Silent Cooking and Noisy Munching by Sivakami Velliangiri

Silent Cooking and Noisy Munching by Sivakami Velliangiri

These adages regularly uttered by elder women imply that a woman’s place is in the kitchen. The better a cook she is, the better chances she has of bagging a good suitor. In short, cooking is what defines a woman in a desi household. Continue reading Silent Cooking and Noisy Munching by Sivakami Velliangiri

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The Immigrant's Song Tishani Doshi

The Immigrant’s Song by Tishani Doshi

I often wonder whether few years down the road my two year old daughter will remember anything about her parent country. Will she be able to spend time with her daadi (paternal grandmother) and naani (maternal grandmother) as much as I did? Will she grow up in an environment unsure of her identity? Continue reading The Immigrant’s Song by Tishani Doshi