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Their videos have been viewed by millions across the globe and yet they seem unnerved. South India’s grandmothers have taken the internet by storm, with activities that most, half their age, would find daunting. Mastanamma is a 106-year-old youtuber & grandmother from the Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. She is the star of the […]

We caught up with the team behind Papi’s Pickles during their two week pop-up at Borough Market in London. The family run social enterprise provides fresh and tasty South Indian and Sri Lankan food and pickles. Founded by Abi Ramanan, Papi’s Pickles work with unemployed women from these communities who live in the UK, providing […]

Thank you to everyone who attended the first-ever ‘Jaffna Food & Music Festival’ in London, presented by Thamarai.com & Ruby’s Catering. The event took place on Saturday 6th August at the Nakshatra Hall in Feltham, West London. The festival featured a variety of dance & music workshops, musical performances, traditional cuisine & street food. Here is a quick trailer with plenty […]

Photos by Helen Fickling & Charles Hopkinson For five days each year, London houses its own little Garden of Eden in the heart of the city. Every May, since 1912, gardeners from all across the world make their way to the Chelsea Flower Show, turning the capital in to a heavenly paradise with their beautiful, […]

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s “amma canteens”, which serve cheap meals to hundreds of thousands of people daily, have become immensely popular with the poor and the middle classes. The BBC’s Geeta Pandey samples the treats at a canteen in Chennai (Madras). It’s just a few minutes after noon on a hot summer […]