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Why I can never hope to be thin again

12 Jun

That I am a bit of a glutton is no secret. I spend entirely disproportionate amounts of time thinking about my next meal, I trawl a million food blogs every week, I’m constantly craving the next awesome cooking eat-out, planning my weekend cooking sessions way too much in advance and on top of all that I eat out at least three times a week. One would wonder how I get anything else done, keep a steady job and make time for life.

But as fate would have it, there’s this husband I found, who is no less a foodie than I am. And it doesn’t get foodier than the two of us put together. If you don’t believe me, see our food blog. I mean we get our kicks from planning our weekends around what we’re going to eat, for chrissakes. Whether we choose to cook, go to an old haunt, or check out a new joint. And then sometimes we cook. And it becomes an event. We painstakingly take pictures, write about it, and share with the world this embarrassing truth about how food is so close to our hearts. Like we’re on some sort of mission to eat all we can. (Its a mission I take very seriously. Life is too short to diet.)

Some one even told us to make some babies and put our time to better use. I’d prefer to choose a preoccupation like travel, reading or generally, you know, life maybe?

Anyhoo, here’s what we did last weekend. If you haven’t already seen the updates on the food blog, there was lemony pepper prawns and dosas a la VC.

And then there was dessert.

And also, a post-siesta refresher.

Mangoes and vanilla ice cream. So classic. So versatile. So good.

Yeah we’re behaving like mangoes are going out of style. But in my defense, I’d just like to say, they kind of are.

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19 Responses to “Why I can never hope to be thin again”

  1. Tin Roof Press June 12, 2012 at 11:28 pm #

    damn you. so yummy! might start making these again

    • hAAthi June 12, 2012 at 11:40 pm #

      Oh you totally should. Iv been starting my day with chopped mango with my cereal and on days that i make milkshake it is so filling it replaces my luh/dinner altogether. So good. And so shortlived. Summer is over so im milking every last mango for all its worth.

      • Tin Roof Press June 13, 2012 at 1:59 am #

        £2 per mango! daylight robbery. and not even the good quality ones

        • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 7:13 am #

          Shite! Really?! £2?! Thats about a little lesser than what i’d pay for half a dozen!

  2. Sunil June 12, 2012 at 11:56 pm #

    from a foodie to another keep going,,,:0) and those photos are Yummilicious

    • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 7:14 am #

      :) its easy when the subject is yummilicious

  3. StyleDestino June 13, 2012 at 3:11 am #

    wow I love mangoes,, loved ure post.

    Well not trying to promote or pimp my blog here, but really read this post on Not a Slave to the Skinny – http://styledestino.blogspot.in/2011/09/not-slave-to-skinny.html

    I aint a foodie but I like to eat good stuff and I dont believe in starving, like u said life’s too short… interesting blog :)

    • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 7:12 am #

      I was never the crazy about skinny type. Will check your post.

  4. Santosh Namby Chandran June 13, 2012 at 8:59 am #

    they look really yummy ….

  5. Pooja R Sharma June 13, 2012 at 9:00 am #

    aah… came to ur blog for the first time… but its never late… :)
    m also a foodie… and always love to experiment with my food n tastes…

  6. Smita June 13, 2012 at 11:11 am #

    Put a little Jelly on that and it will look so so so colorful :)

    Just to reminde myself, I am on diet and you know what? I made dosa’s for everyone at home and had none! *pats self on back* :D

    Even I love food and keep thinking how to change the menu to make something new :)

    BTW I love your food blog, some awesome pics!

    • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 11:19 am #

      Ah yes jelly would be awesome! and OMG great going with the diet and no-dosa-rule. I cannot imagine ever pulling something like that off..

  7. chandni June 13, 2012 at 12:02 pm #

    I had a poster in my hostel dorm that said “eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow we may diet!” ;)

    • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 12:03 pm #

      Haha i always say diet begins with d-i-e, so not encouraging!

  8. anita June 13, 2012 at 2:35 pm #

    Yum. I don’t even particularly like mango milkshake but the pics make me want to grab the cup right out of my comp…

    • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 2:36 pm #

      How does one not like mango milkshake?!

  9. She talks like June June 13, 2012 at 7:12 pm #

    Baby means more eaters, less food for you. Babies are evil.

    • hAAthi June 13, 2012 at 10:26 pm #

      Ooh you bring up a very pertinent point

  10. Ramya June 13, 2012 at 10:48 pm #

    Oohh…so yummy!!

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