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.
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
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 for many … Continue reading The Hidden Treasure of KOLKATA that offers the best ‘PAELLA’ in the city
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
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.
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
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