Exploring the Kebabs and Biryani at Zakaria Street, Kolkata with a Map

About this blog: Zakaria Street is located near Chitpur, one of the oldest localities in Kolkata. Zakaria Street houses Nakhoda Masjid, the largest mosque of East India! During Ramzan (Ramadan), Zakaria street comes live with various food for Iftari. Gastronomes of Kolkata highly revere Zakaria street’s Iftar spread of Biryani, kebabs, haleem, halwa etc. This […]

Punch Drunk in Love: Goan curries!

Making love with Goan food is easier compared to putting effort into blossoming a full fledged romance with a human love interest, in my opinion. I have made merry by the Konkan coastline in bright sunny wintry days as well as sultry monsoon evenings. Here is a fond ode to the esoteric food scene of […]

Biryani is Love is Biryani

My Pishai (husband of my father’s sister) gets irritated every time I demand a plate of Biryani. “Ghee jobjobe”(gentle pouring of Ghee, aromatic Indian clarified butter) rice is gonna be too heavy for the weather, you will fall sick; he will warn me. And I will become reckless and plan an imaginary friend’s meet. Haji […]