Food & Superstition: Casting Off Evil Eye With Simple Kitchen Ingredients

Since the lockdown, my energy levels and motivation have been at a dead end, so to speak. The idea alone, of getting any work done is jarring and exhaustion without lifting a finger is the current state of affairs. So, looking at my lethargic demeanour, my aunt decided it was probably due to the fact … More Food & Superstition: Casting Off Evil Eye With Simple Kitchen Ingredients

What Covid-19 Is Teaching Us About Food

Since the world was plagued by a tiny organism, deadly enough to kill millions, our outlook towards food, much like all other aspects of our lives has changed drastically. Previous food  conversations revolved around tantrums of the likes and dislikes of all family members and on most occasions, the refusal to consume vegetables like bottle … More What Covid-19 Is Teaching Us About Food

Why We’ve Centered Around Baking During The Pandemic

As I scroll through my social media feed for the hundredth time, I cannot seem to ignore the unending pictures of beautiful golden-brown bread loafs, steaming hot cinnamon rolls and various versions of decadent cakes and brownies. My feed, full of these delicious goodies, ones I wish could be grabbed through a phone screen, has … More Why We’ve Centered Around Baking During The Pandemic

Unsung Warrior Of The Indian Kitchen: The Humble Masala Dabba

In an Indian household, the two most important rooms are usually, the puja or prayer room and the kitchen. While, the puja room has never quite been an interest of mine, the kitchen has been my haven for as long as I can remember. As a young girl, I would often sit on the grey granite counter top in … More Unsung Warrior Of The Indian Kitchen: The Humble Masala Dabba