Three ingredients that are always popular at home and this particular combination is truly enjoyable. We serve it on our menu as our version of Eggs Kejriwal 🙂 The steamed eggs are inspired by the Chinese steamed eggs, which are usually lightly seasoned with salt & pepper and served with soy sauce, garlic and spring […]
I have long wanted to perfect making a fish paturi, because it looks beautiful and sounds delicious, especially the idea of combining mustard seeds with coconut. So I have been researching many recipes to try and figure out how exactly this should be made, and finally today was successful in my attempt. I followed a […]
Home cooking with Mom – Patishapta (sweet rice pancakes with filling)
Bengalis have a saying that we have thirteen festivals for twelve months of the year (“Baro Mase Tero Parbon”) – implying that we barely need an excuse to celebrate. That probably also explains our healthy levels of food obsession and productivity! And festivals clearly meant , which invariably involves eating way more than we ought to. One […]
The chutney I grew up with…
We all have fond recollections of our mom’s cooking. Of coming home from school to be greeted with something comforting and hot. Of waking up on sunday morning and looking forward to a delicious breakfast. The unexpected home-made cake as a treat. My recollections are no different. But the one thing I remember most fondly […]
(One of) The best chicken curries ever!
There is no dearth of chicken curries in Indian cuisine and while they may all look and taste the same for those not familiar with the cuisine, I can guarantee that this is not the case. I could go into the variations in spice mixtures, the marination, cooking techniques, etc. But let me focus on what […]
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