Visiting Punjab

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in All Posts, Indian Adventures, Story Corner | 11 comments

Visiting Punjab

On my first trip to India, Hubby and I traveled to Punjab, a small state in northern India where his mother and father grew up and where the majority of Hubby’s family still lives in a small rural village in the district of Ropar. Ropar is a farming community and during my time there I got to tour the family farm which included eight buffaloes (used mainly for their milk), endless green fields of winter vegetables and more colorful peacocks than I had ever seen in my life.

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How To Eat With Chapatis

Posted by on Sep 9, 2011 in All Posts, How To's & Tutorials, Learn the Indian Basics | 5 comments

How To Eat With Chapatis

We love chapatis, but eating with chapatis can be a daunting task if you have not grown up eating with them and it took me a bit of time to get used to it.  I remember when I met Hubby and started learning more about Indian food, I had no clue about what to do with the accompanying Indian bread that comes with the meal.  The bread served with an Indian meal, either naan (yeast risen bread) or chapatis (whole wheat flat breads), are actually used as utensils and a spoon is sometimes only used once the bread has run out.

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