• Heritage,  Sarees

    My Saree Stories: Part 14

    Time to talk about some more spectacular weaves of India in this edition of my saree stories. Read about the glorious heritage of the Patola saree, the Ponduru khadi, the Aayiram butta saree, the Jawariya daana saree,…

  • Food

    Watermelon Rind Recipes

    Summers are here and watermelons are being consumed in plenty. While we chomp down huge quantities of the red centre, I just thought I could make use of the white part of the watermelon, the rind. The…

  • Heritage,  Sarees

    My Saree Stories: Part 13

    Now, I have wanted to do this for a long time. Today’s blog post is dedicated to the gorgeous weaves of Odisha. It has been enriching discovering and learning so much about the textile heritage of this…

  • Heritage,  Sarees

    My Saree Stories: Part 12

    It was the Sankranti season, and in Maharashtra it is common to wear black to conserve heat in this winter season. I aired a lot of black sarees, but each is unique in its weave. Enjoy learning…

  • Heritage,  Sarees

    My Saree Stories: Part 11

    The eleventh edition of my saree stories features a saree with intricate Lambani embroidery, a saree from the Bodo region of Assam, and the not-so-amusing story of my bridal makeup. Saree #101: A cotton Ilkal saree with…

  • Art,  Heritage,  History,  Sarees

    My Saree Stories: Part 10

    The tenth edition of my saree stories features the story of the revival of the Patteda Anchu, details of Kathiawari embroidery as well as information about the art of Srikalahasti Kalamkari. All of course, shared in my…

  • Food

    A vegetarian Galaouti Kebab

    It is the season of festivals where meat is taboo, and I’m continuing with my series on fake meats. So today’s recipe is a vegetarian Galaouti Kebab. The word Galaouti is probably derived from Galawati which literally…