Baked Bengali style shingara – Baked Bengali samosa

I wonder who doesn’t love samosas.. Samosas are the most loved Indian snacks but did you know that samosas weren’t originated in India? It was believed to have originated in the Middle East and introduced to India by traders. Samosas are eaten in various other regions of Asia with different fillings. Within India, the samosa…

Baked macher dimer bora

Bengalis are known for their love for fish. It is said “maache bhaate bangali” i.e fish and rice makes a Bengali. A meal is incomplete without fish and it is pretty much the same at my house too. We love fish, though we don’t eat fish in every meal but at least 4-5 days a…

Whole wheat milk buns 

Traditional milk buns made healthy with whole wheat flour. It is soft and mildly sweet with great texture. The combination of Tangzhong and egg makes this really soft. Tangzhong or water roux is a technique which was originated in Japan for making soft and fluffy bread. The method involves the use of Tangzhong, which is…

Grilled Herring with kasundi and radhuni

Fusion of Bengali and continental flavors making a delicious, mildly spiced grilled fish. The grilled fish is flavored with kasundi and radhuni, both of which are a typical of Bengali cuisine with former being the pungent mustard sauce and the latter is wild celery. The marinade also contains apple cider vinegar, olive oil and lime…

Wheat and flax seeds cheese crackers

Healthy crackers made with whole wheat and flax seeds meal. I just loved the way these turned out! Loved the nuttiness from the flax, whereas cheese and pepper made these extra delicious. I wanted to bake something similar to cream cracker as my hubby likes them and he wanted me to bake something like that….