Culture Why I Look Forward to Baasi Eid As Much As Eid
Eid is great from a purely gluttonous point of view, but the day after Eid is the real deal. Baasi Eid is what food dreams are made of. It’s an afterparty for two – me andAdd to list
Culture Namaz, Iftar, and Badminton: The Little Rituals of the Ramzan of My Childhood
In most other places, people welcome Ramzan by hanging lanterns on their windows or lighting up the streets. But in Mumbai’s Byculla, children welcome the holy month by fishAdd to list
POV Ramzan or Ramadan? How Exactly Do You Say It?
The “alien Arabisation” versus Hindustani-Sufiani-Persian-essence debate on the correct way for Indians to pronounce the name of the holy month of Ramadan (Ramzan?) can beAdd to list
Gender Look Who’s Not Cooking: Why My Children Will Never Eat Maa Ke Haath Ka Khana
When I was growing up, Maa’s kitchen had some manner of grinding, slow cooking going on at all times. But my utter lack of initiative when it comes to feeding people ghar kaAdd to list
Humour Ek Aur Ladoo Se Mar Nahi Jaoge! Why Do Indian Hosts Always Overfeed Their Guests?
Every lunch, chai, and dinner invite to an Indian household unfolds in just one way: You are offered 15 dishes and when you manage to croak, “Hey, I can’t finish all of thAdd to list