Ilish Paturi and that ritual which will never happen again

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (do you know about him? I stumbled upon his life while doing the research for this fish) had once said – In the hands of an able cook, fish can become an inexhaustible source of perpetual delight.”  One of the many reasons why...

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Bodega Cantina Y Bar Kolkata – The new hotspot

Bodega Cantina Y Bar is the new entrant in the food scene of Kolkata and its different . The top three criteria to make a restaurant successful in Kolkata doesn’t get a tick, yet we are hopeful and ecstatic about Bodega Cantina Y Bar. Keeping fingers crossed.

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Tea tasting with Goodricke tea

“Who would then deny that when I am sipping tea in my tearoom I am swallowing the whole universe with it and that this very moment of my lifting the bowl to my lips is eternity itself transcending time and space?” ― D.T. Suzuki, Zen and Japanese Culture Such is the...

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Hazratbal – as we saw it

We caught it’s glimpse, as we were travelling alongside Dal Lake. This was the first day in Kashmir and we were out on a  day tour of Srinagar and surrounding areas. This felt like a long day, especially after a sumptuous wazwan (traditional Kashmir lunch) and...

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Know your chef – Chef Sonu Koithara Executive Chef Taj Bengal Kolkata

The people behind the food is always as interesting as the food they prepare to delight us. In our series of knowing the people behind the food – we present Chef Sonu Koithara, Executive chef Taj Bengal Kolkata. A journey into his life, his food philosophy and what Kolkata can expect from Taj Bengal in the coming days.

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Rendezvous with Masterchef Australia judges

Not everyday you get a chance to meet the judges of Masterchef Australia up close!! A dream comes true moment for the both of us when we got this opportunity brought about by Brittania Chunkies. They shared their stories, they cheered with the frenzy crowd and they opened up their hearts in an unbelievable manner with the gorgeous Maria Goretti. This is definitely a cherished moment of our lives, one that we will always remember.

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Raspberry semifreddo and a story of desserts

This is a story of a couple and what role does dessert play in their lives. Raspberry semifreddo is a great frozen dessert to try out this summer . This was inspired by the autumn in Cardiff where Madhushree has spent some wonderful times.

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The small home bakery – Kashmir stories

At times the picture says a lot more than the words. One our way to Gulmarg from Pahalgam we came across this small home bakery . A family baking together and running the store embraced us the travellers as if we were a part of the family. Known as Kandoor, they bake these small breads for the village community

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The Gateway Hotel Kolkata – Raj Barir Khawa Dawa

After the wonderful Ilish or Hilsha festival The gateway hotel Kolkata presents Raj Barir Khawa Dawa or feast of the royal palaces of Bengal. An initiative which is worth praising, dishes worth devouring upon and if you are a foodie you must check this festival out

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