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3 Super Fly Chai-Flavored Dessert Recipes

We share three of our favorite chai-inspired recipes which promise to take your chai-making and baking to the next level!

No One Can Say ‘No’ to Nihari and Savory Bone Marrow

Though meat and marrow curried versions exist all over India, perhaps the most popular version is nihari.

Tandoori Chicken Wings: An Easy Recipe for your Election Night Party

You may be stressed about who’ll clinch the presidency but, you shouldn’t feel stressed on hosting your own election night party. Here are my tips!

Shan Foods is ‘Squashing’ Traditions on Diwali

When I find myself short on time and energy, I always turn to Shan. This line of spice mixes makes my food taste like I put my back into it without me really having put my back into it!

Halwa Back Youngin: Happy Halwaween!

Thanksgiving usually has a monopoly on pies but no more, not with a lil clever re-wording making this a Halloween/Halwaween pie. Not feeling the pun? No worries, you don’t need a reason to make pie. Ever.

A Hearty Homage to ‘Brown Sugar’

Do you remember watching the movie "Brown Sugar" and wanting the promise of the ”buddy AND booty” that clung to Sidney (Sanaa Lathan) and Dre’s (Taye Diggs) relationship?
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‘Borders in a Bedroom’ Offers a Unique Perspective into Interfaith Relationships

The play demonstrates “how deeply entrenched views about the complexities of the outside world can permeate even the most intimate of relationships.”

Kadali Pitha: The Most Decadent Dussehra Dessert

I’m not a big fan of Indian sweets, but there is one particular dish my mom would make on Dusshera that is my favorite – kadali pitha (kadali means bananas and a pitha is a sweetened pancake in Odiya). Consider kadali pitha our version of decadent, delicately spiced, and deep fried banana pancakes.

Brown Girl’s Guide On ‘How To Wear A Samosa’

Whiskey and samosa go together. Whiskey plus learning samosa folding, and sari draping, on the same darn night, with good friend Jack (Daniel)? Notsomuch. The comic below is based on true events. I know Jack Daniel’s all too well. I know jack squat about putting on a sari.

How to Find Perfect Wine to Pair With Desi Food

When it comes to Indian food, wine pairings seem to be a rather unnecessary conversation. Beer, yes. Lassis, hell yes! But wine?

Ayana Arts First South Asian Art Showcase Promises a Fusion of East and West

A very special performance will be taking place on Saturday, September 17, in downtown New York City. Ayana Arts will host their first ever collaborative South Asian art showcase which benefits SAYA, the South Asian Youth Action.

Forget Pumpkin Spice, We Have Spiced Pumpkin!

We’re beginning to experience cooler temperatures nation-wide. There will surely be other physical changes in the environment in the coming weeks as well, you know, with deep oranges, browns, and mustard-colored foliage dotting trees; the crisp acoustics of crunchy leaves underfoot; and soon enough, shades of pumpkin decorating each porch in time for Halloween.

4 Fabulous, Must-Try Desi Brunch Recipes

Brunch is a weekend tradition for many—friends or families getting together, catching up on all the drama over a hearty meal and liberal amounts of fruity cocktails, is a fabulous time.

How to Throw a Chaat Party

Aside from finding just about any type of chaat delicious, you know what else I love about the Indian snack? It’s ability to make for a quick and impressive buffet for entertaining!

Concerning Chicken: Don’t Date, Marinate!

Many years ago, I found myself in a relationship and then a series of breakups with one particular man. Even a Bollywood flick would be jealous meandering and convoluted plot lines.

3 ‘Thums Up’ Inspired Sweet Treat Recipes

The sweet and subtly spicy notes of Thums Up—along with the cola’s fizziness—lends a wonderful texture and moistness to many classic desserts. Check out these three classic recipes!
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Michelle Obama’s Cauliflower Mac and Cheese with a Masala Twist

I created this comic months ago but, I felt it right to share now during the whole Melania-plagiarism scandal that has rocked the country.
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‘Je Suis Superhero’ Director Harleen Singh on Using Comics to Break Xenophobic Stereotypes

Harleen Singh’s new documentary, “Je Suis Superhero,” is a fantastic feature on three people using cartoons to fight stereotypes.
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Book Review: Simran Sethi’s ‘Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods we Love’

In the book “Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love,” author Simran Sethi implores her readers to understand the locales that these beloved commodities come from.

When Beyoncé Gives you Lemonade, You Make Nimbu Pani

If life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and if Beyoncé gives you Lemonade well, hell, then what?
November 9, 2019 | New York CitySlashie Summit


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