No Better Water

The ancient Asian secret of the goodness of rice water carries healing benefits for both your beauty and health.

Black Magic

The raven sheen on foods is lending them a spiffy, noveau makeover in contemporary dishes.

Sparkling heirlooms: Lara Morkahia’s jewellery

Each creation by jewellery designer Lara Morakhia carries a slice of rich Indian history.

Treasures from the past: Amrapali Museum

The museum catalogues the jewellery vocabulary of every state in the country and traces the changing styles down the ages.