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Namaste – My understanding of this widely used word!

Growing up in India, most of us have greeted others with chants of ‘namaste Aunty,…

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…

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Stories from Kutch Part 1 : Dholavira

Kutch has such an exciting ring to it, that its mere mention brings on a…

Our New Travel Series: Stories of Kutch

“We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic to…

Sunday Iftar at Jama Masjid, Delhi

This Sunday when friends suggested a culture walk to the old city, I was a…

Christmas decorations – edible or not!

It’s almost Christmas and most of you must be busy with putting up your Christmas…

Diwali festivities, one mithai at a time!

Diwali to me means family, fun times and plenty of food.  Five days of sheer celebrations…

Durga Puja – food & more food

It’s almost time for ‘Pujo‘ and I can ‘spy with my little eye’, lots of busy-bees,…

Eid Mubarak!

Good morning folks and hope with all the shopping for Eid done, you are spending…

Ramadan Kareem – Sweet Iftar Recipes

Ramadan (in Arabic: رمضان, Ramadān) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. This month is…