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Sanghamitra is Senior Editor. She writes on a whole range of subjects including food, parenting and music.

Express recipe: The story of Jhumri Telaiya’s special Kalakand
Mon, Sep 29, 2014

Try this special Kalakand recipe, all the way from Jhumri Telaiya, this Navratri.

No oven? ‘Bake’ your cake in a pressure cooker
Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Here’s is the recipe for a basic fruit cake ‘baked’ in a pressure cooker.

Express Recipe: Make Mishti Doi at home
Wed, Sep 10, 2014

You usually get this only in shops specialising in Bengali sweets, but it is an extremely simple dish and can be easily made at home.

Don’t be a net-guilty parent, make your child a responsible netizen
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Maintaining a balance between online and offline activities is a must.

From sharbat to litti: Sattu recipes you must try
Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Have you ever tasted a flour that can be consumed uncooked? There is one, and a very simple one at that, which is easily available too.

Five pancakes to start your day
Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Are pancakes one of the world’s oldest cereal foods? Many studies suggest so. Here are 5 simple pancakes to kickstart your day in a healthy way.

Love street food? Try this Kolkata special egg roll
Mon, Jul 07, 2014

Though not very different from the ‘kathi roll’ of Delhi and the ‘frankie’ of Mumbai, egg roll has its own unique charm.

Five mango recipes to try this summer
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Mangoes are one of the best things about summer. Here are five simple mango recipes to cool you off during the season.

Top 10 must-have gadgets for your kitchen
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Cooking may not be a rocket science, but your modern kitchen is definitely incomplete without some gadgets. Here is a list of 10.

Indian kitchen embraces world food
Thu, Jun 12, 2014

The food that was served only in star or select fine dining restaurants once is now being cooked at home.

Drugs on the Net
Sat, Jul 27, 2013

YoPharma says it follows all the guidelines that are required for a brick-and-mortar pharmacy.

A new dimension to printing
Sun, Jun 02, 2013

3D printing,or additive manufacturing,technology that was more or less limited to tech circles or sci-fi flicks till a few years ago is now touching contemporary human life—and could,eventually,change it

Baby Gets MOD
Thu, Aug 02, 2012

Feeding the baby every two hours,changing nappies in the middle of the night,deciphering the pattern of their cries and identifying their discomfort — life changes once you become a parent. Raising a child is not supposed to be easy,but while there can be no substitute for good parenting,a little technical assistance can always make your task easier,less stressful and more enjoyable. Here is a list of gadgets that may help new parents

Clicking for Diapers
Sun, Jan 15, 2012

Websites for child and mother products are providing parents with unlimited choice.

Getting back to shape
Thu, Jan 12, 2012

In the excitement of losing weight,I had overlooked the fact that I was a lactating mother.

New role beckons: working mother
Fri, Dec 23, 2011

The toughest part is,however,the scary thought of leaving the baby with a stranger.

Maid for each other,not really!
Thu, Nov 24, 2011

If you are working and leaving the job is not an option,you cannot do without a caregiver for your child.

Home alone,with a baby!
Mon, Oct 31, 2011

A glass of milk,eggs and two slices of bread were waiting for me as I woke up the morning after I was discharged from hospital.

When it pricks
Wed, Oct 19, 2011

It is painful to see your child crying during vaccination shots but it immunises child from several diseases.

A different nightlife
Fri, Oct 07, 2011

If the baby is held and calmed during the day,he or she will sleep better at night.

A new life
Thu, Sep 22, 2011

How life changes once you become a mother!

Making the new member comfortable
Mon, Sep 12, 2011

Things change when your status change from an ordinary woman to a mother.

Rest days not over yet
Sat, Sep 03, 2011

Another thing I learnt after the delivery is that the recovery pattern does not follow a certain rule.

Suspense over
Sat, Aug 27, 2011

I asked the doctors if it was a boy or a girl,but all that I was told was: “You will know soon.”

Almost there…
Tue, Aug 16, 2011

I am all set for the new life I had been waiting for the last nine months.

Rest(less) days
Tue, Aug 09, 2011

A high level of anxiety during last stage of pregnancy is normal,but keep the doctor in the know if it's severe.

The expectant dad
Tue, Aug 02, 2011

Fathers-to-be too undergo a lot of emotional,physical and psychological changes.

On the bumpy road
Mon, Jul 18, 2011

Travelling long distance is difficult during the third trimester,with all the extra weight you are carrying along.

Time for some planning
Tue, Jul 12, 2011

A baby coming home means it will bring its whole world along.

When mirror turns enemy
Mon, Jul 04, 2011

With proper preparation,I am told,several beauty problems can be avoided during pregnancy.

Sorry,where were we?
Tue, Jun 28, 2011

Absentmindedness,or forgetfulness,becomes a part of you as the pregnancy progresses.

Back on track
Mon, Jun 20, 2011

If forced on you,even holidays are not acceptable,I had realised.

Boy or girl?
Sat, Jun 11, 2011

I know a woman who is pregnant for the fourth time because her family wants a son.

House arrest
Sat, Jun 04, 2011

It’s difficult. If you have worked for around 12 hours without any break.

Twist in the tale
Sat, May 28, 2011

Unlike last time,I was not worried at all when I went to doctor for the routine check-up this month.

Friends for nine months
Sat, May 21, 2011

The ugly wound on my recently pedicured foot is staring at me,and reminding me of my callousness.