One of my favourite days is soon approaching…. PANCAKE DAY! To help you prepare for the very exciting day I have two delicious and very different pancake recipes that I think you will love! I’m a all year pancake kind of girl and I normally go for the traditional sweet pancakes with lemon & sugar […]Read more
From Guard Dogs to Furry Family Members: How Keeping Dogs has Changed
Dogs are some of the most beloved companions in the UK, approximately 62% of households in the UK own a pet, with a dog being the most popular type of pet. Many South Asians have embraced them as family pets. But it wasn’t always this way… For generations, South Asians in the UK have kept […]Read more
Random Acts of Kindness Day: The world could do with more ‘Seva’
Random Acts of Kindness Day is a day to celebrate the power of kindness and encourage people to spread positivity throughout the world. ‘Seva’ is an ancient Sanskrit term that means selfless service. It is the act of selfless giving without expecting anything in return. It is an expression of love and compassion for the […]Read more
Girls Night In Ideas
Girls nights in are the best! Whether it’s a big group of friends, or just a few of your closest pals, there’s nothing quite like having a night in with the ladies. Forget the long lines, overpriced drinks and endless small talk of a typical night out – with a girls night in, it’s all […]Read more
Sex and Contraception: A DESI Shame
It’s a cold Monday morning. The GP’s office is dark, grey, damp. There is an awkward silence whilst the Dr (usually a man – fabulous I know) slaps his keyboard violently. The sound echoes through the confined office. You question if you should make small talk… “Um-…” Abruptly he says, “Right… Miss… So, clears his […]Read more
COVID Vaccines FAQs
No doubt it’s been a difficult long year for all of us, the pandemic has brought waves of change, loss and worry more than we could have ever imagined. The NHS COVID vaccination programme has been a glimmer of hope, especially amongst the doom and gloom of lockdowns and variants, thanks to the speed and […]Read more
Cheap and Convenient Punjabi Recipes for Uni Students!
As a 20-year-old university student, in my third year of not living at home, you’d think I’d be pretty independent right? Well, since I have been living at home during lockdown I have had a lot, and I mean a lot of time to reflect on how I have lived at university. It’s no secret […]Read more
Chai & Chintal’s Spiced Biscuits
As we all know it’s been a crazy time recently with Covid19 where some of us have so much spare time that we’re not use to. This is the perfect opportunity to do what you love or even pick up a new interest or skill. I have always been a big baking enthusiast and also […]Read more
How to make Dalgona Coffee
During quarantine, many of us are finding that we’re trying out new recipes and trends to help make the time pass! Here at British Bindi – we feel ya! We’ve been trying out lots of new recipes such as; banana bread, tray bakes, and the currently trending Dalgona Coffee. Dalgona Coffee originates from South Korea […]Read more
Tea India Product Review
We Love Chai! Whether it’s Netflix & Chai, catching up over a cuppa or just relaxing & Chai! The older we get, the more we appreciate the amazing comfort of Chai and it’s history within our culture. We’re also loving that a lot of people are getting into the power of Chai and delicious spice […]Read more
Charity begins at home
To give or not to give ? That is the question. I know we all have our own story to tell of how we got into our charitable roles, here is mine: I think my personal journey with charity began as a young child watching my mother show her charitable nature through her feeding everyone and […]Read more
Bridesmaid Lookbook: Part 1
British Bindi co-founder and more importantly our best friend Jasmeen got married! Here’s the BB Bridesmaids’ looks through the 6 day wedding extravaganza.Read more
Marriage is not a tradition we need to uphold.
Coming from a South Asian background where I grew up in a joint family with my dad’s brother and his family, it was difficult to be different from the rest. We were all taught the same things, had the same cultural development but I am proud to say I am vastly different. My parents are […]Read more
British Bindi meets Karun – Artist of Dotty Art
Last year we met the talented Karun Soni an artist from London who specialises in oil paintings. His paintings are inspired by an mixture of different experiences particluary the transition from India to the UK and even events further back such as the British Raj. We were lucky enough to sit down and discuss his paintings […]Read more
South Asian Fashion: Summer vibes
S U M M E R V I B E S 🌸🌼🌺 Wedding season inspo incoming! All four of us are obsessed with florals and vibrant colours, so we absolutely loved teaming up with Sakhii London for this gorgeous shoot, showcasing their stunning outfits. Sakhii London prides themselves on marrying the sentiments of ethnic fabrics […]Read more
Are we losing our culture by not knowing our mother tongue?
It was all too common being laughed at when I had mispronounced a Punjabi word or getting my grammar jumbled up. It wasn’t just a snigger it was a humiliating roar from everyone in the room. Enough to put anyone off trying. So I did. Tired of being humiliated, tired of being laughed at, yet […]Read more
Why do British Asian women feel contraception shamed?
Let’s talk about sex, baby When it comes to taboo subjects within the Asian community, sex is right up there with the likes of interfaith marriage, divorce and homosexuality; to name just a few. We can all agree that the topic of contraception is rarely, if at all, discussed within Asian households or within the […]Read more
Backlash faced by Sikh female who loves Bhangra
Our very first – British Bindi produced video, is about Pamm Kaur; a British Sikh girl in her early 20’s, expressing her passion for Bhangra Dancing. “A lot of people believe that I shouldn’t be dancing because I wear a turban” – @pammkaur_ Pam received a lot of backlash and abuse when her dancing video […]Read more
BB’s Amani stars in Soap Award’s ‘Scene of the Year’
The British Soap Awards took place on Saturday 2nd June 2018 on ITV, for the first time broadcasted live to the nation. Doctors & EastEnders made British Soap Awards history as they tied in the Scene of the Year category. The scene in BBC drama Doctors embraced an interfath marriage proposal…Bollywood style. And yes I […]Read more
What’s wrong with being childless?
“Will I ever have children?” My friend pondered.
Guest blogger Sharan explores the topic of childlessness.
British Bindi’s Jasmeen gets engaged!
British Bindi’s very own Tinder love story… Jasmeen’s Introduction When you think about the day you’ll get proposed to; you imagine everything to be perfect. Every moment leading up to mine was a complete disaster, well that’s what I thought at the time anyway. In hindsight, it’s a pretty funny story with a perfect ending […]Read more
Christmas Baking Recipes
Are you struggling to know what to bake your family this Christmas period? Don’t worry we have you covered! Try out our top Christmas treats, tried and tested by me (Tanisha).Read more
Asian Media Awards 2017
British Bindi were delighted to attend the Asian Media Awards 2017… as Best Blog nominees!Read more
Turning 25 – Amani’s 25th Birthday Revelation
5 Twenty – Five Such an significant age right? A quarter of a century. It’s the end of an era, but the beginning of a whole new one! You’re no longer a young adult? Like come on, it’s you’re final year to use your 18-25 rail card, your old enough for a smear test (yes […]Read more
Our First Ever Interview: British Bindi on the Sikh Channel!
We’re extremely excited and grateful to share the first time British Bindi has ever been interviewed. We’re usually on the interviewer side as we’re always researching our blogs and videos, so this was a really cool milestone for us. It was a fantastic experience heading over to the Sikh Channel studios in London and talking […]Read more
Top 10 travel tips for Bangkok
Travelling Thailand and ready to hit the capital city, Bangkok? We thought we would share our top 10 travel tips to help you with all your wanderlust preparations. 1. Haggle, Haggle & Haggle We’ve put this tip first because your haggling game is going to be put to the test in this city! Unless you […]Read more
Heartbreak is a B****
I myself have just recently experienced my first heartbreak and it really is a b**** that won’t leave you alone. I might be a late bloomer within this department as I have always avoided guys with the fear of being hurt, however last year I decided to woman up and give it ago. As my […]Read more
British Asian Poet Series: Arun Kapur
Arun Kapur Arun is a support artist on television and film and has published his first poetry book titled the Blindside Memoirs. When did your passion for writing poetry begin? My passion for writing developed from the age of 16. I remember I would come home from school and would just write. I have always […]Read more
4 Quick, Simple Vegan Recipes
We have rounded up 4 super fun, quick and easy vegan recipes.Read more