Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: food

Eats shoots and leaves

Frankly, I used to think of bamboo more like an invasive grass that you can best use in interior decor. But a main food ingredient and a hero of my next … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 11 Comments

More bark than bite? Cinnamon is lite!

Spices surprise me. Not just  for how they play unexpectedly with my senses – leaving a tingly nose and perplexed taste buds  – but also how they look absolutely nothing like … Continue reading

September 13, 2012 · 16 Comments

How green is my pasta!

Finally, I made my own pasta!! I’m not the kind of person who makes stuff. I’m the kind who makes all sorts of excuses to spend less time in the … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · 90 Comments

Mango summer

As the summer days get hotter, I am witnessing a crescendo of.. mangoes!! They rolled into the markets in small numbers at the start of the season in March, expensive … Continue reading

May 27, 2012 · 8 Comments

That cute little cafe with chalkboard menu in Montmartre

“Where do we eat now?”, my friend asked. It was 9 pm on a Thursday and we had spent the whole day wandering around Montmartre in Paris. “Let’s look at … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

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