goan connection…..

Posted on September 17, 2009. Filed under: Uncategorized |

I’m from the land of not only sun,sea n sandy shores et all (minus d heat n humidity) but also salted fish and shrimps nmango seeds n “bimblis”,(all is a luscious creamy goan curry )that let you try ur hands at loads of traditional delicacies,starters and salads n curries(but not in ahurry )main courses all at once!!my hearts in this………….so much of choice but am never spoilt for it in all things salted ,dried ,preserved or otherwise in our hot goan sun!my hearts in this too!now before you conjure up a general picture that goan cuisine n me is just about salted salties n d likes,lemme get alive n churning ,coz kicking i already am, there is much more to goan cuisine and me,seeped in traditional cooking (complimented with goa-portuguese culinary delights)that you dont often bump into though! my heart is here too!but once u’d know d true flavour of that luscious curry,generous helping over a mound of local rice,with d perfect balance of home grown spices ground on d huge grinding stone in your backyard n simmered on wood fire,oh u’ll go in there again n again n again!!!oh ,d goan mango curry ,they make it nowhere like here(but then belive me when i say that havent had it anywhere else to know,hehehe)well humour aside,its simply perfect the soul of ur typical goan meal,goan shrimp or just outa d sea fish curry,rice n fried shrimps n fish lunch,with loads of “side” additions…my hearts in this too!!!the tangyness of the green mangoes doesnt bring out but completes d rich smoothness of the freshly squeezed coconut milk n local prawns,tiny dey may be(d big good things come in small packages applies here,replacin things with taste n flavour n packages w local prawns ie),just invite you to pile on d fat rounded local rice onto ur plate, as ur already enjoying the aroma thats long doing its rounds rather strongly i mustn forget to add!!my hearts in here too…………..well is it my feet ,hands and head in too many boats…..well not literally coz it all comes down to pouring oevr pots n pans n more…n where this is concerned i ‘d love to be wholly on every single boat giving it my bestest shot………..some day truly

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