Lemongrass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’ Food Health Interesting facts 

Lemongrass: to mosquito and cold say ‘No!’

Lemongrass, 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 the... Read More
Ancient History of Goa Interesting facts 

Ancient History of Goa

The original inhabitants of the Konkan region on the South Goa coast are the Kunbi, Gauda and Velip tribes. It is claimed that they inhabit the region of the coast for over five thousand years. Today, they live in the region of Kerala, Karnataka and South Goa. Some of these tribes adopted the Roman Catholic religion as a result of the... Read More
Goa – our experience with fish Food 

Goa – our experience with fish

While staying at Goa, we have tried many kinds of fishes, and the best of them that has been our favorite is bangra (pangra) – mackerel. It doesn’t need scraping, only large ones have some scales on the head and tail. It has tolerable bones – it is easy to get rid of them. It does only require cleansing of the viscera... Read More
Kolkata Interesting places 

Kolkata

It is a big city, megacity. Also called Calcutta (the official name until 2001). It is the capital city of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly River (Ganges), it is the cultural, and educational center of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India’s oldest operating port. Kolkata is third most populous metropolitan area in India.  By my experience... Read More