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Women’s ritually shared bodies and food-penance in rural Maharashtra

Food, Faith and Gender in South Asia : The lilaCultural Politics of Women’s Food Practices

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Women’s participation in Maharashtra’s political arena has been inadequately theorized, except for their involvement in the right wing (Sarkar and Butalia 1995). My chapter demonstrates how food sharing between women and goddesses can...

Mumbai: Importing and Glamorizing Social Values

Global Brooklyn: Designing Food Experiences in World Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Book chapter

...It was in late 2016 when I moved back to Mumbai after three years in London. London had been incredible for various reasons, but one of the most significant ones was its ubiquitous coffee shops. Living in the east of the city, I was always...