A Bonfire for Celebration and Cleansing

Fire, along with earth, wind, water and sky has long been considered one of the ancient elements. It holds an important place in history. Fire...

Basant Craft to do With the Kids

Basant is a time of celebration, festivals and a kite-filled sky in Northern India and Pakistan. If you're missing the festivities of Basant from...

Fun & Easy Ideas for Celebrating Holi!

As a kid I was a huge Bollywood buff. I still love the movies, but I certainly don't devote as much time to knowing...

5 Bollywood Songs to Celebrate Holi

With Holi less than two weeks away, we thought a great way to get into the festive mood was by sharing some of our...

Talking to Your Kids About Vaisakhi

This weekend, Sikh's around the world will celebrate Vaisakhi. Vaisakhi is a dual celebration for Punjabi Sikhs. It celebrates the harvest for farmers, and...
lohri popcorn with gur

Lohri Popcorn Made with Gur & Til

Popcorn is a fixture at Lohri celebrations along with rewri, gachak, and til (sesame seeds), so I decided to give it a 'desi caramel...
Navratri Recipe Roundup

Navratri Recipe Roundup

The festival of Navratri is approaching and we at The South Asian Buzz wanted to share some of our favorite festive foods. Navratri, translating...

Thandai Recipe – Holi Festival Drink

Thandai is synonymous with Holi. A milk based drink, spiced with a whole lot of nuts and flavourings, it is often served spiked with...

Diwali Gift Guide for Kids!

Diwali is undoubtedly India's biggest holiday of the year. It's like Christmas, New Years and Hanukkah rolled into one as Hindus, Sikhs and Jains...

5 Ways to Celebrate Vaisakhi With Kids

Across Northern India and worldwide throughout the Punjabi community, people are preparing for the spring festival of Vaisakhi (also spelled by some as Baisakhi)....