Some how this area of Singapore always draws me back. The lively atmosphere at night and the colourful buildings by day are a plus, but the real reason is Komola Vilas. Continue reading Return to Singapore’s Little India
As the days grow hotter, instead of India’s favourite drink, tea, I’m tempted by a yoghurt based lassi. Continue reading A Cooling Drink
In spite of my South Indian breakfast and dinner marathon in Singapore a week earlier, I was already craving that unique food, so headed over the Fraser River to the centre of Indian everything in B.C. Continue reading Desi Dosa Madras Restaurant
Tandoori was once a dish of the poor until the Moguls stumbled upon the unique flavour and turned it into one India’s most popular dishes.
Unfortunately, I never discovered its delight on my Indian visits, but once I reached East Africa, I soon learned what I’d missed. Continue reading Tandoori
When I left India by ship from Mumbai, I cruised across the calm Arabian Sea to Mombasa on a week-long journey. Delighting in vegetarian curry on the trip, I thought it would be my last. Continue reading A Taste of India Across the Sea
I ate a Tamil Nadu breakfast while my eyes wandered over a menu painted on the wall above, deciding what to eat for breakfast the following morning. Continue reading Pongal
When I buy samosas in Canada, they come with tamarind chutney that is nothing compared with coconut chutney made with freshly grated coconut.
That’s what accompanied samosas I crunched in Dar es Salaam. The blend of lemon, chili and salt combined with freshly grated coconut and coriander, complemented samosas better than anything I’ve tasted since.