In a world of remote work and learning, artificial intelligence, and all that jazz, have you ever paused to think about just how far we’ve come? Our world today is pretty science-fictiony, but back when we were kids, things were super different. Dive into the childhood memories of our whole generation to see what we’re talking about. Which of these 90s kids memories do you relate to the most?
Before we started living in a world of superfast fibre-optic WiFi and 4G mobile data, super slow broadband internet was the norm! Remember when basic speed was 256 kbps and you would have to wait for several minutes for videos to load? Yeah, once upon a time, we were actually patient.
We would excitedly collect and trade our favourite tazos and WWE cards. And remember secret Beyblade battles in the school bus?
90s kids’ memories are sharp. Why? Before the age of mobile phones and speed dial, we would actually have to sit with the landline and dial a number. We bet you still remember your best friend’s home phone number!
We grew up in the age of comics with the most beautiful art and entertaining stories. With comics like these, we could get lost in a happy world of folk tales, mythology, and so much more.
Growing up, computer games were a treat. They were also super fun. Every 90s kid will remember playing games like Dave, Contra, and of course, the unforgettable Super Mario Bros. Which one was your favourite?
Today we have multiplex cinema halls, but once upon a time in a land far away, 90s kids would get their entertainment with bioscopes! You may remember this as the picture box. Whenever the picture box came outside our houses, we would love to run out and push past each other to see the magical shows inside the box.
In the age of mobile phone cameras, it’s easy to take hundreds of selfies to find the best one to post on Instagram. But back when we had the reel camera with only 20 photos per reel, every picture was taken carefully and cherished. It’s those photos that stay forever in 90s kids’ memories.
Every birthday party was a chance to get a gift! Today, presents go one way. But back in the day, return gifts were a typical part of every birthday party. How many Rubik’s cubes, books, and pencil boxes do you remember collecting?
Sending a postcard is a fond and funny 90s childhood memory. For some reason, all schools would teach kids how to write and post a postcard. We loved the class trip to the post office, but everyone knew the cards would never actually get delivered.
This is an unforgettable 90s childhood memory. As a kid in the 90s, you almost certainly went to school with these black shoes for regular wear and white shoes for PT!
Before streaming, USB, and even CDs, we had to physically keep all our favourite music on cassette tapes. And we were totally pros at rewinding the magnetic ribbon that would always come undone. All we needed was a pencil. Remember?
Cars will come and go, but the Maruti 800 will remain an unforgettable legend. This small family car was the first car most of us ever sat in. Somehow, the whole family would pile into the car, squeezing into every inch of space or sitting on each other’s lap. It brought us closer together. Literally.
These generation-defining Indian shows framed our entire childhood. How often have you dreamed about hanging out with the crazy Diwan family, prayed Son Pari would grant your wishes or hoped that somehow, like Sonu, you would get a magic pencil of your own?
Tom and Jerry! Johnny Bravo! Powerpuff Girls! Pokemon! This topic deserves a whole post of its own. So many amazing characters live on fondly in 90s childhood memories. Unlike generations today, we grew up with super fun but quality cartoon characters.
And while we’re still on the topic of TV, remember when commercials were actually a thing? In the days of Netflix and chill, sitting through an ad break has become ancient history. But us 90s kids remember what it was like to wait through looong ads, or, to run and grab your favourite snack in the break.
Ad breaks may be out of fashion but snack breaks remain forever. And if you’re missing the good old days, we’ve got you covered. Check out GODESi's sweet and spicy collection of traditional Indian candies for the full flavour of your 90s childhood. Get snacking!
In a culture and tradition that is as wide as India, every state has its very own delicious creations. The various traditional foods of Indian States put together present an abundance of flavor, spices, texture, and a heavenly potential to satisfy the food lover in you!
Check out these 28 traditional foods from Indian states and be proud of our gastronomic universe:
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How are GO DESi products prepared?
We source/manufacture all our products from Micro Units based in Rural India. We work with Farmer cooperatives and Self Help Groups to bring classic Indian recipes and snacks for our consumers. All of the GO DESi products are “As is” i.e. made in the traditional manner by locals with tremendous knowledge about indigenous ingredients, flavors and ingredients giving GO DESi an unparalleled authenticity.
How does GO DESi ensure quality parameters at the Micro Units?
GO DESi not only undertakes the effort to find the lost recipes in the farmlands and rural kitchens but also standardizes these units and their products, paving a way for them to reach the urban markets.
We identify the Micro unit(s) and inspected them for quality & hygiene standards. Once on-boarded, these micro units are standardized as per GO DESi standards to make sure they meet all the statutory requirements and quality parameters. A quality controller at unit monitors the workers and the manufacturing process on a daily basis and ensures that only the best of products go out in the market.
Are GO DESi’s products suitable for kids?
Kids love our products.
All GO DESi products are made with 100% natural ingredients. None of our products contain any artificial preservatives, colors or flavors, making our products a perfect snack for all age groups alike.
How are GO DESi products different from other snacks available in the market?
We at GO DESi, live by the principle of Eat good, Do Good.
All GO DESi products are made from natural ingredients, are minimally processed, are preservative free, and have no added flavors or colors. Since our products are manufactured as close to the farm as possible, it helps preserve the authentic local flavors & formats tastes of the products.
While we strive to bring the authentic regional recipes from all over India, we ensure that a minimum of 30% of the final price that you pay goes back to the micro enterprise. This not only, increases the share of marginal farmers in the food value chain but also helps in creation of jobs and sustainable economic centers in rural areas.
Are GO DESi products vegetarian?
Yes. All our products are 100% vegetarian and are vegan-friendly as well.
Except for Imli pop & Ginger Kashaya, the other products are shipped in handy packs of Rs. 20 each. These packs are small enough to carry in your handbag or pocket.