Chefkraft is a saviour! It will soon be my turn to host a few friends for lunch and I think I have found just the kind of help I was looking for! These friends have been delighting me with their culinary … Continue reading Chefkraft – Be a MasterChef at Home!
When I wrote about young moms at the workplace and maternity policies, I said that the next growing concern is geriatric care. Those who raised us and took care of us are now ageing and in need of our support to … Continue reading Ageing with Care
Virtual reality? Most of us have experienced one of the oldest versions of ‘Virtual Reality‘ without realising it – the simple yet much sought after little red device with a circular sheet of images. Yes, the good ‘ol ViewMaster that … Continue reading Keeping it ‘Real’ – Virtual and Augmented Reality
Just when you thought you had seen all there was to see in speciality chefs, food and tech and startups … there is a new trend emerging, one that aims to bring people together and not just order remotely and … Continue reading Dining at the Chef’s Home!
How often have you been in a crowded place, eager to share information over chat or text about the great concert or sporting event you are witnessing? Or wanting to just tell your friend where to find you? And just … Continue reading FireChat – the technology for disaster relief?
It was a lazy Sunday evening, and we made an impromptu decision to go out for dinner with the kids. As we got ready and shuffled into the car, all sorts of cuisine were thrown about, fully knowing the kids … Continue reading Dinner is Served… at 50% off!
I was about 8 years old, in front of a Commodore 64 and a book from the NY public library on coding in BASIC. It was addictive – drawing shapes, sorting numbers, making images appear and disappear. While that was many … Continue reading Coding – how to kickstart the kids
Diwali brings lamps, sweets, new clothes, a shine to the home and of course firecrackers. Firecrackers are a mysterious industry in India. We all know that they are manufactured only at Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu and sold under several brand … Continue reading Firecrackers and their Explosive MRP!
Memories of good times and great places are very often linked to aromas, flavours and food. When you set out on a journey, friends and family will tell you not to miss the peta in Agra, the daal-bati-churma in Jaisalmer, the appam-stew in Kumarakom… you get the drift. Oh and yes, don’t miss the Taj and sand dunes and houseboats either!
As we all hopefully get to celebrate this Diwali with our close family and friends and loved ones, I wanted to share a couple of interesting sites for getting your fix. Continue reading Food Memories – Find them Online
Book junkie? So how many expensive, hard-bound, non-fiction books are sitting by your bedside waiting for the full moon day when you will finally read them and make more intelligent conversation? I have 2 to 3 always. A high-profile biography … Continue reading Book Summaries by Blinkist, for a Smarter You
It’s Saturday morning and a hyperlocal experiment is playing on my mind. I have decided to fix a basket of goods and order from each of the new hyperlocal superstars that have hit the scene. Taking a page from the … Continue reading Hyperlocal Grocery Experiment – the day I ordered from all of them!
Parents are always on the hunt these days for an engaging solution to the gadget addiction of our little kids. While outdoor play and board games fill some slots, you also want to make it a fun and learning experience. … Continue reading Wonderboxx – a mystery box for curious kids!