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Chitoi Pitha (Steamed Pancakes)

My Mom is one of those very simple women who didn’t change much with time. I have never seen her wearing anything other than saree; her hair is always casually tied into a bun with a red bindi on her forehead and no make up whatsoever. Her fashion sense could be old fashioned but I adore how quickly she got herself accustomed to smart phones. For someone who never cared to have a mobile phone, she very proficiently chats with me on WhatsApp and even learnt video calling on Skype. Well, she does explain that its only because she wants…

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Shorshe Maach / Tilapia in Mustard Sauce – Guest Post for Vijitha @ Spices N Aroma

I just came back from an amazing trip and we enjoyed every single minute of it! Will share some photos very soon and until then I have this spicy fish recipe from my homeland Kolkata. If I have to pick one dish that I'll never get bored of eating, it would be Bhapa Ilish (steamed hilsa fish in mustard sauce). Every Bengali soul can relate to this dish in their own little way. It's one of my favorite dishes and a delicacy in Bengali Cuisine. Hilsa fish, or Ilish mach as we call it in Bengali, is a sea fish but it…