Date and Mango Smoothie. Aam Khejur Ghol

One of the high points of accompanying ma for shopping in summers in Chandannagore was the lassi. The biggest market in Chandannagore was Laxmiganj bazar and once a month or perhaps once in two months, I used to accompany ma for her shopping. In summers, the...

Chingri machher baati chorchori

I have a problem in managing lobsters. Baba never used to have chicken or mutton. An early age visit to the slaughter house made him lose all his desire for eating mutton. So it was always fish for him and like most ghotis (people with their roots from West Bengal),...

No More Crispy Chili Babycorn Please!!

For a long time, Park Street was the only place in the city where there were posh restaurants, even though, all of them served a very similar colonial cuisine. Other than a couple of Chinese restaurants, all the others had the same European dishes and almost similar...

Sarangkot Sunrise and that little girl

Bengali parents are very proud of the smallest feat or achievements of their kids. They don't miss any opportunity to share that in different forum. From Poila Boishakh gathering till the Bijoya Sommilani get together, at the cost of being repetitive, they would...

Will KFC Chilli Chizza be a substitute for a Pizza?

No, I don't think so. A pizza is completely different from KFC Chilli Chizza. Will it remind you of Pizza? Yes This latest offering from KFC- the KFC Chilli Chizza is loaded with spicy jalapenos, red and green bell peppers, fresh crunchy onions. Not to forget the...

Fruit custard recipe and my love and hatred for fruits

I hate fruits. It is a family folklore how much I hated bananas while I was growing up and that formed one of the basis of the first food blog post of this blog. (The pictures are amateurish but we keep it as a proof from where we had started and it is passion and...

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...

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