Category Archives: Books
What is this saying about food writing? And this one? It is in Dutch I think and I can see my name and the Chutneys and Chapatibrood, which is the translation of Monsoon Diary but I don’t understand a word … Continue reading
My daughter wants to be a pastry chef. Study at Le Cordon Bleu, Paris. She is 12 and has been saying this for the last two years. This morning, when she picked up Prema Srinivasan’s new book, Pure Vegetarian, I … Continue reading
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Delighted to announce that my editor’s new book is coming out soon. It’s called “Mom in the City” by Kausalya Saptharishi. Please buy, one and all, in large quantities and gift to friends and family. Thank you. Mint columnist, Natasha … Continue reading
A Tagore quote prompted this piece. The quote is included in the piece published in The National here and pasted below. The National Conversation After a return to India, life has become more interrupted Shoba Narayan Aug 14, 2013 Ever … Continue reading
I finally got it right: connecting the global with the local. One of the few pieces I am happy with even after publication. Usually I go back and say– nah, wish I had said this instead of this; or wish … Continue reading
Thank you, Lavanya Shanbogue, for the plug. Interview here.