Shona Adhikari
The writer is an author and a former art gallery owner
My Stories
Calcutta Biryani Reigns Supreme

The news is out. It was biryani that ruled the roost during the festive season in Kolkata, beating all other cuisines both Indian and foreign.

The Dyes and Prints of Pipar

It is said that India’s knowledge of extracting colour from the green leaves of the indigo plant, dates back to the Indus valley civilization.

India’s First Planned City—Jaipur

Most of India’s ancient cities have just grown without any plans, however there is one city that was planned to the very last stone.

The Cuisine of Karnataka

My own encounter with the cuisine of Karnataka, was interesting to say the least.

The Cuisine of Karnataka

My own encounter with the cuisine of Karnataka, was interesting to say the least.

Life & Style: THE TEMPLES OF OSIAN

There is a strong belief among the Jains that on his way to the Thar desert Lord Mahavira, the last Jain Tirthankar, had passed through a tiny village called Khimsar.

Roast & Burnt Garlic

The two restaurants featured in this article, have an interesting filmy connection.

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