What’s Your Dosha?

Ayurveda is an ancient health care tradition that has been practiced in India for over 5,000 years. The word comes from the Sanskrit terms ayur (life) and veda (knowledge). Ayurvedic medicine was first found documented in sacred historical texts, the Vedas many centuries ago. It has since changed and advanced over the years and is now integrated with other … More What’s Your Dosha?

Not Your Cup of Tea?

Indian Chai is a time honoured tradition in most all Indian households. If you don’t drink it (and I can’t imagine that being true) then you would certainly make it for any guests you may have.  There are Chai Wallas (people selling Chai) all over the streets of India, in bus stations, train stations, at … More Not Your Cup of Tea?

Aloo Gobi Anyone?

There is nothing quite so quintessentially North Indian than a well made Aloo Gobi dish.  Aloo Gobi is a potato and cauliflower dish that can be found on the menus of most Indian restaurants.  I would like to share this recipe with you in addition to a common accompaniment called Raita which is a savory … More Aloo Gobi Anyone?

Arranged or Deranged?

In these modern times, most arranged marriages unless you are from very orthodox families are more like a dating service that has only you as their most valued customer, knows you absolutely and has your absolute best interest at heart.  Obviously it would be great to meet someone, fall in love, get married, have a family and live happily … More Arranged or Deranged?

Namaste My Friends

Vulcans greet each other by saying, Live Long and Prosper, if you are Japanese you may bow deeply to each other, many Europeans seem to kiss each other on each cheek with great abandon and teenagers may high five each other, most North Americans will shake each other hands.  Whatever your background, every culture has … More Namaste My Friends