Category Archives: Food

Not everything home made is manna

The flames have all died down and shop-front sweet-box displays have been put away till Diwali season arrives again in India next year. Our local sweet shop did so much business this year, that it encroached on the sidewalk to … Continue reading

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Enid and Julia: Virtual and real food memories

Most of what we enjoy about food today has something to do with our earliest food memories. Those were the days before The Simpsons, before Homer could utter your name and voila you became instant pop culture reference. Julia Child … Continue reading

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The haunt of the urban naturalist

Wild pockets exist within our cities, enduring in the undergrowth of house gardens and in the canopies of the city’s avenue trees. The urban naturalist has to find a way to peek into the treetops to discover this hidden upper … Continue reading

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Food chauvinism, is that even a thing?

Eating and even cooking are entirely about taste and preference. Such things are subjective, eccentric and peculiar to the individual. So I find it strange that there are cooking competitions like the MasterChef series, where judges award the best dish … Continue reading

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