Undoubtedly, when it comes to food and cooking I have been influenced by the women in my family to quite an extent. And one amongst them was my grand aunt Sharada.
I visited my mother’s ancestral village quite often in my early childhood. This was the place she and her siblings spent many eventful days and holidays, playing in the fields, eating mangoes and other fruits right off the trees and interacting with other village folk. I got to hear many stories and live a part of this life until my maternal grandfather passed away at my age of eight, after which my visits to this place drastically reduced.
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