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 [...]
When you need a soul satisfying, ambrosial side dish to dunk the fluffy Naan in, consider this Kashmiri Dum Aloo. The tiny potatoes simmer for long and absorb the flavors of the unique blend of spices from this state in India, which is cradled in the lap of Himalayas and is known [...]
Dal has always been the classic comfort food.
This is my everyday Dal. A warm fragrant bowl with a drizzle of lemon juice soothes and coddles like old socks when I am sick in bed. The hissing of the pressure cooker speaks of homecoming and the emitting aroma welcomes us back after a long vacation. [...]
The bunched spears of asparagus splendidly speak of spring. They are at their best now – tender, fresh and slim.
This is insanely good! If you love the aroma of fried garlic and the charred chili peppers you are going to get under the influence of the flavors pretty soon. Forever.