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Multigrain Ravioli with Smoked Turkey Ham and Burnt Butter Sauce

  If you know how to roll out a dough into a thin sheet, then you don’t really need a Ravioli Machine or Pasta Maker to make these beauties. This recipe is our latest family favourite. The best thing about my Multigrain Ravioli with Smoked Turkey Ham and Burnt Butter Sauce is ...Read More

Restaurant Review: The Ongoing Goan Food Festival at Fifty Five East, Grand Hyatt Mumbai

Good fancies zesty Goan delights, Grand curates a spread of Konkan ecstasy. We experienced the above at the Goan Food Festival at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. Chef Tanuja Kerker, Casa Sarita – Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa, will leave no stone unturned to feed you the best of Goan flavours. The buffet ...Read More

Restaurant Review: Masala Bar at Carter Road, Bandra

  The best bars in Mumbai are not just about great drinks, after all. As members of the Food Bloggers Association of India or FBAI, we were recently invited to “The Big Bang Night” to review the luxe Masala Bar by the sea, which is another great addition to Mumbai’s Gastronomic map, by ...Read More

Restaurant Review: The Ongoing Malaysian Food Festival at Glasshouse, Hyatt Regency, Mumbai

  Exotic Malay Cuisine is an amalgamation of different Asian food cultures, including a prominent Indian influence. Putting all the right crackling and crunch together, Glasshouse at Hyatt Regency Mumbai, has come up with the Malaysian Food Festival. The festival called Rasa Malaysia is on till tomorrow, the 12th of February 2017. ...Read More

Saraswati Pujo Special: Shojne Phool aar Topa Kuler Chatni (Sweet-n-Sour Chutney of Moringa Blossoms and Sour Berries)

  Today is 1st February 2017, and this year, the Indian festival of Saraswati Pujo or Basant Panchami falls on this day! As a Bengali who studied in Raisina, New Delhi, Saraswati Pujo is nostalgia. It reminds me of the preparations done by the “senior students” in the school, days in advance. ...Read More

Mugsamli or Bhaja Muger Puli (Fried Bengali Dumplings with Toasted Moong Pulses)

  Have you heard of the Bengali dish called Mugsamli? The traditional Mugsamli is for those who love sweets with a touch of savoury and spice! Mugsamli, Mugshamli or Mugsamuli is one of those dishes that is made during Poush Sankranti or Makar Sankranti. It is essentially a fried dumpling that has ...Read More

Poush Sankranti Recipe: Patishapta (Bengali Sweet Crepes with Filling)

  Cosmopolitan Currymania wishes you all a very Happy Poush Sankranti!   Makar Sankranti or Poush Sankranti is that time of the year for the Bengalis when even the sweet-haters turn optimistic. For a Bengali, food takes centrestage in the Makar Sankranti harvest festival. Bengalis love to spend this time by singing, ...Read More

Poush Parbon Recipe: Ranga Aalur Pithe (A Traditional Festive Bengali Dessert using Sweet Potato)

  Poush Sankranti is just round the corner. Every year, January 14th/15th is called Makar Sankranti or Poush Sankranti, which denotes the culmination of the Poush month in the Bengal calendar, and the beginning of the Maagh month and festivities thereafter. The Poush month-end or Poush Parbon is also an indication that the ...Read More

Chingri Maacher Chatni (Sweet and Sour Bengali Chutney with Prawns)

  I am here with my first post of 2017, and this is a very special Bengali recipe. This Chingri Maacher Chatni (Sweet and Sour Bengali Chutney with Prawns) is one of those old-school Bengali recipes which is class apart. In Bengali cuisine, a chatni or chutney is generally sweet, or sweet and sour. ...Read More

Shojne Phooler Bati Chocchori (Bengali-Style Drumstick Flower Curry)

  In a traditional Bengali household, Shojne Phool is one of those edible flowers that is usually eaten during the winters. Shojne Phool or the drumstick blossoms are the flowers of the Moringa tree. It is popular in Bengali Cuisine not only because of its flavour and texture, but because of its ...Read More