Living History

History in a Dish

Jalebi - Swirls of History

Chocolates may be the most global of desserts today, but did you know that since the middle ages, the jalebi has been the favorite sweetmeat of a large swathe of people across Asia and North Africa.

Forgotten Treasures

India’s First Currency Note

The story of India’s first currency note and why it is so prized.

History in a Dish

Mango - India’s Gift to the World!

India’s favourite fruit is more Indian than you think. Its very name ‘Mango’ comes from the Malayalam word for it, Maanga. Here is a bite into its rich history.  

Forgotten Treasures

India’s Largest Gold Coin

The most valuable coin ever minted in India was the 1000 mohar gold coin of Mughal emperor, Jahangir.