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The Return of Home Chefs

Home chefs have come on their own during the lockdown as they have upped their game delivering tasty dishes giving restaurants a run for their money. One of the key reasons, home chefs choose to deliver and monetise their kitchen skills was the fact that offices have mostly been shut with staff not being paid… Read More The Return of Home Chefs

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Masks as a canvas for folk art

As the pandemic continues, traditional handlooms and handicrafts are manifesting into masks, making art wearable. The relentless uncertainty due to Covid-19 has made businesses adapt and evolve with some social consciousness woven in. This is being seen especially in masks – the need of the hour which is the latest canvas for traditional fabrics and… Read More Masks as a canvas for folk art

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Hyper Local Ingredients

Hyper local ingredients are making a strong statement in menus across restaurants as ethical eating takes center stage especially in a COVID-19 world. Hyper-local sourcing is gaining a rising popularity as it focuses on the idea of producing the ingredients domestically. It involves growing a plethora of ingredients organically, usually in the backyard or a… Read More Hyper Local Ingredients

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Flat Breads with a Twist

Breads are a staple at every meal and while curries have seen much change, the bread was somehow always left behind. This has however changed, and chefs are now experimenting with innovative fillings and grains to ensure that flat breads are becoming as interesting as they are tasty. New Plates While there are several new… Read More Flat Breads with a Twist

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Chef Gaggan Anand – an interview

Chef Gaggan Anand is nothing short of a maverick in the kitchen and conjures up the most unusual interpretations of Indian cuisine. Gaggan Anand – the name that is held with utmost regard in culinary circles needs little introduction. For the uninitiated his restaurant has made it four years into ‘Restaurant’s The World’s 50 Best… Read More Chef Gaggan Anand – an interview

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Postal Museum Bengaluru

A postal museum in Bengaluru is all things dedicated to the postal services and is a potpourri of everything that helps in making communication possible. You’ve Got Mail Snail mail maybe the term that today’s generation refers to the postal services but one look at Sandesh Museum of Communication that recently opened doors in Bengaluru’s… Read More Postal Museum Bengaluru

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Cartagena Travel Guide

Take a journey back in time when you visit Cartagena’s old walled city that has sights with a colour to match. Founded in 1533 Cartagena serves as an important trading port and was earlier subjected to several invasions and attacks. As a result, a part of the city was fortified and this is known as… Read More Cartagena Travel Guide

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Reinventing Recipes

Chef Regi Mathew goes back to his roots as he traverses across Kerala to find traditional recipes from home kitchens that are showcased in his restaurants. Growing up in a small village near Trivandrum in Kerala, Chef Regi Mathew, Co-Owner and Culinary Director, Kappa Chakka Kandhari Foods Pvt. Ltd. had an idyllic childhood surrounded with… Read More Reinventing Recipes

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Interview: Ravi Agarwal

Ravi Agarwal is an artist whose repertoire includes video, performance, public art, in situ installations and found objects. He is an artist, curator, writer and photographer all rolled into one. Meet Ravi Agarwal who is also an environmental activist working in the non-governmental sector. Founder of the leading Indian environmental NGO, Toxics Link, he was… Read More Interview: Ravi Agarwal

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Parody art museum at Pattaya

Art with a humourous twist is what you will see at the world’s only Parody art museum at Pattaya which is as interactive as it is an engaging experience. Art normally is considered serious business with several art galleries having an elitist undertone as well. However, the Parody Art Museum in Pattaya, turns this notion… Read More Parody art museum at Pattaya