Mumbai-based journalist and author Jane Borges' book Bombay Balchao is an ode to Cavel's cosmopolitan Christian community. Jane gives us a glimpse of Christmas in Cavel.
Christmas, as a festival, certainly has a very strong connection with food. From the quintessential rum cake (albeit with a twist) to a full Naga feast, delicate kul-kuls, to salted meat and mutton stew — we got foodies from all over India to share their favourite Christmas recipes, and memories. These traditional dishes are made as per heirloom recipes, handed down from one generation to the next.
In this post that is equal parts food journal and memoir, Edlyn G D'souza mulls over Christmas spent at home in Goa, and in a faraway country