Recipe: How to cook amazing ‘Gol Morich Murgi’!

Sundays are typically synonymous with ‘lyad’ and ‘mangsho-r jhol bhaat’ for all Bengalis! And I am no exception; I love every bit of this. Today is one Sunday when I am writing this, and I have had enough lyad throughout the day and I have had some amazing murgi-r jhol and bhaat in the afternoon! All…

First Flush – The new joint for unadulterated adda and tea!

These days every bit of our urban life is result oriented. We can not think of a task we will undertake that won’t yield positive results. Even people snacking over a sandwich and coffee in a café tend to discuss topics that will be beneficial to them. The charm of old world ‘adda’ has almost…

Apanjan -the holy spot for fish fry lovers!

It has been proven by years of eating that some of the most delicious food emerges from the most humble of eateries. Apanjan is not a fancy designed eatery, in fact it is a small roadside hole in the wall kinda stall which serves the most delicious fried food items in South Kolkata. After all…

Food Tasting session at the grand opening of Hoppipola, Mani Square

Now there is one more reason to be happy, or rather ‘hoppi’ if you are at the Mani Square mall, even after watching a boring movie at the multiplex! I guess my hint was explicit enough to let you know what I am talking about. Yes, the fun joint called ‘Hoppipola’ has opened up its…

Chill out at Tram themed restro-bar “Tram Deepo”

Very often you won’t find two contrasting elements coming together to produce any wonder. Such was the case at the latest eatery where I was invited. This restaurant is called ‘Tram Deepo’ and as the name indicates, it is a themed restaurant and the theme is the vehicle that Calcuttans are availing since 1873, i.e.…

Recipe of ‘Katla Kalia’ from the kitchen of The Stadel (Kolkata)

I had promised that I will share few Bengali recipes from the kitchen of First Innings Restaurant, Stadel (Kolkata) [www.thestadel.com]. And as promised, today I will share with you recipe of a common dish that is cooked in most of the kitchens in Bengal. There is no doubt about the fact that Bengalis are known for…