Split Green Moong & Curry Leaves Pakora | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Split Green Moong Dal & Curry Leaves Pakora

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these split green moong dal and fresh curry leaves pakoras are a match made in food heaven.  The Bhaumick household doesn’t need a monsoon to make pakoras, a.k.a tele bhaja, bhajiya, vada, etc. We make them at least twice a week (if not more) as a must-have accompaniment with dal. On most days,…

Terrace House Review | From The Corner Table

Drama review: Terrace House

Japanese Reality Show | 2012-2020 A Japanese reality show with a global following and a cult-like status, Terrace House’s focus on a select group of youth is endearing, addictive and complicated.  A reality show following the seemingly mundane lives of a group of six Japanese youth living together in one house, the Terrace House series is at once serene and…

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…

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…

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Cherry-Licious Popsicles

Fresh cherries and the goodness of homemade hung curd make for a refreshing, healthy and easy-to-make frozen dessert. Perfect for those times when you need a cool break! I eat fruits, but there’s only a handful of them I absolutely adore. And cherries – those tart, sweet, firm little nuggets of flavour are among them. The fathership is well aware…

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Book review: Archangel’s Light (Guild Hunter #14)

Guild Hunter Series | Author Nalini Singh | Published 2021 | Genre: Paranormal Fantasy, Urban Thriller, M/M Romance “It’s not weird. It’s us.” It was that simple. This was their story and they’d be the ones to write it, the ones to decide which turns to take. The first M/M romance in Nalini Singh‘s immensely popular Guild Hunter series has…

Mixed Fruit Chaatni or Mixed Fruit Chutney | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Mixed Fruit Chaatni | Chutney

A Bengali chutney made with seasonal fruits that is the perfect last course for any meal or can be used for chapati rolls and sourdough toppings. The chaatni, that lip-licking last course of a Bengali meal, is integral to Bengali cuisine. It cuts through the richness of the fish or mutton curry to prepare the taste buds for the dessert…

Toasted Coconut and Date Balls | From The Corner Table

Toasted Coconut & Date Balls

Tasty, easy to make and nutritious, these naturally sweet Toasted Coconut and Dates Balls are great as energy-boosting snacks and guilt-free desserts. Please tell me I’m not the only one whose snack cravings touch record-breaking levels in the colder months! With work from home being a permanent part of life and desk breaks equalling ‘munchie time’, the need for snacking options…

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