A few times a year, I get the gift of indulging into a full blown elaborate Bengali meal. The times when my dad visits, and then there are those times when my cousin comes over. There is nothing more beautiful than sharing a familiar spread of flavorful comfort with the two very special [...]
This post is for all for my little T. This is such a simple and everyday recipe that I would not even think of blogging it if it was not for her.
The radishes always had been hers; from the seed to the lightly seasoned bowlful this time.
Hard boiled eggs are cooked in a light, soup like fragrant sauce. Just from the sound of it, I smell the strong aroma of ginger and also a lot of nostalgia.
I have a bitter-sweet relationship with this recipe. “Bitter” already appears in the post title, but why sweet? It has to do more with my emotions than the taste. This is one of those recipes which are cloistered in typically Bengali homes. Almost protected. It rarely makes it way on the table [...]
This is a very traditional Bengali recipe – simmered lentils with little bites of coconut, a hint of sweet and redolent of spices. And there is no other way to have a bowlful but with Luchi or Kochuri/Kachori. But that is only with us – the Bengalis. The rest of the world [...]