Lost in Paris #travelfiascos

Do you have memories of #travelmishaps? Fun or Sad? We have many and for us, that's the lingering memories we take back from any vacation. This one is from our first Europian vacation in Paris.

Post Covid, how about a movie in theater?

Everybody has something that chews them up and, for me, that thing was always loneliness. The cinema has the power to make you not feel lonely, even when you are.Tom Hanks Cinema has been one of the ultimate storytelling mediums in taking us into a world unknown, unseen, untold and yet make us feel a … Continue reading Post Covid, how about a movie in theater?

Memories of my first Biriyani moment

On the Doom's day, leave thee with a plate of Biriyani and thou shall rest in peace...Yours Truly With Bongs, the topic of Biriyani is extremely touchy. It's almost as if, we didn't have "rice-ceremony" in our childhood but it was a "biriyani-ceremony"! But that's how we are. Extremely passionate about things we love, more … Continue reading Memories of my first Biriyani moment

Reloaded: Unlocking yourself in Extended Lockdown

So we all knew it was coming. It's like a necessary evil. Yes, I am talking about the extended lock-down in India till end of April. But we can't let our perseverance droop down as we are the "survivors". What do we do then? So here is the "extended" guide of what we are thinking … Continue reading Reloaded: Unlocking yourself in Extended Lockdown

পুরোনো স্মৃতি, ঘুড়ি আর Peiping নামে এক রেস্তোরা

করোনা ভাইরাসের চক্করে শহর কলকাতার আকাশ কিন্তু অনেক পরিষ্কার। এখন ঘুম ভাঙে পাখির কিচিরমিচিরে।অনেকটাই কল্পনার বাইরে। বিশ্বাসও হয়না।তাই সময় পেলেই ছাদে পালাই।আজ নীল আকাশে চোখে পড়ল কিছু ঘুড়ি উড়ছে। লাল, নীল, সবুজ ঘুড়ি নীলাকাশকে বেশ রাঙিয়ে দিচ্ছে। ঘুড়ি উড়িয়েছি তাও বেশ কিছু বছর হলো।নিচে নেমে ঘরের ওপরের লফ্ট থেকে খুঁজে বার করলাম একটা আস্ত ঘুড়ি … Continue reading পুরোনো স্মৃতি, ঘুড়ি আর Peiping নামে এক রেস্তোরা

Unlock yourself in Lockdown

It has been exactly 17 days since total lockdown was implemented in India. 17 days stuck within 3 rooms and there are loads of memes how our travel map has changed from state/country borders to the walls of our living and bedrooms. But since we are the much privileged lot, we "survive".While other countrymen struggle … Continue reading Unlock yourself in Lockdown

Camden Town – the quirky bit in London

With world sinking into the spiral of Covid-19, I have been awfully withdrawn to write anything. Here or anything in the social media. Then today I chanced upon how my otherwise favorite places in London, has slowly sunk into loneliness. The first image I saw, was about Camden Town, probably the most weird yet wonderful … Continue reading Camden Town – the quirky bit in London

Day trip to Oxford – a Potter-head’s view

“City of Dreaming Spires”Matthew Arnold That is how poet Matthew Arnold described Oxford, during the late middle ages, taking inspiration from the lofty domes of the numerous colleges around the university, that was established way back in the 12th century! It is not really unexpected, that the first thoughts that we always get when we … Continue reading Day trip to Oxford – a Potter-head’s view

Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Simple and irresistible !

I love Cinnamon Rolls! I first came across these beauties at a stall in the Christmas market at Belfast, UK. The simplicity of the ingredients, basically just sugar and cinnamon, yet the absolute brilliance of the taste, got me hooked! I then again tasted another type of these rolls, a "Trdelnik" which is a tradition … Continue reading Cinnamon Rolls Recipe – Simple and irresistible !

Caramel Custard – recipe

Christmas is round the corner and tis the season to cheer, laugh, bake and share a meal with your friends and family! Though I love to cook for my guests when we invite them over, often I skip making the dessert - so much hassle, will it bake properly, - I would rather order an … Continue reading Caramel Custard – recipe