So much of a culture is embodied in the food that is eaten. In India, it is the physical representation of traditions that have existed for centuries, and it has now become such “a heaping portion” of my life. It is tantalizing and tasty, repulsive and rank. It is everything in between, unavoidable, and, above all, it is food.
Sam Aldridge is a Rotary Exchange student from Milford. To read more from him, visit thebarodasagas.