Alu Fulkopir Dalna is a quintessential Bong dish of Cauliflower,Potatoes and Peas .It is very different from the North Indian variety of Alu-Phoolgobhi. A curry in tomato base,balanced with whole spices and ginger , takes the food experience to a new level . The Confluence of many different ingredients , the pungent mustard oil and … Continue reading Alu Fulkopir Dalna
I don’t think one can ever be prepared enough to deal with death . I am not sure if I will publish this post but I have to write it anyway . Whether you know a person’s time is limited or no , death is always a shock . My father in law had been … Continue reading No , one can never be prepared enough…
Food I have realized is a big part of who you are..Not just literally but metaphorically as well! I am not a foodie. I am just your regular will-eat –what’s –served person. So for the longest time this whole food brouhaha would leave me wondering at what this big deal was all about! I was … Continue reading Molushyam to Macher Kalia – My Food Story
Life with a child is an everlasting gobstopper. Gobstopper is a kind of lolly pop consisting of many layers . A different flavor hits you with every layer. And the gobstoppers last a long while compared to the average lolly pop. That’s why they are called everlasting Gobstoppers ! That’s how life is with a … Continue reading An Everlasting Gobstopper
This unexpected move to Kolkata, has brought many good tidings my way. So, while yes I had to quit my job after 10 years of working, I am thankful for this break. Since I am at home, I am able to spend a lot of my time with my son and June. The best is … Continue reading The Unknown Tangent!!
Do you think of me ?As often as I think of you ?Do you even think of me ?I know its been many years . Enough to erase any memories you may have had of me .But I still can't help but wonder ...If you remember me . And if you do ,what is it … Continue reading Do you remember me?Do you?
A prelude to the storm she held within Dark clouds gathered on the horizon As her heart , somber , sinister ,swollen
The years have been long And so has been the Longing The heart still aches for the Lost The romance still fresh in my mind The stolen moments when our eyes found each other’s Was it magic , when you touched my soul And brought me alive The wonder of lilac skies , of moonlit … Continue reading Another Lifetime
I chanced upon this book while randomly browsing through an article in Forbes which listed the favorite books of certain Business leaders . This one was on Indra Nooyi’s list . What she said about the book was intriguing and that ‘s what compelled me to pick up this book It’s a very , very … Continue reading Book Review -The Road to Character by David Brooks
Remains of the day , a beautifully written “English” book by Kazuo Ishiguro. Steeped in Old-world Britain, the book takes you back to the era of stiff-mannered butlers with very strict codes of what was acceptable and proper .The notions of acceptability and propriety are held aloft not only for the butlers but also for … Continue reading Book Review – Remains of the Day