Archive for November, 2014

Grilled Tilapia

Grilled Tilapia

My Bengali fish eating mother would quirk up her nose at the sight of a Tilapia fish. To her it is really a step down from the ‘Papda’, ‘Parshe’ and ‘Tangra’. All these three are names of classic small whole fish that we make curries out of. Bengali me, with a natural instinct to not […]

Mediterranean Vegetable Pie

Mediterranean Vegetable Pie

This is a rather Turkish pie. Did we know that the word ‘turquoise’ comes from the word ‘Turk’ meaning Turkish. This is derived from the beautiful jewel-like colour of the Mediterranean sea on the South Turkish coast. I have always found the word ‘Mediterranean’ hauntingly enigmatic. Its like there is a story in every shore, […]