Surendranagar – part 2

We continue our journey into my home- town from where we left last in Part 1 of my article earlier. After the Panjrapol visit, we took a break from our morning exploration for all things food and local and joined my father’s uncle in his office. He is a gentleman in his 80’s, a well…

Rajasthani Aachari Spiced Potato

We ended up watching a travel show yesterday featuring the local cuisine of Rajasthan. Now, for those of you acquainted with that region or have explored the food of that place, you would be aware that the food of this region boasts of the best spice dishes around in India. The cuisine of Rajasthan comprises…

Surendranagar – Part 1

  India celebrates its 70th Independence Day today. So, I decided to dedicate this post to this day and write about the town where my ancestry is from and bring to forth the amazing secrets India has to offer from its smaller towns and unknown villages. My post will be divided into 2 parts because…

Columbia Road Flower Market

  I have a thing for flowers. Of course, that is a pretty obvious phenomenon as women usually love their flowers but for me, I connect with flowers on a “Soul” level if that term can every be associated in such a manner. The bright colours, the cheery innocence lying behind every flower, the subtle…

Watermelon and Asian Papaya Salad Bites

  So, the past weekend, I ended up binge eating. It isn’t something unusual for me. Weekends are the two days when my family goes into a cooking spree. My father is a wonderful cook and he takes the kitchen onto himself with his cooking (Usually for Indian cook books). He isn’t the extreme experimenter…