Blog Posts - Monsoons

Pan fried Sabudana vada

" Koto deri hoye geyche! I need to make that sabu for b'fast! And it is already 9:30!", I exclaimed. We were sitting ... no piling up on one another on the bed in the first guest room .... chatting and remicising, the cups of our morning...
by Kichu Khon on Sep 4, 2016

Bhaja Khichuri / Dala Khechedi

  Elo melo brishti shara din thik amar moner moton kothaye jabe, kon dike jaabe - jeno thik kore uthte parche na Ei bhabe shanto hoye boshi abar ei uthe chollo jeno koto kaaj pore ache kintu jabe kothaye? Daana kaata pakhi je shey Tobuo mante...
by Kichu Khon on Jul 18, 2016

Chilke ke pakode / Fritters made from vegetable peels

 "Munh ki baat sune har koi, dil ke dard ko jaane kaun, Awaazon ke bazaaron mein, khamoshi pehchane kaun .... " My favourite ghazal singer mourns soulfully as I sit at the window, watching the light rain outside. The room fills with his d...
by Kichu Khon on Jul 13, 2016

Pyaz ki sabzi

  Another week gone in a wink. Not much done though. Most of the time has been spent on winding up unfinished projects. Like completing painting the balcony swing, finally sewing up the sweater I had been making for B, finishing off the border for m...
by Kichu Khon on Jun 25, 2016

Murgir jhol or A light chicken curry made the Bengali way

Friday had started with loads of housework and more than my usual number of chores. Since monsoons are approaching, I need to sun everything to be able to wade through Pune's cold monsoon months. Yes, I am a tad traditional ... the old aunts kind...
by Kichu Khon on May 13, 2016

Sirsi, Karnataka: Heritage town in the midst of natural beauty

Overview:  Sirsi is a beautiful town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, known for several tourist attractions around it. The main attraction in Sirsi town is the Marikamba temple, built in 1688. This temple is visited by several tourists e...
by Payana: Explore India on May 10, 2016

About the short film ‘Monsoons Over The Moon’ out of Nairobi, Kenya.

It is a film about a sort of post-apocalyptic Nairobi, when the government has shut down the internet, books and the written word have become exponentially valuable and the world The post About the short film ‘Monsoons Over The Moon’ out of Nair...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Aug 21, 2015

Gopalaswamy Hills in monsoons

The first showers of monsoons had just fallen and I was already itching to be in the lush green hills. This itch ultimately took me to the Gopalaswamy hills on a weekend, a place which I had heard is beautifully green and well-vegetated but with rea...

Jeere baata diye Ilish macher paatla jhol

I haven't been lucky enough to be able to cook Ilish this year. But do have a lot of photos and recipes languishing in my folders. I was actually waiting for the season to be able to post them. Posting them on any other time of the year makes no sen...
by Kichu Khon on Aug 16, 2014

OOTD: Of Studs and Floral

OOTD: Of Studs and Floral Hey everyone, I am back with an OOTD. After a break, this time. :p Has the culottes trend caught on you ? It has on me, and luckily I found an old floral one in my wardrobe while cleaning and organizing it. One of the advant...
by New Love- Makeup on Aug 1, 2014

India Ink: Image of the Day: June 25

Rain in several parts of northern India brought down temperatures in the region.
by Eastasianews on Jun 25, 2014

India Ink: Image of the Day: June 25

Rain in several parts of northern India brought down temperatures in the region.
by Eastasianews on Jun 25, 2014

India Ink: Image of the Day: June 19

India receives annual rainfall from June to September.
by Eastasianews on Jun 19, 2014

India Ink: India’s Weather Agency Forecasts Weaker Monsoon

India’s meteorological department predicted that rainfall would be below average this monsoon season, which could have wider effects on the economy.
by Eastasianews on Apr 24, 2014

Love The View.

by farzanaaliasgarmukhtiar on Mar 20, 2014

Monsoons in the Low Country

I’ve spent lots of time in the South of Cambodia over the last few weeks. Life is so different down there compared to the rolling hills of Ratanakiri. Endless rice fields and sugar palms as far as the eye can see, big white cows with humps on t...
by on Oct 12, 2013

Waterfalls in the Sahyadris: Unchalli, Magod and Satoddi

Some of the finest and most beautiful waterfalls in the country are well off the mainstream travel itineraries. They may not be the largest in volume, tallest in fall or the most well-known. And yet, they are easily among the prettiest waterfalls I h...
by India Travel Blog on Sep 17, 2013

Avene Presents A Three Step System for Acne this Monsoons

Have a clear day in the monsoons! Avene Presents A Three Step Treatment Avène's Reassuring Three-step Solution for Acne with Avene Cleanance, Avene TriAcneal, Avene Cleanance Deep-cleansing Purifying Mask For many years now, Avène has been of...
by New Love- Makeup on Aug 7, 2013

12 Fun Things To Do In Monsoons

By now I am sure there are many of you out there who may have grown a bit weary of Continue reading →...
by Blank Paper Project on Jul 23, 2013

Transition to Rain

Taken in Ratanakiri, Cambodia. Cambodian sky between the seasons is always gorgeous. Something about the early summer heat causes some amazing weather patterns. Every day one experiences some new amazing sky, thunderstorm, or incredibly shaped cloud.
by on Jun 3, 2013

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