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  • When you buy stuff in Europe or US, the attitude of the sales people varies. If you are lucky you will come across really nice people, but in most cases they are quite indifferent to you, your shopping experience, and the product you buy. Without going into details about various…

  • When you live in different places and travel a lot you develop new habits and fall in love with local cuisine. You also develop a taste for new confectionary.  Today I will look about one such treat – the mochi. This Japanese special is a snack made of a very, very sticky…

  • Back in a day I was quite ‘pragmatic’ about food – we eat food, because we have to. Quite a nihilistic approach towards almost the most important part of our life isn’t? This all changed when I met my wife. Being from Hong Kong she had a much better exposure to a…