A healthy slice of life

No matter the age, for a parent, children’s food habit remains a concern all their life. While many today prefer to keep glued to the screen while eating, Antara Pandit shares the art of negotiation and how to navigate through this without forcing on the children anything they are uncomfortable …

The Tale of Christmas Nutrition

Christmas is a time when families get together for large feasts. From turkey roasts to delectable pies, the spread has something for everyone. But these dishes are not just meant to appeal to your taste buds but overall health as well. Elizabeth Mathew takes a look at surprising health benefits …

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 Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India Art/textile/craft Toda Embroidery   The Toda people who live a pastoral life in Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiri Hills are famous for their elegantly draped shawls called puthkuli, cream or white cotton textiles that are decorated with black and red embroidery. The finish of …

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 Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India   Art/textile/craft Marionette-style puppets made by the Nat Bhat caste in Rajasthan Puppet shows have existed in Rajasthan for centuries. Called kathputli (kath meaning ‘wood’ and putli meaning ‘doll’), puppet theatre took place at village fairs and religious festivals, relating folk tales …