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

daal · red lentils · tarka · toor daal

Daal Chaawal on a rainy day ( rice and daal{lentils} on a rainy day)

It had been raining all day yesterday, dark clouds, the thunder, the lighting and gust of wind. This was the perfect weather for Khichuri and begun bhaja, but I wanted something more soothing, something more comforting and there is nothing like daal bhaat . I remember as a child after we came back from a… Continue reading Daal Chaawal on a rainy day ( rice and daal{lentils} on a rainy day)

bengali · bengali cuisine · Bengali food · ma's recipe · mutton curry · potato · Prithwish · Sunday

Robibarer Mangsho (Sunday meat curry)

The thing is a Bengali would give anything, practically anything for Mangsho bhaat, (meat and rice) and my husband is no different… P’s love affair with Mutton is strong that his wife might just have to compete for his affection…. So after a whole load of research, I managed to locate a Bengali Grocery store… Continue reading Robibarer Mangsho (Sunday meat curry)