Pahala Odisha Rasagola, Rosogolla and Rasgulla


I have been trying to cut my sugar intake for the last three months and to an extent, I have been successful. I was getting flabbier by the day and had to put a big full stop to this binge sweet consumption. Not going into the good and bad side of excessive sweet consumption in … Continue reading Pahala Odisha Rasagola, Rosogolla and Rasgulla

A Garhwali Food Adventure


How do you like this version of Christmas Cake? It was tasting somewhat similar but the only major difference was the color which instead of being a bit whitish it was much brown is color. It’s made of Ragi (Finger Millet) uttered my wife as she smiled along with all her cousins who were waiting … Continue reading A Garhwali Food Adventure

Nu Cascade – Chinese Food Redefined


Uncle Beeren or some prefer to call him Beeren Sadhu (Hermit) was actually not related to our family but had been a co-worker of my father thus had been a frequent visitor to our house. His appearance was somewhat like a cartoon character with a height of around five feet and a very thin and … Continue reading Nu Cascade – Chinese Food Redefined

Gout De France Celebrations in Kolkata


My first tryst with French Food happened during my trip to Senegal which is in Western Africa a predominantly French Africa. On a trip to St. Louis, I managed to try out some fantastic fish and other varieties of classic French cuisine. The memory of French cuisine was reignited once more last weekend when I … Continue reading Gout De France Celebrations in Kolkata

Chocolate And Rose To Wow Your Valentine


Valentine’s Day during school years was fun, with zero possibility of a girlfriend me and my buddies used to eagerly wait for this day just to see the fun that would unravel in front of our eyes. There were always senior boys in class (most of the time failures or repeaters) who would be the … Continue reading Chocolate And Rose To Wow Your Valentine

Salted Beef – Kolkata Anglo Indian Style


It’s a common practice during Christmas season to exchanged cakes with relatives. In fact every morning during Christmas week we would keep tasting different cakes thanks to these exchanges. For me however the most special cake exchange happens between us and the family of my paternal uncle who along with cake always used to give … Continue reading Salted Beef – Kolkata Anglo Indian Style