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Panju-Harajuku

2 March 2013 I am in Kamla Nagar, have just got the new Airtel SIM card that, everyone assures, will usher me into a new level of connectedness, a veritable new avataram; now I look for a place to eat, … Continue reading

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Sambal, Thuvaiyal, Pachadi

Sambhar (southern Indian) and sambol (Sri Lanka, Malay): are these really¬†connected? What about chammandi (Malayalam)? Does sambal simply mean sauce? Interesting, isn’t it, that sambal finds itself in South Africa? What does sambal have to do with thuvaiyal (Tamil? Presumably … Continue reading

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