Sing along or play these hand-picked road trip songs on your next trip! Don’t forget to watch them – each one is unique, accompanied by interesting trivia.

Indian festivals are a great gastronomical delight, and Pongal is no exception.

I wish all my readers a very Happy New Year, filled with positivity, health, joy and contentment.

When are you going back to the future in terms of cooking utensils? They are all the rage now.

Snacks need not be laden with calories. They can be light and tasty too, as this laddoo.

Vegetable and fruit peels are loaded with nutrients. Use them!

The house was spick and span – the beds all made up, the table free of clutter, the kitchen sparkling… The house had never been this clean even when I was around. I was pretty impressed. It all seemed too good to be true.

It is about time for us to find and showcase our treasures, from yoga to khichdi. Why wait for a foreigner to point them out to us or worse, sell them back to us, neatly packaged and labelled?

In our efforts to ‘globalize the festival, have we taken away from its heritage and cultural roots?

Ravi Muthuswamy’s pictures often tell a story.

If Navaratri comes, can sundal  be far behind? For it is that naivedyam that is offered to the Devi and then distributed to everyone who visits your home for kolu and/or  haldi-kumkum. Children get an extra-large packet 🙂 Though sundal is a naivedyam for Ganesh Chaturthi too, its association with Navaratri is unmistakable for the above reason […]

Back in my childhood, Durga Puja brought with it drumbeats and terror. I don’t know why we were so terrified of the drums, but we used to rush blindly in the opposite direction of the drums when we heard the beats.

It is not often that a childhood passion turns into a career option. For the younger one, it has been wheels and roads and Scout My Trip is a logical progression #aageseright!