Archive | September, 2009

If It’s Food…

30 Sep

sanjay-matta

Sanjay Matta, is a freelance Chef specializing in French Cuisine. Having got his Diploma in “The Chef Course and Culinary Arts” at Institut de Formation (INFA), Chantilly, (France), he has been a consultant chef for Dune Beach Eco Hotel in Pondicherry, 10 Downing street pub & restaurant in Chennai to name a few.

If it’s food, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Food as it is today is not just for the stomach but increasingly becoming a fashion statement. The pundits of high street may call it ‘haute cuisine’ but every thing on the plate is not high in the literal sense. Where did this journey start from? It is rather difficult to pin down the exact date. Continue reading

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Hairy-Tales

30 Sep

Lakshmi

Lakshmi Vishwanathan is a well known dancer and writer. She has authored several books, the most recent being the best seller : “Women of Pride – the Devadasi Heritage”.

From the beginning of Time, mankind (and womankind) has been hair-obsessed. Fashion, style and other statements were made long before “Vogue” came into the picture. Picture this: Adam and Eve were happily romping around when suddenly they came across a glistening pond of water. They bent over to examine it, saw their faces and exclaimed : “God! How ugly!” They quickly ran their hands through their dishevelled hair, bringing some order to it, looked at each other and fell in love! The rest is of course history!. Continue reading

Happy Dining -The Feng Shui way!

30 Sep

Kashmira Daruwalla

Mrs Kashmira is a Vaastu and Fengshui Consultant who also runs an exclusive Fengshui showroom “Hide Out” at Egmore. For additional information please visit the Website : http://www.fengshuichennai.com.

The Fengshui of the family dining room is very important if you want to activate abandunce luck for the family. The ideal location of the dining room is in the centre or deep inside the house. When the heart of the home is regularly occupied by the whole family it creates harmony and prosperity Luck. Continue reading