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Shrimp with Banana Flowers - Mocha Chingri & A Bengali Love Affair

Shrimp with Banana Flowers – Mocha Chingri & A Bengali Love Affair

  The early morning breeze from the open window was cool and nurturing, almost like a mother’s touch. The gentle wind was carrying with it a sweet and melodious voice of someone singing. I could not understand the lyrics of the song, yet I felt connected to the music and the voice. It was my […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette # Ina Fridays

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette # Ina Fridays

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.  ~Albert Camus As much as one wants to hold on to summer, you can’t help but feel the beauty of fall setting in and enveloping you within. The mornings are slightly crisp and the peppers, squashes, apples are putting up a show at the […]

Turkey Burger with Hatch chilies

Turkey Burger with Hatch chilies

  The onset of fall and the slight nip in the air at night makes you reach out for that soft cashmere stole, wrap it around and take a stroll. Summer isn’t officially over yet. It will be soon! And as much as I want to hold on to the last bit of Summer sun […]

Soft Pretzels - We Knead to Bake # 8

Soft Pretzels – We Knead to Bake # 8

  Back to School month! You think you have it all planned and take it easy and suddenly it dawns on you that there is still so much to be done. You run like a headless chicken in all directions and that of course doesn’t make matters solve themselves, neither do you burn any calories […]

Chicken in Yogurt Sauce - Dahi Murgi

Chicken in Yogurt Sauce – Dahi Murgi

  So you have been wanting to cook an Indian style chicken dish but the usually long list of spices, chopping of unlimited onions and frying things in copious amount of oil makes you think, “ May be next time!”  Fear not. You are normal. Phew! But you knew that didn’t you? Okay! let’s try this […]

Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart - Ina Garten Fridays

Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart – Ina Garten Fridays

When I said that Ina Garten rekindled my passion for cooking in this first Ina Friday Post  I didn’t mention that a teeny tiny reason was that she showed me recipes that were quick and easy and  yet so delicious.  Take this Tomato and Goat cheese tart for instance.  It’s simple easy and way too delicious. I […]