A Foodie’s Indian Journey

A Foodie’s Indian Journey

EATING MY WAY THROUGH DELHI: Few things are as potent as food nostalgia. On a recent 45-day stay in India, the author rekindled memories of childhood: aromas and tastes of the staples she grew up on. Add to it the adventure of trying out the multitude of new offerings that modern Delhi offers, and it was gastronomic heaven, from gourmet to street food to home-cooked comfort food. “As I left India to come back home to New York, I did what I do every trip: ask Raju, the family cook, to whip up three dozen Sindhi kokies for me. They traveled, cuddled in foil wrap, along with delicious home-made Mangalorean pickles from my sister-in-law. Back in New York, I save my kokies in the freezer for a ‘Missing India’ day. Then I pull one out, heat it on the tawa and enjoy it with yogurt, papad, and pickle. I smile blissfully eating my bits of India as I sit in New York!” Read more »

Commentary: The Co$ts of Being a DoctoR

THE HIGH COSTS OF BECOMING A DOCTOR: A medical resident crunches numbers (student loans, medical school, and residency) and wonders why we make an education in healing so difficult to attain. Read more »

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Travel: Himalayan Treks

Bracing mountain air, soaring peaks, Alpine meadows, sacred lakes, and an amazing diversity of wildlife and bird species make the Indian Himalayas a paradise for trekkers. Here are five treks. Read more »

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Talk Time: Southern and Indian

Vishwesh Bhatt abandoned biology for cooking and became a James Beard Award nominee and chef in Mississippi. He fuses ingredients from the American South with the rich flavors of India. Read more »

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Politicizing Patriotism

“Bharat Mata Ki Jai” (“May Mother India be victorious”) shouldn’t be controversial words in India! But the right wingers insist that every Indian must proclaim those words to prove patriotism. Read more »

Letters from Readers

Homily or visionary? (Sadhguru) / A good issue (April) / Hailing the nation (editorial) / Carbohydrates and the Indian diet / Correction: (Mangoes article) Read more »

Six Financial Planning Lessons from a Motorcycle Accident

When you have a close call with serious injury or worse, you start thinking of your family’s—and your—financial well-being. Most people should have these basic stop losses in place. Read more »

Boomerang your VAT—it should come back

Travelling overseas for business? Don’t miss out on the refund of the value added tax (VAT) that is usually incurred during overseas business travel—it could add up to substantial savings. Read more »

Plank Exercises = Strong Core

Back and abdominal muscles are vital for every function in our daily lives, yet most people don't exercise these core muscles enough and are prone to back pain and injury. Plank exercises help. Read more »

Immigration News Briefs

Requirements for H-2B Returning Workers / Processing Certain Form I-918 Cases (U Visa) / APPLICATION FINAL ACTION DATES FOR July 2016 / DATES FOR FILING VISA APPLICATIONS - July 2016 Read more »

Pooja Bhatt to start Love Affair soon!

Even as Pooja Bhatt is busy with her much delayed project Cabaret, she will soon start work on her next, titled Love Affair, said to be based on the 1959 Nanavati murder case—like Rustom. Read more »

QUOTA of QUOTES

Quotes from Kal Penn and Bobby Jindal on Trump; stereotypes; spelling bees; comedians; and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on immigration. Read more »

Pooler Georgia scientist elected to top position for District 14 Georgia Toastmasters.

Padma Kaviratna is the 2nd person of Indian subcontinent descent in Georgia to be elected a District Director of Toastmasters. He will serve over 2,600 members and 130 clubs of District 14. Read more »

Quiz, Mountain People, Spoons, Kohinoor, Dolls, Shocks, Books

WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, AND WHY / THE MOUNTAIN PEOPLE / HOW TO EAT (WITH) SPOONS / THE QUEST FOR KOHINOOR / DOLLS AND SHOCKS / BOOK MATTERS FOR SUMMER Read more »

Madame Pandit Lecture on Trade Opportunities

7/27/49: Madame Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900-1990), “India’s First Ambassador to the U.S.,” spoke on “Opportunities for Trade with India” in San Francisco. She was related to three Prime Ministers. Read more »

How Can I Cultivate Faith?

People who talk about loyalty have a vested interest in how to hold you. Faith is not for holding you, but for liberating you. Faith is not about being for this group or that group. Read more »

 

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