Stories from Kutch Part 2: The Banni Grasslands and the Meghwal

“Each evening we see the sun set. We know that the earth is turning away from it. Yet the knowledge, the explanation, never quite fits the sight.” Berger, J. (1972),…

Stories from Kutch Part 1 : Dholavira

Kutch has such an exciting ring to it, that its mere mention brings on a spirit of adventure and a longing to return to nature. The mind can’t help but…

Christmas decorations – edible or not!

It’s almost Christmas and most of you must be busy with putting up your Christmas tree, hanging decorations around the house and slaving in the kitchen too; I too am…

Diwali festivities, one mithai at a time!

Diwali to me means family, fun times and plenty of food.  Five days of sheer celebrations and happiness; to be honest, the preparation and the waiting months leading to Diwali are…

Durga Puja – food & more food

It’s almost time for ‘Pujo‘ and I can ‘spy with my little eye’, lots of busy-bees, ingredients, colours and food everywhere around me.  I think it might well be the ‘Pujo’…

Eid Mubarak!

Good morning folks and hope with all the shopping for Eid done, you are spending the day with your loved ones and of course, food!  Hope the day is going…

Ramadan Kareem – Sweet Iftar Recipes

Ramadan (in Arabic: رمضان, Ramadān) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. This month is about fasting, being kind and giving to the less fortunate. Fasting from food is practiced…

Celebrate Pongal and Makar Sankranti with these 8 regional recipes

India is the country that celebrates hundreds of festivals, small and big, in a single year and each one of those are celebrated with large amounts of food. Let me wish our…

Amazing finds at Delhi Christmas Markets and Gourmet High Street

I had the busiest weekend, and it’s taken me all of Monday to recover! Well, that was on a lighter note, but with so much happening in the city, it was…

Celebrate December with Christmas Markets!

It’s December officially and I can smell Christmas in the air! Joy all around, twinkling fairy lights, stars, the carols, cakes, trees with baubles, toys and bells. It is also St….