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Shiro is the classic Goan dish made with semolina, milk, sugar, and ghee. Variations on the theme are found elsewhere in India but the shiro made in Goa has its own distinct signature. When fresh banana pulp is added on special occasions, ingestion of shiro becomes a sublime religious experience. It can be consumed as […]

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Vanxim – pronounced “Vaanshi(m)” – is a speck of an island in Goa within a stone’s throw of another island, Divar. It is the last unmolested piece of real estate remaining in Goa, but plans are afoot to cure that situation. In the second and third images below, notice the difference in colour rendition. It […]

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