The Nehru Road, by then was far from its vibrant, glittery appearance. Half the shops were closed and the rest were wrapping up for the day. Both the sides of the road is lined with shops which sell woollens, winterwear, curios, gift items but for then, it was only the signboards smiling at me. The … Continue reading Darjeeling Diary – Dinner at the Glenary’s
Everyone who loves to cook has always given a try to the item they have tasted sometime in a restaurant, but it is never of the same taste. There is no shame in accepting that the home cooked food is not a total match to the food they serve at the restaurants. It is not … Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Restaurant Food Tastes Better Than Home Cooked Food
The article was originally posted in Seenshot.in Its summer again and the heat outside and inside are taking a big toll on us. It must be very often that you simply don't feel like turning the stove on. That should not stop you from having a super dinner - because there are plenty of options … Continue reading 10 Cool And Easy Dinners You Can Make Without Turning Your Stove On – Guest Post
The Original Article was published at Seenshot.in India is a surprising country – united by emotion but totally diversified in terms of religion, language, culture and of course cuisine. While the Hindi belt of the country is filled with plant eaters, major parts of East, North East, South and North are living on meat. I … Continue reading 10 Vegetarian Dishes around the World you should never miss – Guest Post
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
The first Dhaba of the country dates back to the time of Sher Shah Suri – with the first highway of the country, the first Dhaba was born. Though it is not documented, Dhaba has been an integral part of our country for more than half a millennium. Tea and coffee, on the other hand, … Continue reading 9 Awesome Reasons why a Dhaba or a Tapri is much Better option than a Restaurant – Guest Post
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