The only important thing to remember is that this is easy, quick, very comforting and seems to please absolutely everyone. It’s not hard to ensure you always have what you need in the house to make this. And, for hot days when baked sponge and sauce seems inappropriate, then bear in mind that canned (or bottled) pears and chocolate sauce – with or without vanilla ice cream – make a lovely pudding on their own.
The tortillas we use here are those crisp, crunchy, corn-gritty triangles that somehow always feel like a guilty pleasure. Although having said that, we know only that “guilty pleasures” exist, but we have never understood the point of feeling guilty about pleasure. Rather, we see plenty of reasons for feeling guilty about failing to take pleasure in things.
When we plan to make this, We tend to take a big pack of frozen corn out of the deep freeze at breakfast time, in readiness for a super-quick, fantastically soothing, mellow-yellow and very pleasing supper that night.
Use whatever cheese you like; mostly we would go for Cheddar since we always have some in the fridge, but we are happy about using up other bits and pieces. If children are eating, it’s wise to omit the chillies – unless they’re being very annoying. Continue reading “Sweetcorn Chowder With Toasted Tortillas”→
Prepared with milk, sugar and paneer, and decorated with pistachios, almonds and saffron strands, this Bengali sweet dish will melt in your mouth. The nuts give the soft mithai a crunchiness and saffron strands give it a unique flavour. If you haven’t had sandesh yet, you should definitely try it out this Durga Puja.
Sandesh recipe – Sondesh is a delicious Bengali sweet, popular all over India and abroad. It is often made for festive and special occasions, more importantly for Durga puja during Navratri. Continue reading “Sandesh”→