 is a 2010 Thai martial arts film. This is a follow-up to the film Ong Bak 2, where Tien (Tony Jaa) is brutally beaten before being put to death by Lord Rajasena (Sarunyu Wongkrajang)’s men. His body is recovered by his Master Bua (Nirutti Sirijanya) who revives him. When Tien … Continue reading

Cookies or chaklis, Modak? What is that?

Ummm… I used to love the filling inside the modaks Girija tai (my nanny and maid) used to make, it was made of jaggery and coconut fried in home made ghee. Modaks are similar to dumplings and may be deep fried or steamed. These are sweet savories made by Indians during the Diwali festival. Just … Continue reading

Things I miss the most!!

I miss a ton of things about India and home, but here are a few that I miss the most!! Family Friends Maids Indian food Dressing up Indian style Marine drive Year-round summer Regular cabs everywhere Really affordable beauty parlour services Easy access to prescription medication Assembled furniture Free incoming minutes and sms No contract … Continue reading

An extended loss…!!

In talking with Pratima (my SIL)┬átoday, I realized that perhaps our future generations may not really know the joy of an extended family!! Growing up, we spent so much time with our cousins, grandparents, aunts, uncles and generally extended family. We had fun, and built relationships that lasted us and are lasting us our lifetime. … Continue reading