Celebration with a heavenly treat

Wishing all my fellow Indians a very happy Independence Day ! ….the way we unite to commemorate the sacrifices & contributions of our freedom fighters and martyrs after those long years of struggle, the way we celebrate our country India, our identity as Indians and of course our tricoloured national flag or the tiranga which…

Mango Phirni : A summer treat with delectable mangoes

Eid Mubarak ! to you all. Ramadan or Ramzan is a holy month for the Muslims world over, a month full of fasting and feasting, where a huge assortment of dishes influenced from the Arabian, Mediterranean, Persian and Middle-eastern cuisines are prepared and savoured. In India and South Asia, Muslim food, mostly rooted from the Mughlai…

Mixed Fruit Smoothie : A healthful treat

Smoothies are the easiest food to prepare on earth, healthy to the core, colourful, aromatic and can be made the way you like, whether you want to make it a hundred per cent natural one or you want to add artificial flavours, colours, sweeteners or dairy to it to enhance its’ taste and appeal. Smoothies…

Holi Special Sweetmeat !! Lobongo Lotika

Wishing you all a bright, joyous and colourful HOLI !!! Holi and Diwali are the two most beautiful & unique festivals of India, one being the festival of colours and the other celebration of lights. For the Indians, Holi calls for rioting with splash of colours, dry and wet, along with experiencing a gastronomic extravaganza savouring…

Vasant Panchami Special : Orange Flavoured Mishti Doi/Sweetened Yoghurt

Vasant Panchami or Shree Panchami festival is celebrated all over India with great fervour with some regional variations which mark the end of winter and the arrival of the spring season. In many regions across India, this day is devoted to the worship of goddess Saraswati, who is considered as the embodiment of knowledge and skills…

Homely Prawn curry

Non-vegetarians just cannot survive without meat, fish or eggs. Other than fish, crustaceans like prawns, shrimps, lobsters and crabs are equally relished in the coastal areas as well as parts of the interior riverine deltas and plains. King prawns, tiger prawns, shrimps and lobsters are among the most savoured aquatic foods in luxury fine dine…

Kheertua……A melt in the mouth sweet delicacy

Bengalis share an eternal bond of love with sweets. Every Bengali, except the exceptions of course, have a special craving for sweets and desserts. So here, is an exotic Bengali dessert for all the dessert lovers. The “Kheer Tua”, a popular dessert in the Northeast Indian state of Tripura and some of its adjoining regions,…