Good Food Magazine 25th Anniversary Issue

Saturday 24 November 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Articles

Click here to download

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
------------------------------------------------------------------

Turkey, Come Explore…

Friday 12 October 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Guess what?,Travel

My short trip in turkey


Turkey, Come Explore…

A short trip of Istanbul , cappadocia via tweets :)

Storified by Kishi Arora · Fri, Oct 12 2012 01:48:07

so much for packing – took me exact 40 mins to pack for 12 days #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
Delhi is so beautiful- empty roads , a nip in the air ….Kishi Arora
Something special about this holiday- lots of milestones in life + after 2 years any holiday feels special :) #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
Beautiful jewelry at this store called- ishana on t3 http://pic.twitter.com/4EUigZkXKishi Arora
Looks like the flight will be super comfy- 75 inch long sleeping space when in the fully reclined bed position #turkishairlinesKishi Arora
Bagwati he he :) #turkishairlines #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/GhXhgqvFKishi Arora
Really old men around me!! I think I am bringing the average age down here ;) #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
Just a button to get massage is the maximum one can ask from technology :) #turkishairlines http://pic.twitter.com/uo6XI9k0Kishi Arora
Time to switch off the phone and just relax now…and enjoy #turkishairlines service.Kishi Arora
In Istanbul baby!Kishi Arora
View from my room #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/QJ7kZtK2pN/Kishi Arora
My first meal in the day – nohut and spinach gratin at local place degirmencioglu #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/fL107e8NKishi Arora
Turkish ice cream #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/QKaORKq2qw/Kishi Arora
All set for the sema ceremony #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/0DYRm94nKishi Arora
For those who asked about sema ceremony #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/d7xNW6yBKishi Arora
Hazelnuts are so cheap(dry fruits on cart) #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/lPyx4DW5Kishi Arora
Turkish pancakes #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/58x0LlmDKishi Arora
Dinner – mezze roll #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/x9kmQy2oKishi Arora
Munchies #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/Kt0r1qWaKishi Arora
At namil gurme for lumch on @kaaliya’s reco http://pic.twitter.com/p5FwCwhTKishi Arora
Lunch – the dips are bloody good and so are the stuffed peppers #namligurme #powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/rBkmbPHmKishi Arora
Cous cous kofta #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/KpfMPpmqKishi Arora
Just met the man behind gulluoglu baklava -nadir gullu who does quality control daily #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/0K37Zz2WKishi Arora
Soaking the sun – my sunday afternoon http://pic.twitter.com/ysm2mH0FKishi Arora
Turkish tea #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/hTTGBJX6Kishi Arora
Mussels stuffed with rice served with lemon juice #powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/PeLsVp9LKishi Arora
Fresh boregi #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/u4p3wKrFKishi Arora
So far i have been asked if i am – arbi, pakistani, irani, spanish &mexican. Not a single person said indian! :) oh and turkish bikers:hotKishi Arora
On my way to kadikoy #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/UUkhvfNlKishi Arora
I love this sweet and savoury biscuit – i tried olive and dill #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/W7StwGDfKishi Arora
Candy land at cafe erol #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/WyVLOpjcKishi Arora
Turkish kiryane ki dukaan – timsahili misir on the asian side #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/Q0e0xg2sKishi Arora
Turkish vodka and my view from where I am staying #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/QNkRyDK2n9/Kishi Arora
Kadikoy fish market (Asian side) #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/QPJd01K2uu/Kishi Arora
Enjoying my blue Monday #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/rgHpjnjsKishi Arora
Going to the spice bazaar #powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/GysjN1cvKishi Arora
Yayik ayran – yogurt drink #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/OLjFkQImKishi Arora
My hot date tonight .#turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/20NgHjkcKishi Arora
Dinner – mezze #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/j25BlCOuKishi Arora
The sweetest bartender in istanbul #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/Isg1b5rZKishi Arora
Turkish bakery -ozsut #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/rP0BmOQqKishi Arora
Kazandibi -white pudding with blackened #turkeytravels #sutis http://pic.twitter.com/ElCPFnN4Kishi Arora
Comfort food before sis joins us #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/FiYbDn17Kishi Arora
Just chilling #powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/kuMtsSZtKishi Arora
Turkish coffee is different coz its the only kind served with its grounds #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
Taking the punks for lunch #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/Lvgfi3hYKishi Arora
Murat making the girls do a baklava tasting #karakoygulluoglu #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/SJPkoFvgKishi Arora
Date syrup/gluten free/sugar free baklava #karakoygulluoglu #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/lKIEVOmJKishi Arora
Turkish dumplings(spinach) with yogurt and chili oil #turkeytravels #powerlumia http://pic.twitter.com/9pfmzeKoKishi Arora
All these guys are from libya and are in love with @iamsrk – so much fun these guys are….. #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/8Rg83qmPKishi Arora
Island hoping tuurr-key style …#powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/2nAB8dxeKishi Arora
The dude with mad skills #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/csZbQnGhKishi Arora
Princess’ island #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/JpoVChvfKishi Arora
Tea comes with the view #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/iwL5YJHEKishi Arora
Look mom we were here…. #turkeytravels #likeatourist #powerlumia http://pic.twitter.com/pk7nMWZcKishi Arora
At blue mosque #turkeytravels #likeatourist http://pic.twitter.com/de27pzhEKishi Arora
Going to the bosphorus and black sea #turkeytravels #powerlumia http://pic.twitter.com/iuLCuMqVKishi Arora
My view as i type … #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/i1BlAAbyKishi Arora
While i enjoy the view she takes a nap …. #turkeytravels @ArshiGupta missing u #powerlumia http://pic.twitter.com/tmUNoyu3Kishi Arora
Crystal enjoying here fish sandwich #turkeytravels #powerlumia http://pic.twitter.com/meGTBMqFKishi Arora
My new friend popped out to watch the tourists parade to the castle #powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/SHfcXrbbKishi Arora
just got back after dancing for 6 hrs – good night for me :) #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
Just look at her :) #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/QboEIrq2lR/Kishi Arora
BFFs – Lia and yet to be named friend #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/Qb0WQdq2qE/Kishi Arora
Menemen- fried eggs , tomato, chopped peppers and butter #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/Qb7HLjK2sh/Kishi Arora
Cats all over istanbul -this one esp for you @nilanjanaroy #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/JWJDGZh2Kishi Arora
Watching some turkish cartoon on the bus on the way to cappadocia … #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/ei2yJ0UPKishi Arora
Just Entered goreme#turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/CTn8QTCcKishi Arora
View from Goreme/Uchisar #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/cS6Afn8FKishi Arora
Selime monastery -original insipiration for star wars but then was shot in Tunisia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/uwQzN0iHKishi Arora
On My way to ihlara valley for a trek -hot water source #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/HG1jApONKishi Arora
Churches inside the cave – fresco style of paintings (using pigeon eggs to make the white base) http://pic.twitter.com/A9mRwl0UKishi Arora
The route #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/kt8FW9ydKishi Arora
My cave room #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/idSg4DeIKishi Arora
The cave #powerlumia #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/qCu8WPkUKishi Arora
Downtowm goreme #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/MQZU9bfJKishi Arora
Missing u and crystal – soup yummy #turkeytravels @ArshiGupta http://pic.twitter.com/KA8iNsukKishi Arora
Dinner #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/rMnHMRSLKishi Arora
Tea heaven /1 #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/Qfa7ViK2tq/Kishi Arora
Tea heaven /2 #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/QfbJXRq2t8/Kishi Arora
Trek in ihlara valley #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/Qfb7Weq2uy/Kishi Arora
My turkish bf – ali , absolutely adorable #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/G8SgF7rNKishi Arora
On my way to the balloon ride… #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
Helium #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/UwADGXIxKishi Arora
Beautifuuuul #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/g6g78FRGKishi Arora
85 of them today #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/BCAu2YsLKishi Arora
Sunrise in 5 mins #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/mKeBxHhvKishi Arora
The prettiest sunrise i have ever seen #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/CtmdwofiKishi Arora
Because its our pilots birthday + in the biggest balloon we celebrarte with cherry and champagne #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/9MGfqZo9Kishi Arora
The place where Missionaries would hide from the Romans – churches inside the caves #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/Xq5HHQhMKishi Arora
Gorgeous rock formation (red rock and fairy chimney) #turkeytravels #pureview http://pic.twitter.com/pHUy7UhCKishi Arora
Nature amazes me – fairy chimney – all this area was under water #turkeytravels #pureview http://pic.twitter.com/biYBUITiKishi Arora
Gorgeous sky #rainbow #turkeytravels #pureview http://pic.twitter.com/tvpepJPiKishi Arora
14 hr bus ride to get back to istanbul/ in-bus service (snacks) #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/7ybKnCkGKishi Arora
Also wi-fi enabled with in bus entertainment + phone/ laptop charger #turkeytravels,just all the movies are in turkish http://pic.twitter.com/LM7Y4F6uKishi Arora
Chilly in Istanbul today and moon is still here to stay #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/i4i0r0PNKishi Arora
I wish i could stay longer :( #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/7dJLGI1xKishi Arora
Going to the airport slightly early to enjoy the #turkishairlines lounge @TK_INDIA #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
The caramel cake my fav :) #ciplounge @TK_INDIA http://instagr.am/p/Qj-tgsq2u0/Kishi Arora
Dessert heaven in Turkish airlines lounge – I am glad I didn’t eat a heavy lunch. @tk_india http://instagr.am/p/Qj_KGHK2u-/Kishi Arora
More sweets #ciplounge http://instagr.am/p/Qj_ovmq2vM/Kishi Arora
Fancy ya? #ciplounge http://instagr.am/p/QkB7m-K2v_/Kishi Arora
Salad bar #ciplounge @tk_india http://instagr.am/p/QkB-5rK2gD/Kishi Arora
Mobile food cart -loving the #ciplounge http://instagr.am/p/QkCRKDq2gN/Kishi Arora
I totally ageee!!! Best lounge ever #ciplounge cc:@TK_INDIA RT @vishal1mehra: @kishiarora It’s probably the best star alliance lounge.Kishi Arora
Like a kid in candyland i have been eating the sweet stuff while checking out the hot men #confession #ciplounge http://pic.twitter.com/Exi7aGUBKishi Arora
My favourite drink in turkey : ayran -in between a lassi andchaach #ciplounge #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/m1G8cWABKishi Arora
BAR at the #ciplounge – bloody good stuff @TK_IndiaKishi Arora
home sweet homeKishi Arora
Travel Withdrawal Syndrome (TWS) :( Kishi Arora
Turkish red lentil soup served in Turkish bowls ( carried every ingredient from turkey for mom) #dinner http://instagr.am/p/QpVGo5q2ra/Kishi Arora
SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
------------------------------------------------------------------

Food trail in City of Joy- Kolkata via Tweets

Monday 27 August 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Articles,Guess what?,Travel

 

DAY 1:

  1. Okay #kolkata airport looks like a hospital.
  2. Going to #kolkata after such a long time that it feels like I am going to a new city
  3. Thali #kewpie‘s #kolkata pic.twitter.com/GPBxzqtd
  4. Sandesh, paan mishti doi #kolkata #kewpie‘s pic.twitter.com/eBrPuRCl
  5. I don’t know what real bong food is but kewpie’s was interesting. #kolkata – stuffed my fav was chorchuri + mochar ghonto
  6. Sattu #kolkata pic.twitter.com/jjc0c1Zn
  7. Sattu is a poor man’s energy drink #kolkata pic.twitter.com/amOiWW3N
  8. Check- kookie jar, cakes, chocolate room, vardaan market chaupaty (ate everything there), anna ras, shibuji -masala thumps sexy! #kolkata
  9. Vardaan- victoria vada, jhal muri, pucjka(2 types of water), ghughni,aalu chaat, masala amda chilla- check(ate all this)- stuffed #kolkata
  10. Now headed to rogue…love the loudon street area. #kolkata
  11. Rouge #kolkata – I love the mini version of each type of cupcake pic.twitter.com/sBV9aiw4
  12. Love this wall with messages on napkins #kolkata #rouge pic.twitter.com/rHK0sa9a
  13. Taski time- #kolkata ( singale=signal, riks= risk, aks=ask, kioks =kiosk , mondir=mandir, kishi arora=kissy orora) #kolkata
  14. Love the yellow ambassador (taski) #kolkata pic.twitter.com/OFiPwROM
  15. Street food rocks in #kolkata, influenced by rajasthan, bihar and up – puchka, matra, victoria vada. Nonetheless – bloody tasty stuff.

DAY 2:

  1. Beautiful colored houses #kolkata pic.twitter.com/ZlfC6Tal
  2. Bongs love blue #kolkata pic.twitter.com/vV5YomM4
  3. So bloody hungry, just reached bhojohari manna – #kolkata
  4. Gondhoraj #kolkata #bhojoharimanna pic.twitter.com/Jq1hz9hY
  5. Aalu posto jhinge+ chhanar dalna+ mochar paturi+chholar dal + luchi =late lunch #kolkata #bhojohorimanna pic.twitter.com/cKiwffkA
  6. Natun gurer ice cream #kolkata #bhojohorimanna pic.twitter.com/r4n6s0qJ
  7. Gondhoraj- zest will be brilliant in vanilla cakes, creme brule, panna cotta – think I’ll buy some #kolkata
  8. Hand- pull rickshaw ( I will never sit on one of these) #kolkata pic.twitter.com/qrUHCU1O
  9. Bumped into an old friend in gariahad mkt out of all the places when buying some props for my cake shoot :) #kolkata
  10. I don’t believe I am eating at bombay- shiv sagar after having all this bong food I needed some different kind of spice. #kolkata

DAY 3

  1. friend told me -ibrant indian chinese community in China Town- #kolkata,even have a Chinese newspaper published locally & hand crafted shoes
  2. Bakeries on the #checklist : Flury’s +Nahoum’s #kolkata
  3. marwaris are the kings in #kolkata #justanobservation – could be wrong!
  4. My father’s fav jhal muri chap #kolkata – opp gangaur pic.twitter.com/bZxUYBAp
  5. Jhal muri #kolkata pic.twitter.com/ndCWRSrQ
  6. Cool arrangements yeah ? #kolkata pic.twitter.com/b7sQHiX1
  7. I think I am going to eat a #horseshoe #kolkata #flurys pic.twitter.com/hlE85iNS
  8. Almond cheese pastry + horse shoe #flurys #kolkata pic.twitter.com/BhlgDAEh
  9. Desserts have been eaten first #kolkata #flurys now for real lunch at #petercat
  10. Bar menu at #petercat #kolkata pic.twitter.com/BX4qd6Cw
  11. Beer anyone? #petercat – this place is going to be 37 years old in dec #kolkata pic.twitter.com/fPQNes71
  12. #petercat still uses tawa for sizzler- old school #kolkata pic.twitter.com/y12iAsDb
  13. #lunch – chelo kebab #petercat #kolkata pic.twitter.com/zmOsvX17
  14. St thomas church , middleton row , back side of loreto house #kolkata pic.twitter.com/lYfnrBS4
  15. Just stopped by #krazyforchocolate and saw these marzipan fruits #kolkata #manjusethia pic.twitter.com/R9fv79Ca
  16. Sattu #kolkata #isckontemple pic.twitter.com/QBQkWS0v
  17. Paneer cone #kolkata #isckontemple pic.twitter.com/umxYoGF5
  18. Victoria memorial #kolkata pic.twitter.com/lJJqy302
  19. Howrah station #kolkata pic.twitter.com/uPbIfnny
  20. Man-made splendor (rabindra setu)- neeche sab blunder (poor man’s life there) #kolkata
  21. Parts of #kolkata remind me a lot about my hometown – banaras ( may be its the ganges)
  22. Pagya patti- burra bazar – crazy fruit market! #kolkata
  23. Gpo of #kolkata pic.twitter.com/90XP5wNz
  24. Writers building – didi’s playground ;) #kolkata pic.twitter.com/vDFffN2a
  25. I love the British influenced architecture in esplanade (dharamtala)area of #kolkata
  26. For the cricket lovers on my tl #edengardens #kolkata ( red road) #kolkata by night pic.twitter.com/bTHD3bDX
  27. A drink at #veda at park mansion :) #kolkata pic.twitter.com/0u63CUjX
  28. The movie #kahaani was shot here #kolkata pic.twitter.com/vdfyJ7wJ
  29. Piara/ gabu/ amrudh /guava #kolkata pic.twitter.com/wYGNKjlS
  30. Chalu cup tea :) #kolkata pic.twitter.com/E71zLtRU
  31. So much madu stuff has been bought for mommy..#kolkata pic.twitter.com/hNAnWvnq
  32. Have to wake up at 6 in the morning for a 3 hr breakfast – food walk! phew!!! #kolkata

DAY 4

  1. Breakfast mandli  #kolkatapic.twitter.com/7lPuDsFs
  2. Malai toast out side the calcutta stock exchange #kolkatapic.twitter.com/J1JlW0eA
  3. Chai #kolkata – stock exchange pic.twitter.com/zs0JP94s
  4. Kachori sabzi- sharma tea house #kolkatapic.twitter.com/hAX3QfFj
  5. Hara baingan #kolkata. – jadu babu’s bazaar pic.twitter.com/s3wUZZh2
  6. Maachh #kolkata#jadubazarapic.twitter.com/gQAUBxrK
  7. Have come to #jadubazara to pick up gondharaj for my #foodaholics pastries pic.twitter.com/MImsYjAn
  8. Snake gourd #kolkata#jadubazarapic.twitter.com/uSNTRLoT
  9. To end the breakfast- misti dohi, beetroot chop, chocolate sandesh #kolkatapic.twitter.com/Rv2y9OSz
  10. Abar khabo #guptabrothers#kolkatapic.twitter.com/yL42JNsJ
  11. And now i can dose of for few hours after all that food and mithai! #kolkata
  12. Balaram mullicks – baked rasgulla #kolkatapic.twitter.com/fqpmsmc2
  13. Mango jol bhor #balaram#kolkatapic.twitter.com/JHCVtXm2
  14. Mango misti doi #kolkata#balarampic.twitter.com/9iM34Pun
  15. Radha ballavi – (luchi + chana daal) – shri hari mistanna #kolkata – sp mukherjii road #lunchpic.twitter.com/umYWqX0f
  16. Langcha #kolkata – shri hari mistanna pic.twitter.com/oPKg36NR
  17. Victoria toast #kolkata opp shibuji on wood street , made by chandu ji :) pic.twitter.com/aEUxAYMk
  18. Chandu ji has been making this for 36 years and poor guy now has diabetes- am his first customer for the day #kolkatapic.twitter.com/z90IMH2F
  19. My guides for the day – @sharadnahata and aakriti (I owe my weight gain to them) #kolkatapic.twitter.com/eWRrg6bL
  20. Last thing I eat in #kolkata (last few) – shibuji ka soda shikanjvi to digest all I ate pic.twitter.com/fqjsDqWl
  21. It’s a hard life – kabadai vala #kolkatapic.twitter.com/qEx1JqCz
  22. Gundi paan – lansdowne #kolkatapic.twitter.com/i73tMKyA
  23. Iced paan and the food trip is officially over ( I’d like to believe that) #kolkatapic.twitter.com/VZvE05Wd
  24. Some pottery and props for cakes have been bought #kolkatapic.twitter.com/IjpHi1Ap
  25. Loved the food in #kolkata but the airport- seriously is worst than a macchi market!!!
  26. Spent an hr with ma – going through pics , 2 show how much & wht all i 8 in #kolkata -while she is snacking on sandesh

 


Food trail in City of Joy- Kolkata via Tweets

Storified by Kishi Arora · Sun, Aug 26 2012 12:55:43

Going to #kolkata after such a long time that it feels like I am going to a new cityKishi Arora
Almost thought I’d miss my flight. Made it-phew! Good part- gorgeous man w/ a lovely voice next to me :) #kolkataKishi Arora
Okay #kolkata airport looks like a hospital.Kishi Arora
#kolkata :) Kishi Arora
Bhijori manna or kewpies where will I get good veg bong thali?? #kolkataKishi Arora
Thali #kewpie’s #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/GPBxzqtdKishi Arora
Sandesh, paan mishti doi #kolkata #kewpie’s http://pic.twitter.com/eBrPuRClKishi Arora
I don’t know what real bong food is but kewpie’s was interesting. #kolkata – stuffed my fav was chorchuri + mochar ghontoKishi Arora
Sattu #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/jjc0c1ZnKishi Arora
Sattu is a poor man’s energy drink #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/amOiWW3NKishi Arora
Check- kookie jar, cakes, chocolate room, vardaan market chaupaty (ate everything there), anna ras, shibuji -masala thumps sexy! #kolkataKishi Arora
Vardaan- victoria vada, jhal muri, pucjka(2 types of water), ghughni,aalu chaat, masala amda chilla- check(ate all this)- stuffed #kolkataKishi Arora
Now headed to rogue…love the loudon street area. #kolkataKishi Arora
Rouge #kolkata – I love the mini version of each type of cupcake http://pic.twitter.com/sBV9aiw4Kishi Arora
Love this wall with messages on napkins #kolkata #rouge http://pic.twitter.com/rHK0sa9aKishi Arora
Taski time- #kolkata ( singale=signal, riks= risk, aks=ask, kioks =kiosk , mondir=mandir, kishi arora=kissy orora) #kolkataKishi Arora
Love the yellow ambassador (taski) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/OFiPwROMKishi Arora
street food rocks in #kolkata, influenced by rajasthan, bihar and up – puchka, matra, victoria vada. Nonetheless – bloody tasty stuff.Kishi Arora
Beautiful colored houses #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/ZlfC6TalKishi Arora
Bongs love blue #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/vV5YomM4Kishi Arora
So bloody hungry, just reached bhojohari manna – #kolkataKishi Arora
Gondhoraj #kolkata #bhojoharimanna http://pic.twitter.com/Jq1hz9hYKishi Arora
Aalu posto jhinge+ chhanar dalna+ mochar paturi+chholar dal + luchi =late lunch #kolkata #bhojohorimanna http://pic.twitter.com/cKiwffkAKishi Arora
Natun gurer ice cream #kolkata #bhojohorimanna http://pic.twitter.com/r4n6s0qJKishi Arora
Gondhoraj- zest will be brilliant in vanilla cakes, creme brule, panna cotta – think I’ll buy some #kolkataKishi Arora
Hand- pull rickshaw ( I will never sit in one of these) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/qrUHCU1OKishi Arora
I don’t believe I am eating at bombay-shiv sagar after having all this bong food I needed some different kind of spice. #kolkataKishi Arora
friend told me -ibrant indian chinese community in China Town- #kolkata,even have a Chinese newspaper published locally & hand crafted shoesKishi Arora
Bakeries on the #checklist : Flury’s +Nahoum’s #kolkataKishi Arora
marwaris are the kings in #kolkata #justanobservation – could be wrong!Kishi Arora
My father’s fav jhal muri chap #kolkata – opp gangaur http://pic.twitter.com/bZxUYBApKishi Arora
Jhal muri #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/ndCWRSrQKishi Arora
Lunch time #flurys #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/4OZ95SXUKishi Arora
Cool arrangements yeah ? #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/b7sQHiX1Kishi Arora
I think I am going to eat a #horseshoe #kolkata #flurys http://pic.twitter.com/hlE85iNSKishi Arora
Almond cheese pastry + horse shoe #flurys #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/BhlgDAEhKishi Arora
Desserts have been eaten first #kolkata #flurys now for real lunch at #petercatKishi Arora
Beer anyone ? #petercat – this place is going to be 37 years old in dec #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/fPQNes71Kishi Arora
#petercat still uses tawa for sizzler- old school #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/y12iAsDbKishi Arora
#lunch – chelo kebab #petercat #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/zmOsvX17Kishi Arora
St thomas church , middleton row , back side of loreto house #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/lYfnrBS4Kishi Arora
Just stopped by #krazyforchocolate and saw these marzipan fruits #kolkata #manjusethia http://pic.twitter.com/R9fv79CaKishi Arora
Sattu #kolkata #isckontemple http://pic.twitter.com/QBQkWS0vKishi Arora
Paneer cone #kolkata #isckontemple http://pic.twitter.com/umxYoGF5Kishi Arora
Victoria memorial #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/lJJqy302Kishi Arora
Howrah station #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/uPbIfnnyKishi Arora
Man-made splendor (rabindra setu)- neeche sab blunder (poor man’s life there) #kolkataKishi Arora
Pagya patti- burra bazar – crazy fruit market! #kolkataKishi Arora
Gpo of #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/90XP5wNzKishi Arora
Writers building – didi’s playground ;) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/vDFffN2aKishi Arora
For the cricket lovers on my tl #edengardens #kolkata ( red road) #kolkata by night http://pic.twitter.com/bTHD3bDXKishi Arora
A drink at #veda at park mansion :) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/0u63CUjXKishi Arora
The movie #kahaani was shot here #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/vdfyJ7wJKishi Arora
Piara/ gabu/ amrudh /guava #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/wYGNKjlSKishi Arora
I love the british influenced architecture in esplanade (dharamtala)area of #kolkataKishi Arora
Chalu cup tea :) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/E71zLtRUKishi Arora
So much madu stuff has been bought for mommy..#kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/hNAnWvnqKishi Arora
Have to wake up at 6 in the morning for a 3 hr breakfast – food walk! phew!!! #kolkataKishi Arora
Breakfast mandli #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/7lPuDsFsKishi Arora
Malai toast out side the calcutta stock exchange #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/J1JlW0eAKishi Arora
Chai #kolkata – stock exchange http://pic.twitter.com/zs0JP94sKishi Arora
Kachori sabzi- sharma tea house #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/hAX3QfFjKishi Arora
Sautrahtra nimki house – pyaaz ka samosa+ papaya chutney+ dhokla + khandvi #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/T8mWwaGYKishi Arora
Hara baingan #kolkata. – jadu babu’s bazaar http://pic.twitter.com/s3wUZZh2Kishi Arora
Maachh #kolkata #jadubazara http://pic.twitter.com/gQAUBxrKKishi Arora
Snake gourd #kolkata #jadubazara http://pic.twitter.com/uSNTRLoTKishi Arora
To end the breakfast- misti dohi, beetroot chop, chocolate sandesh #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/Rv2y9OSzKishi Arora
#guptabrothers #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/nI5IbGvJKishi Arora
Abar khabo #guptabrothers #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/yL42JNsJKishi Arora
And now i can dose of for few hours after all that food and mithai! #kolkataKishi Arora
Balaram mullicks – baked rasgulla #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/fqpmsmc2Kishi Arora
Mango jol bhor #balaram #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/JHCVtXm2Kishi Arora
Mango misti doi #kolkata #balaram http://pic.twitter.com/9iM34PunKishi Arora
Radha ballavi – (luchi + chana daal) – shri hari mistanna #kolkata – sp mukherjii road #lunch http://pic.twitter.com/umYWqX0fKishi Arora
Langcha #kolkata – shri hari mistanna http://pic.twitter.com/oPKg36NRKishi Arora
Victoria toast #kolkata opp shibuji on wood street , made by chandu ji :) http://pic.twitter.com/aEUxAYMkKishi Arora
Chandu ji has been making this for 36 years and poor guy now has diabetes- am his first customer for the day #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/z90IMH2FKishi Arora
My guides for the day – @sharadnahata and aakriti (I owe my weight gain to them) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/eWRrg6bLKishi Arora
Last thing I eat in #kolkata (last few) – shibuji ka soda shikanjvi to digest all I ate http://pic.twitter.com/fqjsDqWlKishi Arora
Its a hard life – kabadai vala #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/qEx1JqCzKishi Arora
Gundi paan – lansdowne #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/i73tMKyAKishi Arora
Iced paan and the food trip is officially over ( I’d like to believe that) #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/VZvE05WdKishi Arora
Some pottery and props for cakes have been bought #kolkata http://pic.twitter.com/IjpHi1ApKishi Arora
Loved the food in #kolkata but the airport- seriously is worst than a macchi market!!!Kishi Arora
Spent an hr with ma – going through pics , 2 show how much & wht all i 8 in #kolkata ( while she is snacking on sandesh) #spoiltbratsheisKishi Arora
SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
------------------------------------------------------------------

Tri Color Pasta : Independence Day Special

Monday 13 August 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Artic Vodka Recipe

VIDEO: Artic Vodka Special

TRI COLOR PASTA

1.    Red pepper pesto

Ingredients:
2 red peppers
2 tomatoes
2 teaspoons of pine nuts
¼ cup walnuts
½ teaspoon of salt/pepper
1/8 cup parmesan cheese grated
2 cloves of garlic
Extra virgin olive oil

Method:
•    Pre- heat the oven to 170 degrees. Oven roast peppers, tomatoes, garlic for 15 mins. Cool. Remove the skin and seeds of peppers and tomato.
•    In mortar and pestle combine all and grind. If you want a grainy texture.
•    For a pasty texture- whiz in blender.
•    Stir in the grated Parmesan with a spoon (avoiding whizzing this, to keep its roughness).
•    Red PESTO is ready.

2.    Basil Pesto Sauce
Ingredients:
2-1/2 cups fresh basil leave
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup pine nuts
1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic
Method:
•    In food processor, finely chop together basil, Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, salt and pepper.
•    With motor running, add 1/3 cup of the oil in thin steady stream. Stir in garlic.
•    Alternatively you can do the same in mortar and pestle. Green PESTO is ready.

 

3.    Cheese Sauce

Ingredients:
1 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
25g (1oz) butter
25g (1oz) flour
1/2 pint of milk
Handful of grated cheese – cheddar cheese and cream cheese

Method:
•    Melt the butter and add the flour. Gradually stir in the milk, whisking to get rid of any lumps.
•    Bring the sauce to the boil, and then simmer. Add the cheese and allow it to melt.
•    In a separate pan sauté the onion and garlic and add to the sauce.

TRI COLOR PASTA:
1 packet  penne pasta
2 tbsp Artic Vodka – plain , orange, apple
½ cup cream for every color pasta
Method
•    Cook the pasta in boiling water with some salt. Drain and set aside.
•    Divide the pasta in 3 equal bowls.
•    Make the above sauces in advance. Use three pans heat the sauce with few drops of olive oil
•    Add ½ cup cream to all these sauce with Vodka and toss the penne.
•    To red pesto add – orange vodka, to white add plain Artic vodka, to green pesto add Artic apple vodka
•    Serve and enjoy the tri color pasta.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
------------------------------------------------------------------

Artic Vodka Recipe :Narangi Almond-Orange Vodka Ganache Cookies

Monday 11 June 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Artic Vodka Recipe,Summer Recipes

Narangi –Almond Cookies with Orange Vodka Ganache

  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup maida a.k.a ap flour (you can use ½ c whole wheat flour + ½ cup all purpose)
  • ½ c butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Artic Orange Vodka
  • 1 egg
  • Zest of orange or couple of narangi
  • Icing Sugar for dusting
  • *½ cup of orange vodka ganache to sandwich

Method:

  1. Pre- heat the oven 170 degree C
  2. Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy for 4-5 mins by an electric mixer.
  3. Meanwhile mix the flour and almond flour with a whisk to incorporate some air.
  4. Slowly add in the egg yolk. Mix at slow speed.
  5. Add the Artic Orange Vodka
  6. Zest out the orange or narangi in the flour mixture.
  7.  Add the flour mixture beating just until incorporated.
  8. Divide the dough in half and shape into two rectangles about 1/2 inche thick. Wrap the two rectangles of dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm
  9. Remove one of the rectangle- dough from the refrigerator. On a lightly floured surface roll out the dough until it is about 1/4 inch thick. Cut out rounds using a cookie cutter, Out of the dough. Place the cookies about 1 inch apart on the prepared baking sheet. Use a smaller cookie cutter to cut out the centers of half of the cookies on the baking sheet. (You will be sandwiching two cookies together with ganache.) Repeat the same with other rectangle. Combine all the scraps and re do the whole process.
  10. Bake the cookies for 12- 15 minutes or until they are very lightly browned. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
  11. While the cookies are cooling make the orange vodka ganache.

 

(100 gms dark chocolate + 50 gms of cream+ 2 tsp Artic orange vodka – add in a bowl and microwave for 2 mins on low heat= Orange vodka ganache)

  12.Once the cookies are cooled, pipe the ganache on the full cookie and sandwich it with the cut out cookie. Dust with icing sugar in the end.

Bon Appétit !!


SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend
------------------------------------------------------------------
Next Page »