Diwali special coconut crescents

The thing about Indian festivals is, they are too many in number and double are the number of ways to celebrate them. The festival of lights, Deepavali is celebrated across the country with fire, colors and sweets. Needless to say the revelry varies from one part of the country to another. Deepavali at my place…

Momos and beyond

Dimsums and momos. These two words were often a cause of my childhood dilemma because I could not distinguish one from the other. Later I learnt that these were disparate names for dumplings originating in two different Asian countries. Momos as we all know it, a favorite among Indians and one of the most popular…

Living nature’s way

In today’s world of growing health disorders taking measures for a salubrious life has become impervious. Small changes lead to a revolution. Similarly tiny healthy steps culminate into a healthy lifestyle. Sugar, is one of the prime necessities for sustenance. In a household like mine use of sugar in daily lifestyle is mandatory. But in…

FRIED AND ROLLED OVER!

The fried or ice pan ice cream made its way to India quite a while ago. This skillful mixing and rolling of  milk or cream with desired fillings over a chilled teppan, a favorite of East Asia has wooed the Indian ice cream lovers victoriously! Branding this style to kolkata is FROLLZ or more conveniently ‘Fried…

Garnet Glow tea Review

There are all sorts of mornings. There are a few without tea and there are a few with tea. I usually start my day with a cup of green tea. I am not a tea fanatic but I often give in to aroma and flavors. Recently I was sent complementary sachets of Garnet Glow tea…

Burger destinations in the city of joy.

Kolkata has evolved. The evolution is discerned not only in technology but also in the life style and food habit of people. It is the ever embracing nature of the kolkatans which has made the changes possible. Being a food enthusiast I tend to asses the changes by the change in food trend. Burgers, we…

BREAKING THE FAST WITH ELEGANCE: EDESIA

Breakfast, according to many is the most relevant meal of the day. While few tend to avoid it, others break the fast religiously and with style.Breakfast is essentially not a meal as celebrated as an evening snack in Kolkata. This might be due a scarcity of classic breakfast options offered by the city. To quench…

WHITE CHOCOLATE TERRINE ON A BED OF EGG HALWA

Whipped cream isn’t whipped cream until it’s been whipped by whips, just as poached egg isn’t a  poached egg unless it’s been stolen from the woods in the middle of the night. ~ Willy Wonka   Egg forms a major part of everyday nutrition, we generally consume it as a savory than a dessert. But…

Moha pujor Moha Bhoj at THE OBEROI GRAND.

Durgotsav today, goes far beyond just a religion. It’s not only one of the biggest festivals celebrated by the Hindus all over India but one of the largest outdoor art festivals on earth. Durga puja today is not entitled or confined to a particular religion. Kolkata in particular hosts the grandest of Durga pujas in the…

ALL ABOUT THOSE CAKES IN A CUP.

AMERICA, the mightiest of the countries, the leader of the free world. Amongst all its Hi-tech, cultural and skyscraping contributions is a teeny-weeny experimental discovery which resulted in a culinary revolution in countries across the world. The cake in a cup better known as the cupcake was a revolution, transforming old style and time consuming…

LUXURY IN A GLASS.

Aren’t layered desserts always a charmer? Do they not bring back gleeful memories from childhood? If you ask me, I did say YES, I would also say they are trendsetters. They transformed the idea of serving desserts in a bowl or a plate to petite yet visually beguiling glasses, REVOLUTIONARY MUCH! Verre refers to a small thick…

A MEDLEY OF GASTRONOMICS

A medley of culinary art, style, skillful cooking and tea indulgences. Now that is too many words in a sentence! Well, A Medley of gastronomics lived true to its name by delivering all the above mentioned words with art and class. From rolling of sushis  to Tea mocktails this workshop organised by the Gallery Kolkata on 16th…