Monday, August 31, 2009
To a miserable lifeless existance
Awaiting that cold wind
Which spiralling will bring them down.
Trapped inside a happy exterior
Humiliated, sometimes beaten into a mould
The model wife, an efficient homemaker.
Life of the content, shirtless beggar
She dreams-- subconcious escapism,
Longing those times
When being herself was enough.
Time will heal, never.
Like the fall leaf, she waits a-quiver,
The end of a meaningless life
A steep drop that will shatter an empty mould,
Shards of weird misery, a life noone will miss.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Monday, August 24, 2009
Nonetheless, hope never dies and early this month said man, implied baby and yours truly made our way to London, Paris and Switzerland. We even had a backpack, slightly different kind though-- one that you would lug a baby in!
Foie gras on the *ferry* to Paris, yes this is the kind of food the French eat on ferries!
Apple Tarte Tatin for dessert, on the same ferry, of course!
Pistachio ice-cream for the little guy on ze ferry! No kid portions here!
Hot chocolate, coffee and brioche -- first morning in Paris
At the metro shortly after
Trust an Indian to leave a baby unattended at a fancy fountain! Oops, that's mine, never mind!
Creme brulee at Champs Elysees, hard to improve perfection!
Vinodh's reaction to Bistro diners
Duck breast with the most amazing fries!
Farmer's market in Switzerland, Vinodh walks by, not too impressed.
Indian clones in Switzerland
Friday, August 14, 2009
The one I made this week was particularly good, the glaze had a sweet and sharp tang that went really well with the mellow cake. The only modification I made to the original recipe was to add the zest of 1 lime to the batter. And for the glaze, I mixed the juice of said lime with 1/3 cup of powdered sugar and brushed it over the cooked and cooled cake.