Change of season… allergies, aches & pains… home remedies… desi (India) style!

Received the following from a friend, just as I was sipping on my 3-minute home concoction of grated ginger, honey, lemon squeeze & hot water... to relieve my sore throat, and to alleviate that nasty irritation in my Eustachian tube! So... here it is for anyone who wishes to avoid an immediate visit to a … Continue reading Change of season… allergies, aches & pains… home remedies… desi (India) style!

“Diwali ki Mithaas”… lekin, Cadbury’s mein kadvaahat!

After what seems like an era, I read Bachi Karkaria's tongue-in-cheek column, "Erratica". A Google search for her blog lead me instead to this ad for Cadburys.  "Diwali Ki Mithaas", translated from Hindi, reads as "The Sweetness of Diwali". Ironically, I'm reminded of Felicity Loudon's remarks, quoted in UK's Telegraph last month,  just around Diwali, … Continue reading “Diwali ki Mithaas”… lekin, Cadbury’s mein kadvaahat!