Thick Sweet Corn Soup 

One of these monsoon evenings when I was sick and hungry and no one was home , I decided to give this a try. What can be more comforting than a soup? I was not in a mood to go out to get me a sachet of those ready to make soups, so I tried…

Spaghetti Arrabbiata

Hello everyone! It’s time for the Sunday recipe, today’s recipe is something that almost everyone is acquainted with. So lets start Wikipedia told me Arrabbiata means literally ‘angry’ in italian, it got its name from the red color and utterly spicy taste. Basic difference between a Marinara and Arrabbiata is the addition of red chillies….

Masala Paneer

Well so let me tell you all that from now onward I will be posting recipes on Wednesdays along with the usual Sunday ones. So lets get started. Today’s recipe is this oh so simple dish which literally translates into ” spicy cottage cheese ‘, it is really that only, paneer cooked with spices and…

Ultimate hot chocolate 

I know I know you are going to tell me what’s new in that. Exactly its not new rather it’s eternal. I call it liquid heaven  It’s monsoon here at Kolkata, all gloomy. One such day Rwitika made this beauty for us. And I was sure that I am going  share this. She shared her…

Pepper chicken and herbed butter rice

This might sound like the common pepper chicken that we get at any oriental food joint but let me assure you this is not. A completely different recipe from my friend Soumyasis, which I modified to play with our taste buds more.  Well this one has only one important ingredient that’s black pepper, and alot…

Paneer Kofta

Let’s go vegetarian for a day, my mind said. I listened and gave this North Indian classic a chance. Obviously, whenever we make some classic dish we try to stay as true to the original recipe as possible. Still I made some changes, but trust me it didn’t affect the taste.  I will advice you…

Chicken Rezala

Chicken rezala as we call it, is also called chicken in Bengal white curry. Sunday cooking! The kitchen heat is only heat that gives me peace. Today’s dish was on request by my mom, well she deserves these sometimes 😽😽 So I agreed making this, it came out really well and am glad that I…

Raspberry Relish

Well few days ago a friend of mine gave me alot of raspberries , and the summer had just started. It wasnt possible for me to finish all those so I converted them into relish / jam… 🙂 procedure: heat up a deep pan add the berries crush them abit to help the juice to…

The Spring Sandwich

Its been way too long i have shared my recipes, very sorry for being so irregular! So today I am gonna share this amazing sandwich that I made today after watching Game of thrones ( which blew my mind )… Ingredients:  Breads Butter American sweet corn Pickled onion ( onion chopped, dipped in vinegar, salt…

Spaghetti in tandoori sauce

Tandoor is a middle Eastern clay made oven used for grilling. Tandoori cuisine thus has an earthy, smoky and spicy taste. After a long time I decided to cook and I gave this twist to good old spaghetti. . . Ingredients 1. Spaghetti 2. Oil ( vegetable or olive ) 3. Tomato ketchup 4. Oregano…

Keventer’s : A jewel of the Queen of hills

  As I start off with writing about my food experiences, I would love to share my views about this place. This January we four friends visited The Queen Of Hills : Darjeeling. I have heard quite a lot about this place called Keventer’s, its located just in front of the tree planters’ club on…

Shepherd’s Fry

Shepherd’s pie is a classic British dish commonly made with beef or lamb topped with a cheesy mashed potato crust, flavored with thyme, rosemary and wostershire sauce. But alas! I don’t have an oven at home, and was feeling this urge to make one. So here’s my take on this classic with a bit of…