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Pomelo Chutney

Pomelo. The largest citrus fruit in the world makes its appearance around September, around Vishwakarma Puja. From then on, clumps of the fruit, in baskets and bags are sighted as you cross busy markets...

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Fish Curry With Coral Jasmine

The coral jasmine tree blooms from September to November. A yearly ritual is to make this kind of fish curry using the fragrant blooms.


Curry made of areca nut palm shoot

So much has happened between my last post and now. I am dividing my time between our home in Guwahati  and our second home in Haflong. It’s always a joy to be there and...


Quinoa Salad & Other Things

Quinoa, the wonder food does not often make its appearance in my kitchen. But it came in handy today as I wanted something really light for lunch instead of going through the rice/curry rigmarole....



Of late, I have been baking a lot with yeast. And the smell of bread being baked is so wonderful. A handful of ingredients and the house is filled with magical aromas…. The only...


Pineapple Pies

The other night I happened to watch Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook /Melbourne and that episode had some pretty pineapple pies. I couldn’t wait to get started particularly when all the ingredients were ready and...