Shada fulkopir torkari / dudh fulkopi

Shada fulkopir torkari / dudh fulkopi

Winter is the time for this mandatory dish in our house every year for almost all possible occasions. The phulkopir roast. The recipe was uploaded in the blog a longtime back. Yet it’s perhaps the most searched recipe on the blog. This year also, Madhushree made...
Niramish Paturi or is it ?

Niramish Paturi or is it ?

Very rarely we get confused over a dish and what to name it. We initially thought of calling this bhapa chorchori but then after a discussion with Pritha Sen, the eminent food researcher, it was clear that it can be called anything but chorchori. In Pritha di’s...
Macher muro diye dal. Daal with fish head

Macher muro diye dal. Daal with fish head

Is Dal the most overlooked and undermined player in the team of food on our dining table? Most often, like a Goal keeper in football or the wicket keeper in cricket, Indian meal is incomplete without dal. Yet it never becomes a centre of attraction for Bengali’s...
Sobji Pitha, Sankranti and Lohri memories

Sobji Pitha, Sankranti and Lohri memories

I have never been a dessert fan while growing up. Pithe and Puli was definitely not something that I would crave. My neighbourhood in Bandel and as well as in Chandannagore, had many families and Bangal families (the ones having their roots in erstwhile Bangladesh),...