I am sitting on a comfy couch in Australia watching “The World’s Most Dangerous Roads” on TV. The TV screen is showing graphic images of very narrow roads with sheer drops to the sides, of crazy drivers weaving in and out in their little cars overtaking huge trucks on these very narrow roads. I recognize the scenery…Read more The World’s Most Dangerous Road
Food plays a big part in my life. Some people live to eat, others eat to live. I am the former. I used to dream about opening a restaurant while sitting in my boring office job back in Australia. I looked for a couple of years for the right place to open in hometown but…Read more A dream with pitfalls
I have never thought about becoming Vegan, till yesterday! Yesterday was one of those days that started like all the others. It was Sunday, not just any old Sunday but Easter Sunday back in Western land. It is what they call ‘not Easter Sunday’ here in India. ‘Not Easter Sunday’ is like all the other…Read more A brave new world – Veganism!
Tibetan food is not one of my favourite foods. The main ingredient of Tibetan food is barley flour (Tsampa) and it forms the basis what Tibetans eat for their three daily meals. It is made into a bread and eaten for breakfast and lunch. Thukpa is mainly consumed for dinner. It consists of noodles of various shapes…Read more The humble Momo
I’m a traveller. Travelling is a big part of my life, still is, has always been and always will be. I love the joy off stepping of a plane, in a new place, in a place I have been before and wondering what is to come. The people, the sights, the sounds and the smells,…Read more Of Palak Paneer and Ras Malai!
A decade seems a long time. It is a long time. A lifetime for 10 year olds! Ten years in which to live, to work, to collect stories from the Bharatmata, my adopted home. Mother India! The Mother, as she is commonly and affectionately known, is one vast place, teaming to the brim with people, of different religions, of different castes, of different socio-economic backgrounds. …Read more A Decade of Stories!