eggs · frittata · ham · mushroom · spinach · summer · Uncategorized

Happy Summers…

Memorial day just got over.. 3 wonderful days of absolutely doing nothing feels great.. Even no cooking, sometimes, even though I love to cook, there are days when you just want to .. The last 3 days have been fantastic.. We went to parks, on walks, caught 3 lovely movies, oh and to mention, tried… Continue reading Happy Summers…

30 mins or less · Atul Kochar · Indian · midweek dinners · shrimps

Midweek Dinners

Week night dinners can be stressful.. You are tired, you can barely put yourself together before you hit the sack on and now there is dinner to think about.. Life can be so cruel… Well I could actually call Papa John’s or my chinese take out but I dont want to and both my husband… Continue reading Midweek Dinners

dried chilly · luchi · nigella seeds · potato

Kalojeera diye Aloo (Potato with Nigella seeds)

There are some dishes you never stop loving.. for me it is kalojeera diye aloor torkari.. I have loved this vegetable dish since I can remember.. As a kid all I wanted in my lunch box was luchi and aloor torkari.. Not that I got my wish every-time, but Sunday mornings were special, mum would… Continue reading Kalojeera diye Aloo (Potato with Nigella seeds)

yogurt

Brunch This Week

Weekends are very busy for the both of us…It is one of those days when we make back and forth calls to India, skype chat with 2 sets of parents and before we realise, more than half the day is gone and not to mention way too late to cook lunch… This Sunday was no… Continue reading Brunch This Week

cake · chocolate · daddy · kiwi · memories · strawberry compote

Cake and the Memories

I cook when I am happy, I cook, when I am sad, but I cook mostly, I want to be alone, I find comfort in them.. The familiar smell of spices, the crackling of cardamom and cinnamon calms me… I feel like I am home, I am in my domain.. I could spend all day in… Continue reading Cake and the Memories

Linguine · mushroom · pasta · sausage · tomato · white wine

Pasta with Sausage and Mushroom

I love Pasta, or let me put it this way, I am addicted to pasta.. Every time I make my way to this fantastic Ialian deli in Philadelphia, My cupboard just fills up with all possible shapes and sizes… A personal favourite is offcourse Linguine… I find them far more tastier than spaghetti.. Linguine originated in Genoa and… Continue reading Pasta with Sausage and Mushroom

April · childhood days · grand ma · kaal Boishaki · onion fritters · peyanji · rains · sisters

childhood revisited

There are somethings that never change with time and some memories that are etched in the mind forever…. I grew up in India, Calcutta to be specific and I know it sounds very cliched but honestly those were the days.. One of the best parts about growing in  Eastern India, is the rains and between… Continue reading childhood revisited