Day 7 – India and food

India turns 70 next month. Culturally, are we better off today than we were in 1947?Potato, tomato and red chili were introduced to India during the colonial period. Today they are ubiquitous in Indian cuisine. It is hard to believe they are not Indian.


It isn't easy. Living away from home. Foreign land. Strangers around. A different culture. A different setup. Knowing English isn't your strength anymore. You are not among the elite crowd. You are an alien in a foreign land. An alien with an alien accent that people don't always understand. Your aa's may be their ay's. … Continue reading Unlearning.