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'19 Issue 08

Capital Comment, Madhu Jain

Culinary Histories

Text by Madhu Jain. Illustration by Studio Misa

The origins of recipes, some of them accidental, fascinate Madhu Jain who travels back in time to her grandmother’s rich, layered paranthas
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Hindia Cinema
March 18, 2020

Guilty Pleasures

Text by Sohini Chattopadhyay. Illustrations by Rohan Hande

Female characters in Hindi cinema cook for and feed others but rarely themselves. Verve sifts through a few recent films for the on-screen quirk that fetishises the act of women eating
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“The Second Brain Of The Body Is The Gut”

Text by Tanya Vasunia. Photographed by Ritika Shah. Styled by Mayank Choudhary. Art Direction by Aaditya Walia. Food Styling by Daniel Shechter. Assisted by Aastha Parimoo. Hair and Make-up by Anu Kaushik. Production coordinator: Akshay Ma at Glitz Modelling and Production. Location Courtesy: Rooh, New Delhi

Neither the body nor the mind are monolithic entities. And chef Diya Sethi exemplifies that. The global citizen and author, who spoke out on her recovery from anorexia-bulimia, reflects on how a metamorphosis of food culture and women’s changing social roles have transformed urban India’s eating habits. In a wide-ranging dialogue with her, psychologist Tanya Vasunia says in order to eat healthy, we must first understand our mental framework
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February 27, 2020

In conversation with Abdullah Abo Milhim of Istituto Marangoni on the fashion value chain in the age of Big Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence
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