Food

Pickly Prawns: A Tongue Titillating Delight

Pickly Prawns: A Tongue Titillating Delight

A connoisseur of gastronomy was congratulated on his appointment as a director of of indirect contributions at Perigues: and, above all, in the pleasure there would be living in the midst of good cheer, in the country of truffles, partridges, truffled turkeys, and so forth. “Alas !” replied with a sigh the sad gastronomer, “can one really live at all… Read more →

Chicken Drummettes Flavored with Mustard, Fennel & Cumin: A Delight for your Tastebuds

Chicken Drummettes Flavored with Mustard, Fennel & Cumin: A Delight for your Tastebuds

And believe me, a good piece of chicken can make anybody believe in the existence of God. – Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Last weekend, in our search for God, we came up with a new way of styling party style chicken drummettes in a somewhat different way, using an altogether different set of spices… Read more →

Indian Chinese Chili Chicken with Rice Noodles: A Quick Yummy Dinner

Indian Chinese Chili Chicken with Rice Noodles: A Quick Yummy Dinner

The Indian Chinese, or even more specifically, the Bengali Chinese style cuisine has been a gift from the┬áKolkata China Town to the rest of the world, all Thanks to the early Chinese settlers of Kolkata and the innovative minds of Bengali chefs and gourmets. Indian Chinese style cooking has evolved over the years and holds a universal appeal for every… Read more →

Coriander Chicken Drumsticks: An Onionless Recipe

Coriander Chicken Drumsticks: An Onionless Recipe

Bongs (slang for Bengali) can’t think of (read don’t appreciate) any chicken recipe that doesn’t include onions and ginger. The Bengali tongues have developed a sort of a muscle memory that makes us believe a good chicken dish can only be cooked with onions and we’re no exceptions. Yet, on a weeknight when we realized our this week’s grocery shopping… Read more →