How to Learn

taletown.org multimedia English short stories on how to learn or how to study & retold tales on how to understand with study tips, learning skills & study jokes

  • A Cup Too Full

    KyotoHe poured in his visitor’s cup. The cup was soon full, but Nan-in kept pouring.

    The tea rose to the rim and began to spill over on the table.

    Nan-in continued pouring.

  • Aloo Jira - Cumin Spiced Potatoes

    potatoes with cuminIsha teaches how to cook Aloo Jira, cumin spiced fried potatoes.

    Eaten as delicious nibbles or mains with yoghurt.

    Quick, simple & healthy Indian cooking recipe

  • Am I Rich Soil?

    lostDronacharya (Teacher Dron) taught archery equally to all his students, yet Arjun excelled the others in mastering it.

    The seed which falls in a rich and ready soil bears the greatest fruits.

  • Be Informed To Spot Opportunities

    SnaresBe informed to spot opportunities in business & life.

    Learning business management becomes easy, when Sunny shows the benefits of being informed using a nun joke...

  • Check Your Car Tyre Pressure

    Under PressureHow to check your Car Tyre Pressure? Informative story on basic car maintenance with tips on car and tyre care.

    How much pressure is needed is determined not by the type or size of tire, but by how much load your vehicle is carrying & your driving speed.

  • Chhach - Traditional Buttermilk

    Lassi Man...Isha teaches Hosh how to make Chhach - Traditional Buttermilk.

    How chhas differs from buttermilk, commercial buttermilk, cultured buttermilk?

    Cooking tips story

  • Chicken Or Fish Marinate

    Indian Spiced Chicken with CarrotsLearn to easily make Chicken or Fish Marinate.

    Isha teaches her son how to simply, quickly and safely marinate chicken or fish, and flavor the dish consistently.

  • Chickpeas Dip - Hummus

    Hummus"I washed chickpeas under running fresh water yesterday," she continued giving him cooking tips, "until the water was clear."

    "Then I soaked them overnight in brine in a covered pot. Some cultures soak them in baking soda along with salt too."

  • Climbing Mount Improbable

    cloud riderHosh laughed. He knew that frogs were raunchy.

    “The dumb shit didn't think," continued Josh, "about what would happen to him, or to his family if he fell from the Eiffel Tower and died. He tried climbing Mount Improbable."

  • Coconut Balls Dessert

    coconut and pistachio balls (raffaello)Isha teaches Hosh Coconut Balls dessert recipe.

    Cheap & simple, yet all her guests love this dish.

    Cooking story with tips on how to make this quick, easy sweet

  • Coriander And Coconut Chutney

    taletown.org Coconut Coriander chutneyHow to quickly make Coriander And Coconut Chutney?

    Isha teaches Hosh a simple, cheap recipe that looks & tastes restaurant style, but can also be easily modified.

  • Dahi - Organic Curd

    Buffalo Curd and Kithul TreacleCooking Tips Story: Dahi - Organic Curd

    Isha teaches Hosh how to make organic yoghurt from milk. Quick & easy recipe.

    How temperature affects Yogurt formation

  • Dishonesty – The Better Policy

    owMaskedLying works, and is good for us. When we do it well, we get what we want. If we don't get what we want, we know that we need to improve on our lying skills. More lying practice is needed. That's why we lie all the time.

    Tests conducted in 2002 by Feldman, showed that students told three lies on average per ten minutes of conversation.

  • Egg Bhurji

    Spicy egg bhurji @ the eggfactory

    Story with cooking tips: Egg Bhurji

    Isha teaches Hosh how to cook a spicy Indian scrambled eggs recipe.

    The quick & easy Anda Bhurji is a simple student food

  • Get Perspective

    71-Get PerspectiveGet Perspective. Know what you want to learn & why you want it!

    Learning becomes fun or boring depending on our perspective.

    Interesting story on how to learn...

  • Green Or Red Chili Paste

    [red hot chilli peppers]How to make Green or Red Chili Pastes, which to use when & how to store them safely?

    Isha teaches Hosh a common curry base used worldwide, and gives cooking tips

  • How To Steam Vegetables

    party DishesIsha teaches Hosh how to steam vegetables well & create healthier, tastier, vivid, crunchy veges.

    Which vegetables to steam? Where to find their steaming times?

  • Initiation By Life

    painter 201401Is initiation by Life superior to parental guidance?

    Insightful story of a painter who refused to ordain his own son in his ways.

    Was the experiment successful?

  • Jira Rice

    Fluffy and IndependentStory with cooking tips: Jira Rice

    Hosh learns how to cook Jeera Rice - cumin spiced rice.

    Isha's quick & easy rice cooking tips & Jeera Basmati recipe

  • King And The Astrologers

    Author Unknown Trust is like a piece of paper. Once it's crumpled, it can't be perfect againA King invited a famous visiting astrologer to study his horoscope and tell him about his future.

    The astrologer was quite learned.

    He studied it thoroughly and did his calculations well. Finally, he gave his verdict.