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From Railway Mutton curry to Bedmi-aloo: When railway food was an affair to remember

What is your earliest memory of (good) train food? Mine is the hot thali that would be served to First Class passengers from the pantry, which you could visit to get warm milk, water or boil egg any time of the journey and often be rewarded with something scrumptious that the cooks (who were khandani bawarchi by the way) may have invented for the next meal. It could be a simple dal or a chicken curry. What made this slightly watered down version addictive were two things: One, the way…

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A love affair with the Great Ocean Road

Some moments just get etched to your memory forever. Those picture perfect sights that overwhelm you and have the ability to bring about such peace inside that thinking about them can bring a smile to your face. You don’t need a camera to capture them – that is the beauty of these moments. Little did I imagine that my trip down under would provide me with such memories! Although I spent a major part of my holiday in Sydney, my trip to Australia wouldn’t have been complete without a visit…

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