Beej was covered in the second issue of eShe.in, which features stories of extraordinary women from across the world.
Beej was covered in Homegrown, a leading website in India that focusses on contemporary culture in India. Read the article here.
One of my favourite pieces in recent times my column on slow food on zero waste kitchens for @livingfoodz . . . . Circularity in the scullery hasn’t gone away in traditional Indian kitchens, while modern homes are going zero waste with a twist. The United National Environmental Programme states that one-third of the food produced to feed mankind is wasted every year, which equates to around 1.3 billion tonnes annually. To put it into context, that is more than the total amount of food produced in sub-Saharan Africa—a devastating consequence of style over substance in the scullery. . . A
Wellness is such an integral part of travel now, I can't imagine a holiday without any R&R time. At @suryagarh Rait spa, I had a refreshing reoriental massage, a medium pressure refreshing massage that melted all the knots in my body away, by the talented singla. . . . But what i loved the most was the ubtan with rose petals and the bathing sea salt in my room, with two tiny potlis for scrubbing my skin. If that's one switch I make this year, it will be moving from soaps to ubtans, its the best cleanser possible for you
I love trying local food of a region, so I recommend the carefully curated, appropriately portioned, yummy Breakfast of the Kings at @suryagarh with the especially curated halwai meal. A gorgeous table setting of bougainvillea, the breakfast was spread over courses, influenced by the regions surrounding it. With kesar lassi and fresh water melon juice, naturally there were loads of mithai, made inhouse by the chef, especially the ghotua laddoo. We started with fruit, followed by fafda, an influence from its shared border with Gujarat. The meal included poha, a flaky methi paratha with mutton and mango pickle, and ofcourse
Ram Leela: Performed by an ensemble of 35 male actors from the Shri Ram Chitrakar Group of Moradabad