Love to eat. Live to eat. Some people eat to live, well, we are slightly different then. They say that half the pleasure of eating is in seeing and smelling the food. These are some delectable dishes from The Mansingh, in Gwalior.
One comes across the most interesting faces most unexpectedly. Never miss a chance. This here, is a very regal looking lady from the Patel community, photographed in Thaltej village, Ahmedabad.
What I particularly enjoy about photographing an Indian Wedding, are, the details; and the sometimes overbearing presence of Red. But then, that’s toned down by the elegance of the bride.
When it was all blue, one brought in some warmth with a bright red lipstick, and some Bombay Sapphire.
The Ganga, or as it is locally called: Hooghly, as seen in Serampore, West Bengal.
Certainly no ordinary pair of boxes, these. Two of the finest indulgence stores in Calcutta – Flurys & Balaram Mullick – the confectioneries are simply delightful.
It has been an inherited habit – of acquiring and appreciating beautiful and well-crafted stationery; note-pads, cards, writing instruments, planners. Here’s a lovely bunch of pencils, note cards, and a pretty as a punch spiral-bound note-pad too.
The most delectable red velvet cake, a wedding cake at that, from The Pink Box, in New Delhi
The immaculate temple to the Goddess Saraswati at the BITS Pilani Campus
A most delightful birthday gift from a most delightful friend. The mug has a Rumi quote inscribed around the inner rim: “I want to sing like the birds sing; not worrying about what who hears or what they think.”