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Selected Writing

 

Essays

 

Hazlitt // March 2022, Bad Taste

 

Wasafiri // February 2021, Seamless (Winner, Wasafiri New Writing Prize '20)

​Longreads // March, 2019, Coming Home, One Word At A Time

Montez Press // August 2020, On Stillness (published through the Montez Press writers grant, 2020)

Mangal Media // October 2020, Delhi's kebabs: The Taste of Memory 

Mangal Media // May 2020, The commodification of  South-Asian identity politics 

 

Interviews & Profiles

The Believer // December  2021, An Interview with Artist Alana Hunt

Verve // October 2020, Profile: Chef Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar's homegrown adventure

Food Writing

Vittles // May 2022, Indian Biscuits: A story of Indian Biscuits

 

Whetstone // May 2022, Songs of Survival

Whestone // May 2022, The Opposite of Plenty

The Third Eye // November 2021, How Momo Aunties Changed Delhi

 

Orion // September  2021, The Ghost Crop of Goa 

Vittles// June  2021, All too much: The Absurdity of the Tandoori Momo

The Baffler // December 2020, A dispatch from the historic farmers' protests in Punjab

52 // October 2020, Powder: How custard powder changed India’s sweet tooth

Atlas Obscura // September 2020, A Forgotten Holocaust Is Missing From Indian Food Stories (Nominated for the IACP award, 2021)

Vittles // August 2020, Whose food city?​ The Northeastern Restaurants of Humayunpur, Delhi

Eater // February 2019, The World's Most Expensive Spice is on the Verge of Disappearing (Conde Nast Best Food Writing, 2019)

Taste // January 2019, The Incredible Story of Bhut Jolokia

Popula //November 2018, There is no Dalit cuisine (Longreads, Best of Food Writing, 2018)

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TASTE // April 2018, At the Rooh-Afza factory

 

Other Reporting

The Word // November 2017​, Neighbourhood watch: Reimagining Brussels I, ​Reimagining Brussels II

Scroll, Internazionale // April 2017, To South Asian immigrants in Rome, cricket is more than a competitive sport

Roads and Kingdoms // September 2016, Eating Beetles on a Shrinking Island

Roads and Kingdoms // April 2016, The Bone-setters of Kanpur