Exploring Cultures

I believe in the strength of Canada’s wide open spaces and welcoming hearts.

This country, that is our new home, offers all enough room to explore its culture, and allows global citizens the time to put down roots and tend to them. I love exploring various cultures that come together here along with local Canadian-produced food, nostalgic Indian food, and everything else in between.

Good Food, Healthy Planet book

New cookbook to help people choose low-waste, good-for-us food.

Good Food, Healthy Planet

Your Kitchen Companion to Simple, Practical, Sustainable Cooking  

11 Practical Tips for Travel-Happy Kids

I just got off what seems like my 200th plane ride. Perhaps it was, for the life of me I can't remember. My husband and I have lived away from India for almost 17 years. And where ever we lived, Dubai, Calgary or Toronto, we made the time to visit our extended family back home in India. Over the years my travel-happy kids look forward to our visits but travelling back and forth between India and Canada comes with its problems. It's not not just the long flights and jetlag, it's also the difference in culture, food, weather, all of which need a fair...
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6 things I wish I had known as a new parent…it’s not too late for you

10 years ago when I was pregnant with my first child, I changed. The change wasn't fast and so I didn't realise what was happening until it was too late. From a dancing-till-1 am, breakfast-at-noon kinda gal into an all-caps MOTHER. 6 Things I Wish I had Known As A New Parent I can't remember the last time I slept through the night. But my body got used to it, like it got used to popping a grapefruit out of a nostril. No kidding here! That was the first analogy for birthing I heard. At that time I thought ewwww....
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