7 “My Bucket List of Biz­zare Foods”

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Soha: “Yes! Makeover shows make you take risks and not only help trans­form you, but also shed emo­tional bag­gage and gain the con­fi­dence you need.” Aki: “The for­mat of the show is so can­did and real, it’s go­ing to res­onate with ev­ery viewer and cause a pos­i­tive change for the bet­ter.”

Soha, what are the five es­sen­tials for your wardrobe?

Soha: “Well-fit­ted blue jeans, a clas­sic white blouse, an LBD, a navy blazer and nude pumps.”

What are the big Au­tumn/Win­ter trends ac­cord­ing to you?

Soha: “I’m not a trend fol­lower at all. I like to find stuff that suits me, and ex­per­i­ment within that mould.” Aki: “Flo­ral and jewel tones are big for win­ter. A very dark char­coal-gray is go­ing to be the new black.”

NDTV Good Times travel host and se­nior pro­ducer Neha Dixit lists (strange) del­i­ca­cies from her many trav­els... “I’ve tried hor­net, silk worms and a va­ri­ety of bugs, but if you can imag­ine that in­sects have dis­tinc­tive flavours, wood­worms get the num­ber-one spot.” “Af­ter I had a buck­et­ful of this drink, I felt I could brave any­thing!”

Fa­mous red ant chut­ney from Ch­hat­tis­garh

“It’s spicy, de­li­cious and a must try with rice and daal. The red ants have a sharp, bit­ing flavour.”

Stir-fried wood worms with spring onions, Raja mirchi and a pinch of salt Lo­cal Naga brew fer­mented with mag­gots

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