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

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

Shantiniketan – weekending with food

It's Thursday. I can smell the weekend from here. Prologue Every alternate month there is something which bites me - the travel bug.When August came, Sassy wanted to visit her aunt in Siuri, a small town in Birbhum around 250 kms from Kolkata.So when opportunity came knocking at my door, who am I to ignore? … Continue reading Shantiniketan – weekending with food

Breaking The Fast at Cafe I Am, Saltlake Sector-V

"Momo I Am" has always been my favorite for simple fuss-free Tibetan/Chinese food at very reasonable price. Starting from the days in Lake Gardens outlet to the more frequented one at Golpark, I have always sworn by their momos , baos and shyafaleys. Oh, did I miss mentioning their super Chilli Pork and Lhasa Pork? … Continue reading Breaking The Fast at Cafe I Am, Saltlake Sector-V

Classic Margherita Pizza from our Honuman’s Kitchen

Who doesn't love Pizza? And we are spoilt for options too - a tandoori chicken one, or one with spicy pepperoni topping, or to pineapple or not-to-pineapple, or any-topping-would-do al long as it's with lots and lots of cheese! Pizza, however, was not always a very popular dish in Italy, and was generally cooked by … Continue reading Classic Margherita Pizza from our Honuman’s Kitchen

Recipe: Easy-peasy Chicken Rezala

Of all the influences, the long Mughal Rule has had on India, we would say the culinary influence has been the most profound one.

Rezala, with its un-common pairing of onion with sour curd, resulting in an unique blend of sweet and sour with the perfect underdones of spiciness is an all time favourite dish, While there are many variants to cooking a Rezala, here is an easy recipe from our Chef Monkey's kitchen with a bit of Honuman touch!