Mysore, a city of palaces and Gods.

Ranganathan Temple Mysore
Ranganathan Temple Mysore

If you thought that Mysore starts with silk and ends with sandalwood, you’ve missed a lot of the good stuff in the middle. This is a place steeped in history, but quiet in it’s telling of it.
A place where religion is deeply embedded in the goings-on of the day, whether you notice it or not. A place where the people will happily share whatever they have with you, in exchange for a small glimpse into your life. And quite unexpectedly, a place that serves up some of the best food… from other parts of India. The Mysore I was privileged enough to see took me from imposing palaces and colourful markets to ancient temples and endearing rituals.

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Manglorean Lamb Curry with Potatoes

    The Mangalorean Catholic community of India is famed for some delicious meat preparations. Being half Manglorean myself, some of the popular dishes find their way to my dinner table every other week.The usual suspects—coconut, fiery red chillies, tamarind and curry leaves—are synonymous with coastal food and found in varying proportions and combinations in … Continue reading Manglorean Lamb Curry with Potatoes