It was a onion Bhajji kind of Friday. With jaggery infused Chai ofcourse.
Special Mutton Thali in a retrofitted Dhaba turned Restaurant on the outskirts of Pune. It was a meaty punch with soul soup, keema, curry, egg gravy with bhakri and pulao. It was capped off with cold Masala Pan and Honey Crunch Ice Cream.
Meals are more than mere food.
New Years Day Lunch. Mutton Curry, Pulao, and Pudina Chutney.
The yellow bashonti pulao is made with gobindo bhog rice.
The mutton was marinated for 24 hours. Tender as ever.
I had an enriching chat with an entrepreneurial policy academic regarding the challenges of institutional development today over chai at the famous Marzorin Cafe on MG Road, Pune.
A Bangali Boro Din with Home made Kolkata Biryani and Plum Cake.
As the only occasional Church Goer at home, I appreciate the efforts folks take to curate a creole vernacular Christmas celebration.
Pati Shapta or Bengali Putu Piring. Some dishes are vanishing off the kitchens, hence the culinary heritage has to be documented and archived.
By Mom in Law in Pune with Jiya Chakraborty Prasad
Such a heartfelt autobiography.