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How to Make Paneer Stuffed Peppers

by guest blogger Michele Narsinghani, Mom Under Pressure I’ve been in the kitchen with my grandma, and parents since I was two feet tall so don’t find the idea of making Indian food daunting, but we all know that it is time-consuming. Plus, it requires a lot of ingredients that many of us don’t have in our kitchens. These paneer s ...

Good Indian Girl, Sort Of: Shilpa Thakur

I currently reside in: San Francisco, CA What your favorite hangout in San Francisco: Usually, I love hanging out and hosting people at my abode in Soma. Otherwise, I enjoy spending time at the nearby Samovar Tea Lounge overlooking Yerba Buena gardens sharing conversation over a nice hot cup of masala chai. Also, I Iove paying visits to a little-kn ...

Good Indian Girl, Sort Of: Sharmila Acharya

I currently reside in: San Francisco Bay Area, California What your favorite hangout in San Francisco? Anywhere nature related, especially by the ocean or in the Redwoods. One of my favorite places is Half Moon Bay. I love to bike and hike on the Coastal Trail. I also love to just nap and hang out on the beach. We are so lucky in this area becau ...

Good Indian Girl, Sort Of: Ilica Mahajan

I currently reside in: San Francisco, California What your favorite hangout in San Francisco? My apartment. No, really! Aside from having the cheapest drinks in the neighborhood, it also features: a free jukebox with all the music selections I like at a volume that seems sane, I get to control the guest list for the most part (it’s very exclu ...

Good Indian Girl, Sort Of: Sneha Sharma

I currently reside in: Albuquerque, New Mexico What your favorite hangout in San Albuquerque? Frontier Restaurant. The most amazing green chile sauce, next to the college, and close to good breweries. I currently work as an: Clinical Education Pharmacist, AAHOA (Asian American Hotel Owner Association) Ambassador, and recently I self-published a ...

10 Useful Ways to Prepare for Your India Trip

It’s that time of year, globetrotters. If you plan on ducking out of winter’s way and making a pilgrimage to India this year, we have a few tips for you to keep you well-adjusted. Traveling to India can be one of the most mentally and physically exhausting, yet exhilarating, trips you can ever make in your lifetime. If you keep an open mind and ...

Interview with (Young) Old-Time Musicians Giri and Uma

 Giri and Uma’s music is so polished and delightful. How old were your kids when they started playing music? Sarika (mom): Giri has been playing this style of music for about four and a half years. Uma has been playing for three and a half years. They have been playing as a duo for almost two years. They were at a fiddle contest and wante ...