The two most important things that inspire me to cook are the memories of my childhood, especially with my ma and dida and also that sudden intuitive attraction I feel towards a particular recipe. Each of these triggers work differently. The memories are calm, stable and continues. I know it is there [...]
One Saturday morning, we woke up later than usual. This sort of thing, the sleeping in on the weekends kind of thing does not happen very often in a family with children. All of you who are parents will be well aware of that.
Yet another Chicken Curry. This time the usual one, but redolent with the aroma of fennel. The tiny fennel seeds waved the wands and transformed an everyday chicken curry to something quite fascinating. As I write this post, the air in my home is still laden with the fragrance.
This is a recipe that has many names. A popular dish in the north Indian cuisine, the succulent meat is cooked and simmered with spices in a nutritious sauce made with spinach.
We had Chicken Curry for dinner… In a very Bengali way… chicken with potatoes, cooked and marinated with mustard oil, garnished with fresh cilantro from the back yard! The kind is usually termed as the Robibar er Murgir Jhol (Sunday Chicken Curry) as it is laden with memories and almost a tradition to [...]