August 2018

Bengali cuisine Centella asiatica Fritters | Thankuni pata bora | Gotu kola fritters

Centella asiatica Fritters | Thankuni pata bora | Gotu kola fritters

Now that it’s rainy season here in Kolkata, you can see Centella asiatica or Thankuni pata in abundance across fields. What’s this thankuni pata by the way? Well it’s  a medicinal herb that grows in wet lands. It’s used in the treatment of bacterial infections, cholera, Urinary tract disease,  tuberculosis, and is also recommended for […]

Egg butter masala Egg makhani | Egg Butter masala

Egg makhani | Egg Butter masala

Eggs are the easiest available, best source of protein. It’s recommended to consume an egg a day. Though boiled egg is the best choice, for foodies it’s a big ‘NO’ if served everyday. They need variations….. There’s a few recipe of eggs in my blog like Sour egg curry, Kushka Rice.  But today I am going […]

Benefits of indoor plants money plant

A gift to myself – the Money Plant

For the past few days it was raining incessantly. Result was we being bogged down by influenza,  getting home locked due to water logging on roads. Balcony was over crowded with wet clothes. A pile of clothes waiting in the laundry bag to get washed. But alas! The Sun has not been seen for long […]

baking The art of baking bread

The art of baking bread

Success in making perfect bread has been a journey for me. From dry hard breads, to failed proofing. .. I had all kinds of trouble making breads. But after a long self  learning process and diligent experimentation series, I came to my own recipe of making perfect breads. I shall share my bread making recipe […]