What would you order if you are a vegetarian stuck outside of India? what countries apart from India are vegetarian friendly?

As a vegetarian, I have survived around the world without having to eat meat. There has been occasions due to the lack of understanding of the contents or the culture, I have inadvertently eaten meat, Like in Thai Dishes, fish sauce is a common ingredient, even if only vegetables were used to make up the […]

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Ever wonder why Brahmins in Bengal ate fish, but never ate chicken?

Food habits of any group of people are a product of availability, physical environment and religious beliefs. In a coastal place like West Bengal where fish used to be available in abundance, the Brahmins of Bengal embraced fish eating given its availability, wide variety and taste. I make some general observations about food habits of Bengali Brahmins, […]

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