Sujatha Bagal

Stories and essays on food, travel, culture.

Working Out the Kinks in the Inter-Generational Recipe Transfer Protocol

My new essay on The Aerogram: So each time we sat down at my breakfast table I would bring out not only all our assorted notes, my computer, and pens … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Makes Food Comfort Food?

The Aerogram published my essay on why a bowl of rice and some pickle is my comfort food. On any other day, late night infomercials would give me company through … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

When All That’s Left of Pressure Cooker are Fragments and Hurt

As an intern at a communications consulting company many years ago, I had to get familiar with the firm’s documents and their various formats and templates. The resident tech guru pointed … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

ForbesLife India: Altruism Everyday

This essay appeared in the Winter 2012 edition of ForbesLife India. A link to the pdf version is available at the end of this post. In a material world, working for nothing can … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment