Deepali Jain

Crazy Mom. Fashion Buyer. Recipe Developer. Food Photographer. Foodographist. Wannabe Traveler. Surprise Freak.

I Didn’t Set Out to be Motivating | I am Not Ready for It | My First Interview has been Published

3 days ago, I got a mail from Gunjan of Smart Indian Women, telling me that my interview has been published. I was ecstatic to say the least....more
Thanks Shivam! WastedFellow MrShri dexterous_akash satinderpmore

What I Learned Upon Moving from free Wordpress to Self-hosted Blog - 5 Lessons well Learnt #Blogging

Moving from free Wordpress to self-hosted blog, is touted as easy and doable in few clicks. Well not so simple! If you have no technical knowledge, then chances are you will be $$#@*#(*^(*#^!That’s what happened with me. After 2 years of blogging I decided it was time to move to a self-hosted blog. I have few engineers in my family and I asked them about the move and they all warned me that it is not easy to maintain a self-hosted blog and there may be glitches on the way....more

Mommy Makeover: Who Should Be My Role Model – Kate Middleton or Aishwarya Rai Bachchan?

Image: personal image uploaded via wordpressWhen I had my first baby, I was worried about not being able to loose pregnancy kilos. Surprisingly, I did so with negligible efforts – little Yoga and lots of running after the baby took care of that. Fast forward to second child, I was confident of being able to loose easily....more

Mumbai Gang-Rape: The Spirit of A Woman Lives?

Image Credit: Created in Picmonkey, uploaded via WordpressShame, Shock, Outrage, Anger, Horrified, Helpless, Afraid, Humiliated – I am feeling each of these emotions....more
@VanessaBennett The first reaction invariably is blaming the victim - she brought this on ...more

Dry-Fruits Rich Milk Summer Cooler | Revisiting Food Photos Through the Lens Series - 3

“If I saw something in my viewfinder that looked familiar to me, I would do something to shake it up.” – Garry WinograndImage Credit: Deepali Jain @ Lemon in Ginger ...more

Stuffed Green Chili Pickle

10+ Tips to Practice Safe Yoga during Pregnancy

After my earlier post – Yoga in Pregnancy - Bursting the Myth, I am sharing few tips on safe practices for Yoga in Pregnancy. Doing Yoga in Pregnancy is easy if you keep below tips in mind. And one has to be careful and vigilant all the time - pamper the body and listen to every sign that it tells us....more

How to Handle Rejection by Blogging Biggies - BlogHer, Google Adsense, FoodGawker, Tastespotting

I write - I enjoy it. I photograph - I like beauty. I style – I appreciate. I create – I am satisfied.July 17th, 2013 I launched Lemon in Ginger blog with a new look, new name, new platform with hopes for a new beginnings....more
@SaimQueen Thank you.more

Eggless Herb Pull-Apart Rolls

Though I’ve been making 100 % Whole Wheat Bread almost every 7-10 days but each time I proof yeast with bated breath – still not sure if we are friends, or probably frenemies??? Wish me luck guys, I need to win this little bugger for life!...more

Yoga in Pregnancy – Bursting the Myth

Flashback August 2008 – 13 weeks into pregnancy, I resume my Yoga classes after initial few weeks of retching myself empty!I had started practising Iyengar Yoga just few months ago then and was a bit sceptical about doing it in pregnancy. Like every expectant mother I had thousands of thoughts running around in my mind about keeping myself and the baby safe during those 9 months. Is it possible for me to stretch or move my body so much? Will it be alright for the baby? Will I harm the baby in any way?...more