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

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

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

Visit Vizag – food, beach and peace

It’s bad manners to let vacation wait! Said someone intelligent enough. Luckily, I listened. Our 10th wedding anniversary was almost knocking at the door and I, being the "forgetful" best half of this unholy matrimony, was almost landing myself into that unpardonable zone. We had been planning to go somewhere but nothing was ticking the … Continue reading Visit Vizag – food, beach and peace

Fab Café by Fab India – Review

Reinventing healthy food, the traditional way! Fab Café, Loudon Street, Kolkata Well winter is almost here and it's the season of heading out with our friends and family and eating out to our heart's content! But eating out is somehow always considered to be unhealthy and it is widely accepted that health food can never, … Continue reading Fab Café by Fab India – Review

Roastery Coffee House – The place for “Coffelaxation”

Coffelaxation. Sounds odd? Because there is no word like that.But when I sink into a state of relaxation over a cup of coffee that brings out the steaming flavor of roasted beans from the Malabar Hills, I name that state as "Coffelaxation". Relaxation over Coffee. While walking through the lane having FabIndia in Hindusthan Park … Continue reading Roastery Coffee House – The place for “Coffelaxation”

Mahesh Lunch Home – Sea Food in Bangalore

Any Bangalore trip brings back to me, the best memories of staying there, at the very start of my professional career. A rookie life then, could be best described by the odd food expeditions we used to undertake then. One such weekend food adventure made me taste something we never tasted before on the eastern … Continue reading Mahesh Lunch Home – Sea Food in Bangalore

Oh! Calcutta – an almost OK experience

Good food is very often, even most often, simple food. Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly So last Wednesday, I finally made my maiden visit to Oh! Calcutta, a restaurant which has been an epitome of fine culinary experience on Bengali food. I have heard so many wonderful things about this place … Continue reading Oh! Calcutta – an almost OK experience