Ruminations

Upma – a tasty recipe

Serves 4. Traditionally served at breakfast in south India but can be eaten at any meal. There are many  recipes for upma and this is just one of them. Ingredients:  2 tablespoons of vegetable oil; salt to taste; 100 grams chopped…

Snowdrop Trail

Chelsea Physic Garden (founded in the heart of London in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries for its apprentices to study the medicinal qualities of plants) organises a wonderful snowdrop trail in February. I followed the trail and there were lots…

Liebster Blog Award Challenge

The versatile Francine Howarth tagged/nominated me for the Liebster Blog Award. The rules of the game are simple. First, I’m supposed to give eleven random facts about myself. Then Francine cross-examines me with  eleven questions  to which I respond below. Lastly, I…