Baconbaba in Kolhapur!

Tikkhat Manjhe Swadisht Naahi! The Kolhapuri LavangiĀ – A tiny little chili bomb local to this area.This is the flavor that defines Kolhapuri cuisine. But is it really? There is a saying in Marathi – ‘Tikkhat manjhe swadisht naahi‘ (spicy doesn’t mean tasty). So which is … Continue readingBaconbaba in Kolhapur!

"Upwaas" – The religious absense of food

A recent discussion on one of the food forums on FB got me thinking about this – who decides what to eat when we fast? who decides the timings? Who decides if its farsaan or fruits or ‘upwaas chewda’ that we are allowed to eat?

Sharing my thoughts via this short blog post. Do let me know what you think. Comment in the blog if you like to add something or disagree with what i say. Thanks! … Continue reading"Upwaas" – The religious absense of food