Aske Pithe – Traditional Bengali Pithe

Making Aske Pithe Seetkal, Pithe aar Nolen Gur 🙂 Aske Pithe – this might be called with different names at different places. But, in Bengal, this is called Aske Pithe and are made specially for the event of Makar Sankranti. Makar sankranti is celebrated throughout the nation with different names at difference places including Lohri…

Mexican Sweet Corn Salad – Healthy Recipe

Making Mexican Sweet Corn Salad The best type of cooking is no cooking at all. 🙂 After all day of work and returning home, sometimes it feels like having something light, fulfilling and yet healthy; and which does not involve a lot of work. Sweet corn is one of my all time favorite ingredients that…

The Science Behind Ice Cream

N2ICREAM I scream, you scream, we all scream for N2Icream ! The idea of using of liquid nitrogen in making ice cream might sound like right out of a sci-fi movie, but the practically it is possible and is being done right in front of your eyes. The application of liquid nitrogen in the culinary…

Chinese Overdose

Nothing went as planed for the day. Well, the beauty of life is that, the unplanned journeys are the most memorable one though. Going out of the house almost after two weeks. Well, that’s a complete lie. I have been out for the Flower Show, but I don’t know why it does not feel like I…

Visiting past memories @ Panna’s Kitchen

Panna’s Kitchen There is no denying the fact that Panna has been ruling the Behala Trap Depot region with Panna’s Oil Mill, Panna’s Fresh N Bakes, or Panna Sweets. Decades ago, when there was hardly any fancy restaurant at Behala, Panna’s Kitchen has dominated the area. But, sadly to say, gone were the days when…

Difference between Momos and Dim Sums

Sorry to break it up to you guys, but momos and dim sums are not the same. I was just about to share my experience of sui mai recently, that I have realized that most of us are confused between momos and dimsums. Well, both the food items are dumplings, i.e, a small dough stuffed…

Winter flower show at Kolkata!

Amidst Hundreds of Flowers at the Winter Flower Show Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. -Hans Christian Andersen Winter Vacation is over. During the Christmas and New Year Celebration, Kolkata was flooded with various events, shows, live performances and special events throughout. Sadly, both the Christmas and…

Santiniketan – where the soul resides

Santiniketan “তোমায় হৃদ মাঝারে রাখিব ছেড়ে দেব না।” – রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর Journey: When the whole city was engrossed with the Christmas celebration, we took a trip to Santiniketan. Usulaly, the best time to visits Santiniketan is during/ before Christmas at the time of Poush mela and during holi in March. Santiniketan, Bolpur is approximately 170 km away…

Dhaudia River Muhana – sightseeing Puri

Dhaudia River Muhana – sightseeing at Puri Sometimes, it’s not the destination, but the journey that matters. In this case, it’s the detour 🙂 When I talk about Puri Sea Beach and the sightseeing, people usually assume Konark Beach, Chilka Lake and Surya Temple. Certainly, those are the famous tourist attraction at Puri, but we…

One day trip to Gadiwara

  Gadiwara – Riverside Picnic Spot near Kolkata Every bengali bonbhojon is incomplete without komla lebu, dim sedho and bapuji cake! Christmas is almost here and there are two extended weekend up ahead. With the children are looking forward towards the winter holidays, the parents are looking forward towards a small gateway. For a Bengali,…

Panna’s Fresh N Bakes

Panna’s Fresh N Bakes – All About Cakes Panna has been ruling the Behala Trap Depot Area from decades with their oil mill, restaurants, and sweet shops. The latest addition to their business is the “Panna’s fresh N Bakes” bakery shop. And it has increased the competition in the area. I must agree, I was…

The Country House

The Country House I have selected this place for satisfying my sweet tooth. Address: 4B, Allenby Rd, Sreepally, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020 How to Reach: The nearest metro station is Rabindra Sadan. Its 11 minutes walk from the metro. the place is little difficult to find, situated inside a little alley. A gem for introverts…