Author Archives: Curry2u

Mind Your Manners

Styles of eating differ between Hindus and Muslims.  Hindus usually take their meals individually, a feature that may have developed as a result of rules regulating eating practices across castes.  The Muslim stress on brotherhood spilled into custom as communal eating is the norm.  A dastur khan, a form of tablecloth, is spread on the […]

Indian food boxes stacking up

A traditional Indian method of storing and serving food is finding new currency as an eco-friendly alternative in Vancouver. By Vancouver Courier, originally published March 25, 2009 A traditional Indian method of storing and serving food is finding new currency as an eco-friendly alternative in Vancouver. Chindi Varadarajulu has sold 300 tiffin boxes from her […]

It’s tiffin time!

The Asian Pacific Post Originally published Wed, February 18 2009 On the heads and bicycle racks of an army of delivery men, more than 200,000 shiny tiffin boxes course like quicksilver through the grotty streets of Mumbai each day. Like clockwork, these stackable metal pots arrive at the desks of the city’s hungry office workers […]