Cake

I’m not an expert in making cakes. But that doesn’t stop me from baking the first birthday cake for my son. A mother’s joy of baking and decorating the cake for her child’s birthday cannot be expressed in words. I opine that cakes from the famous bakeries in town though look and taste better but lack mother’s…

Stuffed teasel gourd fritters

My father and me have a common craving for deep fried fritters. Onions fritters being our favourite evening snack. No matter what I come across while surfing through food blogs or cookery shows on the television, I resort back to the onion fritters. This time, my mother took it up to surprise us with a new recipe.…

Murgi-r jhol (Bengali chicken curry)

Sundays back then meant “Jungle Book” and “Potli Baba” on Doordarshan. While we gobbled every second of it with wide open eyes, the kitchen and the living room would fill with aroma of what’s been cooking for the lunch. Lunch with “Shaktiman” and murgi-r jhol (Bengali chicken curry). No frills , no fuss… just plain steamed…