Opposites Attract

I realize I haven’t posted any Bengali recipes in awhile. I’ve been cooking Bengali food – but it hasn’t been all that pretty, especially when I am rushing around and getting ready to serve dinner by a certain hour so that L can eat with us (after which, she is covered with food and must…

Spring Chickens Revisited

About a year ago, I posted an entry about a green apple chicken salad.  I am partial to chicken salad, and even more partial to apples in a chicken salad. With a bit of tart and a bite of sweet, a crunchy apple offers just the right complement to the celery and cranberries which accompany…

The Existentialist Mango

The mango is a sexy product.  You’ll notice I didn’t say it was a sexy fruit.  That’s because mangoes are everywhere . . . in sensual mango lotion, in creamy mango hair conditioner, in mango body butter, in mango scented candles.  Oh yes, and there’s mango in food too.  Mango-pineapple salsa, mango crème brulée, mango…