Recipe of ‘Railway Mutton Curry’ and its origin!

Kosha Mangsho (pot-roasted mutton) with luchi or steamed rice is a delicacy for Bengalis! But when British ruled India, they found the Kosha Mangsho is too hot to handle, but they actually liked the soul of this dish which gave birth to another dish called ‘Railway Mutton Curry’. This was one such dish which was…

Office Canteen Stories 2018 — Sector-V business hub, and more!

I rarely get time these days to do food walks or attend any of them! But a few days back, I decided to venture out a bit. It was a rain-drenched afternoon, but it wasn’t at all dull since a couple of my blogger friends and I decided to walk through the Sector-V (Saltlake, Kolkata)…

Spicery – the den of modern Indian soul food is here!

Frankly speaking, it is a trending concept these days to punch desi elements in an urbane and chic theme and produce a totally new product which anyway uplifts the essence of those desi values. This is necessary specially to cater to our new generation and to make them more acquainted with elements which are closer…

My recipe for ‘Maggi Momo’ and the special Maggi menu at Bon Appetit cafe!

Maggi has somehow always created memories when I am with my friends and loved ones!! Warm sweet memories that never leave you! These memories are most cherished, especially for people like me who are still searching (for past 30 years) what’s that magic which takes us back to Maggi every now and then, and still,…

‘Oh! Calcutta’ brings in the super-exciting weekday Lunch Buffet!

I believe Bengalis (living in Kolkata), basically the middle-class Bengalis,  started eating out Bengali cuisine in a proper restaurant after Bhojohori Manna and Oh Calcutta came into the picture. The latter was started back in 2002 by Speciality Restaurants and it served (and continues to do so) traditional Bengali cuisine in a fine-dining environment! Orthodox…

Recipe – Aloo Chokha, and my undying love for potatoes!

I am one crazy Aloo eater!! I love potatoes so much that I can even sacrifice my ‘machh-er jhol’ (fish curry) for a nicely prepared bowl of Bengali style subtle potato (aloo) curry (sada aloo-r torkari) or some mashed potatoes, maybe. I am so in love with aloo that I consider Inzi bhai as my…

Dim Shukhno – an ‘egg’citing recipe from my mom’s kitchen!

After all these years of food events, tasting sessions, cookery workshops, etc I have realized one thing. One thing that I knew from the very beginning! Wherever on earth you go, you won’t find anything so comforting that can beat your home-cooked food! And especially if it’s cooked by your mom! The dishes which my…