Archive for January, 2016

Hunan Chicken

Hunan Chicken

Hunan cuisine is rated to be one of the really popular cuisines of Chinese cuisine. The history of this cuisine dates back to many centuries and eras. Hot spicy flavours, fragrant aroma and deep colours are the trademark nuances of the cuisine. One very interesting concept of Hunan cuisine is that the menu changes with […]

Vegetable Manchurian

Vegetable Manchurian

Did you know that Manchuria is a region in now North East China. And the people who live there are called Tungusic people. The Tungusic people inhabit Eastern Siberia. They are not the Mongols. The Manchu people are the largest clan of the Tungusic people. The red tasseled hats belong to the Manchus. Interesting read, […]

Peas Puree As A Flat Bread Stuffing

Peas Puree As A Flat Bread Stuffing

In most Kolkata homes winter day refrigerators are stocked with a steel box filled with this rich green pasty peas mix. I reckon some of the steel has been replaced by Tupperware but the heritage of the peas puree continues. Another heritage that continues in Kolkata which I find rather refreshing is that people still drop in unannounced adding to the […]