Food and Drink

Preserving The Past: The Women Behind Mi-Ramew Cafes In Meghalaya

Run by women, the Mei-Ramew cafes in Meghalaya are showcasing traditional indigenous cuisine

A teenager plucking wild greens Photo: Anissa Lamare

Shnong Khweng. Her hands are the recent memories of Mei Ramew, of Khweng I carry with me. Kong Platina Mujai and Kong Dial Muktieh. This is their story.

It was a hot Friday afternoon. I pack my bags with very little concern for my two-day - one night trip to Khweng. A village located in Ri-Bhoi district, Meghalaya.