First recipe post of 2019 and it calls for something sweet, something seasonal, something easy to make. I’ve already sung the glories of date palm jaggery or Nolen Gur already and have recipes with it, too. This is an addition to that. Vermicelli Pudding or Nolen Gur-er Simui-er Payesh or Gur Seviyan. Continue reading
Brass Planters | DIY Natural Chemical-free Brass Cleaner for tarnished brass | How to easily clean brass at home
I feel like I’ve not posted a DIY in ages. So to make your home sparkle in the New Year, I’ve found this easy, natural, solution to polish tarnished brass and loving the idea that it’s completely chemical-free.
Nolen Gur (a Winter Delicacy from Bengal) ~ All About the Golden Jaggery and Nolen Gur Recipes
I have very carefully compiled a little series of Nolen Gur dessert recipes. It so happens that the post on Nolen Gur is my most viewed post consecutively for two years now. So I decided to compile all my Nolen Gur recipes here in one single blog post. And I will add to it as I keep making more desserts with this seasonal wonder, over the years!
New York City during the Christmas Holidays | Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Winter Village in Bryant Park | NYC Christmas Photography
I blogged about my trip to London last December. The photo blogs are all here:
The National Library at London
London Trip Part 1 ~ Walking through London City
London Trip Part 2 ~ Warwick Castle, Startford-upon-Avon, Oxford
On the way back, we transited through New York and stayed there for two days to see the city in all it’s Christmas attire.
Indo-Chinese Chilli Chicken Recipe | How to make indian chinese chilli chicken at home
I was looking through my Chicken dishes on the blog and realized I have made a variety of chicken dishes like
The all time favorite Tandoori Chicken
Thai Basil Chicken or Pad Kra Pao Gai
Chicken and Potato Herb Roast (a delicious one-pot roast meal)
However, this recipe takes me straight back home to the comforts of the Indian winter air. Continue reading
Chocolate Shondesh Recipe (Chocolate sweet cheese fudge) | How to make easy Bengali Sandesh at home
Chocolate Sandesh is a “new-age” ‘Shondesh’ that took the Calcutta sweet shops by storm when it was discovered that freshly made ‘chhana’ (ricotta cheese) and chocolate, when combined, could do wonders even for an Indian mithai.
Roasted Broccoli Recipe with Sea Salt | How to make easy and healthy roasted broccoli in the oven | Roasted Broccoli Side Dish
This needs no introduction. Broccoli is one of my top five vegetables. And what’s better than flavorful, roasted, super healthy vegetables? Well, nothing. Continue reading
Fall colors in Arkansas | Fall Travel photography | Autumn Nature Photography
We have never seen Fall colors outside of California and got an opportunity to go to Arkansas this month. We spent some lazy and happy three days in Arkansas where AB got to meet his childhood friend after many years. Continue reading
Orange-Cinnamon flavored Applesauce Recipe | How to make healthy applesauce at home
Last year’s apple picking day trip inspired me to make Apple Crisp at home for the first time which turned out to be delicious. Happy with my success and going by how easy the recipe is, I made it quite a few times last year along with applesauce. Continue reading
Cholar Dal Recipe | how to make bengali cholar dal | bengali style chana dal | bengal gram lentil recipe
With Durga Pujo round the corner, I am taking a different route with recipes. Instead of sharing a Bengali sweet recipe, I wanted to share the recipe of something savory and traditionally Bengali that can be enjoyed on all five days of Durga Pujo – Cholar Dal (or Bengali-style bengal gram lentil). It’s also completely vegetarian and gluten-free! And if you pair it with rice, you have a gluten-free meal.