Monthly Archives: April 2015

Still Life

Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. To find out what is more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul – Richard Corliss For Lucile’s   Photo 101 Rehab.

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Vegetarian Fusion Platter for Noboborsho

Today is Poila Boishakh, the Bengali new year !! Wishing all my readers a foodilicious and a great year ahead !! Every year a  I cook up a storm of non -vegetarian delicacies along with some traditional sweets, this year … Continue reading

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Weekly Photography Challenge – Afloat

There is a tide in the affairs of man,  Which taken at the flood, leads on to fortune. Omitted, all the voyage of their life, Is bound in shallow and in miseries. On such a full sea, We are now afloat … Continue reading

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Aloo Wadi – The Punjabi way

It has been more than two decades since I became a resident of this city. Inspite of being the country capital and a fascinating historical past, the city doesn’t rate much for various reasons…….But it is a city which welcomes … Continue reading

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Reflection

Let your words be few and exposures many Pablo Picasso once quoted, ” Who sees the human face correctly : the photographer, the mirror or the painter ?” My answer would be – mirror, because a mirror reflects our image … Continue reading

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Mushur Dal

Mushur dal or Mushurir Dal is ubiquitous in every Bengali household. Mushur Dal aka Masoor dal (dhuli) in Hindi, Pink lentils in English, is all Bengali favorite 😉 and cooked in many ways. Presenting here is the thin, watery kind … Continue reading

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Aloo Seddho

Aloo Seddho literally translates to – boiled potatoes. Aloo seddho makha aka mash, is an eternal favorite of all Bengalis 😉 irrespective of age 😀 It is usually served in the second course of a traditional Bengali meal along with … Continue reading

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Fritters

Fritters aka Pakoda in Hindi, Bora in Bangla, cannot be categorized just like sandwich. There are innumerable varieties and can be made out of any fresh or leftover ingredients. Bora is usually served in the second course of a traditional … Continue reading

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Platter of Love – Fritters, Aloo seddho, Mushur Dal, Katla petir Kalia, Chicken Rezala and Gulab jamun

Well !! Don’t go by the title 😉 It is a choice of recipes cooked for welcoming hubby 😛 Our marriage oscillates between two cities, or rather two states of the country – Delhi and Chattisgarh. Not by choice, but … Continue reading

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Chai

Doing nothing is respectable at tea Chai or tea, is exotic as well as regular. It is the energy drink of the masses in my country. We Indians prefer to sip our tea from a glass 😉 What you see … Continue reading

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