Masala Mandi – Invoking Old Memories

After over a year of break from real work I am getting back to the grind. After many weeks my calendar has started showing multiple calls at the same time , where I toggled , jumped in and out of calls etc. In one way it’s nice, on the other hand it was ‘fatigant’ (as…

15 Asian curries in the menu by #asian cuisine

This was my first visit to the #asiakitchen . luckily they have a #specialmenu of 15 #asian curries like Thai clay pot chicken with lemon and kaffir, Prawn Penang curry, lamb shank pendang curry or Malaysian fish curry. My personal recommendation is the roast duck breast red curry with pineapple.There are lot of veggie options…

As we cheered and waved Mama a high five

It’s a proud moment and great experience to be able to celebrate a milestone moment of one of our favorite restaurants. I still remember , years back when R and I visited #mamagato for a quiet meal . I remember savouring their dishes with ingredients like ‘waterchestnut’ which was a dear thing from my childhood…

Food and Friday memories revived on a lunch date

Since beginning of 2009 I am working in RMZ Ecospace on an off, in 2 different organizations. Irrespective of the organization, the Friday ritual was to eat out in the Bay. Initial days I was a regular at the Beijing Bites, but last few years I chose #californiaburrito bowls. Sometimes my friend cum last manager…

Dinner date series #cuban dinner

I shall keep it simple . Each dinner date is now about trying something we have not tasted before , something exotic or we don’t usually get in our ooru. After a day at two libraries , tonight R chose a Cuban restaurant near fifth avenue. The name of the place made me hum a…

My first taste of Haleem in this side of the world

We were exploring a different side of #newjersey today . The area’s name is oaktreeroad (beautiful, isn’t it). The entire afternoon when we walked around, I felt I was still in India , perhaps on a little break from the city, towards the hillstations like Ooty , coonoor etc. It’s the shops and houses and…

শুভ নববর্ষ! ❤ 1426 !

Back then , all through my growing up days, this time of the year was so special. Not only the first day of the year , actually the celebration started on the last day of the year ‘choitro shankranti’ and continued till ‘poila boishakh’. My grandma and mother started cooking since morning. Though no one…