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Traditional European Christmas Cake baked by 7 generations

Because of Manjit’s rapore with the locals, it was much easier to take the “street life” photos.

Went into Ajmiri Bakery.

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Again love the health & safety with how he is sealing the plastic bags filled with their fruit cake.

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Yes, it was nice and really tasty. Was it the wood fuelled fire that made it so good?

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https://www.facebook.com/AJMIRIBAKERY/

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Further along these guys were making rotis.

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An hour into the walk it must be chai time. These traditional earthenware bhand cups are used once. I’ll send Manjit a photo of the cup with an iconic New Zealand landmark to add to his collection of cups now around the world.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/inpictures/2016/10/kolkata-age-tradition-bhar-clay-cups-tea-161004053736038.html

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Being winter, the locals were really feeling the cold and how wrapped up they were often in front of open fires lit on the footpath.

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Peanuts were roasted in sand to give it extra flavour.

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Posted by bruceontour 18:59 Archived in India Tagged chai chai_tea roti christmas_cake letter_box

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