It’s summer time and in these months, nothing of significance is grown in our little kitchen garden. However, that’s not the case for the okra, or the ladyfinger, or ‘bhindi’ as we call it back in India. We’ve had four ‘harvests’ already in the last couple of weeks but last night decided to have it differently […] via ‘Bhindi’ boom — cookwithsingh Continue reading ‘Bhindi’ boom — cookwithsingh
It was hot in the day and rather uncomfortable. Yet, these flowers in the garden were bright and fresh! It’s a wonder how they manage to not only survive – but also be ‘happy’ – in these harsh conditions. And, yes, the new macro filter on my camera lens rells the story rather well! Continue reading Macro magic
I am now in the process of reviving this blog that I began three years ago but stopped somewhere this time in 2015. However, in addition to putting in an occasional recipe, I will also have pictures of food, mostly cooked at home, along with some reviews of restaurants we eat at. via Revival — cookwithsingh Continue reading Revival — cookwithsingh
I have always wanted to take pictures of several things while driving home but never got around to finding a way to do that. However, courtesy a friends GoPro Hero3, I finally managed. These are some of the images captured (screen grabs from the video actually) on my way home from work. The camera was inside the car and the windscreen wasn’t very clean but … Continue reading The way home – on GoPro
Captured this amazing sight in the garden – the butterfly was so busy sucking out the nectar on this Zenia flower that it did not move even when I came within inches of it. Nature at its very best! Continue reading Busy butterfly
The summer is upon us. Day temperatures are already in excess of 37C and its getting warmer. Yes, in these “trying” times for vegetation, the garden is in bloom. Well, not really, since there are only a few flowers and shrubs that are thriving. The hardy bougainvillea is one of them and so is the yellow “trumpet” flower that is making its way up the … Continue reading Colours of the summer
The summer is upon us in Bahrain. And the folks of migratory birds that flock to this tiny island throughout the winter are on their way out – or are they? These few seagulls and a solitary (what looks like) stork were all that were visible on the Arad coast, which is normally “infested” with our feathered friends lat weekend – a sure sign that … Continue reading Go, went… going!