Simran (Hansal Mehta, 2017) – too much bad girl

The other day, I had a banana caramel ice cream at a place called ‘Degchi’ in Poona. The banana was too bananaesque and the caramel was too carameliac. I had to flail my tongue to get through one gooey lump. Too much of a good thing is always a disaster for a recipe, or a recipe for a disaster. Food or films. ‘Simran’ lays out … Continue reading Simran (Hansal Mehta, 2017) – too much bad girl

rascals, 2011 – brains fry or brains masala

I grew up in a household, where goat’s brains were a delicacy, prepared for lunch at least 3 or 4 times a month. Mummy would soak the brains in a little water for a few minutes, and then pull out the membrane over the gyri sulci delicately. She would saute the brains in a little oil with the usual haldi, mirchi, dhaniya powder, salt combination, … Continue reading rascals, 2011 – brains fry or brains masala