My parents returned, safe and sound. Surprisingly nothing spectacular happened on the trip back--no bridges washed out, no delayed flights, no missed connections, no snarky (nor snarly) flight attendents nor passengers. They, of course, brought me a few prezzies...
Anyway, I told my mum about my ankle and she and my dad bought me a beautiful hand-carved cane. I tried to take some piccies of details--to the left, a wolf- or fox-like creature and to the right, an elephant (my very favourite creature on this planet--if I could keep some as pets, I would).
India is known for many things and silk is one of them. To the left, a scarf and to the right a new sari for me!
Now, this is a foodblog, so of course there are few things they picked up from the markets: cashewnuts, nutmeg, star anise and mace.
cool gifts! you're really lucky :) enjoy!
Do tell us how you used the spices.
Prezzies from parents are the best!
Hi Jasmine - the cane is so beautiful, although I'm sorry to hear that your ankle hasn't been better completely. Please look after yourself.
Love elephants too :)
Kat--I'm very lucky. When they asked me what I wanted, the only thing I asked for was teh walking stick--the rest is a very lovely surprise.
Malini--Welcome! I love raw cashews' buttery taste...most likely they'll be eaten straight. The rest will be used in this and that...of course I'll write about it.
Ivonne--They've gotten better in their present buying :)
Keiko--I'd say my ankle is about 98 per cent better. Every once in a while I feel it...
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