Skip to main content


Featured Post

Food: eggplant/shrimp mash [begun chingri bhorta]

Eggplant is a very versatile vegetable that is quite popular in all cuisines be it French, Italian, Middle-eastern, Chinese, or Bangladeshi. It is quite fascinating, isn't it? Rice is a staple for Bangladeshis and with this rice a "bhorta" which basically means anything that is mashed goes very well together. In the Bengali cuisine anything and everything can be made into a "bhorta". But the begun or eggplant bhorta/mash is quite traditional. The eggplant is burned over the stove and then mashed with spices and mustard oil and this brings out an incredible coal flavored dish. I have taken that traditional recipe and made it in my own way by baking/broiling the eggplant and adding some crispy shrimp with it. 

Latest Posts

DIY: celebrating life

DIY: hand-painted frame in indigo

DIY: wall-shelf retrofit

DIY: thrifted jar upgrade

DIY: roll-up bamboo blinds

dwell: neutral over neutral [dining space]

Food: three simple veggie stir frys

Dwell: Our First House

Art: hand painted wall in gold

Travel: 2 days 1 night through West Texas

Food: Muthi Kabab [Baked Beef Kabab]

Travel: aimless in austin

Dwell: a very formal sitting room

Dwell: a warm abode off the shores of east haven, connecticut

Dwell: a bathroom remodel

Dwell: concrete tiles with grass grout

Food: chicken cashew nut salad [healthy version]

Dwell: the third bedroom [diy headboard]

DIY: wall sconce cord updo

Travel: the dallas arboretum [tulip festival]