Month: April 2020

Sarina Jain

SEEMA Virtual Happy Hour gets Bhangra update!

On Friday April 10 2020, we moved, danced, “balle balle’ed” and burnt calories while having fun with Sarina Jain of Masala Bhangra. The SEEMA Virtual Happy Hour Women joining us from all…

Honoring The Dynamic Indian-Fusion Chef, Floyd Cardoz

Last week, we found out that Floyd Cardoz, influential Indian-American chef and restauranteur, had died of COVID-19. He was just 59 years old.  Besides his wife and two sons, Cardoz leaves behind…

Food Safety

Cooking while #stayingathome? Here are some Food Safety Tips

Coronaviruses, such as the one that causes COVID-19, spread from person-to-person through respiratory droplets, like those from a cough or sneeze. Currently, no evidence supports food-associated transmission of these viruses, according to…

Rachna Hukmani

All things Whiskey and Chai with Rachna Hukmani

During the second SEEMA virtual happy hour, Rachna Hukmani, of Whiskey Stories, shared her entrepreneurial story, as well as her version of Sweet Chai O’Mine, a whiskey and chai cocktail. The adult…

mother of invention with Covid-19

Virtual World: Necessity is the mother of invention

Necessity is the mother of invention, and I see invention all around us as we cope with the reality of COVID-19.  Especially as we go virtual. Let’s start with the “work from…
Sharvan Kumar

Longing, a poem by Sharvan Kumar

For SEEMA, Sharvan Kumar talks about some of the struggles with Covid-19 or Coronavirus and the impact of the lockdown.  In Longing, Sharvan Kumar reflects on a little girl who is longing…

Hobbies at Home

Free time? Bust the Boredom with Hobbies at Home

Your new stay-at-home schedule may mean more down time.  What to do when you’ve had your fill of Netflix, Hulu and Zooming?  Think big about exploring a new hobby, using supplies in…