Zebra Cake

I first saw this impressive cake in Sailu’s blog and couldn’t wait to try out it. It looked very intricate leaving me in a dilemma whether to go for it or not. When you go through Sailu’s blog, you know what an expert she is. The inferiority complex in me surfaced which prevented me from baking this wonder….

Dim Bhaja – Fried eggs

This dish generally finds its place on our table when the menu has some dish that hubby dislikes. Or during dinner times, when what I’ve cooked for lunch is left over, but nobody is enthusiastic to eat the same for dinner, and being the home maker you can’t afford cooking something special at the cost…

Dal Bharta

I’m composing this post while KKR v/s RCB is being broadcast from ‘Namma Bengaluru’. Oh yes, although I am blogging about a Bengali comfort food, I hail from Karnataka and my patriotism towards my state never staggers. I am the lone supporter of RCB while the whole family cheers ‘Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re’. But when…

Kane/Nogli Rava Fry – Lady Fish coated in Semolina and Fried

Kane (pronounced as kaa-nay) is a delicacy in coastal Karnataka. I remember whenever guests would drop by our home in Kundapura, Annu (dad) would buy kilos of fresh catch and amma would prepare Nogli Ambat (Fish curry) and/or this Rava fry. We children would be served first and always given smaller and lesser pieces to ensure…