Eggless dark chocolate coffee mousse with a twist

Christmas is almost here and I wanted to make something no bake to ring in the festivities. I asked my flatmate to cook me her special bengali style chicken curry and raita for lunch yesterday and she requested for a dessert to be made by me. I’ve made this recipe for many years now and… Continue reading Eggless dark chocolate coffee mousse with a twist

Carrot and potato herb garlic soup

And it’s December already! Where did 2017 go?! As for me, it was one hell of an adventurous year, tough yet fulfilling. A year of several bold moves (more on that later). On a different note, I absolutely love December – mostly for the lovely nip in the air which is perfect for digging into… Continue reading Carrot and potato herb garlic soup

Dimma’s chanar daalna – Photoseries

Dimma turned 80 a couple of months back but her enthusiasm in the kitchen can give young cooks a run for their money. I love observing her in the kitchen while she painstakingly carries out each step for a dish she is making. She has a childlike excitement even for dishes she has cooked a… Continue reading Dimma’s chanar daalna – Photoseries

My 6 month transformation journey – Some practical tips and realizations [Long post]

This matter is really close to my heart and I kept contemplating if I really should write this in my food blog but as I mulled over the matter, it made most sense to write about my weight loss journey here than anywhere else. Disclaimer – I can’t promise this post to be completely gyaan… Continue reading My 6 month transformation journey – Some practical tips and realizations [Long post]

Chocolate chip marble cake with orange syrup

I had this cake for the first time at a cafe in Havelock Island, where I spent a week doing an open water scuba diving course (more on that here) and instantly fell in love. A marble cake with chocolate chips, soaked in orange syrup – what’s not to love? We ordered this almost everyday… Continue reading Chocolate chip marble cake with orange syrup

Sunday things – Part II

It was a bright Sunday morning and as usual the first thoughts revolved around “what to eat for breakfast”. Steamed dosa take away from tiffin center seemed most convenient. No need to change into jeans, no need to jump out of bed and leave the cozy blanket. I dragged myself to the balcony and walking up… Continue reading Sunday things – Part II

Banana bread with yoghurt and chocolate chunks

If you are the type of person that throws away over ripe bananas – I am sorry but we can’t be friends. Over ripe bananas are meant to be peeled, mashed and turned into a gorgeous loaf of banana bread. With that, let me declare – I am a massive fan of banana bread. It… Continue reading Banana bread with yoghurt and chocolate chunks