Cooking Indiano style

Lasagna
Lasagna, Indiano style
Today, Sevrine is making lasagna. She found the quick-cook Barilla noodles at the Haiko supermarket nearby. These noodles have one advantage: they fit in a square baking … Continue Reading ››

It’s a small world

By most estimates, the population of Mumbai ranges somewhere between 14 and 20 million people. That is almost twice the size of New York City. So, what are the chances that I would meet a woman from Houston whose husband works with mine? Evidently, very high. Today, I attended my first coffee meet-up with the American … Continue Reading ››

Hindi 101

The back cover of my Hindi textbook Hindi and English alphabets shown with images Today, I started one-on-one Hindi lessons. Hindi is not my first foreign language. It is my fourth, my fifth if you include the smattering of Spanish that I call “restaurant Spanish,” meaning that … Continue Reading ››