All stories by Anita Aikara
Recipe: Anita's Chicken PorcupineRediff.com5 Jun 2023
Would you take up a food challenge to make chicken momos with healthy ingredients?
Christmas Recipe: Anita's Mutton StewRediff.com23 Dec 2022
Can a Mallu Christmas celebration ever be complete without mutton stew and appam for breakfast?
'Home Cooking Is Becoming A Lost Art'Rediff.com30 Nov 2022
'Our recipes come from our real-life experiences and have a story behind them.'
'Confidence and positivity uplift me'Rediff.com8 Nov 2022
'I'd define my personal style as comfy, timeless and easy going.'
How Vaishali S Wooed Milan With Desi WeavesRediff.com26 Sep 2022
Through her Ancestral Weaves collection she gave 'the wonderful Indian weavings a universal language' at Milan.
'Stop procrastinating. No dream is too big'Rediff.com21 Sep 2022
'Everything is possible if you are willing to give it your best shot.' 'And while you go about achieving your dreams, don't forget to care for our planet.'
'Kindness is so important, especially in today's age'Rediff.com7 Sep 2022
'I was always told that one day your beauty will fade.' 'Hence, what's important is how you make people feel and how you treat them.' 'Are you kind? Do you have good intentions?' 'If that quality is there in you, no matter what you do or where you are in your life, people will always remember you.'
Recipes: Kerala-Style Ragi PuttuRediff.com3 Sep 2022
Onam festivities have begun and you can join in the celebration with a traditional Kerala-style dish.
'People Only Wear What Bollywood Wears'Rediff.com24 Aug 2022
'Bollywood actresses like Parveen Babi and Zeenat Aman were huge inspirations, and they have stuck with us.'
'There Are So Many Beautiful Dishes In India'Rediff.com22 Jul 2022
Whoever thought an Australian chef would represent India so beautifully in the MasterChef kitchen?
'Indian food is not just butter chicken and biryani'Rediff.com13 Jul 2022
'Every single Indian dish is a jewel.'
'I'll Make India Proud'Rediff.com6 Jul 2022
'A dream does not become a reality by accident, it is the result of sweat, commitment and hard effort.'
Neha Dhupia's Mommy Magic!Rediff.com5 Jul 2022
'It's amazing how the mommy brain can do so many things at the same time.'
MasterChef Judge Who Loves Indian SpicesRediff.com6 Jun 2022
'The Indian dishes I am most excited to taste are the ones I haven't encountered before.'
'India had some of the best jewellery in the world'Rediff.com27 May 2022
Suneet Varma discusses his fondness for jewellery, his newly-minted role as a jewellery designer, and why he'd like people to reconsider their love for gold jewellery.
'Indian food is the perfect, balanced, diet'Rediff.com12 May 2022
'The way desi food is cooked in our homes makes it so delicious and yummy.' 'It is a great digestive meal.'
Putting A Glamorous Spin On Desi WeavesRediff.com21 Apr 2022
Boundary-breaking Designer Ujjwal Dubey is shaking up the fashion industry with his gender fluid collection.
She Can't Smell, But Bakes Delicious CakesRediff.com12 Apr 2022
'I worked over 100 times more to prove I wasn't a madamji doing this as a hobby.'
Badhai Do For This Arunachal Actor!Rediff.com4 Apr 2022
'The whole state is very proud of me.' 'I have been home twice after the release of the movie and I could feel the pride in the people's eyes.'
Why Alia, Priyanka, Katrina LOVE her!Rediff.com28 Mar 2022
Pret designers Alpana Mittal and Neeraj Chauhan's outfits have been worn by Tyra Banks, the late Sridevi and Sofia Reyes.