Hor Mok Food Festival at Baan Thai, Oberoi Grand, Kolkata

  The mood for celebration is almost never ending, especially in Kolkata, with 2 major festivals falling in the same month. It is quite evident from almost no traffic jam even during peak office hours and commuting to office hasn’t been this amazing and quick,...

Vizag food diary

The much needed break of ours was planned keeping in mind a short break and easy on the pocket. Well, travelling from Kolkata with 4 people by air was expensive to most places in the country, especially during Durga puja holidays. So the short listing of the places...

Nolen gur ice cream by Mother Dairy and Ice cream stories

There is no shame in accepting the fact that no Bengali festival is complete without the planning of food. The debate to eat outside or at home is eternal and other than the person who is responsible for making the food, it is a win win situation for both. When I was...

Durga Pujo – celebrations within the celebration

  It's that juncture of the year when time literally stops in Kolkata. Sorry not Kolkata, for Bengalis across the globe. I am speaking about the biggest Carnival of Bengalis called Durga Pujo. It is better we don't call it a festival but a carnival as the mood is...

Oberoi Grand presents Grand pujor mahabhoj

Anindya Says- There is always an eternal debate in all households whether to eat out or not. This debate takes a stronger turn in all Bengali households during Durga Puja. While everyone wants to step out of the house and dine out, the traffic rush, long queues...

Fabelle by ITC all that you wanted to know

Fabelle: Luxury chocolate brand opens its door in the city There is a saying that ‘diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ but for me, it has always been chocolates. I can eat, dream, walk, and sleep chocolate. Unlike Anindya, who wants to have kosha mangsho on his death...

Bacon Jam – How we got into it

While writing this recipe we kept on wondering about a story that could be shared in the blog. This recipe was special. Madhushree and I never had this made at home before. Leave aside making it; we started thinking about the first time that each of us ate bacon. We...

Phewa Lake Pokhara – A guilty post

Phewa Lake in Pokhara Nepal is a major tourist attraction and a photographers delight. In this post we find out the reasons as we undertake a lazy afternoon boat ride. This was 2 years ago and hope nothing much has changed now there

Mharo Rajasthan festival by ITC Sonar Kolkata

  It's not quite often vegetarian food manages to surprise or even interest hard core non vegetarian eaters and it is not every day you will find a food festival happening in Kolkata which is completely vegetarian. With all the food festivals that take place in...

Poached fish inspired from Donna Hay and ways of destressing

This is one of the easiest fish recipes ever and the best part is, it is poached and hence, healthy. I have used pomfret in the recipe; however, one can always use any white fish fillet for making it. The recipe is inspired from Donna Hay’s lime and coconut poached fish. I have tweaked it to my taste as well as the ingredients easily available to me. – Madhushree

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