Back-breaking toil. Goan rice is among the best in the world and these are some of the women who keep alive the traditional methods of paddy cultivation. Earlier this July, I spent an evening with them in the village of Divar.
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What Goans live for. Goa‘s poet laureate, the late Bakibab Borkar said it best1: Please Sir, God of Death Don’t make it my turn today, not today There’s fish curry for dinner. ( Great Goans by Mario Cabral e Sa and Lourdes Bravo Da Costa, N.N.A.P. Publications, 1991.) The Goan term for fish curry is […]