Pumpkin & Potato in Mustard Oil | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Pumpkin & Potato in Mustard Oil

Pumpkin & potato are tempered with nigella seeds and slow-cooked in mustard oil for a dish that heroes the pumpkin’s sweetness.  Calling all home cooks looking for quick and healthy weekday/weeknight meal ideas – add this pumpkin & potato in mustard oil dish to your repertoire! It’s the kind that comes together in a jiffy, requires just one spice (coz salt and…

Nightwork Review | From The Corner Table

Nightwork, by Nora Roberts

Published 2022 | Fiction, thriller, romance A romantic thriller, Nightwork by Nora Roberts is a treat for her fans and those who have a soft spot for the good boys who step onto the ‘wrong’ paths for justifiable reasons.  Fans of Nora Roberts who’ve probably been wondering if her recent novels were ghost-written might just be delighted by this standalone…

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls

Crunchy homemade chocolate balls filled with the goodness of nuts. These chocolate and puffed rice balls are great for lunchboxes, snack time and midnight munchies (if you are like me!) I often see people complaining about the ‘sagas’ written in a recipe blog. The common point in all these complaints is that ‘a recipe blog should have only the recipe’.…

Book review: Mockingbird 

: Is there a future for humanity? A future where we can continue to be the way we are? Walter Tevis’ Mockingbird, a pathbreaking novel in the science fiction genre, explores this thought through a poignant tale of man, woman and machine. Walter Tevis | Science Fiction | Published 1980 What does it mean to be human? Is it the small…

Masala Chicken Soup Recipe | From The Corner Table | Copyright Image

Masala Chicken Soup

A chicken soup spiced with a wholesome Indian spice mix; it’s perfect for activating the tastebuds and ideal on rainy days or gloomy days. June was a difficult month for us. The parents were unwell for the longest time, I was struggling with sleep issues and a series of unfortunate news from around the globe dragged down our mood and…

Business Proposal Review | From The Corner Table

Drama review: Business Proposal

2022 | South Korea | Rom Com A series that’s been trending since its release, and for the right reasons. The Business Proposal is a wholesome entertainer, a rom-com that celebrates all the tropes we crib about but secretly love! What’s it about? Shin Ha-ri (Kim Se-jeong) goes on a blind date in place of her bestie Jin Young-seo (Seol…

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller | Book Review | From The Corner Table

Book Review: If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller

If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver was released in 1979; it is written in postmodernist narrative and takes readers through a whole spectrum of sensations as they read the 10 stories woven together in this masterpiece. Highly recommended! Italo Calvino | Italian publication 1979 | English transl. 1981 | Postmodernist novel Not…

Leftover Rice Stuffed Capsicum

Use leftover rice and crispy capsicums to make these rice and Indian cottage cheese stuffed capsicums that are spicy, smoky and filling.  If you are a regular rice eater, then leftover rice tucked in the corner of a refrigerator shelf is probably as much a thing in your household as mine. And while fried rice or masala bhaat made with…

Rosha | Bengali Vegetable Stew | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Rosha | Bengali Vegetable Stew

A traditional Bengali winter vegetable stew flavoured with dried lentil dumplings that’s flavourful and gut friendly. Just like the humble khichuri/khichdi (or kedgeree if you want to be colonial) has a recipe unique to every Indian household, the ubiquitous ‘rosha‘ has its singular version in homes across West Bengal. Simply put, the rosha is a selection of winter vegetables and…

Review of Angel's Blood by Nalini Singh | From The Corner Table

Book Review: Angel’s Blood (Guild Hunter #1)

Guild Hunter Series #1 | Author Nalini Singh | 2009 | Paranormal Fantasy, Urban, Thriller, Romance A smashing opening to a vividly written urban, paranormal fantasy series, one of my favourites in recent times. And I don’t say this lightly – I’ve read Angels’ Blood not less than four times, and I’d go back for a fifth read. Set in…

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