This year saw a lot of travel as we kicked off the year traveling around Southeast Asia for six weeks, visiting India, Singapore, southern Thailand and Vietnam. We ate a lot of incredible food on our inaugural visit to Vietnam, many of which made it here. There was always fish sauce on the table and, on occasion, a “grand cru” from Phu Quoc.Read More
Dinesh Chaurasiya has been making paan for the past 25 years. He inherited the stall from his grandfather, Satyanarayan Chaurasiya.Read More
Until our recent 7-week trip through India and southeast Asia neither of us had ever traveled for longer than a two-week period at a time, making for all sorts of new experiences, not just during our travels, but also while preparing. How to pack for 7 weeks?Read More
This shop in Kozhikode in Kerala has been around forever. Started by Bhaskaran and Kumaran over 60 years ago, their sons run the place now...Read More
The vocabulary, once foreign to me, is now becoming more comfortable, as these types of words often do. They conjure up feelings of hunger, satisfaction and familiarity. They represent family, community and tradition. ..
They are the foods that Prem grew up eating for breakfast and I now crave and find comfort in, alongside him, with each trip to his home country, India.Read More