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chicken recipe

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 […]

anniversary cake recipe Nutty chocolate cake with chocolate frosting

Nutty chocolate cake with chocolate frosting

Today being my 6th marriage anniversary, I must bake a cake! And while it comes to baking, my now seemingly lazy husband rolls his eyes and demand I must let that baking part rest on him. I am sure that he’s a great baker and better than myself, still the excitement that occurs while baking […]

aloo bhaja Fried potato recipe

All time favorite snack idea – Fried potato recipe

To satisfy the hunger pangs of kids, let’s serve them something healthy yet appealing snacks to them. One such recipe to curb hunger pangs of kids that can be served in no time is the all time favorite of kids and mom – the Fried potato recipe. These fried potatoes can be served as starters in […]

christmas recipe Mango Ice-cream using a blender

The recipe for Mango Ice-cream using a blender

This is my first post about ice-cream in this blog and I’m very much excited. The very first memory of home made ice-cream dates back to my childhood when maa will make ice creams out of mango pulp and milk, pure milk and milk mixed with bournvita  (a health drink), all hand blended and put […]