When I was 9 years old and only passed my primary school, I started feeling problems with my leg muscle. I started playing cricket - just like most of the kids do in your country - at the age of 7. I was a fast bowler and my coach saw a lot of potential in … Continue reading How Vitamin-E saved the Cricketer in me
It was my wife's birthday and like every year it was a leave for her because I was to prepare all the meals that day. It was her birthday; so I had to think of something unique. I was planning to prepare the breakfast with sweet potato but my obsession with non-veg ends me up … Continue reading Chicken-in-Sweet Potato – An experimental Dish
On every Sunday, I will be featuring one blog post from the week, which I really liked. This recipe from Libby's simple eat is something I am gonna try soon. It looked simple and tasty- do try it. Take a look at the full recipe. https://wp.me/p9eTnT-cB
Out of the Mughal Army Kitchen, when Biryani was travelling all around the country to change its flavour and colour according to places, Kolkata (Calcutta) had no idea about the gem of a cuisine. It was the latter part of the nineteenth century when the Nawab of Awadh Wajid Ali Shah arrived at the Dockyards … Continue reading Kolkata Style Chicken Biryani – The Awadh Legacy with a small twist.
Noodles have been highly globalized in a way that almost everywhere in the world you can find noodles based meals. For Indians, I believe, the journey with noodles started and widely spread mainly by Maggi. When the chow mien revolution happened here noodles became the most favored and most available fast food for the country. … Continue reading Where you can create your Own Noodles – ‘The Noodle Story’
One Sunday morning a menu card arrived along with the newspaper. Casually going through that my eyes stopped in a section - 'Tribal Taste', which had tribal delicacies from Kerala, Orissa, Mangalore, Mizoram. Since my college days, I had friends from all over the country and heard a lot about their local cuisines but could … Continue reading Red Costa – Tribal Delight at your Dining Room
Kolkata has always topped the list of cities offering affordable yet delicious foods. The streets of Kolkata is dotted with thousands of restaurants and food stalls that offer simply out-of-the world culinary experience. Yet, high profile restaurants have always found some takers in the city. The likes of Oh!Calcutta, Mainland China, Peter Cat, Barbeque Nation … Continue reading WASABI by Morimoto – The Jewel of Mumbai is in Kolkata
It took me almost a year to make this list and finally it is here. Soon after coming to Kolkata, I came to know about the amazing taste of phuchkas here. So, I started browsing through the list of best phuchkas in Kolkata and to my surprise there were many. Few phuchka stalls were so … Continue reading The Best Phuchka or Golgappa Stalls of Kolkata
I am sure we all have tasted the brown 'Peda' or fudge barfi that's available in almost all sweet shop in the city. I was surprised to see the same sweet in Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. While most sweets change their nature and taste according to the region it is made, this particular sweet … Continue reading A Dessert with No Birthplace? – The pride of the Mughal Kitchens.
Baking a cake is not a simple affair. When I first learned the art of baking, I was introduced to a world of ingredients that I have never heard of. I am not professional but I have been baking cakes for the birthdays of my family members. It all started when I planned to give … Continue reading The Heaven for Every Cake Maker in Kolkata
When I first came to Kolkata, it was Calcutta at that time, I was surprised to see the glittering set up of Park Street Area. Though I was a frequent visitor to the place because of its extensive collection of extraordinary food joints, the existence of 'Sudder Street' was not known to me … Continue reading The Hidden Treasure of KOLKATA that offers the best ‘PAELLA’ in the city