aroma · Bengali food · chicken · childhood days · curry · mum's cooking · spices

Murgi Jhol (Chicken Curry Bengali Style)

I still remember as a child, I would always look forward to Sunday Lunch. In a Bengali household there are certain dishes that remain fixed for generations and in mine it was Murgi Jhol and gobindo bhog chaaler bhaat (i.e. chicken curry with very small fine grain rice) and it has been so many years, the aroma… Continue reading Murgi Jhol (Chicken Curry Bengali Style)

chilly garlic · comfort food · noodles

Comfort Food

When one is unwell, comfort food is just the thing you need…   They have such a nostalgic and sentimental appeal… I mean it acts like up an instant cheer up thing.. They have this burst of flavours and some sort of and mostly very happy memories associated with them.. it works best when some… Continue reading Comfort Food

bengali cuisine · fish · mum

Mum’s Special

Any self respecting Bengali is fond of fish, and I being one am no different… So fish rules the diet chart.. But once you have lived out side of Bengal, things aren’t that easy.. You may not be able to find the kind of fish you want.. Thankfully, my city does not have that problem…… Continue reading Mum’s Special

chocolate · cup cake · Vegetables

Happy Birthday Mum!!!

You never really need an excuse to bake cup cakes.. But if you have one… I am not complaining.. It was Mum’s Birthday yesterday…. What fun and no birthday is complete without a cake…. Now much as we all like to admire the pretty cakes in the pastry chops; I would much rather bake mine… Continue reading Happy Birthday Mum!!!