Living History

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.

History in a Dish

The Samosa Trail

Dip into the history of the Samosa to see how India’s favourite snack made its way into the country and how it has always been a travellers delight! 

Forgotten Treasures

Tracing the Nizam’s Fabled Jewels

Did you know that almost 97% of the famed jewels of the Nizams have been missing from records? Now for the first time we may be getting clues about some of the marquee pieces...Join us as we trace them with Jewellery Historian Dr. Usha Balakrishnan