Month: January 2021

Henna

Henna Tattoos are Enamoring America with Artistry

Dried henna tattoo. Ravie Kattaura has applied mehndi or henna on many brides. Of them, 11 have been Caucasian with no Indian connections. Two decades ago, henna, a part of Indian and…
Equal Pay for Moms

Reshma Saujani Calls for a Marshall Plans for Kids

Reshma Saujani, best known for Girls Who Code, called for a Marshall Law for Moms Chosen as one of the speakers during the Forbes Power Women’s 2020 Summit last December, Reshma Saujani,…
Fair Wage Fight for Restaurant Workers PriaVanda Chauhan at her restaurant Desi Galli

America’s Food Workers’ Champion

Saru Jayaraman Champions Restaurant Workers' Rights Saru Jayaraman is the vociferous freethinker spearheading the nationwide One Fair Wage campaign against sub-minimum wages. Prior to that, Jayaraman co-founded the NPO, ROC-United (Restaurant Opportunities…
Neha Dewan on Biden-Harris Administration

‘Biden-Harris Will Be Good for Indo-US Ties’

Neha Dewan led the South Asians for Biden Campaign What can Indian Americans expect from an administration headed by Joe Biden and Kamala Harris? The answers include many issues important to the…
Biden Harris inauguration inspires poetry

A Poem for Kamala Harris by Kashvi Ramani

Last week on inauguration day, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, joined the ranks of famous poets like Maya Angelou who recited the poem "The Hill We Climb" as a laudation to the new administration.…
Malai features new ice cream flavor honoring Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

Madame Vice President Ice Cream

Malai Ice cream, a Brooklyn, NY based Ice Cream shop features new flavor to honor Madame Vice President Kamala Harris Vice President Kamala Devi Harris has inspired women and girls all over…
Masala Dosa

SEEMA COOKS: Masala Dosa

Last year, two of our favorite South Asian women — then Vice Presidential pick Kamala Harris and actress/writer Mindy Kaling — got together to make masala dosa in this charming video shot…
TK Sarasvathy painting of Dosa and Sambar

Nourishing the Soul

One of the most appealing things about food is the way it looks. Great food is just as much a visual experience as a physical one. And even something that tastes bad…
sour cherry pie

Seema COOKS: Cardamom-Scented Sour Cherry Hand Pies

If you have never had sour cherries, you are not alone. I have had my fair share of sweet cherries – bing, rainier – pure candy. But I was not very aware…