Gita Hari

Stories By Gita Hari

Hues that can heal mental blues!

Hues that can heal mental blues!

Is it possible to alleviate one's anxiety and boost well-being by using colours? GITA HARI shows how it's done through Colour Therapy

From shopping at thrift stores to managing food waste, ways in which one can save money during lockdown

From shopping at thrift stores to managing food waste, ways in which one can save money during lockdown

Thrifting doesn’t have to be an unpleasant word. With a bit of ingenuity and common rupee sense, you can trim a little – and still live l...Read More

Power up with plant-based diet

Power up with plant-based diet

Actors Lisa Haydon and Neha Dhupia recently spoke about the importance of plant-based diet. Gita Hari speaks to experts to understand th...Read More

Keep coronavirus at bay with help of humble herbs

Keep coronavirus at bay with help of humble herbs

Immunity building is the name of the game to keep us safe as COVID-19 still looms large. Apart from lending flavour to food, herbs are kn...Read More

Lessons from lockdown: Making kitchens more sustainable

Lessons from lockdown: Making kitchens more sustainable

Thinking of saving the earth? Reduce carbon footprint…start with sustainable practices in your kitchen, shrink food depletion by using th...Read More

Mumbai weekend getaway: Here's what you can do to have a blast this weekend

Mumbai weekend getaway: Here's what you can do to have a blast this weekend

GITA HARI suggests exciting events to thrill and indulge you and your band of besties

The perfect loaf: Gita Hari writes about the therapeutic art of baking your own bread

The perfect loaf: Gita Hari writes about the therapeutic art of baking your own bread

The therapeutic potential of baking your own bread has to be experienced to know, writes GITA HARI

'It’s fun to convert traditional dishes  into vegan fare': Chef Sebastien shares his 'Kardinal rules' for veganism

'It’s fun to convert traditional dishes into vegan fare': Chef Sebastien shares his 'Kardinal rules' for veganism

GITA HARI discovers from Chef Sebastien Kardinal, a prominent activist and culinary expert from France, the key to vegan cooking

Spruce up your Valentine's Day look with these new nail trends

Spruce up your Valentine's Day look with these new nail trends

A spanking new manicure is a sure-fire way to lift the look of that classy Omega wrist watch or diamante bracelet. That does not imply yo...Read More

Say goodbye to sugar; embrace the health benefits of using jaggery

Say goodbye to sugar; embrace the health benefits of using jaggery

Ditch the post-dessert guilt pangs and let sugar take a backseat... GITA HARI shares how to feel the difference in your health quotient w...Read More

Restaurant Reviews: Fit for a queen

Restaurant Reviews: Fit for a queen

The heat and noise of the Churchgate street is left behind the second you step into the delightful soothing environs of Goodricke’s Tea L...Read More

Get stuffed

Get stuffed

GITA HARI suggests venues to load up on the festive flavours

Masterchef Ali Elbourji from Ayamna, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai

Food Review: A languorous Lebanese lunch

Over mezze and desserts, Chef de Cuisine Ali El Bourji shares with GITA HARI the finer nuances of Lebanese cuisine

Sambar, rasam and more

Sambar, rasam and more

The Flavoursome Thali festival is here as Executive Chef Parimal Sawant, sous Chef Deepu Joseph and team put up extravagant and sumptuous...Read More

Restaurant review: Mangiamo at La Lola

Restaurant review: Mangiamo at La Lola

With much competition in this loaded-with-restaurants block, La Lola plays to be casual in the morning and classic by night, with up-temp...Read More

Beauty on a budget: Gita Hari shows how to get compliments without breaking the bank

Beauty on a budget: Gita Hari shows how to get compliments without breaking the bank

Spruce up your interiors – to a volley of compliments, without breaking the bank. GITA HARI shows you how

From cold brew to coffee capsules: The cuppas that we always love

From cold brew to coffee capsules: The cuppas that we always love

Call it the eye-opener cuppa, one that packs a punch when you are weary after a long day’s work or a conversation starter — coffee has in...Read More

Four fibre-rich corn recipes that'll leave you wanting more

Four fibre-rich corn recipes that'll leave you wanting more

GITA HARI gets chefs and culinary experts to share delicious corn-based recipes

Avial at The Leela Mumbai

Happy Onam: Feast and cook your Sadhya too!

Come September and it’s time for Keralites to celebrate Onam, Kerala’s harvest festival to commemorate the revered king Maveli. Lord Kris...Read More

Chefs share innovative easy-to-make treats for Ganesh Chaturthi 2019

Chefs share innovative easy-to-make treats for Ganesh Chaturthi 2019

GITA HARI gets chefs to share innovative and easy-to-make treats for the festive season

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