5 Ideas to decorate your home this Diwali

Want to do something different this Diwali? Here are some of my tried and tested decor ideas that can give a unique glow to your home this Diwali. 1. Rangoli is integral to Diwali and anything auspicious in India. I love the way people in Kerala do the same but with flowers, which is called   Continue Reading

Throwing the Diwali party out the window

By Priyadarshini John The Diwali party is a recent invention. Sure, when you were a child aunties and uncles descended in rustling silks, you were given new clothes and made to change immediately into cotton shorts to burst crackers, and sweets thronged the house, but you wouldn’t call that a party. Not by today’s standards.   Continue Reading

A Burmese delicacy from the recipe traveller

One of my favourite eateries in London was this really small ‘hole in the wall’ place run by a delightful Burmese couple. Their food was very simple – home-cooked fare with a wonderful twist to Indian food which I was used to, and Chinese food that I was familiar with. I guess, given where it   Continue Reading

Child’s Play – gift ideas for toddlers

New mommies oscillating between delight and despair, new daddies vying for attention and plagued by confusion, hordes of doting relatives always ready with dollops of advice – a newborn could easily turn your home upside down. There are plenty of baby manuals out there to instruct you on everything related to your newborn or, your   Continue Reading

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Child’s Play – gift ideas for toddlers

New mommies oscillating between delight and despair, new daddies vying for attention and plagued by confusion, hordes of doting relatives always ready with dollops of advice – a newborn could easily turn your home upside down. There are plenty of baby manuals out there to instruct you on everything related...
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Simply Salads

Take a breather from all the heavy duty dishes of the festive season, and whip up a quick and easy salad. A salad is probably the most versatile of all dishes. It can be served hot or cold, with various types of ingredients and even more varied dressings. Most of...
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Diwali lighting and decor ideas

Looking for some inspiration for Diwali lighting and decor? Go through our ideas and give your home a unique festive sparkle. After all, Diwali is the festival of lights. Floating arrangements Cluster floating candles and flowers in glass vases or bowls and use it as a center-piece for your dining...
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