Hijra – the third gender in India Bangladesh Culture India Interesting facts 

Hijra – the third gender in India

Hijra is one of the castes in India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, which includes representatives of the “third sex”: a community of transgender people, bisexuals, homosexuals, and eunuchs. They dress and behave like women, call themselves a female name. The number of Hijra varies according to different estimates from 50 thousand to 5 million. But traveling in India and meeting men... Read More
Paneer – Chenna Food India 

Paneer – Chenna

Paneer is the most popular type of cheese in India, all are enjoying it, locals and visitors. In addition to its delicate taste, paneer has one more great advantage – it is great for cooking. Whatever you want to do with it, you will succeed, the cheese holds its shape well and fits perfectly with different flavors. After my cooking, I... Read More
Lemon grass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’ Food India Interesting facts Nepal 

Lemon grass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’

Lemon grass, gingergrass or palmarosa – ‘Cymbopogon martini’ Known in India as ganjan or gavti cha,  is a species of grasses. It grows wild in wetlands of rural areas of India, Nepal, China and neighboring countries. In Ayurveda known as Rohisha – is a component of many ayurvedic prescriptions and is used in traditions of natural healing. The Chinese usually use... Read More