Every year, I am kind of tongue tied at New Year. All I can think of is "Groan, the holiday season is over. Kohl's is no longer open until midnight, there is no valid reason to switch on the fairy lights every evening and I have to go back and finish all the work I had pushed aside to be done 'after the holidays'." You can see that trend in last year's post and in the year before when I had actually thought I should keep shut and not blog much anymore. Thankfully, I woke out of that. I love to be here, to blog and I have also realized that it is okay to do it at my own pace. I have been blogging for 6 years now and I don't even have 500 posts to boast about but I think I have kind of found the balance so that is fine.
I do not have any resolutions for the next year or any looking back to the last and this sign is what I will try to live my life by every day (though I have no clue what citi pond is).
This other picture that I took in the city last week kind of reflects what I expect every year or rather day to be. I hope it is tall and glamorous with shiny windows and hanging verandahs but I also know that it can just be chipped walls and cracked window panes. In that case I at least want it to be happy, bright and colorful.
Here is a recap of recipes from each month of this year that was most liked by someone or the other(read myself, family, friends, readers, spammers).
January -- Pati Shapta
February -- Peyaajkoli Maach and Methi Begun
March -- Niramish Alu dom and this
April -- Ilish Maacher Tauk and T's Eggless Tiramisu
May -- Paneer Korma and Tel Koi
June -- Green Beans Bhorta and Chicken in Mint, Coriander and coconut gravy
July -- Potol Posto and Roshun Murgi
August -- Ahona's Methi Machchi and A's Saturday Night Mutton Biriyani
September -- Ma-in-law's Robibarer Mangshor Jhol
October -- Sondesh
November -- Chicken Keema Chop and Cranberry relish
December -- Chocolate Sheet Cake
See you again in a few days. There are some exciting recipes like a Thai fish and a wonderful cake baked by friend T that I want to share. Till then happy everything