Messages from beyond (or wherever)

Messages from beyond (or wherever)

One of my favourite things to hear about is messages friends believe they have received from Sean.  Most of the time he just pops up in their dreams and it makes me feel like he isn’t just looking out for me, but everyone around as well. The first instance was way back on July 7, … Continue reading

One chicken, plenty of inspiration

One chicken, plenty of inspiration

I remember watching Jamie Oliver slow-cook a chicken on the stove top with loads of flavourful ingredients on television one day. I remember I saw it on BBC Food while we were living in Dubai. I also remember thinking, “I should try this”. Then I locked away this fanciful thought in my head somewhere and … Continue reading

Cin Cin

Cin Cin

Every year during Lent I abstain from alcohol. It’s typically my ‘detox’ period, which makes me feel pretty great and is a good exercise of will power. I’m not super religious or anything, honestly. It presents a real challenge and I like challenges. I must admit though I get pretty crabby as the time progresses. … Continue reading

Meatball madness

Meatball madness

I’ve made no secret of my love for Yotam Ottolenghi’s cookbooks. You’ve probably already read about the sweet potato galettes, surprise tatin and watermelon and feta salad. There hasn’t been a recipe that I’ve tried and not loved. This recipe for turkey-zucchini meatballs (actually burgers in the Jerusalem cookbook) was introduced to me by a … Continue reading

Bandra lovin’

Bandra lovin’

So it’s been more than three weeks since I’ve returned from my trip home to Bombay. It had been just over a year since I last visited for Sean’s first anniversary and had a very difficult time dealing with the whole situation. So let’s just say “excited” was a gross understatement for what I was … Continue reading

Second anniversary: 24 long months

Second anniversary: 24 long months

The big question I was asked today by several friends and family members is what I was going to do to commemorate Sean’s second anniversary. The truth is, I didn’t know what to do. I toyed with the idea of going to one of his favourite restaurants.  Maybe a visit to our church. Then thought I … Continue reading