Sair – One Festival, Many Stories

Sair, I thought was a festival celebrated in Shimla and Solan alone, until my landlady, here in Dharamshala, came in yesterday morning with a platter full of different dishes. On being asked of the occasion, she politely said ‘hamare Sair hai na aaj!’ The Kullu Story In Kullu, the same day, people celebrated what they […]

Lazy Winter Dinner

It’s cold rainy winter days in Dharamshala, your stomach is rumbling and screaming food! Cooking, a simple mundane activity otherwise seems like a herculean task now! To stand hours in kitchen in shivering cold and prepare food one needs have dogged determination. So what do you feed yourself ? Well, on top of that if […]