Celebrating Pongal with Sakkarai Pongal and other dishes
Wishing you abundance and joy as new harvest is celebrated all across India. They may have different names… Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Maghi Bihu, Uttarayan, Lohri and others, but the intentions are the same. It’s a celebration of nature’s bounty and to her show gratitude. It also marks the sun’s transit to Capricorn, hence marking the end of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Needless to say, it’s the perfect time to release everything from the past and welcome a new decade by setting new intentions! I’m immersing myself into every new experience that I can get in my new adopted home, Chennai. Nothing can be better than a festive season or a celebration to…
Shubho Noboborsho | A traditional Bengali menu for Frying Pan Diaries podcast
Shubho Noboborsho to all! This i 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.
Kavtaradzes’ Khinkali in Pasanauri | Our best food memories in Georgia until now
When we stopped for lunch by the roadside family style restaurant Kavtaradzes' Khinkali in Pasanauri, we were half way through our family vacation in Georgia. I hadn't planned this particular day to kickstart my Georgian sojourn in my blog. But there wasn't any other way - as this lunch was the most memorable and inspiring meal amongst all our meals in Georgia - and trust me, each meal in this trip had been a supremely memorable one!
A-Z of Bengali Fish
As an ode to my Bengali heritage, here’s the list... A-Z of Bengali Fish and the best possible preparations for that particular fish. I have listed only the ones where I have had the good fortune of laying my fingers on the fish bones, so a few alphabets are still sitting empty!