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Pancit – Palabok, Bihon, Canton | On A Filipino Food Trail

Ultimately I’m taking a breather from Bengali cuisine. It’s been long that I have been writing only on Bengali food juxtaposed against living in Dubai. This is but very natural since we come from Bengal. There’s a lot of experiments on Bengali cuisine in our kitchen – Bong food and non-Bong food – both traditional and fusion. There is also another type of cuisine that … Read More Pancit – Palabok, Bihon, Canton | On A Filipino Food Trail

Shubho Noboborsho | A traditional Bengali menu for Frying Pan Diaries podcast

Shubho Noboborsho to all! Here’s opening up my Bengali kitchen with a traditional Bengali menu for a Frying Pan Diaries podcast on Bengali food. Frying Pan Diaries is the 1st food podcast from Dubai with a focus on food stories from the city and the surrounding region hosted by the sister duo of Frying Pan Adventures.

+ Arabian Tea House in Bastakiya

When you finally move out of Dubai… which restaurant would you like to visit for one last time?

Where to have your last meal before you leave UAE, specially if you have been living here for long.

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Moong Daaler Payesh or Yellow Lentil Pudding | Autumnal Sunshine Of The Eternal Mind!

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ∼ George Eliot Images of Durga Pujo (the annual autumn festival for Bengalis worldwide when Goddess Durga descends upon earth and photobombs peoples’ selfies!) have started to flood across Facebook and its drilled in my head thousand times over … Read More Moong Daaler Payesh or Yellow Lentil Pudding | Autumnal Sunshine Of The Eternal Mind!

ChefXChange | When A Chef Comes Home

Get to know the Chef and you will start to enjoy dining out even more. ∼ John Walters Nominated for #MasalaAwards2015 as Best Asian Blog! To vote for me, please click here… masala.com/awards And how much better can you know your chef than when he comes home into your own kitchen to cook? And serves delicious food – course by course, and leaves your … Read More ChefXChange | When A Chef Comes Home

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Payesh or Rice Pudding For My Birthday | Power of Gratitude Messages

It is just 3 days past my birthday – and belated birthday wishes are still pouring in on Facebook. And I ain’t any celebrity. Social media makes you feel like one though – of course, if you choose it that way and keep your birth date visible in the settings. I chose to – because, face it… which other day would friends (as in all … Read More Payesh or Rice Pudding For My Birthday | Power of Gratitude Messages

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Island Hopping And Then Hong Island… Here I Witnessed God!

This was a day of island hopping. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water, stark green islands echoing with deep humming of crickets, chirping of birds and fish nibbling at my feet, shades of emerald green turning into shades of sapphire blue as one looks into the horizon, spectacular limestone cliffs and rock formations – it was a vision of a dream. Long tail boats … Read More Island Hopping And Then Hong Island… Here I Witnessed God!

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Kayaking, Caves, Krabi Sightseeing… And Finally A Thai Spa!

Taking a slight detour from the previous food posts of my Thailand trip, this is a breather post so that all the Thai food that I had been talking about in my earlier posts can settle down. Permanently, in my senses! It was the last day of our inspiring stay in Koh Klang island, the small fishing village in the Krabi region of South … Read More Kayaking, Caves, Krabi Sightseeing… And Finally A Thai Spa!

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Kotung Restaurant in Krabi Town | A Taste of Thai Chinese

I have been writing on my Thailand trip for a while in my earlier posts. But I had to take a momentary detour to fill you up with what I had been upto, back home in Dubai. However, I’ve taken the stance to finish all my Thailand posts, rounding it off with a great great giveaway – am not going to divulge any further … Read More Kotung Restaurant in Krabi Town | A Taste of Thai Chinese

Baan Ma-Yhing Restaurant In The Fishermen’s Village | Recipe of Thai Red Curry As We Cook ‘fresh catch’ Baramundi!

A few days spent in South Thailand and I feel that I’ve spent my entire lifetime there. That is how inspiring travelling can be. It can change moments, perspectives, individuals and lives. Co-living in the ecosystem and incorporating that in daily lives – that’s what the farmers or the fishermen of this island has done. They have embraced the environment they live in. And … Read More Baan Ma-Yhing Restaurant In The Fishermen’s Village | Recipe of Thai Red Curry As We Cook ‘fresh catch’ Baramundi!

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Koh Klang in Krabi, Thailand | A Photo Essay of An Island Life

The island of Koh Klang, approximately 814 kms away from Bangkok Koh Klang is a small fishing island on the Andaman Sea and is covered by thousands of acres of mangrove forest. Koh means island, Klang means middle and Koh Klang is situated in the middle, just at the mouth of the Krabi river as it opens up into the Andaman Seas. Located in … Read More Koh Klang in Krabi, Thailand | A Photo Essay of An Island Life

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Ruen Mai Restaurant In Krabi | A Tantalising First Experience Of Thai Food in Thailand

We landed in Bangkok in the early morning and were immediately whisked 700 kms away to Krabi, a province on the west coast of southern Thailand. I am part of the Dubai team which, along with two other teams coming from London and Frankfurt, will soon descend upon loudly on this relatively quiet and less touristy province. Apart from me and my fellow Fooderati … Read More Ruen Mai Restaurant In Krabi | A Tantalising First Experience Of Thai Food in Thailand

International Women’s Day | May The Woman Be Celebrated Every Day, Everywhere!

“Women’s Day (WD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements. More…” Close to home and my heart, 8th of March is very special. Li’l Z is turning 4 today … Read More International Women’s Day | May The Woman Be Celebrated Every Day, Everywhere!

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Taste Of Dubai Menu Tasting At Thiptara | Part 1 Of My Gluttonous Double Munching!

If I have survived this DOUBLE munching to upload last night’s crumbled up Menu, it’s coz of sheer will power and my motto – ‘I SHALL SURVIVE TO EAT’! That had been my Facebook Page update after an evening of back-to-back menu-tasting of two restaurants in The Palace Downtown. I had the opportunity to take a sneak peep (and taste!) into the menu offered … Read More Taste Of Dubai Menu Tasting At Thiptara | Part 1 Of My Gluttonous Double Munching!

+ Ishita B Saha Presenting Kolkata's street food by presenting Chittobabur Dokan in Dacres Lane with BBC Travel Show UK

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