Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Chalks and Chopsticks-6 -Round-Up

It was a pleasure hosting Chalks and Chopstick- Edition 6 here. Thanks to all the participants who have sent their entries. Thanks Aqua for giving me a chance to host this fantastic food-event.

Now, let’s have a look into the few entries that we got here.

Priyanka at Asankhana

Pia does the same as her mother tells her ,she mixes,remixes more flour and water to get firm consistency dough,
Elated Pia thanks her mom.Next her mother asks her to collect the utensils for rolling out the parathas,rolling pin,flour to dust ,oil and casserole lined with foil to keep the parathas warm....Read More ..........

And here is another entry ..

He wanted to do something special for her,something which would make this Christmas eve special for her.Since his fathers death his mother was everything for him.His teacher had explained him the recipe,with his small fingers he mixed everything in a bowl ,kneaded soft dough and kept the dough in the fridge to chill.He knew his mother wont be back till evening...What happens next --Read More............

Aqua-- Served with Love

As he put the whisky back into the liquor cabinet, his eyes fell on the bottle of Kahlua. That was it....Kahlua, and not whisky, was perfect for the cake.

Suddenly, he was in the grip of an overpowering urge to bake the cake right away, all by himself. Soon, he was in the kitchen, melting and mixing the ingredients, getting intoxicated by the combined aromas of coffee, chocolate and Kahlua...Read More...........

 Jaya at Spice and Curry

In a small kitchen Purbaoun‘s wife, Nirupa was working on her “sheel nora” with some mustard seeds and some green chilies.And occasionally she would start worrying about the continuous heavy showers.
She remembered few days back “Purot mashayi” told them that this year Ma Durga is coming on “dolna”/swing and her “gaman” or returning to her home Kailash is on “gaj”/elephant. Usually gaman on Gaj meant prosperity and happiness.
She was grinding Mustard seeds on Sheel Nora to make shorsh’er bata for Pabda mach’er shorshe batar Jhaal....Read More ..........

Well the name says it all ---SS blogs Here

She scooped up a warm macaroon and popped it into her mouth.
Summer and Winter had imploded.. it was like she had flown South!
Dark-vader was close at her heels. But instead of being afraid,
Raushni charged straight at her Bully with a mean Coconut Grenade! ..........Read More .........

Thanks all for your participations and lovely stories and a poem.See you all in the next edition of Chalks and Chopsticks.


  1. Another failure - mine! I couldn't attempt a story this time either.

    Have a very happy new year, Jaya!

  2. I love foodies fiction and this event is the best place to get it all. will read them in leisure Jaya, with a cup of tea in-hand.

    Wishing you a very Happy 2011 ahead.


  3. thanks for the round up
    wish ya great year ahead,..;-)

  4. Sra,
    FB!! may be :-D..anyways same to you ..

    yeah sure!! ..



    thanks ladies for coming here
    hugs and smiles

  5. No, not FB! I was busy and too preoccupied to plan a story - it's not like any other post.

  6. Sra,
    Hey!I was just joking ya about FB!!..
    hugs and smiles

  7. Thanks for getting together this nice round-up Jaya! Will check out all the stories one by one! Happy New Year!


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