Machher shukta
Fish Recipe Seafood

Machher shukto

Shukto or Shukta is a vegetarian recipe which has become a traditional delicacy from Bengal prepared only during weddings or any other big family gatherings or festivals. It is a complicated dish which needs elaborate preparation and has become a lost recipe nowadays rarely cooked in Bengali homes. I learnt this recipe after marriage ,though …

Souffle omlette
Egg

Souffle omelet

This is a light fluffy airy omlette which is quite popular in Europe. The egg whites and egg yolks are beaten separately with salt  and cooked into an omelete. if you feel its little uncooked ,cover cook it for sometimes. The texture of the omelete is great and it just melts into your mouth.   …

Honey glazed chili chicken
Chicken

Honey chili glazed chicken

This is a variant of chili chicken which I prepared with a sticky honey glaze which gives an attractive bright coating and  a sweet sour and spicy flavour with a little bit of crunch . The honey is caramelized and pour over the chicken to  add a sticky coating of the sauce. I personally love …

Devonshires splits
Baking frenzy Recipe

Devonshire split buns recipe

I prepared these cute  little buns filled with homemade strawberry jam decorated with butter cream for the event #twitterbakealong where each baker has to bake according to a specific theme and share in the twitter handle with the specific hashtag. Devonshire’s split get their name from the county Devonshire in England where this is a popular …

pancake icecream sandwich
Dessert Recipe

Pancake ice cream sandwich

I made these beautiful  pancake ice-cream sandwiches for Sunday  breakfast, they just do not look awesome ,they taste delicious too.My weekend was  delightful as I received this pack of 3 ice cream flavors from Brooklyn creamery. The box had  got 3 flavors chocolate fudge brownie, Soho berry and  Kulfi . Made these pink strawberry fluffy pancakes …

Spinach borek
Egg pies Recipe

Spinach borek | Sailing to Albania

Albania is a small country within the Mediterranean sea with neighbouring countries like Greece and Italy. Geographically the country presents a wide diversity ranging from snowy mountainous regions to the hot sunny coastal plains. Albanian  cuisine  represents the Mediterranean cuisine which is not governed by a single culture or ethnicity but controlled by the climate …

Recipe Seafood

Sri Lankan Jaffna crab curry

I prepared this curry for the first time in Sri Lankan potluck #wildasperagustable hosted by Inderpreet Nagpal, the founder of Herb’s and spices, and organised by Saloni , the cofounder at FBAI and chef Ananya Banerjee. Our hostess Inderpreet Nagpal popularly known as Rummy decorated the buffet table with flowers, clay lamps, banana leaves and …

Pomfret machher jhal
Recipe

Pomfret Machher Jhal

This is a spicy pomfret curry in Bengali style with the combination of onion ,ginger garlic and mustard paste. In Bengali traditional Bengali cuisine generally the use of tomato and garlic is not popular but I have used in this recipe to add a modern twist to the flavors. Ingredients  5 to 6 whole pomfret …

Malay style curry puff
Recipe

Malaysian curry puff recipe

This is a popular Malayasian street food with crispy flaky crust and soft juicy chicken with the flavor of kaffeir lime, lemon grass and coconut milk. It is also called Karipap. I had to bake something for the bakers club meet and I wanted to prepare something with homemade puff pastry dough from scratch. As …

Chicken ishtu
Chicken Recipe

Chicken Ishtu

This is a chicken recipe from old Delhi evolved from the British  era . In the British version of chicken stew  the chicken and spices are cooked together to form a thin runny non spicy gravy in contrast to the Indian process of cooking where the spices are first fried or bhunao in oil. But …

pavlova recipe
Dessert Recipe

Pavlova recipe easy and quick

Pavlova is a meringue cake topped with whipped cream and fruits created in the honor of the Australian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova in 1920. The dessert is popular and  part of every festive menu in Australia as well as Newzealand. Ingredients Meringue 4 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla 2 tbsp cornstarch 1and 1/4th cup powdered sugar …

Pizza Margherita
Pizza Recipe Vegetarian

Pizza margherita recipe

This is a vegetarian pizza  invented by  Pizzaiolo Raffaele Esposito, Pizzeria Brandi’s chef in honor of the visit of queen Margarita. The queen wanted three prominent colors in the pizza present in the flag of Italy. Red in represented by tomatoes, green represented by basil and white represented by mozzarella. It is a quick easy …

Recipe

Dal chicken curry recipe|dal murgh

  This recipe is inspired from Dal Gosht prepared with lentils and mutton is a fusion of Indian and Mughal cuisine which evolved probably after the Muslim invaders settled in India. I have prepared the Dal with chicken and minimal spices to make a quick delicious curry to go with steamed rice. Chickpeas is a …

Coconut chicken curry
Chicken Recipe

Recipe of coconut chicken curry

  A simple chicken curry mild spicy with minimum ingredients yet mind-blowing will take you to a virtual journey to the coastal plains of India decorated with green laced border of  coconut trees. The preparation is inspired by “Kori Gassi ” , the famous Mangalorean chicken curry and Kolhapuri chicken curry but uses lesser ingredients. …

Travel

Non-vegetarian food in Kolhapur

The food in Kolhapur  is ,strong in flavor from the spices  which are grown here ,the rich color and heat is imparted by locally cultivated Kolhapuri  Deggi Mirch . Prior to independence, Kolhapur was ruled by Bhosale Chhatrapati ,royal clan of the Maratha empire. The state is popular for its non-vegetarian food fare  as  during …

kolhapur trip from Mumbai
Travel

Kolhapur trip from mumbai

  This was not a planned trip but I was nurturing  secret wish of visiting  Kolhapur some day ,for their traditional cuisine and spices. But there was so much more . Being a Doctoral research student  of Computer Science, I got an opportunity to write and present a  research paper at the national linguistic conference …