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5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri

As a child Shivratri always held a special place in my heart. The revelry in and around our home on this day was infectious. Some people started chanting mantras early in the morning while others loudly played bhajans on their tape-recorders for others’ benefit. Waking up early and accompanying our parents to the temple was… Read More 5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri

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Fun and healthy tiffin ideas for kids #Bonhappetee

The lady and I glanced at each other and broke into a knowing laugh. Our “Did you finish your tiffin?” enquiry to our respective kids had received a straight “NO!” for an answer, yet again. As I walked away from her I couldn’t help wondering to myself. Am I not doing enough or should I try… Read More Fun and healthy tiffin ideas for kids #Bonhappetee

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Tofu and Sweet Potato Snack Recipes

One of the things I love about cooking is the endless possibilities it offers us. Knowing recipes is one thing and creating something extraordinary out of them by introducing our personal tweaks is another. Retaining originality is one thing and mixing it up by infusing new flavours is another. I like to surprise my tongue… Read More Tofu and Sweet Potato Snack Recipes

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Claiming myself back: Life, with no baggage #MyFriendAlexa

When well-meaning folks said this to me when I was younger, I was quick to brush it off. A teenager possibly cannot fully comprehend the importance of experiences in life; good or bad. Today though, I realise how being called out for every little virtue or vice of mine has helped mould me. I know my… Read More Claiming myself back: Life, with no baggage #MyFriendAlexa