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When singer Akriti Kakar tied the knot.

Listening to Akriti Kakar talk about her significant other feels like they’ve been together forever.

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Kalki through the looking-glass

As we entered Amy Billimoria’s House of Design in Juhu, Mumbai, we knew we were not in Kansas anymore. The store exudes a happy feeling. From the décor of the store to the clothes housed within it, we could tell that this was going to be a departure from a traditional bridal makeover.

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Sonam and Paras Modi share their marriage mantra…

We met at a common friend’s wedding in Lonavla, after which we started meeting almost twice a week with friends. We got along like a house on fire; it felt so comfortable talking to each other, it was like we were long lost friends. The initial courtship felt more like a game of hide and seek. We didn’t want to tell people yet as we were still getting to know each other.

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12 Dec

The best of India on your plate

Serving multiple Indian cuisines at your wedding reception might just be the smartest menu decision you could make. Global chefs weigh in

In a country that’s a potpourri of cultures, having limited cuisines on a wedding menu may seem underwhelming. But then, dishing out assorted cuisines leads to a pressing question: how much is too much? Well, follow the advice of global chefs and the answer to that could be: the sky is the limit!

13 Nov

Food trends to look out for

Wondering what to serve your guests? Well, to help you plan the perfect menu, industry experts highlight the top wedding food trends

Weddings in India are clear indicators of the country’s eating habits. As young Indians lean towards organic ingredients and chefs point to calorie-conscious wedding menus, we know that something has changed. So if you’re still wondering what to serve your guests, then look no further than these evolving trends for inspiration.

9 Aug

Your guide to an Indian wedding feast

The big fat Indian wedding is a traditional affair and it is evident on the elaborate food platter as multi-cuisine buffets are now passé. Read on to know more

Unarguably, food and beverage is one of the most noteworthy aspects of the festivities and calls for some imagination and meticulous planning. Hosting a wedding feast involves Herculean tasks of deciding on the menu, zeroing on the caterers, carefully seating guests to arranging food counters based on their preferences. Giving the guests an ultimate culinary experience at a wedding is not a cakewalk.

For over 40 years, Amit Dua, the founder of FNB India, has cooked up delicacies and helmed many a well-catered celebration. “Food plays such a key role in Indian culture that every wedding is remembered for the variety and quality of the fare. It is a matter of pride for the host. Wedding menus take months to plan with multiple rounds of tastings and adjustments,” says Dua.

7 Aug

Indian mocktails big at weddings

Now, more than ever, Indian weddings are serving drinks that are high on taste and truly desi at heart

Drinks and coolants are consumed in abundance at all weddings. Usually, beverage menus are planned keeping in mind the guest list—age, tastes and preferences. One strategy that has served well across weddings is a ‘mocktail bar’ setup. Comprising fruit punches, virgin mojitos, piña coladas and more, mocktail bars can serve up a variety of delicious concoctions! Here’s a look at some of the drinks that are designed to suit both, the occasion and the season.