A delicious, aromatic fish curry from Bengali cuisine.
Melbourne seems to have forgotten spring totally; we have jumped straight from the dark, dreary winter to the hot, blistering summer. I made this fish curry actually a while ago when it was still a bit cold and the cravings for rich, creamy curries were strong. Though not very appropriate for the Australian summer, this [...]
All of us have preconceived notions when it comes to cooking and eating dishes from other cuisines, especially those which we are not very familiar with. For me, this has been the case with Bengali cuisine…. For the longest time, I avoided eating or cooking Bengali food simply because of the notion that I would [...]
The international or global reach of food happened in the last 2 decades and today, most of us want to cook and enjoy all kinds of cuisines – Middle Eastern, Meditteranean, Asian, Indian, Italian, Mexican etc. to name a few. But there was a time when food was rather a ‘traditional affair’ and people ate [...]
This post was meant to go up 2 days ago. First I fell ill and then came the devastating news of the Sydney terrorist hostage siege. It has been an emotionally overwhelming 2 days. Terror strikes and terrorist attacks are not new; coming from India, I have indirectly experienced much bigger blood baths than this [...]