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All items with tags: indiaArticle 1995
Hits 2992 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 1995
Hits 4086 | Last Modified 2007-05-31All about 2002.
Article Alingan Bajis recipe
Hits 5396 | Last Modified 2007-05-31These cheese and potato bhajis are a popular snack in north-west India. They are very easy to make and hard to get wrong! Best served with chilli sauce, chutney, curd or yoghurt.
Blog December 1995
Hits 2001 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Extracts from my journal, December 1995, in India.
Blog February 10th 2002
Hits 2327 | Last Modified 2007-05-31The chai made me need to urinate four hours later for the rest of the day...
Blog February 11th 2002
Hits 2408 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Storm continues like hell, lightning every second or two, torrential rain. Room began to leak in several places and C became ill...
Blog February 12th 2002
Hits 2151 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Lots of Buddhas with no heads, but found a couple intact. Amazing gates with intricate carvings...
Blog February 14th 2002
Hits 2126 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Despair sets in, but I eventually manage to book a train to Agra for that evening - due to the kindly enquiries desk man who helped me jump the queue.
Blog February 17th 2002 (email)
Hits 2261 | Last Modified 2007-05-31A group email sent on 17th February 2002: Caro had a cosmic dual fountain affair in Sanchi recently for a few days...
Blog February 2002
Hits 1601 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Mumbai, India. "No sleep at all last night - staff kept us awake until 1 or 2am, then a very noisy couple arrived at 3am and haggled outside our room for a long time (from 700 Rs to 550 Rs, so not bad really)"
Blog February 9th 2002
Hits 2237 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Buses to Bhopal are at 5.30am and at 7am and take 6 hours. We are aiming for the 5.30am for some reason...
Blog January 1996
Hits 2684 | Last Modified 2007-05-31More journal extracts from 1996. Still in India at the time.
Blog January 2002
Hits 1768 | Last Modified 2007-05-31Mumbai, India. "Finally here, after an unexpected three month dither in Ellesmere Port."
Misc Kedchari, Chamba Style
Hits 3232 | Last Modified 2007-05-31This is a recipe taught to us by Sne when we were staying in Chamba, India. It's a great alternative to plain or pilau rice, and damn tasty too. The flavour that comes out it pretty unique.
Blog November 1995
Hits 1719 | Last Modified 2007-05-31From my journal, travelling in India,. 1995
Article Paneer Tikka Masala BBQ Skewers
Hits 4473 | Last Modified 2007-05-31This is a great vegetarian BBQ option if you're bored of the usual skewers. Plan to make it a few hours in advance. Remember to make or buy your paneer, and check the notes on chaat masala).
Article Tarka Dal with coconut milk
Hits 15823 | Last Modified 2007-05-31This makes an amazingly tasty and comforting dal. This was, surprisingly, inspired by Rick Stein's similar tarka daal on his Eastern Odyssey programme recently - the Sri Lanka episode. And it's vegetarian / vegan too!
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