A word on this issue's theme.
In almost every inch of the snaking lanes of India’s old cities, or in the sameness of impersonal and brightly lit food courts of its newer metros, kitchens are always bustling, exhaust fans are forever buzzing, and people are munchingmuching and moving on.
But let’s take a step back for a minute, away from steam and smoke.
With this issue, TLJ is teasing out stories that take time to understand a more slower, personal meditation with eating: why we eat what we eat, and how and where we eat it.
What better way to look back on your year than through how your eating has shaped you. We sign off for the year with one thought: Let your food breathe.