THE PODERS’ FADING PONK

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The four centuries and more of the Portuguese rule had a definite and profound influence on the culture and cuisine of Goa. One of the many, and perhaps one of the most crucial gifts of the Portuguese to Goa was the art of bread making. An integral part of our culture for decades, the tradition is slowly fading away, replaced by unfamiliar migrant faces and a future which is yet to be determined.
By Craig D’costa, Shona Mahambre, Kirsten and Anatasia D’Mello

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