Category Archives: American

Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

I vacillate between my imagined bliss of what an ideal Friday evening should be and what an ideal Saturday morning should be. And if you know me, you know that Friday evenings are super special to me and I have always been obsessed with them but lately after we have moved to the new house,Continue Reading

Frosted Sugar Cookies

Frosted Sugar Cookies

  “Mom, You ruined my childhood!” said my soon-to-be 13 year old. And I agree that I am guilty! Well, this year I finally set things straight about Santa. Yes, finally! For the last couple of years as much as I played along with the jolly old man I increasingly found it hard to putContinue Reading

Nutella Chocolate Cupcakes

Nutella Chocolate Cupcakes

  We are almost half way through summer vacation and this summer has not been fun for my little dame. We have the house reconstruction project going on and it’s taking away every ounce of our energy. It’s S’s dream project and to some extent mine too, but honestly, I never dared to dream suchContinue Reading

Avocado Brownies

Avocado Brownies

  I have been away for a long time. And it’s really not good enough to say that I was busy. Everyone’s busy. But I could not make time for something that I love the most. This space is my biggest escapade. It’s my terrain that I so closely safeguard. This is my legacy, myContinue Reading

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup

  Today was Vasant Panchami, which is the first official festival welcoming spring back in India. And on this day, we Bengalis would perform Saraswati Puja. Saraswati is the Goddess of knowledge, learning, music and everything nerdy. Growing up, this day was pretty important and my mom made sure that she left stones unturned inContinue Reading

Coconut Jam Heart Cookies

Coconut Jam Heart Cookies

  Two days to Christmas! For me this is the most awaited holiday of the year. I did my schooling in a Christian Missionary convent, so Christmas has been a very big event for me growing up. Cakes and Cookies galore, Christmas also meant picnics. In India, summer is not as enjoyable and not synonymousContinue Reading