Basil Infused Veg Macaroni in Bechamel Sauce

So you are having a lazy Sunday like me and want a light easy breakfast. Italian is always easy peasy in terms of cooking time and procedure. Ingredients:- Macaroni – 1 cup Fresh Basil – 3/4 leaves Oregano – a dash Chilli flakes – a dash Whole peppers crushed a dash Garlic 1 pod –…

Roshbora

With the festivities around desserts are a quintessential part of every household around the world. But it becomes tiring to make homemade desserts if you don’t want to miss out on the celebrations and holidays. This festive season I tried something unique to Bengali households. Roshbora or fried lentil balls dunked in sugar syrup. Trust…

Taler Bora or Ripe Sugar Palm Fritters

If any ethnic group associate food with every season, reason, occasion, person and every aspect of life, then that is definitely the Bengalis. Though with busy schedules and the hassle and patience required to be put in, a lot many recipes are dying away sadly. One of those is taler bora. Generally this fruit is…

Potato Stuffed Bread Pakora

Sunday evenings almost always bring in the blues. Here comes the end of the party! Weekdays! So I was brooding over my cup of coffee and decided to cheer up my taste buds and life one last time before the battle. This recipe is a hand-me-down from my mom. We loved it unanimously! Ingredients:- Boiled…

Nasi & Mee – Restaurant Review

Nasi and Mee is very easy to locate on Koramangala 80 ft road. The very look of this place is welcoming and cozy. As we stepped in, we were quite happy with the warm welcome and quick hosting. We definitely had our table booked prior hand. This place is always bustling with a happy crowd…

Honey Shrimp My Way

Simple recipes are the best for lazy weekdays. You want to eat healthy and tasty with the least effort. Yes, you can order in. But why order when you can have this amazing recipe made in around 20 mins! Ingredients:- Shrimp – 12 pieces (large ones) Salt and pepper- for seasoning Honey – 1.5 tbsp…

Shorshe Elish

After the wild scorching heat of the summers, the first rain of monsoon is a welcome relief to the soul. We all have our special attachment to rain. Some of us love to hear the sweet sound of raindrops while some of us like to get drenched in the rain. There is no dearth of…

Chicken Chaap – Kolkata Style

Wajid Ali Shah, the last nawab of Awadh was exiled after he lost his kingdom. He proceeded towards Calcutta along with his close relatives, some of his close confidantes, cooks and artists. They reached the bank of river Hoogly at Bichali Ghat, Calcutta. The heart broken nawab missed his birthplace, Lucknow, UP, so much that…

Cubed Bread Breakfast Recipe

When life give you tomatoes, they better be cherry tomatoes! So you have some leftover bread from last day? Follow this recipe for an energy filled breakfast. Utensil required to notch this up is a grill pan. Ingredients ( measure to your wish):- – Cubed breads – Cherry tomatoes – Cubed red onions – Freshly…

Big Pitcher – Restaurant Review

Big Pitcher – Old Airport Road After hearing a lot about this place, finally decided to experience it first hand. You are never to miss the rocking facade of Big Pitcher when passing through old airport road. Our anticipation built up as we entered the place. They have a multiple floor seating arrangement for every…

Quick Cup Cake

So I was in a hurry but had real bad cravings for a freshly baked cake. Then it struck me that why not bake a cup cake! So here goes my recipe for quick chocolate cup cake. Ingredients:- All purpose flour – 0.5 measuring cup Powdered sugar – 0.25 measuring cup Orange flavoured dark chocolate…