bengali cuisine · Bengali food · chicken · curry

Goalondo Chicken Curry

The first time I heard of Goalondo Chicken curry was from my Dimma (maternal Grandmother). Dimma was born in Chandpur, present day¬†Bangladesh and raised in Rangoon, Burma. Her father, my great-grandfather or Dadabhai as we called him was an academic and educationist in the Rangoon University. Dimma would share countless stories about her travels through… Continue reading Goalondo Chicken Curry

comfort food · Daal Fry · lentils · Toor Dal · Winter favourites · Yellow Lentils

Another Year and the love of Lentils

Happy New Year !! It has been a while since I last blogged. Honestly, I do not know why. There wasn’t anything pressing that needed my attention , it is just that I could not or rather would not find joy in cooking, baking and photographing my food. It is just that I kind of… Continue reading Another Year and the love of Lentils

bake · baking · berries · cake · summer recipe

Raspberry White Chocolate loaf

Labor Day weekend is over. Which means summer is officially on its way out. Now, this makes me sad, this means good bye to The precious four months of lovely sunny, warm weather and the wait for the long cold hard mid-west winters. The summer months here are so delightful, you wish they never ends.… Continue reading Raspberry White Chocolate loaf

baking · Biscuits · cookies · Dark Chocolate · orange flavour · Orange zest

Chocolate Orange Thins

I must admit, I was wrong, utterly, terribly wrong. I formed my notion, convinced myself and determined that Midwestern United States was a dull , boring and a sleepy sort of place with nothing much to do. So pronounced was my resolve, that I sank into profound depression with the thought of relocating to the… Continue reading Chocolate Orange Thins

chili oil · Chinese · garlic · shrimps

Shrimp in Chili Garlic oil

I grew up eating Indo-Chinese food. Back in the days when I was a kid Chinese food in India meant Chili Chicken , Hakka noodles and Manchurian¬†Prawns. If you were being a little ambitious then may be prawn crackers. We did not grow up with the concept of Chinese buffet something so popular here in… Continue reading Shrimp in Chili Garlic oil

cauliflower · chilly garlic · quick and easy · quick eats · stir-fry · vegan

Lehesuni Kalimirch Gobi

I have been wanting to write for quite some time. Past week I had been planning to post something and every time I made it to my blog, something or the other would come up and I would put away the post for another time. If it had not been for my friend, RG I… Continue reading Lehesuni Kalimirch Gobi

broccoli · fingerfood · tatertots

Broccoli Tots

The smoke alarm went off, its excruciating sound ripping through the apartment walls and its deafening tone hammering into my head. That is when I realised something was burning. That something was palak paneer, our dinner. Who burns palak paneer, it is like saying I burnt tomato soup. You don’t burn soup. Soup is easy… Continue reading Broccoli Tots