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Rusgulla Cheeks

On Indian sweets

He raised his small, sticky arms above his head and screamed “YALLAH” as loud as his voice would allow. My dad at three years old, sat on a cool tile floor with syrup dripping from his tiny fists. In either hand, a milky white ball, a rasgulla. He loves to tell this story.

Rasgullas are sweet spongy things with a mysterious history. Many regions of India try to claim their origin…

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zara meerza

Zara Meerza is a writer and filmmaker. She has worked for the BBC, Warp Films, VICE, Sky Arts, and Topic Studios across documentary and narrative.