The Chutney Chef – Series 2

Chutneys make my world go round! My mum always has a minimum of three chutneys readily stashed in the fridge for the days when we want to keep breakfast or dinner simple. In today’s post, I’m sharing with you three chutney recipes that can go with South-Indian breakfast options, can be spread on toasts or […]

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Say no to naked nails

Review: The Nykaa matt nail enamel in 5 shades – nougat bar, rasberry tart, blueberry frosting, pink meringue and nutcracker dreams As much as we would love to see nail paint brands like Essie, Ciaté London, Formula X and OPI opening stores in India, it’s a pleasant surprise to discover Indian brands such as Nykaa launching […]

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Brewtiful mornings

I open my eyes to the scent of filter coffee, To the narrow beam of sunshine peeping through the window; Anything for these lazy mornings where I can just lay in bed and be Not a mommy, not anybody but a buoyant soul in silent, graceful limbo. Stretching like a cat, groaning and rustling in […]

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How to be someone’s Nemo

‘You are my Nemo. If you get lost in the great, big ocean, I’ll find you’ ∼ Finding Nemo The women you can bank on, the ones who will stand by you on a rainy day or take on the world with formidable courage for you, are so rare to find. But when you find them […]

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The Chutney Chef – Series 1

What this post is about – Coconut chutney 3 ways, chutneys to accompany South Indian brekkie staples like dosas, idlis, vadas or akkirottis. This is going to be a very basic recipe post, and the first series to a couple of chutney recipe posts that are planned in the coming weeks. Although this may be […]

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A day in the life – making it count

Growth and change are both painful, uncomfortable and sometimes undesirable. But, nothing is more painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong. So start here and now. Start with fear, with wonder, with reservation or without a clue. It’s a beautiful day to start. Even rock bottom is a beautiful start. Just start making it […]

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Go Gaga over Gigi

Review —The Maybelline X Gigi Hadid Limited Edition black eye liner and fiber mascara Say Hello! to Gigi Hadid’s Coast to Coast Makeup Collection in collaboration with Maybelline New York. A limited edited collection featuring eye liners, brow products, matt lipsticks, mascaras, lip liners and travel palettes, Gigi Hadid has transformed this plain Jane drugstore […]

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Don’t hide it. Period.

Let’s talk about the ‘period’ — says nobody in India. So, this Valentine’s Day let’s talk about a different kind of red. The most primitive phenomenon behind the source of our genesis, the ‘period’, is often associated with shame, embarrassment and secrecy. In a resolute attempt to break the menstrual taboo, The Better India campaign is […]

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