Breakfast Ideas

I spend good amount of time searching for easy and healthy breakfast options for family. Often not repeating once in a fortnight – its quite a task. I just thought it’s a good idea to record everything at one place – for me to revisit my family’s favorite breakfasts, and you know – for you, just in case you are searching, just like me! ūüôā

This will be a living document – to record all the hardwork I do ūüėÄ

  1. Ragi chilla    http://tingleyourtastebuds.in/recipes/breakfast/ragi-chilla    3/5
  2. Dal Vada Recipe http://indianhealthyrecipes.com/mixed-dal-vada-recipe   5/5
  3.  Veg Hakka Noodles http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/vegetable-hakka-noodles-recipe/   5/5

Maaya : Web Series Review

 

Vikram Bhatt has ventured into Web Series, and below –

Maaya – Slave Of Her Desires

 

Maaya, a brand new web series is an erotic love story set in the world of BDSM. Starring Shama Sikander, Vipul Gupta and Veer Aryan, Maaya is filmmaker Vikram Bhatt’s first web series directorial.

It’s set in the world of BDSM. ( Bondage, Discipline, Dominance and Submission). A Lady who is a sub by nature. Husband has no fetish for BDSM and the lady doesn’t reveal. ¬†Being shunned twice – she decides to put it in back burner. Until she learns of this website skin dot com where people play the fantasies live. ¬†From there, starts the drama.

Well written. Acting of the lead lady actor over the top Рbut the two guys : Husband, and The Dom Guy is top notch. My heart sank when I saw the suffering husband underwent in the entire series.  Crime element actually upped the series Рotherwise would have made it soft porn.

It’s hard but share. Your secret fantasies first with your husband. ¬†Anything else – is a perfect recipe for DISASTER.

I could not justify the lead lady actor’s role – even after a week of mulling over it.

If 50 Shades of Grey makes you puke, just stay away. Otherwise, neatly done. Give a watch in entirety when you have good 4 hours to waste away.

Rating – 3/5

 

Reviving the blog

Ah blog.  My abandoned kiddo.

Offlate, the things I read. The stuff I watched.  I need to pen my thoughts some where.

Before they eat me up.

So, I’ve come back to my favorite place in the world – ¬†My little personal blog.

You’ll now see me writing regularly – stuff you might not find useful, but nevertheless interesting reads.

Have fun!

Humurously Yours : Web Series Review

My long lasting wish this year is to develop a web/ mobile application that will tell me about upcoming web series in all languages, let me follow the companies producing them and provide more space for these actors/ directors in digital.

TVF Play is one of my favorite hangouts because of the variety of their content. TVF Tripling I binge watched after it was done. This is the first time I’ve followed the web series to get updates to watch it everyweek.

You can watch it for free here –

https://tvfplay.com/category/1/series/145

My rating Р 4/5

What worked?

Endearing personality of Vipul Goyal as a struggling standup comedian, husband to a strong female and someone who cannot handle fame as it comes.

Cameos by Famous Standup comedians such as Kanan, Kenny and Tanmay. It makes the whole web series so real. You wouldnt look at a standup comedian to live in isolation.

Relatability to life in general. The effort Vipul & Life make to get a parking spot. The trip they both make that make to Goa.  Big Learnings in small events, every day events.

What didn’t work?

Length of the webseries. I would expect little more twists and drama. It’s more a combinations of stuff than precisely focused on standup comedy.

Vipul Рman, you rock!!!  Looking forward for the next series. Hopefully by the time my app will be in beta too.

 

 

 

 

Why?

“I’m so relieved that all the reports are good”, I told my mother in law.

With a stubbornness I never knew I posessed, I took my mother in law for a full body check-up on sunday. With the consultation yesterday, all looked good except known issues.

“I should eat early at night.”, she sighed after hearing my bright remarks about the report.

“Who’s stopping you?”, ¬†I quipped back, fully knowing the answer, armed with an experience of 10 yrs playing the same game.

“I don’t do anything after I finish my dinner. You know that, and I can’t do anything”.

She was busy arranging vessels after the maid left. Cooking oats for my lunch, I answered her back – “With my job, It’s not possible to be home by 7. If you are worried about kids dinner, that is mostly going to be on you – atleast half of it. When it’s a daily routine, why are you not eating your dinner by 7?”

“You know I cannot do that”, she was now getting restless.

“Don’t place your dependency on others and tell me why you can’t do it. If your health is priority, of course you will do it.”. ¬†I rest my case, as my husband who was eating ¬†his upma almost ate me with his eyes.”Don’t do that mistake”, he was silently scolding me.

As with other things at home, I gave her my piece of mind and stormed to cab. With no helmet, I’m still coming by cab instead of my lovely two wheeler. May be tomorrow.

“No resourcing available to do what I want”…

“No clear R & R available for me, nor others available to me..”.

All valid scenarios but that is where the difference between you and other people end, I told myself. If you are also cribbing the same stuff as others – how good are you then?

People who survive regardless of situations are called winners. I want to be one.

2017 January Food Diary

January 3rd :

Hung Curd Cutlets  :  http://www.yes-icancook.com/2013/10/dahi-kabab-kababs-made-with-hung-curd.html

Verdict : 5/5

Radish Capsicum Curry:  http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/2014/07/radish-capsicum-masala-recipe-radish.html

Verdict:  4/5

January 4th :

http://www.padhuskitchen.com/2016/06/soya-chunks-potato-gravy-recipe-soya.html

Verdict : 5/5

January 5th :

http://www.padhuskitchen.com/2014/06/foxtail-millet-pesarattu-thinai.html

Verdict:  5/5

January 5th :

http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/chana-dal-paratha-recipe/

January 8th:

Bajra Khichdi

http://nishamadhulika.com/khichadi_pulao/bajre-ki-khichdi.html

Verdict:  3/5

 

2017 Food Diary

I learnt late last year that my cook can read english. And My mom lost weight by eating fox tail millet like crazy. So, I decided to put stuff to good use. Now, this year Р I will take recipe printouts and tell her what to do. So, we get to eat variety without sweating out.

I will try and chronicle the recipes we try everyday, so it remains a record for days to try.