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In our new series, we are sharing a day in the life of people experiencing the pandemic in different parts of the world. Food stylist Daniel Shechter takes us through his.
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May 14, 2020

In our new series, we are sharing a day in the life of people experiencing the pandemic in different parts of the world. Designer Khyati Trehan takes us through hers.
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May 12, 2020

In our new series, we are sharing a day in the life of people experiencing the pandemic in different parts of the world. Filmmaker Shruti Ganguly takes us through hers.
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"Mumbai is a hard city to navigate with distances and quality of workspaces. We would like to adopt not only flexible work hours but flexible workspaces for our team."
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In our new series, we are sharing a day in the life of people experiencing the pandemic in different parts of the world. Noelle Kadar, a new mom and Artistic Director of the Sculpture Park at Jaipur's Madhavendra Palace, shares hers.
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"The cooks and servers will possibly be required to wear full hazmat suits, all furniture will require regular and frequent sanitisation, customers will be screened upon entering... It'll be like going out to eat in a hospital operating room."
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May 05, 2020

In our new series we are sharing a day in the life of people experiencing the pandemic in different parts of the world. Journalist and writer Mansi Choksi, author of an upcoming book with Simon & Schuster, shares hers.
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Photographer Aaran Patel shares glimpses of the city as seen from his window in Mumbai. His portraits of essential service workers in action are reminders that even in standstill, a city needs its heroes.
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Multi-Cultural Tastes

Text by Anandita Bhalerao

Swiss urbanologist Matias Echanove lived in four different cities before his research led him to settle down in Mumbai. He tells Verve about the culinary traits that make up his immigrant identity
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A Tale of Five Kitchens

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar. Styled by Swati Sinha

Each of these women owns a trove of traditional metal cooking utensils that have been caringly passed down the generations. Pratibha Tike, Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, Ananya Banerjee, Suguna Srikrishnan and Mahrukh Mogrelia put them to good use, regularly hosting a diverse range of meals in their homes through Authenticook, a digital platform that connects chefs with guests looking to sample non-mainstream Indian cuisines. In an exclusive photoessay, Verve highlights the country’s prolific culinary heritage…
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Dina Weber, SAPA Sourdough & Pastry, Mysuru

Start From Scratch

Text by Shreya Dasgupta. Photographs by Nicola Suttle

Getting sourdough bread right is a complicated process with a host of unpredictable variables, but German-born Dina Weber has it down to a science at SAPA Sourdough & Pastry, her bakery in Mysuru. Verve breaks down the steps — from perfecting the yeast starter to the finished product — after spending a morning observing the baker at work
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Wishful Shrinking

Text by Sadaf Shaikh. Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Hair and make-up by Jean-Claude Biguine, India

Pihu Sand made her acting debut as Lata Sharma, a plus-sized singer with stars in her eyes, in Fanney Khan (2018). The 22-year-old gives an honest account of how she was made to gain 20 kgs for the role and then pressured into taking it all off to sustain her relevance in an industry with demanding beauty ideals. Sadaf Shaikh, who continues to struggle with her fitness targets, weighs in...
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