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Hosting a perfect high tea

Mushroom crostini

Over the years, the concept of high teas has evolved in terms of presentation styles, serving dishes and tables but the ritual of high tea as a social event during which tea and bite-sized snacks are

Fresh fruity desserts

Fresh fruit pavlova

Fruit-based desserts like grilled peaches, fresh fruit tarts, pavlova or strawberry shahi tukda are a healthy, delicious ending to a meal

Time for playlist payback?

Youngsters having fun at Town House Cafe in the capital

Delhi High Court recently banned a city lounge from playing recorded music without first obtaining permission and license from Phonographic Performance Ltd.

Jihadi chic on the runway

A male model showcases ‘utility chic’ collection of fashion label Maharishi  by Hardy Blechman

A militant style A/W 2015 collection by fashion label Maharishi has designers and stylists question and criticise its intent and fashion sense

The paint-heist par excellence

Amrita with her paintings, 1940, courtesy: Nina Egan

Amrita sher-gil’s work remained unacknowled-ged in her lifetime. But after her death, she gained the status of of an iconic painter

Warm and tasty pancakes

Tiramisu pancake

Sweet or savoury pancakes are a light and easy to make snacking option. While the fillings used for them may vary, the basic ingredients remain the same flour, eggs and milk.

‘Cinema knows no boundaries’


Pakistani actress Meera was recently in the city for the promotion of her upcoming Bollywood style psycho-thriller film, Hotal. The actress feels there is a huge potential for Indian films to make a mark in Pakistan

‘No supporting roles for me’


A fresh new royalty is all set to be a promising face of the Bollywood brigade. At the age of 20, city-based Alisa Kkhan hailing from the lineage of Mohammad Nawab Ghaziauddin Khan, under whom Ghaziabad, Delhi NCR, is named, plans to stir up tinsel town. Having done over 12 superhit Punjabi music videos in the past, including some with Mika and Bally Sagoo among others, Alisa has set her steps in the film world.

Dance till you drop


It is that time of the year when you let your hair down, tap your feet and cheer aloud as the seventh edition of one of the premier Electronic dance and music (EDM) festivals, Sunburn 2013 kicks off today.

Of, by & for the tweeple


Delving into the minds of the Indian Tweeple, Twittamentary India is an extended version of Twittamentary (the international version), a docu-feature showcasing how Twitter has emerged as an interactive platform for youngsters from various walks of life about social and politically relevant issues.

“An insult should be true to bite Facts are heavy, fantasies light — A truth is heavier than a lie Hush, my darling, don’t you cry…”

Earlier this month it was announced that Amaravati will be the new capital of what some have disparagingly called, “the rump state of Andhra Pradesh”. This will not be just any old capital city.