#recipe : Fig Samosa

Thursday 27 November 2014 | Posted by Kishi | Guess what?

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Fig Samosa using my #philipsairfryer

Fig Samosa using my #philipsairfryer

Filling:

400 gms figs, chopped

1 cup water

1/4 cup honey

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup pine nuts

2 teaspoons cocoa

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon orange zest

 

Phyllo Dough Rectangles

Melted Butter

Powdered Sugar for dusting

·        Combine everything in a pot( filling ingredients) and cook at a simmer over low heat about 5 minutes or until soft and slightly thickened.  Puree in blender Cool.

·        Preheat the Airfryer for 5 mins on 180 Degree C

·        I am using the Samosa Patti ( Frish – Samosa patti available at Natures Basket/foodhall). Place them on a flat surface and brush it with melted butter.

·        Add a scoop of filling and make it in a triangle shape making sure all the sides are sealed properly.

·        Turn seam down on parchment lined Airfryer pan and brush with melted butter.

·        Airfry for 8 -10 mins. Dust with powdered sugar and bite into it warm.

Alternatively you can make your own Dough and bake/fry the same too.

 

Dough:

2 1/4 cups flour

1/2 cup sugar

pinch salt

200 gms butter, diced

1 egg

1 egg yolk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

·         In a blender mix flour, sugar, and salt.

·         Add butter and process to crumbs.

·         Add egg, yolk, and vanilla and pulse briefly.

·         Add water as necessary to make dough that just holds together.

·         Wrap dough and chill.

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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
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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
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For those who asked about sema ceremony #turkishtravels http://pic.twitter.com/d7xNW6yBKishi Arora
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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
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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
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just got back after dancing for 6 hrs – good night for me 🙂 #turkeytravelsKishi Arora
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BFFs – Lia and yet to be named friend #turkeytravels http://instagr.am/p/Qb0WQdq2qE/Kishi Arora
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My cave room #turkeytravels http://pic.twitter.com/idSg4DeIKishi Arora
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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
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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

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Food trail in City of Joy- Kolkata via Tweets

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

 

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

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

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Foodaholics Mother’s Day Contest Winner

Monday 14 May 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Guess what?

So we have the winner for the contest: We did a random chit winner ( the chit was picked by my mother)

Foodaholics Mothers Day winner Chit-picked up by my mother

This is what Rekha had to say for the cake via @twitter

@Rekhakakr- @foodaholics @kishiarora Cake was very decadent a,gooey and …oh so chocolaty … sooo worth of each calorie I consumed #bliss

Foodaholics Cake pic courtesy : Rekha Kakkar

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Lime Cinnamon Sorbet/Granita

Saturday 28 May 2011 | Posted by Kishi | Guess what?

1: 200 gms of vanilla sugar + 250 ml water+ several sticks of cinnamon – make a simple syrup

2: Bring the syrup to a simmer and then cool, keep in fridge till cinnamon imparts a strong flavor to syrup, strain

3: juice 3 limes, strain add 2 200 ml of the cinnamon syrup w/ 2 tbsp of lemon juice + 125 ml of water, chill until very cold

4: freeze w/ usual methods, run in a machine, or make granitas, serve a scoop of the same sorbet w/ cola! Yum summer drink!

5: pour cola & concentrated syrup ovr shaved ice pop sickles! sprinkle black salt homemade version of kala khatta chuski!

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