My blog turns one as a self hosted blog and I am sharing my experiences for the past one year – my successes as a nascent blogger and the downfalls that I faced over and over again. I also give thanks to tonnes of peeps who helped me on this journey!… Read More Shalzmojo turns One as a self hosted blog!!
FIVE FOODS Not just nutrition but food also provides comfort to all of us. At times of stress, guilt, heartbreak – we all seek solace in a jar of nutella or a tub of ice cream. We all have memories associated with our favourite foods and some quirky combinations that are unique to just us.… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Five Foods
Recently attended a very novel and “hatke” concept of “speed dating with literature” at the Spanish Institute in Connaught Place. It was an excellent evening of literature with readings by several well established poets/authors/playwriters from India and Europe. The concept was designed in such a manner that groups of audiences were to be read to… Read More Long Nights of Literature
07.03.2015 saw me at the Pop-up restaurant at the Asiad Village – a place I had been wanting to go since ages. The food was being reported as revolutionary – fig ketchup, pulled chicken, etc! Mumbai se aaya mera ek dost was in town and we finally managed to plan out a meetup, since meeting… Read More Oh womaniya!!!!
05.03.2015 Holi rolled in, dolled up in gorgeous colours and a very un-holy weather! The unexpected rain madness continued, making it slightly chilly but with plenty of bright sunshine! I am not the biggest fan of this festival- infact I find it the most terrible one! But this year is special and so thought to… Read More Haseen aur rangeen in March
I realised travel has become a synonymous part of my life when I sat down to review my year that was. I want to share a conversation that I had with someone over my travel ambition in 2013. I had just quit my corporate job and one of the reasons was that I wanted to… Read More Tripping in 2013!!!
A visit to the annual Pushkar fair (held during the month of November) had been much awaited from my end for years. 2013 was the year when the wait was over and I finally got an opportunity to join a group of photographers who were traveling there. Most people came back with multi-pronged images of… Read More Pushkar – a foodie haven!!
Day 2 began as a super-duper lazy Sunday with us slurping on steaming hot tea with some crispy, spicy paneer paranthas for breakfast while the rain drummed an energetic beat on the tin roof! (Food at Yasmin’s house has always been sumptuously delicious and leaves me wanting for more ….. Her Mom and staff believe in pampering… Read More Travel diary- Srinagar to Leh! Day # 2 @ Srinagar!
Come winter time and my memories are of “gajar ka halwa” being prepared in quantities generous enough to feed a couple of large baraats. This was the scene at my house, nani’s house, my friends houses; year after year – I had “gajar ka halwa” coming out of my ears. As a result, I was totally put off by it for… Read More Ginger & Carrot cake with a twist
All set and excited for my Mumbai trip and it did start off very well. Landed in very late in the night and got to see lit and decorated buildings everywhere. Every house in Mumbai was celebrating Diwali with loads of lights and decorations.Especially loved the hanging lanterns or ‘kandeel’- traditionally made of paper, now… Read More Mumbai moments – INDIGO!