How Quarantine Reconnected Me with My Family’s Cuisine

A narration of my relationship with ethnic food

Garlic naan with Palak Paneer

I spent several evenings with my grandma in the kitchen an hour before dinner and assisted as a sous chef, but I was not engaged in the learning. I zoned out, certain that they were not high-yield skills.

I was all ears because I was doing this for me and I wanted to do it right. I really wanted to get to a place where I could appreciate and enjoy my ethnic cuisine just as much as American fast food.

Handmade roti and bhaji for pav bhaji

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