Monthly Archives: January 2011

Pictures: The fifth commune

As it’s been raining for four days straight here on our humid little tropical island, Khana Commune had to move indoors for the fifth dinner. Last night saw a mix of new and familiar faces, with plenty of laughter ringing … Continue reading

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I ate Big Bird

The last time I was in Desaru was nearly 20 years ago. My mum and dad used to take us as  kids, and for some reason in my memory it’s always been etched as a grey, desolate beach somewhere in … Continue reading

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Review: The fourth commune

A very sweet review of the fourth commune by Surekha Yadav: friend and fellow blogger, currently completing her postgrad in journalism at Columbia University’s prestigious School of Journalism and (much to my envy) living out the New York City dream. … Continue reading

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Pictures: The Fourth Commune

To welcome: Creamy truffle mushroom soup To start: Sweet miso salmon. This is actually a photo from my very first commune, I forgot to take a picture last night. To cleanse the palate: Homemade lemon sorbet with mint Also made … Continue reading

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Menu: January 16

The menu for this coming Sunday, my fourth ever commune is also a special one. My bestfriend is in town after 6 months away, and not only will this be her first khana commune, but after five years of being … Continue reading

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Menu: January 30

The menu for this commune is a little special. I have a guest attending who happens to be allergic to eggs, dairy, soy, gluten, butter, shellfish and coconut. Indeed. It sounds like that includes most major ingredients….but strangely, there’s so … Continue reading

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Canadian-Bengali magic in the kitchen

Happy New Year! I know I keep raving on about mum’s cooking abilities, so I thought I’d provide some external feedback! Here’s a very sweet blog post my good friend and fellow foodie, Kent Babin, published four years back while … Continue reading

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