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Kifayti Snacks: Homemade Crispy potato chips

My Facebook and Instagram is all filled with delicious homemade food, all made during this Corona lockdown phase! It feels so nice more so, as people have taken it seriously and in their stride. Hopefully, we win against this monster soon and we get back to normal pace of life ASAP. So few interesting food […]

Chocolate brownie

The “Brownie”, so yummy

Today’s the birthday of my daughter and the government had ordered “Janta Curfew” from 7am – 9 pm, as a prevention measure of Covid 2019, the drill popularly called as “breaking the chain”. We really appreciated the idea and decided to abide by the Prime Minister of our nation. But Mimsy is so small… If […]

smoothie Pomegranate smoothie

Pomegranate smoothie – a soothing drink !

Pomegranate smoothie is a refreshing drink with the goodness of bright red pomegranate fruit and curd. Pomegranate is rich in folate, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin K. It has anti – inflammatory effects, fights prostrate cancer, breast cancer, lowers blood pressure, fights arthritis, lowers chances of heart disease, improves memory. Curd has benefits like it improves […]

chicken recipe Mixed Herbs Chicken with dried thyme, parsley, fresh coriander leaves

Mixed Herbs Chicken with dried thyme, parsley, fresh coriander leaves

Mixed Herbs Chicken with dried thyme, parsley, fresh coriander leaves is a dish that can be made with quite ease and best enjoyed when served with roti or steamed plain rice. I was keen on preparing a subtly yet refreshingly tasted dish that would give my family a much needed break from the rich dishes […]

Awadhi cuisine Chicken do piyaza

Chicken do piyaza

Chicken do piyaza is an Awadhi preparation of chicken that’s made with onions added twice in the whole process. And hence the name ‘do piyaza’. Though in some places it is documented that you cook chicken with another vegetable in do piyaza dishes. Here in this recipe I followed the process of adding onions twice. […]

benefits of homemade food Homemade Pizza with processed cheese

Homemade vegetable pizza from scratch with processed cheese and homemade pizza sauce

Homemade vegetable pizza from scratch with processed cheese and homemade pizza sauce Recipe: Quest for making Domino’s like pizza has made me quite a bit of good pizza maker these days. Saturday mornings mostly are reserved for making them for my little munchkin and her same aged visitors to our home. The smile and the […]

breakfast recipe Garlic mashed potato

Garlic mashed potato – The Classic English Side Dish

Today’s recipe is “Garlic mashed potato”. The classic mashed potato and bread! Or Mashed potato and grilled fish…. In the west it’s a popular dish in their menu during occassions like Thanksgiving and Christmas. Though it would not be fair to draw a parallel with bengal’s own ‘alu sheddho’ a basic, simple recipe of boiled […]

Basic cake Butterscotch milk cake with walnut and almond

Butterscotch milk cake with walnut and almond

I often bake cakes for my family. It really needs no special occasion. I baked this Butterscotch milk cake with walnut and almond for my daughter’s tiffin box yesterday. It came out light, fluffy and tasty. Let’s check the recipe. You can also check my other cake recipes in the blog like carrot and coconut cake, […]

Bengali cuisine Yellow Chowmein

Yellow chowmein with flavours of Indian cuisine

Back in the 80s – 90s when I grew up, chowmein used to be a special food for us. We didn’t have pastas, maggi so rampant as they are now. What we found delicious and somewhat modern were plates of chowmein. Yellow, brown, white and red. Maa used to cook chowmein in different colors. Today […]

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 […]