Lucknow's famous food

Introduction – Food in Lucknow deserves a special mention and here I am with a blog on simply that!! Awadhi food from the city of the Nawabs, what else?! Cuisine is a characteristic of any region that has a far reaching influence and familiarity. Like Mishti Doi and Rosogolla (both sweets) from Kolkata or should I say, Bengal and Butter Chicken from Delhi, Awadhi food is synonymous with Lucknow’s culture.…

assortment of sweets

Introduction – West Bengal – one of the major states in the eastern part is referred to as the sweetest part of India. Well, that is not without a logical reason!! Bengalis love sweets, we call it ‘mishti’ which translates to sweet itself. Apart from Bengalis, people who have been in Bengal for some time also fall in love with the variety of mouthwatering sweets available here. Sweets – Like…

Chocolate truffle cake

Introduction – Are you also a foodie like me? Does the word chocolate bring a sense of immense pleasure to you? If yes, then this is just the right blog for you. Cakes and chocolates, more often than not, go hand in hand. I will take the liberty of saying that the world’s most popular cakes are generally crafted with chocolate. And what can be better than a moist soft…

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Introduction A true Bengali is always a big foodie. People in Bengal love eating as well preparing the delicious dishes and feeding other people. Like I always say, food is a true indicator of the characteristics of a region. People in Bengal love their simple rice and lentils, vegetarian dishes like shukto (a unique dish with vegetables specially made in Bengal) and the non vegetarian stuff like fish (this is…

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Introduction As the festival season continues in India, so does the season of some amazing food, desserts and drinks. As I have been saying in some of my previous posts, in India festivals bring with them, the opportunity of gorging on ever delicious dishes. In this article, I will be sharing with you all the recipes of two awesome dishes that we prepared during this year’s Diwali, the festival of…

Grilled Paneer & Fish

Introduction With the arrival of the festival season comes the time to gorge on delicacies with friends and family. We tend to go out a lot and in process eat a lot, from street food to home cooked yummy items. Grilled vegetarian or non-vegetarian preparations are super delicious and kind of much healthier. So we can all gorge on these dishes without having to feel guilty. Well in the festival…

Biryani

Food and culture Culture and cuisine have a harmonious relationship – cuisine is direct manifestation of the cultural background it comes from. Civilization in India goes back centuries – these flourishing civilizations had rich agricultural produce as well as good trade relations with neighbouring civilizations. Hence, these civilizations were self-sustaining and food during this time was characteristic of this culture. Later on – India, over the years has seen invasions…

Introduction West Bengal – a land of deep-rooted culture, amiable people and delectable food. Food is an integral part of any region – it gives an indication of the taste and preference of the people residing there. When it comes to Bengal though, food takes the form of a whole lot more. The cuisine of Bengal is a facet of its recognition to the world – the food here is…

Introduction Bengalis love their food and this is evident from the fact that food occupies a place of pride in every festival, celebration and get-together. Even though Bengalis eat every type of food and have a unique culinary style – fish takes a special place in their food habits. It is no hidden fact that a Bengali is famous for eating fish and they make innumerable varieties of it. About…

Introduction: Desserts take a special place in our eating habits. And why not.. What other food can instantly lift your mood like a good dessert does. A cake is primarily a baked sweet dish (dessert). Even though the main ingredients are flour and sugar, there are endless varieties that can be prepared with it. The origin of cakes dates back to the age of the Vikings and gradually it developed…