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Paratha and Halwa, Mahim Urs Festival, Mumbai

A night at the Urs

I didn’t want to go. I really didn’t want to go. But the partner-in-dine was adamant. ‘We’re going to the Urs,’ she said firmly and decisively. And I’m really glad I went. The 10-day annual Urs (festival) held at Mahim in honour of the saint Makhdoom Ali Mahimi […]

World Malbec Day in Mumbai

April 17th has special significance for Argentina. No, it’s not Maradona’s birthday, nor is it the Argentine National Day. On April 17th 1853, Argentine President Domingo Faustino Sarmiento undertook a step that would ultimately transform the country into a wine producing superpower. He submitted a proposal to to the Provincial […]