My husband and I have been travelling for the past month through India. Admittedly, I have never tasted such incredible food in my life. Food, food, glorious food! It is such a wonder and a blessing to have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of flavours and fresh ingredients, combined and prepared in clever and inventive (often very simple) ways.
Good food is blowing my mind! I have learnt so much about flavours and cooking and culture that I am dying to share with everyone…. But I’ve been solely the learner on this trip, rather than the teacher and learner (as I endeavour to be my entire life) – some may say I’ve been impertinent or bothersome, perpetually asking questions of the locals, taking photos, and observing the way food is made and enjoyed here in Incredible India.
However, I’ve almost always been met with friendliness and assistance, and more information than I asked for, with personal anecdotes and mythical stories thrown in for good measure! I have found Indians to be generally some of the friendliest and hospitable people in the world. Their pride for their land, their food, their festivals and their customs is evident and admirable.
What an amazing time of learning in my life. I look forward to sharing some of it with you beautiful readers.