Italian · Parsley · rice · risotto · saffron · white wine

Risotto with a twist

My first taste of risotto was in a way side cafe in Florence, Italy. My family i.e. mom dad aunt and uncle were on this 3 nation Europe tour and by the second country, Italy, we were tired of eating bread and sandwiches. As an Indian and that too a Bengali, you are bound to… Continue reading Risotto with a twist

childhood days · eid · saffron · sarifa aunty

Eid Mubarak

Those days are so vivid in my memory.. As a child I remember I used to so look forward to Eid.. The one and only reason for this was Sharifa Aunty’s Biriyani and kabab… Sharifa Aunty was one of my Mum’s closest friends and a wonderful cook… Incidentally my Life Science teacher as well.. Since… Continue reading Eid Mubarak