Category Archives: Cooking

Absolute Demazong ….. a great place to hangout

I am a foodie, I love to try out new cuisine and places to eat. Few years back eating out was not a very popular concept in Gangtok, but now times are  changing, and so has the attitude of Gangtokians, … Continue reading

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Chutney….. Nepali style

In any Indian household chutney is an important part of everyday meal. Weather you are having pakoras, samosas or any other snack you always find a certain type of chutney. In north India, hari chutney  is very popular. When I … Continue reading

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For the love of alu-chura….

I love street food, be it vada pav,  ragra patties, bhel puri  or my favourite  pani puri or puchka as we call it.  These are fares you get everywhere  in India, but there is another street food that I love … Continue reading

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Aloo or Potato; which sounds better?

  Say POTATO and now say ALOO. There is a difference right. Potato sounds flat, rounded and dull whereas aloo sounds soft, silky, it rolls off your mouth.  No! You don’t agree, well okay, aloo and potato is one and … Continue reading

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Shya Phaley and the Ramayana ishtyle thunderstorm

I love to run. Running has been in my mind for ages. Every night I think that the next day would be the D day, but alas it remains just a thought. This running bug is not a new one. … Continue reading

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