The Curry Cravings ™ LLC Kitchen Blog takes you to a place of discovery and conversation of all things that feed us, a place that lies at the intersection of home, family and personal growth.

  • Simmering – is what is happening now, at the kitchen counter, is where we want to be children at, to jump up and sit on so, or to lean into and linger if only just long enough to see what is cooking and being in the moment.

  • Kitchen Island - is the metaphorical place where we gather to talk about food and life, for how-to’s, begin long heart-to-hearts with a friend over tea or something stronger.

  • Recipes - shows us how to achieve classic flavors and tastes, read the stories behind them – in order to best appreciate them.

  • (H).OM.E - is where we share personal discoveries of our place in the world and our quest to be better humans.

  • Bytes - is a place to find shorter published essays, critiques, reviews, interviews and media.

  • Books – published works that offer a larger frame and context to the blog.

  • Extra – a space of effervescent expressions, a tasters’ palette of verse and creative writing.

  • Dabba – the essentials, masala dabba, or tool kit about what shape this blog.

Best wishes,




Dear Lord:

This last month of writing is proving to be far tougher and challenging than all the 12 months before it.

In this past year, as I finish...

Photo: Mahabalipuram, TN. India. (c) Nandita Godbole, 2013

This room feels crowded
especially when no one is here.
The chatter, the voices, the questio...

I have written prose and verse, in whatever cobbled form, for nearly 30 years now. I penned these words one night, a few years ago, before a new adve...

I am open, said a book one day.

One that you are welcome to read.

Walking away won’t change my words

Only that what you can see.


I am not a choice, it sa...

There is quiet

While the din continues
Emptiness remains,
A faint longing ensues.

Listen to them nattering
Sharing, screaming, asking, seeking.
But, do...

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Nandita Godbole

Once a botanist & landscape architect. Now a personal chef & author, an artist, graphic designer, blogger & closeted poet. Loves freshly brewed chai, the crisp salty ocean breeze, watching monsoon rains & walking barefoot through cold mountain streams. Believes in the strength, positivity of the human spirit. Is spiritual but not a fanatic. Mom of one. Two, if she counts her husband.



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