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Scientist, aesthete, and quiet person. All opinions strictly my own.

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The Kadamb [Neolamarckia cadamba] is variously called Leichhardt pine; Kaduavalatige (Kannada); Vellaikadambu (Tami… https://t.co/Oysgakb7e0Tree bark, as art form. https://t.co/2LCzzCKkFl“At night I dream that you and I are two plants that grew together, roots entwined, and that you know the earth and… https://t.co/mp6VuL9OAx
5/25
2020
Cooked my first meal in days, and I feel grateful. #RamadanMubarak #EidMubarak https://t.co/gKOA4XdfEB
5/24
2020
Four days of fever, and getting the whole family sick too. It feels as if I’ve been under a road roller. 😨😰
5/22
2020
A mash after my own heart—pav-bhaji, cooked with raw mango. Whee! 🥭 https://t.co/ms21E2VzsRThe teen cannot get his fill of rice. Also, my DIY Chinese cooking. #ILoveBigBreakfastsAndICannotLie https://t.co/ddrTgKyWMpThink summers, think mangoes! You ought to hug a mango tree first chance you get. Smell its leaves—the aroma’s into… https://t.co/h1TwyLSsMqMango [Mangifera indica], aka the portent of joyful spring. #TakenByTrees https://t.co/gU5mRbExqE
Retweeted by JugniGiven how many faithful converts I’ve won to 1010!, Gram Games ought to be paying me by now. JK. I play ads-free, a… https://t.co/wF47K14Hea
5/18
2020
Taken by trees. https://t.co/QoK5dmVsLq
Retweeted by JugniThe flame-of-the-forest tree [Butea monosperma] is variously called dhak, palash, or tesu [Hindi, Punjabi]; kimshuk… https://t.co/mPUKwfBmj5
5/14
2020
Pizza in the making 🍕 https://t.co/cyoCb4bzmp
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5/13
2020
The teen’s cooked his first meal from scratch, and I’m so happy, I could dance. He cooked egg bhurji, jeera aloo, a… https://t.co/xtZIptqn64Ah, blessed day! First up, a fat loaf of soul-satisfying Challah. #Baking #DIY #Bread #BakingTheHigherReligion https://t.co/jxFu4q5zo9Mango ice-cream as veritable art! https://t.co/uYIXNEcHhp
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5/12
2020
Of sleeplessness, exhaustion, and gifts of love. https://t.co/w311elCwiT
5/11
2020
The tykes as tiny mafiasos. 1. All grocery is duly inspected upon arrival, and appropriate surcharge levied—a car… https://t.co/kvEywInC0l
5/8
2020
Chicken salad in orange sauce. For the orange sauce, take 2 cups orange juice, 1 tsp grated orange peel, 1/2 cup… https://t.co/8z7zOAEzG2
5/7
2020
Night time is owl time, think time, wise time/Night time is moon time, magic time, quiet time/Night time is play ti… https://t.co/t8jrT3OvlSI would have you know that good ‘sambhar’ is the epitome of lentil goodness. It sings. It’s a symphony of flavours—… https://t.co/GGKx8s80emThe tiny bitter-gourds I’ve been cooing to? You stuff ‘em with salt, turmeric, coriander powder, red chilli powder,… https://t.co/OqhYO4NsqE
5/5
2020
Older pictures of your friendly laboratory diagnostician at work. DM if you need molecular solutions in human genet… https://t.co/5ETlG2ehbEChikki is a traditional Indian patti or bar usually made with peanuts, and jaggery. I got adventurous, so that mine… https://t.co/ofGW3CjytM
5/4
2020
Love at first sight—the tiniest of bitter gourds you ever saw! ❤️ https://t.co/hffLWR1dPSAn ode to the delicious bitter-gourd [karela]. Peeled, brined, stuffed with masalas (also love), tied with a thread… https://t.co/KMXk0JaSs7
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5/3
2020
Of sleepless nights, much giggling with the teen over face/hand masks with brownie batter [I kid you not, all cake/… https://t.co/2Efu2l63nGI just bought this gorgeous audio album. You should check it out too! ❤️ https://t.co/1VbsAr2Z8jSpike mutation pipeline reveals the emergence of a more transmissible form of SARS-CoV-2 https://t.co/dW31GOWsss #bioRxiv
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5/1
2020
@atlasobscura These look much akin to the age old ‘Achappam,’ from Kerala, India. The Achappam, in turn, is derived… https://t.co/ka61aCF6mh
4/30
2020
Voila! 😍🥰 https://t.co/OKwXn6mI8kThe teen’s first challah! A five strand braid, and a Sephardic boule. 🍞❤️ #Bread #Baking #BakingTheHigherReligion https://t.co/uO2C5Ca0qf“Dance, dance. Otherwise we’re lost.” —Pina Bausch, the high priestess of dance. From Wim Wenders’ ‘Pina’ (2011). https://t.co/wmQZtW4Qr1Tarek Rammo, and Kami Lynne Bruin dance to Yann Tiersen’s ‘Porz Goret.’ https://t.co/tWnx2n2qTS#InternationalDanceDay https://t.co/9oELVgpi7e
4/29
2020
Sketched with Mars Lumograph 100, Staedtler pencils on Canson 9”x 12” 160g paper. https://t.co/gZbInfO7zz
4/28
2020
John Ruskin (1819-1900), was a writer, painter, & social theorist. His ‘Study of a Kingfisher, with Dominant Refere… https://t.co/7jV40LKnh8Also, hugs. The spleen poppin’ kind. https://t.co/G3qP7sfoxI
4/25
2020
Pizza as fine art. #DIY #Baking #Pizza #BakingTheHigherReligion https://t.co/OFs5cVsb5sWhat do you do when you find an unexpected box of active yeast? Step 1: you dance a jig around the kitchen. Step… https://t.co/sGyWPBDb5x
4/22
2020
I’ve grown up on a steady diet of Shi Zhi-you’s music. Now listening to ‘Eastern Way of Slow Living IV: Go Slow in… https://t.co/v5jySFQGe7
4/21
2020
@winludivine Naughty too!The tykes and I agree—we love garlic. After the mock fight for garlic greens, I bunged some into my garlic bread st… https://t.co/VRHzL0IuvR
4/20
2020
Wilting in the heat [I don’t sweat much], and yet I cannot stop cooking. Please shoo me outta the kitchen already. https://t.co/XWHRoPDpBZSunday cooking: potato-peas-fenugreek sabji FTW. https://t.co/1YXnO2VkEI
4/19
2020
This recipe gave me dough enough for two loaves—popped one into the refrigerator, and baked the other. No Dutch ove… https://t.co/AUS1chMfW9 @Guestlandlord Thank you, Richard. I’ll look up the no-knead recipe. Your loaf’s GORGEOUS! Well done, you.Gloop, my sourdough starter, and I—we finally decided to bake whole wheat sourdough bread! That’s 800g flour, 460g… https://t.co/Qyya9wqxPt
4/18
2020
Sanskrit: एतदपि गमिष्यति । Transliteration: etadapi gamiṣyati. Translation: This too shall pass. 📸 attribution: u… https://t.co/Cq1bLCM5rE
4/16
2020
I’m so exhausted, and sleep deprived—I know not what I do. I mixed focaccia with dal, and Amritsari air-fried fish.… https://t.co/7nWC2D08APhttps://t.co/5hVVzQggmn #DoNotArrestAnand #StandWithAnand @AnandTeltumbde
4/13
2020
@ShahnilaShafiq @OnAtuin ❤️ @OnAtuin @ShahnilaShafiq Thanks! Tastes delicious too. Now digging into it with butter.Focaccia, straight out of the oven! 😍🥰 #Baking #Bread #BakingTheHigherReligion https://t.co/Pv7dUXpx3UAin’t she a beaut? My tiny loaf of focaccia, dressed in fenugreek, pepper, tomatoes, oregano, and onion flakes.… https://t.co/HvqC7NNnDz @OnAtuin T, that looks delicious. Teach me to cook yams please?Such exultation, my heart overfloweth—preparing loaves of whole wheat focaccia, and Sourdough bread, while listenin… https://t.co/iiGZ3eN7AQ
4/12
2020
Happy Easter! No sleep again, so I made dinky little samosas that taste just about perfect. Gave up meat for Lent,… https://t.co/RNeWGDPh7o
4/11
2020
@Stylisticienne Thanks Dr. Nuttall, right back at you. Happy Easter.Celebrate life springing eternal with five centuries-old bread recipes. https://t.co/Pw7YyjvOGN
Retweeted by JugniprAvAraktAtipItaप्रावारक्तातिपीत, aka chamois yellow; piJcara पिञ्चर reddish yellow; supIta सुपीत aka sulphur yello… https://t.co/HhdkD0rKZLGorgeous! I offer you the names of yellow (adj.) in Sanskrit: piGgala पिङ्गल; sitaraJjana सितरञ्जन; suvarNa सुव… https://t.co/9xMgDYvzhFTo my Jewish friends, Happy Passover/Pesach! Take an extra bite out of your shmurah matzah/matzo for me. Matzah’s c… https://t.co/kj7B6O3Dhy @RoohiD Nothing to it really—I just cook with love, gratitude, and a scientist’s training. 💖
4/10
2020
@dpanikkar Aiyo! Stay safe, you. @dpanikkar Ha! How does the enforced confinement treat you? I’m in night owl mode, & super energetic.🦉Voila! Crackers with beautiful snap and crunch. Next time I bake cheese crackers. https://t.co/5nvUS5pMHlBatch 2 https://t.co/HBQ2awlJ3mThe dough needs to be rolled super thin, for crisp crackers with snap. Playtime! https://t.co/sFebEBI1uzThats 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1 cup sourdough starter, 1/4 cup unsalted butter, 1 tsp sea salt, 3 tbsp of assorted… https://t.co/0HZbILJX5U‘Gloop,’ the sourdough starter, having happily munched through its daily rations, has passed the litmus rest of flo… https://t.co/8TZf9xufp0
4/9
2020
A voice so raspy-gravelly, you wanted to wear it, smear yourself with it, roll around in it. A lyricist so sensitiv… https://t.co/XXxg4MOdV1
4/8
2020
Shaped dough balls into circles. Splashed a hint of oil, and dusting of cornflour over each, layered two together,… https://t.co/cIEvQifVLaCooking to tempt the teen’s palate— #DIY spring rolls. First up, the spring rolls sheets. Lots of ways to make thes… https://t.co/lOiKiVGG3x
4/7
2020
Have you heard a peacock’s call? Come mating season, and the male lets out a piercing, cat-like mewling you could h… https://t.co/9jKt2tfDD5
4/6
2020
Our Lady of Humility. #WaterColours https://t.co/CFC887jmPk
4/5
2020
My boys Sid, and Ichigo have been horribly sick this week. They’re doing better today, and I’m ready to sleep 24 hr… https://t.co/Gd3nFw5VNQYour daily update—Day 2: the starter [hereby named Gloop] has doubled in size, and is bubbly & happy. Today, no fee… https://t.co/bbUxUnvG9O
4/3
2020
I’ve stashed away bean sprouts, sweet and plump, into the refrigerator. Two whole bagfuls. Now to let a batch grow… https://t.co/YIzIDxx5oW @tindsaylurner I did it I did it! https://t.co/Tnaoccvkju
Retweeted by JugniBefore my pantry’s stock of yeast could run low—I’ve got my sourdough starter going. Day 1: 50 g whole wheat flour,… https://t.co/RP0doukeHeTotally besotted with sourdoughs. Read more? https://t.co/kjPe68I6yHThe only sourdough library in the world has over 105 starters and a librarian that is passionate about the science… https://t.co/loSVwGDWJL
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4/2
2020
FINALLY, BABIES YOU CAN EAT! A veritable nursery—there’s mung bean sprouts, aged 6 days, and masoor daal sprouts, a… https://t.co/j3fo9aJSa7
3/31
2020
My pantry, always overstocked because I cook compulsively, looks sad already. No matter, I cook with the goodies at… https://t.co/IKz2ZB68QvThis sprouting of mung beans? It takes love. It takes patience. It takes a whole lot of singing, and cooing to. Voi… https://t.co/JnFGGKfgbq
3/29
2020
My need for quiet gnaws at me. Until later. Ciao. https://t.co/XBZ5RzECN2
Retweeted by JugniMung bean sprouts, a useful primer—https://t.co/1E4DRduYZd Only, you could use a colander/sieve/garden planter/stea… https://t.co/8cCeWfyG6N
3/26
2020
Total prep time: 20 minutes. These are baked at 350°F/180°C x 12 min. Ooh, so good! https://t.co/WLwVEpB7OWUnleavened jeera biscuits—the perfect treat to go with chai. 😍🥰 Ingredients: 1 tbsp jeera [roast over skillet, sav… https://t.co/KM8Nj8jcS9 @garife11 Thanks, Gabriella. ❤️
3/25
2020
John 15:13. “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.” RIP Fr. Giuseppe Be… https://t.co/CVCXi2cYHQFirst washes. #WaterColours https://t.co/KaFAycTX78Thou shalt not hoard—unless it be new sketchbooks, and art supplies. https://t.co/Ieg1RAs9b5
3/24
2020
https://t.co/vyB7IpYh0uSambhar, chutney, and dose for dinner. Please shoo me out of the kitchen already! https://t.co/rkHRPaqZWqThread: 1) OK, so I promised to explain the manuscript that we just put on medRxiv https://t.co/UMSQ63VPM4
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3/22
2020
The tykes love garlic, squirrelling away pods from the vegetable basket, and leaving me gifts of munched cloves on… https://t.co/KoidlA8tPn
3/21
2020

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