Temple feast

This week there were two lunches for everyone in the village. One was to celebrate someone’s birthday (I ate the food and didn’t even meet the birthday boy!) and the second was to celebrate a particular god’s day. This meal was hosted by the temple and we ate in the village school grounds. Everybody comes to eat in several sittings and the scale of the cooking is astonishing considering everything is cooked over an open fire and takes a whole day and night. I will never moan about cooking on a campsite again!

The hardest thing is trying not to put your dirty foot in your dinner

The hardest thing is trying not to put your dirty foot in your dinner

Bhart trying to scav a bit extra

Bhart trying to scav a bit extra

Dal anyone?

Dal anyone?

So this is where Stan's Cafe rice ended up

So this is where Stan's Cafe rice ended up

Next sitting...

Next sitting...

The next night it all starts again!

The next night it all starts again!

Now that's what I call a cooking pot!

Now that's what I call a cooking pot!

3 Comments

  1. anne and ben ,the frenchy froggy Said,

    December 5, 2008 @ 2:12 am

    Hello Bathi,Ian and kids,
    We are delighted to hear some news from you.What a wonderful travel.It really gives to us the willigness to do the same.This seems to be a wonderfull country with a beautiful culture.
    We are also happy to know that you were safe after what happened with the bomb attack with the terrorists.
    kiss you all

    look forward to get more news from you
    ben

  2. joe patel Said,

    December 12, 2008 @ 3:00 am

    how come nobody told me there was free food going. i would have left a little for others.
    it seems you folks are having a great time. wish i could be there. hope the kids are keeping up with their homework.

  3. Dunks Said,

    December 14, 2008 @ 2:36 pm

    Hi everyone! Great to see and read that you’re all doing well and getting plenty to eat. Are you sure they didn’t get those cooking pots in speciallywhen they heard you were coming. making up a lanme story about a birthday boy just won’t wash. Speaking of washing and generally looking after yourselve, Granny and Grandad are very glad you weren’t caught up in the Mombai troubles – they’ll catch up with you when their internet is working again. And talking of the internet I’m writing this from my mobile and even got the RSS feed working on it too, so well done for the web design.
    Ok, just a short hello really, keep up the flow of info.
    Love to you all. xxx