The smells have wafted across the kitchen, and the years alike… still warm and luring.. still as reassuring… We could never tell, if it was the extra butter, or sugar, or a pinch… Continue reading

“All forms of Art are born from one’s roots”

The name Maqbool Fida Husain has become almost synonymous with contemporary Indian art, and deservedly so, for no single artist has popularised Indian art, within the country or internationally, as Husain has done.… Continue reading

Our Favorite Food Movies…

A boringly slow weekend, or a sleepless night…? we have some very meaty cures, that have never failed! (at least us) Here are some of our all time favorite movies that are food… Continue reading

Odisha Murals: Saura Tribal Art

Sauras are among the most ancient tribes of India, finding a mention in the Hindu epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Ram’s devotee Savari in Ramayana and Jara, the hunter in Mahabharata who mortally… Continue reading

Ganjifa: 16th Century Traditional Playing Cards of India

The Story of Ganjifa In June 1527 Babar, founder of the Mughal dynasty, sent a unique gift to Shah Hasan, a close friend from Sindh. It was an exquisite set of Mughal Ganjifa… Continue reading


It is like living in a painting with sun-kissed corners and shadows playing. In rustic rooms that bring nature indoors For simple pleasures and to stay forever bathed in Earth’s glowing light… Not… Continue reading

Home Diaries: A Life in Color

Nothing ordinary can lie behind a green and purple door. When we were led in through the enchanted gate at this Delhi home, it was a window into another world. We were still… Continue reading

A Fine Evening This: Celebrating Urdu at Jashn-e-Rekhta

Lyrical poetry set to music, a gathering of fine linguists and leaves floating in the midst. This was the setting of the inauguration ceremony of the two day festival Jashn-e-Rekhta in Delhi yesterday, celebrating “Urdu’s… Continue reading

When a Bride has #HerShareofFun!

Fun, spirited and brazen… that’s the bride of today. For she’s not going to suppress that craving… to run across a freshy-washed-in-the-rain field, or do an impromptu jig on the tables, uninhibited, or… Continue reading

Braj Ki Holi

Braj ki Holi beckoned a band of thirsty travelers from across the land to rejoice in a colorful feast this spring immersed in the magic of Krishna’s playground. In Mathura lay history writ… Continue reading