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Friday, August 31, 2018

Mentions of Biryani Over the Years

Biryani is a rice-based meal originating in South Asia. It is a go-to dish whenever we travel as it can be found from the Middle East though South East Asia, and in restaurants anywhere catering to such an audience. The spices used are what determines its richness and signature. Everyone's idea of good biryani can be a little different. It is sort of a special-occasion, comfort food. I found this old photo from seven years ago which Jay made to bring to our annual condo barbeque.

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During my afternoon nap today, I wondered how many times I had talked about biryani in these daily postings. The great thing about random notes in this format is that they're forever searchable. In the footer section on the web version of each page, one can find a search bar as well as the link to blog category tags. I searched for the word and then tagged each occurrence. Now this will form the top entry for the current 17!

Tomorrow will be the 15th anniversary of this blog. I have written a daily entry for 15 years! I am proud of myself for keeping at it from well before some now-common features of the Internet were even available. This is mostly just a place for me to write common things I might want to remember or share. I like that things which are not written in order can be accessed and made part of a new story.


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