Antypasti

Food, travel and some useless banter

Bathua Kadhi

I picked up bathua saag from the local market not knowing what I would eventually do with it, but confident my Bihari friends who swear by the greens would come … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Smoked Beef Curry

Bro brought some amazingly flavourful smoked beef from Shillong recently. He was away for more than a fortnight and when we were almost missing him, he was back with a … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rainbow Salad

There is no rainbow in this salad, just chose to call it given the way it looks; also because it reminds me of the pot of gold buried at the … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hainanese Chicken with Barnyard Millet

This one is inspired by the Singaporean favorite Hainanese chicken rice, except it does not use any rice. Its been a while since we have moved from rice to millet, … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Watermelon rind achaari with peanuts

I’m not sure how many of us even care to cook watermelon rind. I remember mom often making this sabzi during the summers, since there was an abundance of melons … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Korean food in Kolkata – Family Chicken

How many of us knew Korean food is available over the counter at a place in Kolkata? Not many for sure, that may include some of the office goers that … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Prawns with water spinach (Kolmi Shaak Chingri)

It dawned upon me very late that water spinach abundantly used in stir-fried Chinese greens that are served as accompaniments to most Chinese meals, are in fact available to abundantly … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lettuce dimsums

This week belongs to our KFB fellow blogger Rakhee who blogs at Thesimplepleasuresofbaking.Her blog is fairly recent but in this short time she has managed to dish up so many … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Mizo Vawksa (Smoked Pork stir fried with Oyster Mushrooms and Baby Spinach)

Let me start off by saying this recipe is not Mizo but its the closest I could get with the ingredients I had on hand. However the smoked pork I … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Drumstick flowers (Shojne phooler) chenchki

Couple of days back someone asked on our food and travel group of the food stuff we would miss the most when winter is over. All vegetables! I thought. Summers … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Triple Mushroom Risotto

There is something romantic about a quiet risotto and wine dinner for two at the end of a long winter day. Valentine’s Day or not- My husband is not utterly … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mutton Korma

I was tempted to spell it as “qorma”; sadly linguistics often hampers discoverability Inspired by Manjari’s goat/lamb curry, and equipped with some fresh goat meat that I managed to lay my … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ghee-fried peanut potatoes

Although we have been interacting virtually through KFB for a long time, I met Urmi for the first time at the KFB Bake Sale that happened in Golf Green last … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chicken in Coffee Cream Sauce

“If you don’t start with butter and you don’t end with cream then this recipe is not for you” It would have been wrong to call it just Coffee Chicken; … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Fault in our Stars

Image source: Internet Too many things happened over this weekend. Not all of it productive though. I spent quite a bit of time in hospital, we had to rush an … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Times Food and Nightlife Awards Kolkata 2015 at ITC Sonar

Visited the Times Food Awards yesterday at the ITC Sonar, saw some of my favorite restaurants in the city win some awards. It was great to cheer for places like … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bangkok Chronicles

Planning for a vacation is fun, but what is super fun for Aquarians is to finally ditch the plan and follow their hearts. And that’s such a constant that ditching … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Tryst with Balinese Food

Kolkata is opening up to new sights and smells. The several recent food International festivals in the city are testimony to this trend. KFB had a chance to attend the … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Victorian Mulled Wine

Planning for our upcoming holiday season has been an emotional roller coaster ride for us this year. First, we planned a vacation to Bhutan with a lot of uncharacteristic advanced … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

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  • Bathua Kadhi
    I picked up bathua saag from the local market not knowing what I would eventually do with it, but confident my Bihari friends who swear by the greens would come … Continue reading →
    Antypasti
  • Smoked Beef Curry
    Bro brought some amazingly flavourful smoked beef from Shillong recently. He was away for more than a fortnight and when we were almost missing him, he was back with a … Continue reading →
    Antypasti
  • Rainbow Salad
    There is no rainbow in this salad, just chose to call it given the way it looks; also because it reminds me of the pot of gold buried at the … Continue reading →
    Antypasti
  • Hainanese Chicken with Barnyard Millet
    This one is inspired by the Singaporean favorite Hainanese chicken rice, except it does not use any rice. Its been a while since we have moved from rice to millet, … Continue reading →
    Antypasti
  • Watermelon rind achaari with peanuts
    I’m not sure how many of us even care to cook watermelon rind. I remember mom often making this sabzi during the summers, since there was an abundance of melons … Continue reading →
    Antypasti
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