Fusion Foods Archive

My #ChefsWithChunkies Entry: Chunkies Dessert Dumplings with Chilled Bengali Shinni

  The other day, I tasted a pack of Britannia Good Day Chunkies. The very next moment the idea of creating my signature “cookie dumplings” with a little twist on a rather underestimated Indian dessert—the age-old Bengali Shinni—came to my mind. The traditional Shinni or Sinni is actually a Prashad or the ...Read More

#KitchenBattles for ADF Soul Foods: Caramelised-Onion-Stuffed Spicy Paneer Balls with Tangy Posto Sauce

  Oh, what an exciting week it was! Recently, I was among the seven selected Indian bloggers who participated in the innovative #KitchenBattles using ADF Soul Foods. Each one of us took this fun challenge to use ADF Soul Foods to create a unique recipe that reflects our taste and cooking style. ...Read More

Chilli Jam Aubergines

    “I never heard of it in my entire life. What on earth is Chilli Jam?” my Maharashtrian cook asked surprisingly, as I passed her a very small amount of my creation. She touched the jam to her tongue with a frown. And that was the end of her frown, actually. ...Read More

Chyavanprash-Infused Kala Jamun and Black Sesame Ice Cream

    Black is in! I am not taking about fashion, but food. This bizarre culinary trend has sparked conversation among foodies, made headlines in the newspapers and prompted food-lovers to share their pics on social media too. While some might find black food as weird, others do find the “new-gen” concept ...Read More

It’s Raining Kulfis at Barbeque Nation!

    This summer, it is time to re-invent the buffet experience at the casual-dining restaurant chain Barbeque Nation. The restaurant has recently introduced a live counter called “Kulfi Nation” as one of its star dessert concepts in the buffet menu, and that too, at no extra cost! Now you can treat your ...Read More

Strawberry Sandesh Tart

    Ahem, foodies. Like a real Bengali, I do believe that there is no such thing as “eating too much of sweets.” If you already tasted a Sandesh or two, you probably would know why this sweet is one of the staples in any Bengali home. And I am sure you ...Read More

Pink Guava and Mango Bar Sushi

  I never tried sushi until we moved to Hong Kong. Initially, the “raw fish” thing used to put me off, until one day I tried a box of salmon sushi reluctantly. Before trying sushi, I had a mental block that it will smell raw and probably I will throw up if ...Read More

Sunny-Side-Up Pork Chops

    I love juicy pork chops. Once in a fortnight, I do have a serious craving for pork. During my Hong Kong days, I was used to eating pork quite often, as it was available in plenty there and absolutely fresh! When we resettled in Mumbai, we used to frequently eat ...Read More

Salmon Chowder with an Indian Twist!

  Who doesn’t love a hearty salmon chowder? And I can assure you, with that lndian twist of mine, it brings out the goodness of the chowder even more. This chowder is something that I would call, “Holy delicious!!” I dreamt about this recipe when I was on a vacation to Kerala ...Read More

Sweet Starfruit Tart

    People say, God’s own country is Kerala. I have heard and read about this since years, and I always used to wonder, is it really so beautiful?       But when I reached there, I experienced the bliss myself! With Arabian Sea and a network of rivers, along with ...Read More