Celebrating Onam with a 20-item Sadhya (Banana Leaf Meal) @ Saffron’s

For the past 2 Saturdays, my Indian gym buddy and I celebrated the festival of Onam at Saffron's Fine Indian Cuisine (ponsonby) where a special once-a-year vegetarian Sadhya meal was being served. Sadhya means banquet in Malayalam and this was literally a vegetarian feast! Held once a year, Onam or Harvest Festival, is the state festival of Kerela, which so happens to … Continue reading Celebrating Onam with a 20-item Sadhya (Banana Leaf Meal) @ Saffron’s

7 Days in Indonesia!

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain This adventure started one week before  when Brenda asked … Continue reading 7 Days in Indonesia!