Holi – The Festival of Spring

Hello friends, if we call India, the country of festivals, than it wouldn’t be very far from the truth. Spanning from North to South, East to West, we celebrate so many festivals that we just can’t finish it by counting on our fingers. These bevy of festival may be religious, national, social or local inContinue reading “Holi – The Festival of Spring”

The tale of a sorbet.

Those who are at peace within themselves have a responsibility to bring peace around them. If there is a will, it’s possible to have peace at all levels, from individual to global. –  Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Hello friends, I sincerely wish that peace comes to the hearts in turmoil so that they could seeContinue reading “The tale of a sorbet.”

All about a salad!!

Hello friends, hope you all are well and hearty. Yesterday, at dinner, I prepared a colourful salad inspired by the salsa recipe. It turned out so good that I immediately decided to share it with you. So photos are duly captured before my family could start gorging on them. Believe me, the veritable feast ofContinue reading “All about a salad!!”

The Mango Blossoms

(Cover pic ctsy: My hubby, Suhas Mukherjee) But when a man loves, giving becomes a matter of joy to him, like the tree’s surrender of the ripe fruit. – Rabindranath Tagore. Hello friends, greetings to you all. In my previous post I was mentioning about the mango blossom as symbol of advent of spring. InContinue reading “The Mango Blossoms”

Makar Sankranti

Friends, 14th January is a very special day for Indians. While whole of India celebrate it as ‘makar sankranti, the harvest festival celebrated under many names across India.Punjabis celebrate it as Lohri, in the night of 13th January. They light bonfire and dance ‘gidda’ and ‘bhangra’ around it and savour sweets like rewari, laddus andContinue reading “Makar Sankranti”

All about “Blue Tea”

Hello friends, have you ever tasted blue tea? I did a month back when we’re visiting my brother in law’s place. Over the phone, he always kept boasting about his new found tea recipe and it’s antioxidant, immune enhancer and various healing properties. You might be wondering, how is it prepared? Actually the blue teaContinue reading “All about “Blue Tea””

The New Bride and Her First Guest

Hello friends, I have brought back yet another episode of the new bride regarding, how she tackled her very first guest, who had almost self invited himself for a Sunday lunch! Why? It was plain curiosity to find out how she is fairing in her newly acquired status of a homemaker. About my intention, toContinue reading “The New Bride and Her First Guest”

To Search for a Mirage!

Cover photo painted by my daughter, Riya “When we are able to stop we can pay attention to everything that is happening in our bodies and in our minds; this way we can begin to take care of ourselves. We already have enough conditions for our happiness. We just need to stop and recognise themContinue reading “To Search for a Mirage!”

The King of Fruits.

Hello friends, for some time I wanted to tell you about an amazing summer fruit, which can be easily designated as the king of fruits! My all Indian friends can easily guess that it is none other than the mango!! If I say that the chief attraction of the quite oppressively humid Kolkata summer, forContinue reading “The King of Fruits.”

Food Safety ……and us.

Hello friends, as we know that the safety and hygiene of the food we consume is very much essential for our general well being. To emphasize it’s importance the UN has proclaimed June 7, as World Food Safety Day since 2018.The origin of the current pandemic is said to be the wet market of Wuhan(ifContinue reading “Food Safety ……and us.”

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