Category Archives: Appetizer

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

Mango Chili Tamarind Shrimp Pastry Bites

Mango Chili Tamarind Shrimp Pastry Bites

    The term Amuse-Bouche always appealed to me. Single, bite-sized hors d’oeuvres! How cool is that? Small bites with intense flavors and textures that are just perfect to get the conversation started. My summer entertaining is incomplete without these.      I choose to keep the flavor profile of these small bites quintessentially tropical aroundContinue Reading