Hampi…The Story of An Amazing Era

The road into Hampi sets the scene for what is to come. With its large boulders precariously sitting on one another, it emulates a Disney movie set and is the perfect gateway to enter a previous era in time. The historical and surprisingly mystical journey was about to begin.  Did Lord Rama roam here? – the skeptics may have their doubts…

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India On My Thali

While the dosa may be our national dish and chicken tikka our most famous edible export, it is the humble thali which is the mainstay Indian meal. Thali, derived from the word thal meaning plate, is a traditional Indian meal, and chances are you eat it, at least in some form, every day. The customary thali you may be visualizing…

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Mango Mania

When I was a kid I used to eat them for breakfast and then one or two after lunch, and a couple after dinner, and if I was hungry in between, which I invariably was, I would eat them as a snack. My grandmother was afraid I was going to get an upset stomach but that never happened, my body…

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