BOOK REVIEW AND RECIPE FROM
BONG MOM’S COOKBOOK By Sandeepa Mukherjee Datta
Pour yourself a cup of tea, find a cool spot [Delhi is HOT at the moment] and watch, through the window of this charming book, as the Bong Mom goes about her day in her suburban US home. Weekday stories of hectic mornings with two girls to ready for school, and stories of relaxed Sunday mornings with phulko luchi and aloo chorchori. It is not a cookbook but food is the central theme that ties the stories together.
A Bong Mom’s Cookbook could be a glimpse into your own life, more so if you are a foodie, and who isn’t one? I could relate to the anecdotes about childhood summer holidays filled with food memories. Isn’t it amazing how some memories are so clear in our minds? And their associations stay with us forever. Read the rest of this entry »