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Baking Cakes And Taking Names: Hetal Vasavada

Hetal Vasavada, the celebrated author behind the cookbook, ‘Milk & Cardamom’, talks about her philosophy behind food.

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Hetal Vasavada

There is so much about food that we take for granted. For some, however, it is more than just sustenance or fuel. For some, it is a channel to tell stories and evoke old memories while creating new ones. Hetal Vasavada could tell you more about this. After all, her recipes have, in them, a sense of nostalgia and an old world charm. Her food is as much about her taking her past experiences as it is about infusing them with newfound flair and creativity. I hope, as you read this, wherever you are, it is not 2 AM and you aren’t hungry.

Growing up in a large family, in Bloomfield, New Jersey, Vasavada describes her childhood as being the normative First-Generation Indian-American experience. Being part of a big family also meant that dinner was, without a question, always a big thing. The vast amount of food being cooked meant that everyone had to help out in one way or the other, from kneading the dough for the rotis to tending to the curry. Believe it or not, often, they would end up making, quite literally, hundreds of rotis because it wasn’t just dinner that they were cooking, but also lunch for the next day. Chuckling to herself, Vasavada states that they had no choice but to help.

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Credit: Milk & Cardamom (Hetal Vasavada)

Of course, a lot of us first learnt about Vasavada from her time in MasterChef US, where she was amongst the final six contestants. The competition on screen was stressful enough for the contestants. However, behind it all, Vasavada felt an immense amount of pressure to represent not only Indians but also vegetarians and vegans. We, in India, often take vegetarian food for granted. To us, vegetarian food is as much a part of our life as anything else. It is a different story, however, in other countries. In the US, for example, there is this burrowing perception of vegetarians and vegans as being ‘pushy’ or having a ‘holier -than-thou’ approach to food. Vasavada, however, asserts that, for her, food was never about creating a barrier. In other words, eat what you want to eat, just don’t invade the space of others or look down on their food habits. Food, after all, is about bringing people together.

Even so, despite the immense amount of pressure, Vasavada attributes MasterChef as being the catalyst to her realising that she wanted to create a space that revolved around food. Don’t get me wrong, this was always something that she wanted to. However, somewhere at the back of her mind, there was this hesitancy and uncertainty about whether she was up to it. Her time at the competition made her realise that she did have it in her to do what she always wanted. After all, as she puts it, when someone like Gordon Ramsay tells you that your food is good, it hits completely differently. She needed MasterChef to help her gain the confidence that she needed to continue pursuing food, knowing that she had something tangible there.

And pursue it, she did. In point of fact, Vasavada is the author of ‘Milk & Cardamom’, which was declared as one of the top cookbooks in 2019 by The Washington Post and San Francisco Chronicle. Her recipes have gone on to be featured in celebrated publications such as Food And Wine, Bon Appetit and The New York Times, amongst others. 

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Credit: Milk & Cardamom (Hetal Vasavada)

When she set out on working on her cookbook, Vasavada realised that there was really nobody putting a focus on Indian desserts, even though it is such an integral part of our culture. There are so many chefs out there who focus on Indian cuisine, however, the majority of their focus is directed towards the savoury bits of the cuisine. Nobody was taking the torch for Indian desserts. That was what Vasavada intended to change with her cookbook.

Exploring this further, Vasavada touches on how Indian desserts are markedly different from other dishes. You see, Indian food has always been about cooking with intuition and a ‘feel’ for the dish. There are no exact measurements for ingredients. No Indian mother is going to give you a definitive answer when you ask her ‘how much’ And, that goes doubly so for Indian desserts. This is something that has always fascinated her. The idea behind writing a cookbook aimed specifically at Indian desserts was to share some of that evolved nostalgia while, simultaneously, making it accessible to someone completely new to Indian food.

When it was finally published, Vasavada was incredibly anxious about the response her cookbook would be met with. There is so much to navigate when it comes to putting something, that you have put your heart and soul into, out there. All that worry, however, was for nothing. After all, a labour of love cannot go unrewarded. ‘Milk & Cardamom’ was met with such a positive response that it sort of cemented Vasavada’s position as the, as she puts it, ‘desi mithai person’. And, Vasavada asserts that she remains incredibly grateful for that.

“There is always so much anxiety around putting, something dear to you, out there.

Hetal Vasavada

You could be forgiven for thinking that her blog was named after her cookbook. I know I did and I hope she forgives me for that. Vasavada’s blog, however, came much before she even conceptualized her cookbook. Originally under a different name, her blog was a place for her to just share bits that she was interested in, from restaurant reviews to family recipes. Initially, she hadn’t narrowed her niche just yet and her blog went through multiple iterations. It was only when she moved to California and started missing her mother’s cooking, that she decided to focus it down to food. Also, it kind of helped that California had this whole scene centred around farmers’ markets and fresh produce. That’s how ‘Milk & Cardamom’ was actually born.

When we dive into the evolution of vegetarian food and the growing recognition around it, across the world, Vasavada speaks about how people, all over, are becoming more cognizant about vegetarianism. Now, there is more of an emphasis on the effects our choices have. Even so, purely from a cooking standpoint, there is so much more versatility that is needed when cooking a vegetarian dish. Indeed, Vasavada recalls how most restaurants she went to earlier had very little in the way of options for vegetarians. Now, however, there is so much more to choose from when it comes to eating out.

“It is, now, so much easier to incorporate vegetarian proteins into your everyday meals. And, I think people just care more.”

Hetal Vasavada

Vasavada has come such a long way from being a contestant on MasterChef. She, now, has created a space on her own where she explores the things that she is most curious about, the dishes she fell in love with as a kid, even going on to conceptualize and create her own. Interestingly, her ‘Gulab Jamun Bundt Cake, a recipe that she came up with on her own, is now being sold in bakeries all over India. And, while that may sound like a piece of interesting trivia, it actually is not. It is indicative of how far you can actually go if you decide to set your own path rather than just following a certain trend. You see, however daunting it may have seemed at the time, she chose to be different than what she saw around her. If there is only one thing that you take away from this, Hetal Vasavada would want it to be this. And, of course, some of her recipes too.

Gulab Jamun as Made by Hetal Vasavada - YouTube
Credit: Milk & Cardamom (Hetal Vasavada)

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Ushering In the First Few Drops Of The Monsoon Rain: Malhaar

In a conversation with the incredibly talented members of the acapella band, Malhaar, we get a peek at what exactly makes the band tick.

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There are only a handful of styles, in terms of musical performances, that India is not intimately familiar with. In a country where there is a huge emphasis on mainstream production of music, Malhaar has been blazing a quiet and steady path for itself, with a genuine focus on beautiful vocal performances. These are five incredibly talented individuals who have tapped into a relatively unexplored style, with each member being as passionate as the next. In a conversation with the band, I learn that their journey has been one of unshakeable perseverance.

Malhaar is an acapella band, with Sahana Hegde, Prathima Karanth and Anirudh Bhargav as the lead vocalists. Shreyas Nayak stands as the only percussionist in the group, while Gagan Raj makes his presence felt with his incredible beatboxing, diving into quite a bit of singing as well. 

Credit: YouTube (Malhaar Official)

Initially part of the same Indian Music team from their college days, Malhaar actually gets its name from the Hindustani classical raga. Of course, the name differs a little from its original spelling, however, that’s only because the people involved, in the original team in college, imparted their own inflections to the name. 

The name isn’t the only thing that stakes out a unique territory for itself. The members of Malhaar have been making waves in a music scene that is predominantly focused on millennial pop or Hip Hop. As Anirudh states, the whole idea of starting an acapella group comes from the western counterpart of the music team in their college. Listening to one of their performances, Anirudh found himself awestruck and sought out the other members, in the hopes of starting something on their own. It is, perhaps, a desire to bring out something that is not only fresh but also aligned with their own artistic inclinations. Even so, they recognize how unfamiliar it might all be to an audience. It is with that same recognition that they seek to bring acapella to a native audience by incorporating a sense of familiarity through Indian music.

Credit: YouTube (Malhaar Official)

It has taken a fair bit of time for people to understand the style in which Malhaar delivers its performances. If you head over to their social channels, you would see that the band covers a wide variety of pretty much everything. From the nostalgic Airtel jingle to a medley of Kishore Kumar’s songs, Malhaar has been doing things its own way, and to be completely honest, doing it incredibly well. It might seem random at first, but if you look closer, you would understand that they follow a certain theme in each of their compositions. For example, the tribute to Kishore Kumar, titled ‘Safar’, is a composition that takes multiple tracks and harmonizes them into a beautifully blended musical arrangement. The idea is to build a founding base where the original track can be moulded into something that each member can lend their own voice to.

Credit: YouTube (Malhaar Official)

All of that can, sometimes, be difficult to navigate, especially when there are multiple people involved. It becomes easier, then, that the members of Malhaar have a long standing friendship with each other. There is a love and understanding between them that is not only evident in the manner in which they speak but also their performances.

Speaking of performances, Sahana tells me about the founding experience that pushed them to start their own channel where they upload their performances. Performing at an alumni meet for their college, the team was invited over to IIT Madras to perform at an event. Notwithstanding the time they performed at their alumni meet, I think that singular acapella performance on stage, at IIT Madras, gave birth to Malhaar, as we know them today. Even so, Anirudh, along with the other members, states that the whole performance was more of a trial run than anything else. And, in a way, it was. It laid the stepping stone for the group to become truly confident in what they do now.

I have said this earlier and I will say it again. Malhaar is not your usual band. No. In fact, they are a uniquely talented acapella group, with five incredibly gifted members standing and supporting each other with their own individual passion and understanding. After all, If that wasn’t the case, you probably would have never gotten this beautiful rendition of ‘Zehnaseeb’. 

Credit: YouTube (Malhaar Official)
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To Being Wistful: Original Tracks From A Beautiful Yesterday

These four talented singers will have you wishing it was a cold gentle night and you were all huddled up with a mug of something warm.

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At a time when everything seems so uncertain around us, it would do us all some good to sit back and be thankful for the people around us. And what better way to reflect on some of the most cherished moments in our life than with music? We bring you some beautiful original compositions by four talented singers that will truly captivate you. From lost love to the unending search for your other half, these tracks capture the side of us that we can only hope that someone, someday, will truly understand.

Girish Nakod’s collaboration with Harjas Harjaayi on the track ‘Fir Kabhi’ results in some pretty catchy hooks. There is a certain sense of familiarity with the way the song begins. It is hard to place but calls back to some of the popular tracks, from the early 2010s, where Hip Hop was prominently accompanied by pop influenced rhythms. ‘Fir Kabhi’ has Girish Nakod and Harjas Harjaayi singing and rapping about a past relationship and the inability to return back to a time where things were, for the most part, better.

Credit: YouTube (Girish Nakod)

Aditya Rikhari’s ‘Tu Rehti hai’ is an ode to the feeling of being completely lost in someone. ‘Tu Rehti Hai’ is a beautifully sung track, with an incredibly placed softness in its rhythm and tone that truly captures the gentle essence of what love can be like for some. Accompanied by a subtle acoustic backing and carefully arranged percussion beats, that only serve to help the lyrics, ‘Tu Rehti Hai’ is an effortless composition that is not only harmonious but is also well produced. There is a stylish flair to the subtlety of the entire production that is, indeed, only truly understood when listened to.

Credit: YouTube (Aditya Rikhari)

Harish Budhwani’s ‘Zinda’ is, perhaps, the most unique track on this list. Budhwani captures a beautiful story of search and longing in his lyrics that goes beyond the idea of love. More so, ‘Zinda’ is about the idea of true companionship and understanding that one looks for. It is about finding the ‘other half of you’. What’s more impressive is the fact that Budhwani uses nothing else but an acoustic guitar throughout the whole track. The true music lies in his voice and his voice alone. The vocal range in ‘Zinda’ is truly something magical. Give ‘Zinda’ a listen. Trust me, it is worth every second of your time.

Credit: YouTube (Harish Budhwani)

Raghav Chaitanya’s ‘Anjaana’ is, perhaps, the one track on this list that will resonate most with the millennial audience. With a truly captivating lyrical video, ‘Anjaana’ is about longing as well. However, unlike some of the other tracks on this list, the longing that Chaitanya sings about has a sense of unfulfillment about it. Chaitanya, through ‘Anjaana’, has managed to capture two oscillating emotions in his track, that of complete fulfillment and of a search forever left unfinished. ‘Anjaana’ will soothe you with how beautifully it is sung, but once you listen closer to the lyrics, it might just touch that feeling you have been trying so hard to hide. 

Credit: YouTube (Raghav Chaitanya)
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‘Make it Mini Comics’: The Art and Stories of Lovyaa Garg

With a head full of ideas and a pencil in hand, artist-illustrator Lovyaa Garg shares tidbits about her life and her art.

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“My journey has just begun I believe!” is the modest response of illustrator-animator Lovyaa Garg, who has a bunch of illustrated books published to her name. Very few people are ever certain of what they want to do, but Lovyaa had known that she wanted to be an artist ever since her childhood. Always experimenting, and harboring a love for painting, she developed an interest in stories after she entered college. Soon, she began illustrating children’s books and started her page @makeitmini_comics for fun. She would draw incidents from her life, and top them off with pretty little poems and super short animations. Now, as even the beginning of her journey looks like a well-earned success, she feels that this is exactly her thing. “Life gave me exactly what I was looking for”, she happily adds. 

A head full of ideas and hands full of skills, she wants to tell stories in a way that they are simple to understand. And yet, the artworks of her comics also try to convey a message generally covered in irony or satire, something that makes people think. She also makes a positive note of how her extrinsic motivation is rooted in the smiles of other people. “The idea of seeing more smiling, contented people living harmoniously makes me take out my pencil and draw everyday!” she says. While like most artists, she too persists from the love of her audience, she hopes to redeem it by making the whole world happy through her career and what she makes. 

“Entering the field of stories and children’s books have made my life like a dream…a fairytale!”

Lovyaa Garg

Never worried about not following up with conventions, she had a pretty smooth sailing when she decided to immerse herself in the field of art. Her major breakthrough moment, that propelled her journey forward, was when she published her first illustrated book. And the growth of her Instagram page was nothing but an unexpected fulfilling gain.

She reveals that the inherent courage to follow her heart is also largely owed to her parent’s support. This mindset has helped her focus on pursuing her own expectations rather than obliging to those of others. She proudly maintains “I have always chosen my path according to my desires and what I expect from my life.” So, it is only natural that she admits that she hasn’t discovered art to be spiritual. For her, it is not in art but in the process of doing what you love. Once you start to love your work, it offers all the peace and meditation that you can get. 

Credits: Instagram (Lovyaa Garg)

Her Message!

Since her source of motivation and creation all come from inside her head, she believes talent to be an innate characteristic present in all. “We just need to dive inside our own heads to explore that”. And once you discover it, it is hard work and persistence to carry you through and refine your skills. In the face of this, she understands that doubts, fears, false expectations present the biggest challenges. And overcoming them is the hardest, yet, most important thing to do in order to follow and fulfill your dreams. And she leaves this piece of advice to her fellow dreamers and artists. “If you can do that, you can do absolutely anything!” Lovyaa upholds.

Credits: Instagram (Lovyaa Garg)
Credits: Instagram (Lovyaa Garg)
Credits: Instagram (Lovyaa Garg)
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Ehsaas Band: When Passion and Hard Work Surpasses All Odds

Ehsaas Band, a group of four insanely talented musicians let us peek into their musical lives as they talk about their debut EP Baawre!

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Desire is an extremely complex emotion. Like a double-edged sword, desire drives some people to insanity, yet helps others conquer their deepest fears. Whether it be the desire to achieve something or the desire for someone, there’s no denying that it is a strong emotion. In fact, desire goes hand-in-hand with passion; just as complex and fanatical. Ehsaas Band explores several different narratives featuring this insanity of passion and desire in their new EP, ‘Baawre’.

Baawre is a Hindi term that literally translates to ‘insane’. But it is usually depicted with a positive glint; with a loving connotation. Like insanity in the creation of art, or making impulsive decisions to appease your heart, or simply someone crazy in love. So, no wonder, Ehsaas band decided to name their debut EP ‘Baawre’.

Get to Know the Ehsaas Band

This Ahmedabad-based band was formed in 2015 when college competitions and gigs at local restaurants brought these talented individuals together. Viral Patel is the lead vocalist. Raj Shah is the one responsible for all the remarkable guitar solos. Parth Bhavsar carries the weight of the drums on his shoulders. Together they have performed over 200 live shows all around India. In fact, they even bagged up some terrific features with the Rolling Stones, Red Indie Fm, Skill Box etc. Moreover, they’ve also performed for multiple regional channels and local FM Stations.

Believe it or not, despite all their struggles (financial, finding the right people for the band, mentally and physically strenuous tasks), they made their EP all on their own! Producing, Shooting, Promoting, as an indie band they had to manage it all by themselves. However, their faith in their work pushed them through. They believe in their art, their music, for they know at the core they are musicians through and through.

People, practice and persistence is the secret to their creative process. Truly, this is the reason they were able to work through the lockdown to create this work of art, Baawre. Even as the global distress laid grey clouds over our heads, their pursuit for passion shined through.

‘Baawre’ for Their Music

A collection of experimental music, the EP features five incredible tracks. Baawre, Ehsaas Band’s title track is all about self-discovery. It is like diving into our own minds and discovering our darkest desires and deepest fears. It questions the true purpose of oneself. Why not follow your dreams, do what your heart desires? What are we so afraid of? This track is about a man who gave in to his desires. He travels miles and miles, driven by nothing but passion. With no destination in sight, he is simply on a long journey of self-discovery.

Credits – YouTube (Ehsaas Band)

The next song on the EP, Kal Ki Yaadein is all about memories. This song deals with people fondly reminiscing the time that has passed. Instead of focusing on the miserable past, filled with regrets and grudges, it reminds us of all that we have learned, loved and discovered. Whether that be people and friendships, or passions and hobbies. Ehsaas Band puts our emotions into words with their incredible lyricism.

Credits – YouTube (Ehsaas Band)

Meri Haari is a heart-wrenching track about the loss of love. If you’ve ever been left by a lover who you believed was ‘the one’ you would know exactly what I mean. And if you haven’t, then this song will help you understand that tormenting emotion. Delving deep into the scars of our past loves, Ehsaas Band created a song that hits where it hurts. It translates the frustration, desperation, and shattering agony into a musical masterpiece (Can you tell this was a personal favourite?). The dark void that lives within us – for no one can take their place – is expressed incredibly by these talented musicians. Simply put, this song is painstakingly beautiful.

Credits – YouTube (Ehsaas Band)

The meticulous effort put into this EP is clear as day. The fact that this is their debut album is absolutely astounding! I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait for the final two tracks! Ek Anjaani and Kal Ki Yaadein (Encore)! Keep your eyes and ears open for the new music this indie rock band is about to drop!

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Feel the Music and Let the Beats Guide You: Abhishek Vernekar

Dancer and Choreographer, Abhishek Vernekar discusses his passion for the performance-art and what it means to him.

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Abhishek Vernakar

Rhythm has not escaped anyone. Even as feet tap to the beats of music while sitting in the metro, or hands try to learn that one trendy step from a recent popular Bollywood song. Dance as a form of art, culturally, has been one of the most prevalent forms of expression. We dance to celebrate, in joy and in excitement. This movement to rhythm is away from a critique based on techniques and does not run after perfectionism. It is very much a part of everyday life, and by virtue of that, awards freedom for anyone to indulge in it. This freedom may be one of the reasons why we have so many self-trained dancers who reach great heights, solely because they find their passion in these general rhythmic movements and practice to perfect it. They learn and they polish themselves as artists to make it their profession. 

Such is also the story of Abhishek Vernekar, a self-trained and self-made dancer and choreographer, whose persistence to find his true potential resulted in his success story. 

Abhishek’s first performance on stage happened when he was nine years old. It was enough to make him realise that dance made him happy. Plus, he adds, Bollywood also played a part in making him discover his passion for the art form. Having never gotten the opportunity to learn from a professional, Youtube videos came to his rescue. He recalls that initially when he would attend workshops led by various artists, he would feel embarrassed of not knowing dance terminologies that other participants did. However, he would always do an internet search of the moves that were taught and learn them properly. He mentions a notebook in which he would note them down, a habit that he still maintains. 

“My journey has helped me shape my character and become the person I am now.”

Things did not work themselves out for him on their own, but it was his firm decision and dedication that led to where he is now. It was while he was interning in Bangalore, a few years back, when he decided to take a break from pursuing MBA. He quit all of it to focus on dancing to build his career because it was the only thing that made him happy. He believes in the force of persistence, something that has driven his journey. Talent, he believes, can be acquired through long hours of practice and hard work. According to him, it is the only way to discover the true potential one is capable of. 

“Practice makes a man perfect, however cliche this may sound, it is the only mantra every dancer should apply in their life.”

And now, as his decisions have led to professional fulfillment, he offers his advice to young dancers. “You have to give your best and put your heart and soul into anything you do. Feel the music and let the beats guide you.”, he says. Drawn from his own experiences, he has an understanding of the struggles that every amateur artist would face. Having never gotten the chance to be trained professionally, he has made it a point to train and share his knowledge with those interested to make their journey easier than it was for him. 

Dance for him has been like meditation. He explains that it helps him gather his thoughts and achieve a sense of inner peace. More than that, however, dance offers to him a way to deal with the problems and pressures of life, as well as providing an escape from its mundanity.

“’Best’ is a label. It’s something someone else decides for you. ‘Better’ is more personal.”

Everybody strives to become the best at what they do. Often, running after that goal makes you lose track of your own progress. While ‘best’ is a measurement criterion that concerns others, Abhishek believes in focusing on your own progress as a measure of your growth. To young dreamers out there, he suggests this very piece of advice. That is, to not dilute your goal simply to become the best. Work hard and tackle challenges with perseverance and self-confidence as you embark on the journey of your passion. As he combines passion and hard work to emphasize the importance of both, he points out that remaining true to yourself and to your art is of utmost importance. And like everybody, Abhishek too has pondered upon the importance of dreaming. He sums his understanding in eight words alone when he says:

“The more you dream, the more you work.”

Credits: YouTube (Abhishek Vernekar)
Credits: YouTube (Abhishek Vernekar)
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