Russian Salad – My father’s favorite

Sharing Pappa’s (my father’s) favorite- Russian Salad.

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Russian Salad Russian Salad

I write this post with such a heavy heart. Even as I write, I am in disbelief that we lost Pappa, my dearest father, last week.  As I grapple with my emotions, I know that my brother and I will always miss him. I remember my kind, loving, extremely witty, sports loving father, who was truly a gifted athlete himself. In his college days, he was the captain for Bombay University’s cricket team three years in a row! When I was growing up, I  remember his many badminton tournament victories. In his later years, he went for his early morning walks, loved playing tennis, and going swimming. No matter which sport he picked, he was a natural at it!

Pappa,  Mr. Ram Rege ,(on the right), in his college days, as the Captain for the Bombay University Cricket Team, receiving the winning trophy from the legendary cricketer Vijay Merchant Pappa, Mr. Ram Rege ,(on the right), in his college days, as the Captain for the Bombay University Cricket Team, receiving the winning trophy from the legendary cricketer Vijay Merchant

I think that it was during his cricket days that…

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    1. Thanks Nandini. I have been thinking of you. I remember that you lost your dad around the same time last year. I hope you are doing okay and that your husband is too.
      Sending you hugs.

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      1. Thank You Sandhya so much and for remembering my dad. That touched my heart. It has been a years on Jan 14th and time just flew. I hope time is helping you to heal. Have a lovely weekend my friend and sending hugs back to you 🙂

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  1. Wow, a great recipe.

    Sandhya I would really like you to judge the North Indian Curry Challenge I’m hosting on the 25th of March. Please let me know in case you are free☺

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    1. Lina, thank you so much for thinking of me. I would love to judge but before I commit to it may I know how much time is involved in it? March is a crazy month so wanted to check.
      Thanks again,
      Sandhya

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