How to be heard in a roomful of men who hog the limelight? We have all been in office meetings from hell at one point or the other where your only role has been to sit and listen to a series of male colleagues express themselves loudly and endlessly while you wait for your turn. And no surprises for guessing that none of the cues that you sent out- tapping your fingers restlessly on the […]

Bonding over baking…. Sometimes, the simple act of baking a cake together is all it takes to build bridges. For the past 5 years I watched with pride and joy as my daughter  studied in Mumbai and London, embarking on her journey to become a patissiere from the iconic Le Cordon Bleu culinary school. I could not believe that the little girl who pottered around in the family kitchen had finally fulfilled that dream and […]