Bollywood ‘ish-style’ in your home

Bollywood cushions, posters, mugs, scarves and even sarees! There is something about Indians living overseas (and I am pretty sure Indians in India too) and their love for Bollywood! A…

Colour Chic – Lavender and Plum

“Colour belongs to our being: maybe each one of us has his own”                                  …

Buying Art for your Home – I

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] Yesterday, I went shopping with a friend who decided to nip into a store selling Art (not an art gallery). What happened next mortified my interior design principles,…

Colour Chic: Orange and Aqua

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] From this week we are starting our new series, the Colour Chic, wherein we will highlight a particular colour combination that could make a room sing and how you…

Accessorize it right – amazing finds for your home

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] There is enough we know already about accessorizing and in fact, we already do it. Most of our homes (at least mine) have decor pieces that we have…

5 Decorating ideas with Festive lights

Diwali is just round the corner, and as I start scouting around for new lights this year (yes, that’s my indulgence – I shop for lots of lights every year),…

Laugh and Sing…Life is wonderful

Family: the centre of your life, your soul; Your reason to keep going…Make music together, spend your life together in a most picturesque environment…Can life get any better? Happy watching, happy…

‘The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind’

Not the easiest of books to read, which is why I had been avoiding it for such a long time…However, when I did read it, what I noticed the most,…

My Big Fat GREEK Wedding

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] What a ‘feel good’ film this is! Movies come and go, but some remain beautifully etched in your heart. This sure is one of those for me. ‘What,…

No Reservations

No reservations is a heart warming movie (for me, of course not everyone thought of it this way!) about the very hard nosed, intimidating chef Kate (played by Catherine Zeta-Jones,…

The Duel of Wine

THE DUEL OF WINE: AN INDEPENDENT FILM Calling all wine lovers: The Duel of Wine, a film about a sommelier who loses his palate and seeks to challenge sommeliers all…

Under the Tuscan Sun – Quotes

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] “LIFE OFFERS YOU A THOUSAND CHANCES…YOU JUST HAVE TO TAKE ONE”   “REGRETS ARE A WASTE OF TIME. THEY’RE THE PAST CRIPPLING YOU IN THE PRESENT”   “UNTHINKABLY…

Grains – Will you explore their world?

Grains have been around since thousands of years. However, in the last couple of decades, there seems to be a war against the humble grain!  Thankfully, not all is lost…

Yoga is inspirational – Part 2

Yoga is amazing and inspirational – you need to experience it to believe this. So many of us keep repeating to ourselves that ‘it is too hard’ or ‘too boring’!…

Kitchen Waste Management for a Greener Home

Kitchen waste bothering you? The ‘Swachh Bharat‘ movement has caught the attention of many in India.  People are aware of its magnitude and importance and are attempting, if not doing their…

Ayurvedic way of eating, the best way forward?

‘Ayurvedic eating is good for you, Satwik khana is excellent for your body‘…heard my grandmother say this often, when I was growing up, but of course, it didn’t seem important…

Healthy Living: Yoga and some gyan – Part 1

I am so obsessed about talking about yoga and healthy eating. However, it may be quite a different story, when it comes to practicing it – but starting today, I am…

Recycle in the Kitchen – Vegetable and fruit peels

I have been thinking for a while about the volume I add to my rubbish bin, simply with the  veg and fruit peels. While we do know that most goodness…

Scotch Eggs, anyone?

Is there anyone out there (discounting vegans, of course!), who doesn’t love eggs? There are probably as many ways to cook eggs as there are different cultures.  Having grown up…

Street food of Allahabad

Last week was celebratory with Lohri, Makar Sankranti, and special anniversaries. This also means that I gorged on a lot of delicious food that essentially did not contribute to my health and wellness…

Street Food: The Indore Diaries

As we continue our love for street food – exploring the new while revisiting the old, I chanced upon some old photographs of some of us at Vijay Chaat enjoying ‘çoconut patties’….

My heart beats for Street food: In Cambridge today – Part I

Cambridge, is a gorgeous little place, tucked away in the East of England, known the world over for its amazing University, of course! But, what people don’t know is that…