Home decor with a little help from Indian scripts

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”  Dr. Seuss’s pearls of wisdom…Words tend to have a profound…

Paintings for your home – Bakula Nayak

Paintings sitting quietly on your walls,  express your desires, dreams, and are generally a reflection of your life though,  at times finding a piece of art, that fits into your home is…

Livecrafts: Empowering Creative Hands

We are passionate about handmade crafts of India. Delving deeper into the stories they spin, makes some of them even more endearing. I believe that stories have the power to…

Fabrics – Sew, Make, Buy

I love fabrics and having grown up having most of my clothes stitched, fabric shops have a special place in my heart. Choosing patterns in a shop, handing it over…

Dining tables

Whoever said dining tables were only created for the purpose of meal times, was only partially correct. In my home, it is the focal point of most activity; from serving as…

Light up your home

‘A million conversations in my mind, some nutty, some silly, about the lights I hope to find…‘ This search extended to the virtual space on the internet, where I explored the…

Home Styling: 5 ways to add the Rajasthani razzmatazz

Living in Delhi has huge benefits, being close to Rajasthan is one of them. A long weekend off is all you need to drive off to Jaipur (one of my…

The Ganjifa Cards: Craft Revival

Who doesn’t like a good card game? Remember the long summer afternoons that were spent playing card games while guzzling down large amounts of  ‘neebu-pani’ and ‘Rasna’ with your cousins and…

Tête-à-tête with blown glass

It’s Diwali in less than two weeks and the project I have undertaken, well, the one I take on every year around this time, about giving my home a new look is…

The Karnataka Food Trail

Many years ago, while I was in school, my family and I moved to Bangalore. It was a big change for us – the language, the culture, the people and…

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…

‘Roll’ me away, humble bread!

Warning for all wheat haters: Glance through this post with caution as simply reading about bread may well serve as the catalyst towards breaking the awkward silence between you and that innocent slice…

Mangoes and the Indian Kitchen

People in this part of the world (read, the UK) really look forward to the summer months…this is the time to discard off the layers, eat the most delicious, sweet…

Himachali Food

Food from Himachal is highly influenced by that of its neighbouring states. Though a lot of it is animal based cuisine, there thankfully are a lot of vegetable and fruit based…

It’s ‘Rice’ Time : Andhra special

Andhra Pradesh is known the world over for several things, including state-of-the-art technology, spices, the use of tamarind and of course, rice!  In fact, it is often called the ‘Rice…

Foods of the North-East

North-East India is a much loved part of our country and is made up of the ‘seven sister states’ . These are well known for gorgeous tea estates, beautiful weather, lush…

Mharo Rajasthan: ‘Must have’ dishes

We love Rajasthan, well who doesn’t? For its food, history, decor, fashion style and life….With the Aravalli mountain range, the stunning Dilwara temples, world-famous tiger reserves and a gorgeous bird…

Celebrate a colourful Holi with food

Didn’t I tell you all once that Winter always turns to Spring…Always! So, here we are, talking about Holi, the wonderful festival of colours, that is now almost around the…