Fruit cookies easy peasy cookie squeezy

Easy peasy lemon squeezy ... The little one (now not that little as he turned 5 recently) has been saying this repeatedly for the last one month. He has various sources of learning and God only knows from where he has picked it up. Disney Junior channel, Movies,...

Social Kitchen Holiday Inn Kolkata

`The recent advent of branded big hotels into the city is only an indication of the growing business; even though to the lay man, it is almost invisible. There must be a logical and genuine reason that many big names like Westin, JW Marriot and Holiday Inn have popped...

Little Venice in Mykonos Island Greece

Do you fall in love with all the places that you travel to? Do you feel like not coming back from a place? I guess that happens every time when you visit a great place of your liking.  While we were there, amidst all the memories that we have of good food, night life,...

Basanti Pulao origin and the recipe

It is that time of the year when all that comprises of actual and pseudo bangaliana will start overflowing in various forms. Social media update, dressing in traditional punjabi paijama (we don't call it kurta pajama but punjabi paijama) or dhuti, Bengali songs...

7UP Revive for me in Kolkata

Winters have disappeared from Kolkata! It’s now going to be a long stretch of summer with various degrees of humidity along with sweating, which makes the summer unbearable. Summer continues till the end of October, and although the monsoons come in between, the...

Best Kosha Mangsho in Kolkata as I have experienced

Let’s say you are planning to start a Bengali restaurant What are the things that come to your mind when you start planning the menu? Shukto (quintessentially Bong vegetarian dish made with bitter guard and other vegetables), Alu posto (potatoes with poppy seed...

Cranberry chutney with Panchphoron

Once upon a time, when we were young, we used to meet with friends for Saturday night hangouts at our place. Tugga was a little baby. Hence, the question of doing a late night out of home did not arise. We could not even take him along with us. Being the only parents...

Skillet Baked Eggs and our love for truffles

It was in the month of December when Karen casually asked us - In case you guys love truffle oil, would you like to have one which I picked up from Italy? It was like the keys of a Worli sea facing bungalow was available and someone asking you - Would you like to have...

Afra Tafri – Lets make some noise here

The invitation read as - 'Invitation to Kolkata's largest transitional gastro Brew pub'. The question which came to the mind is- what is a transitional gastro pub and we found the answer. Afra Tafri has opened up at a place which doesn't have too many night spots,...

Lemon Yogurt Cake Recipe and the All Day Fun

This lemon yogurt cake is my quilt, which I can wrap around after a day's hard work. This lemon yogurt cake is my 30 year old Feluda flick Hatyapuri, which I can read any time. This lemon yogurt cake is my any movie of the Bourne Series, which I can always watch back...

Colourful cookies and especial tiffin for the son

Can we possibly name this as Holi cookies? I think colourful cookies will sound better. He has his name saved in Madhushree's mobile as Ashok Man Friday.  Coming from Gopiballavpur in West Midnapore,  a place in West Bengal and Odisha border, he has been there with...

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