Srishti Chaudhary was born and raised in Delhi, and studied English literature at Lady Shri Ram College and Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh. The author of Once upon a Curfew, shealsohas a series of short stories to her credit. She has also written for BBC Travel and National Geographic, among other publications. She now lives in Germany and is a research scholar studying Indian literature at the University of Tuebingen. For more about her, you can visit www.srishtichaudhary.com.
Can food lead Tara Taneja to love?
Tara Taneja lives in the small town of Siyaka; she runs a Mathematics Tuition Centre and works at her grandfather's sweets shop, Lallan Sweets. Nikku Sabharwal, her long lost best friend and crush, returns to Siyaka after many years. Sparks fly between them, as an adventure awaits.
The laddoos at Lallan Sweets are made from a secret magic ingredient. Lalaji, Tara's grandfather, retires and decides that Lallan Sweets will not be inherited, but must be earned. So he devises a quest for his three grandchildren, Tara, Rohit and Mohit to find the magic ingredient. Whoever discovers it first will run the shop.
Nikku joins Tara in her pursuit to outsmart her cousins. The quest takes them from Mathura to Ludhiana, and together they battle old Family secrets, family legacies and unexpected dangers. Will the journey bring them together or lead to a bittersweet end?
Lallan Sweets is a heartwarming tale about love, family, food and the little things that matter in life.
A fun-filled small town story full of romance, 90s nostalgia and Bollywood, Lallan Sweets is perfect for the fans of Ayushmaan Khurana movies and Anuja Chauhan's books. Love, food and family drama come together perfectly to make this your next masala read.