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The early bird
Yashodara Shroff started ffolio when Bangalore was not so upwardly mobile. It has now come to be a sought-after high end boutique, writes SHILPA SEBASTIAN R.

Taste of home
What’s to love: This is one of the few places that is close to college and also serves good food. Students say the value for money is the hangout’s USP. Considering most of the student population comprises of youngsters from ...

Sleek n stylish Sony Ericsson HBH-IS800

Made up of sleek headphones and a short cable, this Bluetooth beauty is the smallest headset of its type by Sony Ericsson. The stylish and compact headset rests discreetly on your neck and boasts top of the range audio performance. The buds ...

Headset with two horns Nokia BH 200

At first glance, it looks a bit weird, but the ear loops are designed to fit comfortably place around the ear. Almost all Nokia Bluetooth headsets have a problem: the control buttons are too small. However, they are still manageable. This is ...

Weightless headwear Motorola S9

If you are looking at size, H9 should be the choice, as this is the tiniest ever from Motorola. And if comfort is a consideration, the S9 won’t weigh you down. Weighing less than 28 grams, this stylish headset is probably lighter than ...

Wireless sound Small is beautiful Nokia BH-804
Untangled Miniaturizing is the name of the game when it comes to Bluetooth headsets, with lightweight, sleek and compact models emerging the winners. JANANI KRISHNASWAMYwalks you through some of the popular models in the market
Smart looks Motopure H12

The Motopure H12 conquers with its tiny body and smart looks. Weighing just 0.4 ounces, it’s not heavy on the ear either. This headset incorporates CrystalTalk technology, which Motorola builds into its handsets to help in ...

Suit yourself
Serenity sources a rich variety from various parts of the country
Beauty And Wellness

Combat kicks
NIKHIL VARMA finds that Kalari payattu is not like other martial art classes

Flabby arms and forearms?
Reverse Curl helps sportspersons and those who need to build arm strength

Soft and creamy sondesh
Chena lends itself to a variety of dishes. And Vineeta Jatia specialises in sondesh, a Bengali sweet
Sunny side up
Chef Sunny has travelled the world but bats firmly for home food
A flat Italian bread seasoned with olive oil and herbs. Related to the pizza, but not quite the same, foccacia can be topped with olives, onions, tomatoes, meat and cheese. The basic ingredients are flour, oil, salt and yeast; the kneaded dough ...
Pollo ala maceratese

Put all sliced vegetables on a roasting tray with the whole chicken and stock and roast for 30 to 45 minutes.

Meanwhile continue basting the chicken and serve with tossed seasonal vegetable and mashed potato in its own juices. ...

Spoilt for choice
What Mediterranean spread do you want to have at Olive Beach — salads, sandwich, pasta…?
Murg Malai

The succulent chicken pieces with traces of malai are a perfect starter for a hearty meal. The malai (cream) manages to soften the preparation and make the chicken pieces tender and soft, thereby enhancing the taste. The assorted spices added ...

Waqt 1965
(Raj Kumar, Sunil Dutt, Shashi Kapoor, Balraj Sahni, Sadhana, Sharmila Tagore)

The best ‘time’
Waqt reminds Sharmila Tagore of cold weather and crazy driving

Film festival
Classics of the master director Jean-Pierre Melville will be screened

In the limelight
After her glamour act, good acting is what Celina Jaitley wants to be known for
Home, heart and hearth
Chef Brando came from Hong Kong 25 years ago and has stayed on

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