Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ngapi and Balachung; or how I learned to love rotten fish

If I had to describe Burma as a smell, it would be ngapi. At times, walking along Rangoon’s streets, the smell seemed to rise up from the ruined pavements. Every food market had its ngapi and dried fish booth which … Continue reading

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School’s Out For Summer

Just like everything connected with my Dad’s childhood, his school experiences were not remotely like mine or anyone else that I knew. First of all, his long ‘summer’ holiday was from December to early March. This was the so called … Continue reading

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My Mango Chutney

I said in my “About” page there would be food descriptions and recipes, so as I was making chutney this weekend I thought I would make it my first recipe in the blog. I love food. I love shopping for … Continue reading

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