Vol 4 Issue 1 Apr-Jun 2024

Volume 4 Issue 1

Titled ‘The Fellowship of Food’, this issue offers diverse perspectives on food and its inter-connectedness with culture. In the comic Ukai, a boy’s experience with the tradition of cormorant fishing in Japan obliges him to re-consider its relevance in modern times. Eating Saraswati’s Bahon takes us to Assam where a young girl faces a conflict of food choices influenced by religion and culture. In Hunger, a driver struggles to survive on a meagre salary until he discovers the langars of Delhi. In the comic Inimitable Wazwaan, a chef is mystified by this wondrous celebrated cuisine of Kashmir. The Tell-tale Tails is set in Sikkim and is about a young boy’s adventure into the mystery of folklore and food.