Rabri Faluda I’m in love

In Chawri Bazar this afternoon I came across a food vendor with a queue of locals pestering him for attention. He was selling rabri faluda, a thick, creamy dessert with a basis of vermicelli made with corn starch (faluda seva). You need soaked sabja seeds (sweet basil), rose syrup, ice and cold milk. He added… Continue reading Rabri Faluda I’m in love

Handicraft Fair

Two weeks ago, I published a blog called Aajeevika Mela, about traditional handloom textiles. There were other handicrafts at the fair which are worth displaying in a photo-essay. There was a stage at the entrance to the hall, where these three dancing ladies were keeping us entertained. Ethnic shoes, chappels and slippers were very popular… Continue reading Handicraft Fair

International Women’s Day

On the 8th March, International Women’s Day,  I attended the second annual awards ceremony organised by the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). The ceremony recognised people who had gone out of their way to help the cause of women in India. I tried to slip into the Constitution Club without being noticed. This didn’t work… Continue reading International Women’s Day