“Posto, Bhaat and Ghoom” defines a Bengali as much as “Bhaat, Maach and Bhaja” does. A lot many Bengalis are fervent posto eaters: to the extent that posto is served in some form or the other in a meal every single day. It could be side dish, or used to thicken a sauce, [...]
One year flew by. Didn’t it? Never to come back. Never to repeat. Never to offer us another chance.
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.
Soft, melt in the mouth wadas nestled close together in that bowl he held out to me. “Chaat Masala?” he asked, as he took out that little plastic bottle which held the very essence of street food. I nodded in approval as I stretched out the bowl towards him for him to [...]
This is an old recipe, revived, bringing in tides of nostalgia.
A recipe that strongly arouses memories of my childhood days with my grandparents. A grandpa immersed in books and a grandma who I like to associate with having a black wooden bureau adorned with wrought iron lions handles. I would like [...]