There have been times when the rain made the window panes hazy with their drops and I have wanted to bite into these. When our backyard looked like a watercolor painting through the bleary glass: unfocussed, washed out and deep deep green that I have evoked that whiff of smell in my memories. [...]
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 [...]
Yellow mung dal/lentils are roasted till aromatic and then cooked with spinach and tempered with spices. A comfort food which brings on warm fuzzy feelings.