Hello world!

Being a foodie is not always about trying new dishes, sometimes it’s about relishing the old ones.

Fried potato curry with puri and pickle- this combination always takes me on a journey even if I am sitting at home.  It’s a meal I would always associate with any and every journey I have made with  my family. As someone who is vegetarian yet calls herself a foodie, I would often complain to my mom about packing any food from home. What’s the point of traveling if you want to eat home cooked meals, I would say. She would smile and reply, ” this has its own charm. We will try outside food but we should also take this, just in case…”

After spending seven odd months in Europe, I finally managed to save enough to treat myself to a very short trip. Surprisingly enough, the first thing I  was tempted to do  after the plan  firmed up was to prepare the humble potato curry.  
Every bite of it transported me back home as I travelled around. Yes, I certainly tried enjoying all the local vegetarian dishes- and I wasn’t spoiled for choices any which way!  but while that was food for the tummy, the aloo curry was food for my soul.

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